Why -417 decided to be vegan ? Our values are based on honesty and respect. It is our duty to deliver our client the best quality product. That is why we decided, that we choose carefully the origin of the ingredients in the skin care products. -417 collection is based on natural active ingredients from the Dead Sea, we are strongly connected to nature and deeply respectful towards Mother Nature. We are committed to preserve Nature and its treasures. Over 80% of our products are certified as VEGAN And the rest are on progress of being VEGAN.
What Vegan Cosmetics is and is Not CRUELTY-FREE? Cruelty-Free and Vegan are often used synonymously but they don’t always mean the same thing.
Cruelty-free is used to describe a product as being free of animal testing versus Vegan means the product is free of animal ingredients and by-products. However there are times when vegan is used to describe a product as being free of animal ingredients and not tested on animals.
Why vegan beauty? As more people adopt a plant-based and vegan diet, they’re starting to look behind the label of their personal care and cosmetic products and surprised to learn that crushed bugs, fish liver oil, fat from animals, and ground-up horns and claws are commonly found in our beauty products.
What does it mean when cosmetics or personal care products are called “Vegan”? Vegan beauty products and cosmetics do not contain any animal products, animal by-products, or animal derivatives.
What sort of animal ingredients are commonly found in our Skin care, bath & body, and haircare products? It can be anything that was directly or indirectly sourced from an animal. Animal ingredients used for beauty products can be obtained from both living or killed animals.
Animal-derived ingredients can be obtained from living animals like beeswax, honey and lanolin. Suppliers claim this as a “natural” process and “doesn’t hurt the animals”– but Vegan cosmetics avoid all these types of animal ingredients.