We proudly say no to toxic products:
  • NO Parabens – Parabens are the most widely used preservative in cosmetics. Parabens can be linked to chronic disorders.
  • NO Sulfates – Sulfates are aggressive detergents made of sulfur-containing mineral salts. Sulfates can cause irritation to skin and scalp.
  • NO DEA/MEA – Diethanolamine or Monoethanolamine can be linked to irritating skin and eyes and could be linked to chronic disorders or carcinogens.
  • NO Phthalates – Phthalates is part of the related chemicals used in plastics and many other products, long-term exposure could be toxic.
  • NO PEGs – Polyethylene glycol (PEG) is a polyether compound used to manufacturing medicine. It can be linked to chronic disorders
  • NO Phenoxyethanol – Phenoxyethanol is used as a preservative in cosmetic products and also as a stabilizer in perfumes and soaps. Phenoxyethanols can be irritating to the eyes and skin. Exposure to phenoxyethanol has been linked to reactions ranging from eczema
  • NO Ethanol – Can be drying to the hair and cause frizz, damage and sensitivity.
  • NO Petrochemicals – Also known as Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) or Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES). Petrochemicals can coat the hair shaft causing moisture loss and suffocation of the shaft. Artificial fragrances are made from petroleum or coal which degrade in the environment and cause skin irritations. 
  • NO Formaldehyde Releasers
  • NO Gluten: We do not add gluten to our formulas and to the best of our knowledge there is no gluten in any of MONAT’s ingredients.
  • NO Harmful Colours: We use safe colourantsapproved by the FDA, Health Canada and the European Commission.
  • NO Harmful Fragrances: We use fragrances with ingredients approved as safe by the Research Institute for the Fragrance Material (RIFM) and the International Fragrance Association (IFRA). RIFM is the scientific authority for the safe use of fragrance materials.
  • No Animal Testing: We do not test finished products and ingredients used for cosmetic purpose on animals.
  • No Animal Origin Ingredients: We use vegan materials in our MONAT formulas.