09 Jun '11, 9pm

Pomegranate-powered skin care: Pomega5 makes safer skin care products with the antioxidant power of pomegranate

Pomegranate-powered skin care: Pomega5 makes safer skin care products with the antioxidant power of pomegranate

That said, I find Pomega5's eco-marketing approach a bit deceptive and opaque. Although Pomega5's website boasts about organic and biodynamic ingredients -- going so far as to say "We source nearly 100% of our ingredients from biodynamic and organically farmed land, with 90% to 98% coming from biodynamic soil" -- none of the products are actually organic certified. According to the company, this is because organic certification costs too much -- yet companies ranging from Aubrey Organics to Intelligent Nutrients proudly put organic certification logos on their certifiable products, and at the very least, specify which products and ingredients are certified organic and which are not -- which Pomega5 doesn't do. In fact, Pomega5 conveniently sidesteps all the controversy about organic labeling for beauty products by not mentioning the word organic on its product packaging at...

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/natural-beauty-fashion/blogs...

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