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My products' environmental and social impact

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Environmental and social impact

I have a few simple rules with regards to my products

  • they must be fairly traded
  • no child labour
  • small scale farming which supports the environment
  • eco friendly packaging
  • full bio degradability of ingredients
  • organic certified ingredients and raw materials where possible
  • cold processed or CO2 extracted oils and butters
  • safe skincare according to the EU Cosmetics regulations
  • no animal testing of ingredients and finished products
  • vegan and/or vegetarian registered
  • no plantation palm oil, not even RSPO registered
  • only rainforest friendly raw ingredients



Your skin wants to be caressed

Your skin is delicate. It reacts to maltreatment with anger. Redness, scaling, itching. Caused by cleansing with harsh products and too often, the use of abrasive peelings that are unsuitable for your skin type and moisturizers that draw water out of your skin instead of replenishing it. We have all done it and been there.Once [...]

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Pracaxi Seed Oil

I source my pracaxi seed oil from an indigenous Indian group that lives in the Amazon. The group collects the seeds from wild grown trees and never overharvests this natural resource.Pracaxi oil is extremely rich in behenic acid which makes it an excellent anti fungal and anti bacterial oil for acne products, anti aging creams [...]

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All - well, almost - about me...

Want to know how I got into making skincare and cosmetics? Read all about it here: http://www.cebraethicalskincare.co.uk/about-me/

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Vegetarian Society Approval for Cebra ethical skincare!

I am immensely proud to announce the approval of my skincare, cosmetics and brushes range by the Vegetarian Society. All my products have been cruelty free since I founded my business in 2005 when cruelty free cosmetics were still few and far between.The range became vegan registered in 2010 and has now also been accepted [...]

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NEW: Amazonian Rainforest Oils and Butters

Pracaxi Seed Oil is back in stock! I am pleased to announce that I am working with a group of German biologists who are dedicated to saving a part of the Amazonian rainforest by purchasing land in Peru and working and supporting indigenous people and tribes. These tribes work in harmony with nature and only harvest as [...]

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Vegan? Cruelty Free? Of course!

I am really pleased to announce the endorsement of my brand - Cebra ethical skincare - by Peta and Naturewatch.There are strict, watertight regulations and checks before one can use their logos on ones website and labels. My product range has always been vegan and cruelty free and I am very happy that his has been [...]

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NEW: kosher, organic certified red raspberry seed oil batch

The new batch of organic red raspberry seed oil was cold pressed on 31st March 2016 in Germany. The berries are grown and harvested in Poland. The oil is unrefined. It is filtered to remove impurities (husks etc.).This oil is from controlled organic agriculture and certified organic by my supplier (control body DE-├ľKO-005). The oil [...]

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How is Shea Butter made?

This is where my organic certified shea butter is from - the Mavis Asigre women's co-operative. You can watch all 30 minutes of this video to get a good impression what hard work it is to produce shea butter. The new batch of my shea butter is not made with the traditional method of boiling [...]

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