The Sukin
No List

At Sukin, we believe it's our job to help educate on the difference between natural and synthetic skin & haircare products. We were one of the first to say 'NO' to artificial additives and harsh ingredients that can cause harm to ourselves, animals, and the environment we live in. It is our belief that everything we need to make the products you love can be found in nature, and it's this knowledge about what to leave out that makes our products so special.

What’s on the no list?

NO PETROLATUM / MINERAL OILS
NO PETROLATUM / MINERAL OILS

NO

Petrolatum / Mineral Oils

We use natural plant oils such as Sesame, Avocado, Jojoba, Rosehip, Shea and Cocoa Butters to moisturise skin instead of oils sourced from non-renewable resources.

NO

Petrolatum / Mineral Oils

We use natural plant oils such as Sesame, Avocado, Jojoba, Rosehip, Shea and Cocoa Butters to moisturise skin instead of oils sourced from non-renewable resources.

NO

Sulphates (SLS / SLES)

Sulphates can be irritating for the skin and eyes, we use mild, plant derived cleansers instead.

NO

Sulphates (SLS / SLES)

Sulphates can be irritating for the skin and eyes, we use mild, plant derived cleansers instead.

NO

Synthetic Fragrances

Instead we use natural essential oils and natural fragrances.

NO

Synthetic Fragrances

Instead we use natural essential oils and natural fragrances.

NO

Animal Derivatives

We are against animal suffering and believe that by reducing the demand from ingredients such as Collagen, Lanolin & Beeswax we are part of the solution. Instead we use plant waxes such as Carnuba & Candelilla wax.

NO

Animal Derivatives

We are against animal suffering and believe that by reducing the demand from ingredients such as Collagen, Lanolin & Beeswax we are part of the solution. Instead we use plant waxes such as Carnuba & Candelilla wax.

NO

Artificial Colours

Products are either uncoloured or use ingredients such as Charcoal, Coffee or Natural Clays.

NO

Artificial Colours

Products are either uncoloured or use ingredients such as Charcoal, Coffee or Natural Clays.

NO

Harsh Detergents

We use gentle cleansing ingredients such as Decyl Glucoside or other plant derived cleansers.

NO

Harsh Detergents

We use gentle cleansing ingredients such as Decyl Glucoside or other plant derived cleansers.

NO

Propylene Glycol

A Synthetic petroleum substance that is derived from non- renewable sources. Propylene Glycol consumes oxygen needed by aquatic organisms, which can results in unhealthy environment for life in sea/rivers.

NO

Propylene Glycol

A Synthetic petroleum substance that is derived from non- renewable sources. Propylene Glycol consumes oxygen needed by aquatic organisms, which can results in unhealthy environment for life in sea/rivers.

NO

MEA / DEA / TEA

Products with MEA/DEA or TEA could be contaminated with nitrosamines that are potential carcinogenic substances.

NO

MEA / DEA / TEA

Products with MEA/DEA or TEA could be contaminated with nitrosamines that are potential carcinogenic substances.

NO

Phthalates

Our products do not contain phthalates.

NO

Phthalates

Our products do not contain phthalates.

NO

Triclosan

Triclosan is used as an anti-microbial agent that could contribute to bacteria in the environment and waterways, building bioci resistance.

NO

Triclosan

Triclosan is used as an anti-microbial agent that could contribute to bacteria in the environment and waterways, building bioci resistance.

NO

Parabens

Widely used synthetic preservative in cosmetics and pharmaceutical products. We choose alternative preservative systems at the lowest levels instead to keep our products safe.

NO

Parabens

Widely used synthetic preservative in cosmetics and pharmaceutical products. We choose alternative preservative systems at the lowest levels instead to keep our products safe.

NO

Silicones

Silicones are from non-renewable sources and leave a lasting impact on the earth. Instead we use natural extracts, oils and plant proteins for their conditioning properties.

NO

Silicones

Silicones are from non-renewable sources and leave a lasting impact on the earth. Instead we use natural extracts, oils and plant proteins for their conditioning properties.

NO

EDTA

Used to improve the shelf life of products. Instead we use naturally derived ingredients to extend our shelf life including Vitamin E.

NO

EDTA

Used to improve the shelf life of products. Instead we use naturally derived ingredients to extend our shelf life including Vitamin E.

Learn more about our NO List

BUT DON'T THINK WE ONLY SAY NO

We say yes to the good things

SAFE PRESERVATIVES

NATURAL EMULSIFIERS

NATURAL ACTIVES

CARBON NEUTRAL

VEGAN INGREDIENTS

GENTLE INGREDIENTS

NATURAL DISCOLOURATION

RECYCLABLE BOTTLES