Symbols & Terminology
This symbol system was introduced on to our website in July 2018. We are still working through our 3,000 product and allocating the symbols to them. If you need any specific information about a product, please contact us for further details.
|ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC|
When you see this logo appear, your product has been officially certified organic with ACO (Australian Certified Organic)
|USDA CERTIFIED ORGANIC|
When you see this logo appear, your product has been officially certified organic with the USDA
|ACO COSMOS CERTIFIED|
When you see this logo appear, your product has been officially Cosmos Certified by the ACO
This symbol is displayed on products that are certified organic by a governing body without its own dedicated listing above. Each governing body has their own set of rules and regulations.
This symbol is displayed on products that have some organic ingredients inside, but the product as whole is not certified organic. Sometimes it's simply because the small producer can't afford the certification. Other times there are ingredients that will not pass because they are natural but not organic.
Products marked vegan don't contain any animal products or by-products. They do not have to be certified vegan to wear this symbol in our store.
There will be no aminal products or by-products and will have been kept at 46-48°C or under during preparation.
These products may contain an animal by-product like honey, but no animal had to die to produce it.
A diet consisting of meats, fish, nuts, greens, vegetables and seeds (for example). The diet excludes dairy, grains and processed food.
Fodmaps are short chain carbs that can contribute to gut health issues. Foods marked with symbol are FODMAP friendly and do not include any of these short chain carbs.
Products with this symbol have been certified to have been produced under fair work conditions in countries where local laws don't necessarily protect workers like we have in Australia.
|CERTIFIED CRUELTY FREE|
We don't sell anything tested on animals. The products with this logo have taken the step to get formal accreditation.
|PALM OIL FREE|
Any product in store with palm oil comes from sustainable sources. Products with this symbol are completely free from palm oil. This is not an official certification.
Products displaying this symbol are made in Australia. They can be made from a combination of both local and imported ingredients. We provide as much information as possibe in our descriptions but percentages are not always readily available.
Products displaying this symbol are produced by an Australian company but manufactured overseas to keep costs down for the end consumer. Many products simply are not manufactured in Australia, so supporting local in this instances means choosing an Aussie company.
Products displaying this symbol are 100% plastic free in the product and the packaging. Visit our plastic free category for more information on how we classify our eco friendly range.
A product that will completely break down in the right conditions by bacteria or other living organisms.
A product that can be put through commercial recycling and be broken back down and made in to something else
A product that will completely break down in compost that leaves zero toxicity in the soil. For example, corn based 'plastic' bags are compostable and break down leaving nothing toxic behind.
This symbol will mark which skin type the product is suited to. Please read the text underneath this symbol on the product page for further information. Products suited to more than one skin type will have this symbol listed more than once.
This symbol will mark which hair type the product is suited to. Please read the text underneath this symbol on the product page for further information. Products suited to more than one hair type will have this symbol listed more than once.
This product is made from BPA Free plastic or other BPA Free materials. Our store has a strict policy of no BPA allowed in anything that is designed to come in to direct contact with food or drink.
This product is made from glass. If you want to check if your glass is heat resistant, look for the term BOROSILICATE GLASS which can handle hot food & drink. Never allow your glass to experiences rapid extremes of temperature or it will break.
The following words and phrases are used throughout the store. They are defined as follows:-
LEAKPROOF - the product will not leak when the lid is in the closed position with the lid correctly sealed.
SPILLPROOF - the product, if tipped over, may lose a few drops, but all the liquid will not spill out quickly. Spillproof products are NOT leakproof unless marked as such
UNSCENTED - there is no added fragrance in this product. It will still smell like the natural ingredients it is made from. Please check the list.