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Is Boscia Clean Beauty?

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It’s no secret that I love Boscia.

Their products are high quality, organic, and cruelty-free. But does that mean they’re clean beauty?

Is Boscia Clean Beauty?

Boscia is a clean beauty brand. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, clean beauty refers to products that are formulated without potentially harmful ingredients such as parabens, phthalates, sulfates, and synthetic fragrances.

Clean cosmetics are also never tested on animals—a process known as animal testing—and some companies even ensure their products don’t contain any animal byproducts like beeswax or honey.

Boscia was established in 2004 by Jamie Kern Lima and David Waterhouse after they both experienced adverse effects from using skin care products containing harsh chemicals.

The name Boscia is derived from the Latin word “boscia,” meaning “the bark of trees.”

All of Boscia’s formulas are made without parabens (parahydroxybenzoic acid), petrolatum, or mineral oil; instead, they use plant-based alternatives such as coconut oil and shea butter.

None of Boscia’s products are sold in China, Japan, or South Korea because these countries require animal testing on all imported cosmetics before they can be sold there.

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Does Sephora Still Carry Boscia?

Sephora has discontinued the sale of Boscia.

At the time of writing, Sephora Canada and Brazil’s webpages still show Boscia items, but it’s unclear whether or not these countries are still selling them.

You can find Boscia at Ulta and Sephora Australia (free shipping on all orders over $50).

Is Boscia Safe to Use During Pregnancy?

Boscia is safe to use during pregnancy.

Boscia isn’t tested on animals and doesn’t include any animal-derived products, so you don’t have to worry about your baby being exposed to any harmful chemicals or ingredients.

If you choose to use Boscia Clean Beauty products while you’re pregnant, be sure that you stop using them once your baby is born.

It’s also a good idea not to use any products that contain essential oils or fragrance during pregnancy or breastfeeding because they might cause an allergic reaction in your child when he or she is older.

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In addition, it’s important that you know that although Boscia Clean Beauty isn’t tested on animals and does not contain any animal-derived ingredients (it does contain honey), it’s not vegan either: the company uses beeswax in some of its products as an emollient and thickening agent!

Is Boscia Vegan and Cruelty-Free?

Boscia is cruelty-free, but they are not vegan.

Boscia products are made with a host of ingredients that are not vegan or vegetarian and therefore cannot be considered vegan or vegetarian by any stretch of the imagination.

Boscia products contain no animal ingredients, but they do contain many other questionable ingredients.

Most importantly, Boscia does not avoid using other questionable ingredients in their products because of safety concerns for animals—they simply do it because their customers don’t care about what happens to animals in cosmetics testing (and/or there isn’t enough pressure from consumers for companies like Boscia to stop using these ingredients).

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Boscia is also not gluten-free and has no intention of becoming gluten-free anytime soon (much like many other mainstream cosmetic companies).

While some brands will claim to be “gluten-free” if they test at less than 5 ppm (parts per million), this is still too much for those with Celiac Disease who may have adverse reactions at that amount; however, many people who have been diagnosed as having Celiac Disease can tolerate up to 20 ppm without experiencing any adverse effects!

Final Thoughts

In summary, Boscia is a skincare brand that is committed to creating natural and organic products.

They do not test on animals and they use only the purest ingredients.

While there are some concerns about their ingredients list (such as fragrance), it’s important to remember that all brands have their own unique philosophies as well as limitations when it comes to what they can use in their formulas.