At Meow Meow Tweet, one of the ways we ensure quality ingredients is by using organic materials. These organic ingredients come together in our products to create unique personal care products that are safe for the environment and for you.
WHAT DOES ORGANIC MEAN?
Organic products adhere to specific standards set in place by a governing organization. Generally speaking, organic products (food and personal care products) do not use fertilizers, pesticides, antibiotics, or GMOs. This way you can enjoy your food (and skincare routine) without worrying about any kind of toxic chemicals.
WHAT DOES CERTIFIED ORGANIC MEAN?
If an ingredient is certified organic, that means it's been verified by an organization that regulates products and creates standards for organic ingredients.
There are different organizations that vary by country, all with similar regulations. Here at Meow Meow Tweet, our ingredients are certified organic by our suppliers using a USDA Organic Certifying Agency like Oregon Tilth, California Certified Organic Farmers or Northeast Organic Farmers Association, and some of our raw ingredients that are labeled Non-GMO are verified by the Non-GMO Project.
WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?
We don't use harmful ingredients because we want to treat our skin to safe, natural products that don't have dangerous side effects or links to health issues. This is also why we choose to use certified organic ingredients. These ingredients haven't been treated with dangerous pesticides that may be harmful to our bodies.
Using organic personal care products is also important for the environment. If these fertilizers and pesticides aren't good for us, you can bet they're not good for the land, water, or air either. By abstaining from these contaminated products, we're not contributing to their harmful environmental effects.
QUICK FACTS ABOUT ORGANIC FARMING (Read More)
- Includes soil building practices that result in healthier soil
- Reduces groundwater pollution
- Reduces non-renewable energy
- Reduces the human impact on the greenhouse effect
- Increases our biodiversity which contributes to better food
- Removes GMO's (and their potential health risks) from the equation
- Less pollution than conventional farming
As you can see, there are so many health and environmental benefits to organic farming. Supporting organic farming is one of the many ways you can support ethical and sustainable sourcing.
HOW CAN I FIND CERTIFIED ORGANIC PRODUCTS?
Now that you know all of the background behind certified organic ingredients, you're probably eager to use them yourself. We make things easy by marking all certified organic ingredients in all of our products with a (*).
Sarah Price is a green beauty and self care writer with an obsession with holistic skincare. She writes about natural beauty, DIY recipes, self care tips, and more on her self titled blog.