Organic, natural, ecological cosmetics have a special approval and certification body in Europe called EcoCert. It is a long and complex process to obtain that certificate. Organic farms have to be certified, production process is separated and checked, even packaging and disposal is monitored. Natural cosmetics have better effect on our skin because they effortlessly work with our body stimulating natural positive processes of our skin. Chemical or synthetics are no good for our health, wellness and well being. They disrupt our natural body cycle but also our environment.
AVA Laboratorium makes skin care products which Snow Algae as a main ingredient. Snow Algae has been discovered having properties which stimulate our longevity genes KLOTHO and FOXO1 and has been scientifically proven to slow the aging process.
Sensitive skin often reacts with burning, itching, flaking and excessive drying as a result of external factors such as solar radiation, adverse weather conditions, changes in temperature or high humidity. The cause of discomfort and deterioration of the skin condition is also poor care. Skin with dilated capillaries and Rosacea condition is also very sensitive and requires professional treatment. Skincare products should include active ingredients vitamins C, B2, PP, K, and rutin because they support care.
The birch tree bark extract betulin, betulinic acid and lupeol are used as an ingredient in cosmetology for skin and hair care. It is known as a natural antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, improves atopic dermatitis/eczema conditions of the skin, eliminates symptom of severe itching, stimulates collagen and elastin in the skin (lifting effect, anti-wrinkle effect).
In 2013 Europe completely banned testing of cosmetics and their ingredients on animals and the sale of cosmetics that have been tested in this way. After the entry into force of a total ban on the use of ingredients tested on animals in cosmetics, the marking 'not tested on animals' (or ' cruelty-free') is considered to be misleading. Currently, no cosmetics or its ingredients are tested on animals to assess the safety of the cosmetic.
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