Do Aesop skin and body care products contain ingredients from a petrochemical source?

We do not use ingredients derived from crude oil, such as petrolatum or mineral oil, in any of our products formulated for the skin.

Our use of ingredients derived from any petrochemical source comes down to function. These ingredients perform useful functions; without them, our formulations might not have all their essential and often unique qualities. We include many useful and functional synthetic ingredients in our formulations, which by their very nature may be derived from a petrochemical source, either wholly or in part.

Any ingredient derived from a petrochemical source is significantly chemically modified from its petrochemical origin, and utilised on grounds of efficacy, stability, or—in the case of preservatives—to ensure the product is safe and stable during its lifetime and under conditions of use.

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