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Biddiscombe Sunless

Organic Spray Tan Solution Review

Posted by John Melville on

s many products are using the term "organic" in their marketing, we examined the qualifications used to determine the organic status. See for yourself why the term "organic" is misused to the point of deception.

As many products are using the term "organic" in their marketing, we examined the qualifications used to determine the organic status. See for yourself why the term "organic" is misused to the point of deception.



Manufacturer:





Aviva Labs



Norvell

Sjolie

Marketing Claim: "Certified Organic Solution"  "Organic Spray Tanning" & "All Natural" "Organic Solution" "#1 Best Organic Solution" & "100% Organic DHA"
Third Party Organic Certification yes no no no
Only natural colors (no synthetic colors **) yes no no yes
Natural scent (no synthetic fragrances **) yes yes no yes
   Free of synthetics prohibited by organic standards ** yes no no no

** Prohibited under internationally recognized organic standards.

The above chart was based on the ingredient lists available online June 2015, which are re-printed below.



Check out these ingredient lists!! The bolded ingredients are prohibited in organic products.

 

Biddiscombe - Revive Organics TEN (Certified Organic)

Witch Hazel Distillate*, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Dihydroxyacetone, Caramel*, Propanediol, Bixa Orellana Seed (Annatto) Extract*, Beta Vulgaris (beet root) Powder*, Erythrulose, Gluconolactone, Sodium Benzoate, Calcium Gluconate, Ethanol, Acacia (Gum Arabic)*, Decyl Glucoside, Xanthan Gum, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil*, Sodium Hyaluronate, Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil*, Cellulose Gum, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernal Oil*, Tocopherol, Glycerin*, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract*, Simmondsia Chinesis (Jojoba) Oil*, Cannabis Sativa (Hemp Seed) Oil*, Caprylic / Capric Triglyceride, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract*, Panax Ginseng Root Extract*. 

*Ingredients from organic farming.

 


Aviva – “Organic Spray Tanning”, “Natural Spray Tanning”

Aqua (Purified Water), Dihydroxyacetone, Decyl Polyglucose, Isopropyl Myristate , Xanthan Gum, Citric Acid, Yellow 5 (CI 19140), Red 40 (CI 16035), Blue 1 (CI 42090), Diazolidinyl Urea, Propylene Glycol, Propylparaben, Methylparaben


Norvell – “Organic Sunless Solution Original”

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice in Deionozed and Purifed Water (Aqua), Dihydroxyacetone (Eco-Cert DHA), Erythrulose, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Distillate Pure, Caramel, PPG-12 / SMDI Copolymer, Hydrolyzed Beta-Glucan, Hydrolyzed Cornstarch, Beta Vulgaris (Beet) Root Extract, Glucame E-20,Retinol Palmitate (Vit A), L-Ascorbic Acid (Vit C), Tocopherol (Vit E), Tomato Seed Extract (Vit C), Euterpe Oleracea (Acai) Fruit Oil, Oleoresin Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Panax (Ginseng) Root Extract, Caffeine, Citric Acid, Ordenone, (Parfum), Xanthan Gum, Caprylic / Capric Triglyceride, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Potassium Sorbate, Hexylene Glycol, Citric Acid, FD&C Red #40 (Cl 16035), D&C Red #33 (Cl 17200), D&C Green #5 (Cl 61570), FD&C Yellow #5 (Cl 19140), Natural Essential Oils as fragrance


SJolie – “Voted #1 Best Organic Solution”

Deionized Water, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Dihydroxyacetone (Organic)^, Ethoxydiglycol,Cetearyl Isononanoate,Ceteareth-20,Cetearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, Glycerin,Ceteareth-12, Cetyl Palmitate, Caramel, Walnut Extract,Polysorbate 20, Tocopherol Actetate(Vitamin E), Retinyl Palmitate(Vitamin A), Ascorbic Acid(Vitamin C)

^Organic Dihydroxyacetone does not exist. SJolie referred to this as Organic DHA (Ecocert Certified) until the Ecocert 2014 Statement on DHA.

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