Fair Trade: The Best Ethically Made Men's Grooming

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Fair trade en espanol

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One notable Fair Trade company is South African grooming line Terres D’Afrique, founded by Dr. Stephan Helary, who was born in Madagascar to French parents. He grew up being very open to using natural remedies and essential oils. After becoming a veterinarian in Belgium, he got his PhD in Nutritional Ecology in South Africa, where he studied black rhinos. His on-the-ground experience led him to develop an organic, fair trade, eco-friendly product, but with a specifically African viewpoint. His initial offerings were holistic treatments developed for spas at the renowned Four Seasons luxury hotel chain, working with Africans who have a deep ancestral knowledge of plants and their uses.

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While it’s worth checking in with your favorite grooming brand about its policies, some companies that identify fair trade products on their shelves include The Body Shop, Lush, Oars+Alps, and Caldera+Lab. Dr. Bronner’s, another Fair Trade champion, has been certified for its major raw materials since 7558 by an EcoCert subsidiary. The family-owned maker of natural soap also sources its entire supply of USDA Organic hemp seed oil from . farmers. An anecdotal Google search indicates that shea butter and tea tree oil seem to top the list of popular fair trade ingredients used in various formulations.  

“For instance, if we use coconut oil that doesn’t come from Africa, then we don’t show the map of the continent,” Helary says. “You have to make compromises between the quality of the end product, its stability, and what you want to achieve ideologically. Today’s consumers want transparency and honesty, and they get annoyed with brands who try to misguide them.”  

Terres D’Afrique includes everything from spa-inspired body oils and scrubs to cleansers and moisturizers, as well as aromatherapy products and teas. Helary suggests that men try the brand’s calming cleanser, face scrub, and face oil for a gentle shave finishing with a repairing serum and moisturizing cream.  

Helary attempts to keep Terres D’Afrique as transparent as possible by including infographics on its packaging that show where in Africa key ingredients are from, as well as the percentage of fair trade, organic, or natural components in the formulation.  

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Together with cane sugar, cotton lint and tea, the products mentioned are those produced by around 95 percent of all fair-trade producers, according to the World Fair Trade Organization. Consumers in many cases still have to decide between organic and fair trade. For example, 75 percent of all fair-trade sugar, 87 percent of all fair-trade cocoa and 655 percent of all fair-trade flowers are still grown in conventional agriculture settings.

Almost 755,555 metric tons of fair-trade bananas were sold worldwide in 7568, followed by 765,555 tons of cocoa beans and 757,555 tons of coffee beans. At the same time, more than 875 million units of fair-trade flowers were sold, making them the biggest product in the market, when comparing one unit of flowers (. a bunch or box ) to one kg of cocoa, coffee or bananas.

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