Are Retrouvé products clean?

Cathleen Klemm | November 6, 2019

We are often asked if we use the much buzzed-about term “clean” to describe our skincare products.

Retrouvé harnesses the power of advanced skincare technologies and potent concentrations of anti-aging ingredients in a unique delivery system that penetrates the skin profoundly. Each of our dynamic preparations contains a synergistic blend of ingredients that are known to address myriad skin concerns, including hydration, fine lines, and brightness, and offers an unparalleled level of beneficial antioxidant ingredients to help impart a healthy and radiant glow to the skin.

Wherever possible, we source the highest grade of ingredients on the market from suppliers who have ethical and sustainable business practices and history of quality, including the inclusion of ingredients/produce that we grow naturally ourselves on our farm in Malibu according to the principles of permaculture.

Retrouvé products represent an anthology of over 75 years of collective experience, research, and collaboration; they were created originally for Jami and Klaus Heidegger’s own personal use; and, as such, no compromise was made in the cost, quality, or research behind the ingredients or processes used to develop our formulae.

We therefore do NOT utilize the following in our formulations:

  • Synthetic fragrance
  • Artificial colorants
  • Sulfates
  • Parabens
  • Mineral oil
  • Silicone
  • Formaldehydes
  • Hydroquinone
  • Oxybenzone
  • Triclosan
  • Benzalkonium
  • Toluene
  • Resorcinol
  • Acetone
  • Coal tar
  • SLS/SLES
  • Triclocarban
  • Phthalates
  • Pentylene Glycol
  • Triethanolamine

The term “clean” is a marketing term that seems to be gaining in prevalence as a means to describe or categorize products and/or brands that are mindfully produced without the proven or suspected toxic ingredients listed above.

At the moment, however, a set standard or definition for what constitutes a “clean” cosmetic formulation or product line has yet to be determined. Therefore, until such clarification is made, we have opted not to use this term to describe our products. Factually, we are very pleased to share that our products are completely free of ingredients that are most often considered to be questionable or undesirable in a cosmetic formulation.

Should you have any questions on the above or wish to discuss further, we would welcome the opportunity to speak with you via phone at 844.738.5546 (toll-free in the U.S.) or online at concierge@retrouve.com. As always, we are grateful for your interest in Retrouvé and our products, and we look forward to being of service to you!We are often asked if we use the much buzzed-about term “clean” to describe our skincare products.

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