At Rinica we use only those ingredients that we need: natural and beneficial to your skin. We avoid using artificial ingredients for several reasons:
Often time cosmetics industry is using artificial fragrances to make products more appealing or to mask odor of some of the ingredients used. Also artificial fragrances can cause allergic reactions or even an asthma attack. At Rinica we do not use any artificial fragrances - our products are naturally pleasant-smelling... Learn More
Coloring agents are often used in cosmetics to mimic a pleasant or natural color in the cream or soap. Some colorants are not generally dangerous and can be derived from everyday items. Cumin is a popular spice used to give gold-ish / yellow color to a product. More often than... Learn More
Alcohols in skin care products for the most part mean bad news for your skin. Alcohol quickly evaporates and creates an illusion of quickly drying / acting cream, but it defeats the purpose of using a moisturizer. Moisturizing cream should be slowly and naturally be absorbed by your skin.
Parabens is a class of widely used preservatives popular in cosmetics. However use of parabens has been shown to cause contact dermatitis and skin irritation in some people. Also when exposed to sunlight it may cause additional skin damage. At Rinica we don't use artificial preservatives such as parabens -... Learn More
Formaldehyde is used in many industries, most famously in embalming, for its preservative qualities. That's what allows cosmetics to sit on store shelves for ages. However formaldehyde can have adverse short-term effects such as nausea, watery eyes, skin irritation in addition to potentially causing cancer long-term (www.cancer.gov) . ... Learn More
PABA or para-aminobenzoic acid or its derivatives are used in some products to help filter harmful UV, however it been known to cause allergic reactions. At Rinica we don't use PABA.
Various salicylates are often used as UVB absorbing ingredient, and are generally considered safe to use. However they may cause allergy in some people. At Rinica we avoid using ingredients that we don't need to use in order to make our products as natural as possible.