Sometimes Dr. Alkaitis is asked are our products certified organic. And yes, our ingredients are certified organic as food. And no, the whole products themselves are not certified.
Let me explain. One does not eat skin care products thus there is a much laxer guideline for certification as organic, because the idea is that they are topical products that are only put on the surface of one’s skin. But that line of thinking is not correct because what one puts on one’s skin will be absorbed into one’s body. In effect, you are “eating” the products that you put on your skin.
Thus the overall certification of cosmetics as organic is still a work in progress and the rules are constantly being watered down – it’s still quite a political football.… read more