Frequently asked questions
WHAT DO WE MEAN BY NON-TOXIC?
Non-toxic ingredients are largely plant-derived and don't contain pesticides and harsh chemicals that can strip, burn, dry out your skin, cause skin disorders, or cause accelerated aging. We take non-toxic and clean ingredients seriously at Wild Hazel and make sure our products are 100% safe for our customers.
ARE WILD HAZEL PRODUCTS ORGANIC?
At Wild Hazel, we actively work to find the cleanest ingredients and will buy organic, ECOCERT certified, wild crafted, and fair trade whenever possible.
DO WILD HAZEL PRODUCTS CONTAIN SYNTHETIC INGREDIENTS?
Wild Hazel products do on rare occasion contain sythesized ingredients which are non-toxic, clean, and 100% safe. Our products are, however, free of synthetic preservatives, fillers, and fragrances.
WHAT IS THE PRODUCTION ORIGIN OF WILD HAZEL PRODUCTS?
Wild Hazel products are produced in Seattle, WA.
ARE WILD HAZEL PRODUCTS HYPOALLERGENIC?
Our products are plant and nature-derived, and are created to be as gentle and nourishing to the skin as possible, containing no fillers or unsafe chemicals or ingredients. The foundation of the majority of our products are hypoallergenic, such as jojoba oil and squalane, and many others are considered near hypoallergenic. If you suspect you have a sensitivity to a specific ingredient, please conduct a patch test first, on a small area of your skin to test for a reaction.
ARE WILD HAZEL PRODUCTS VEGAN?
All of our products at Wild Hazel are made from cruelty-free and vegan ingredients.
I’M PREGNANT, IS IT SAFE TO USE WILD HAZEL?
Some Wild Hazel products contain essential oils and naturally derived acids that may not be safe for use during pregnancy and breast feeding. Read the precautions section of each product before purchasing.
WHAT IS ECOCERT CERTIFICATION?
EcoCert is an organic certfication and inspection body established in France in 1991. With activity in over 80 countries it has become one of the largest organic certification organizations in the world and one of the best known labels in the field of standardization regarding natural cosmetics. The 'Natural and organic cosmetic label' has a minimum of 95% of all plant-based ingredients in the formula and a minimum of 10% of all ingredients by weight must come from organic farming.
WHAT IS A PATCH TEST AND HOW DO I CONDUCT ONE?
WHY DO INGREDIENTS ON MY PRODUCT LABEL DIFFER FROM WHAT'S LISTED ON THE WEBSITE?
We are a fluid, continually improving small business and ingredients may change at any time. For current ingredients, check product packaging.