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Bondi Sands

Is Bondi Sands an ethical sun protection brand?

Owned by the Australian company of the same name, Bondi Sands is an Australian brand which specialises in self-tanning, sun care, skincare and cosmetics.

Within The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Sun Protection sector, Bondi Sands is an above-benchmark brand and as a result, is eligible for Ethical Accreditation.

Because of its excellent score, all Bondi Sands needs to do is get in touch and apply for Ethical Accreditation. The Good Shopping Guide would offer it some advice on how to improve its score even further before awarding it with our ethical and sustainable certification.

Do you want to find out how Bondi Sands compares against other popular sun care brands within the Ethical Sun Protection sector? Have a look at the Sun Protection Ethical Ratings Table. The Good Shopping Guide’s Ratings Table can teach you more about the criteria that our top-rated brands have met to reach our minimum Ethical Benchmark.

All brands are encouraged by The Good Shopping Guide to follow in the footsteps of our top-rated brands such as Bondi Sands and adopt more sustainable policies.

What does Bondi Sands receive a top rating for?

As a brand with an excellent score, Bondi Sands receives a top rating for most of The Good Shopping Guide’s categories.

However, we are especially pleased with its top rating for our Environmental Report category. Bondi Sands has a Sustainability Page which contains the target of having 100% recyclable product packaging by 2025. It also mentions charitable initiatives which relate to the environment.

Does Bondi Sands produce vegan sunscreen?

Unfortunately, Bondi Sands does not yet produce any vegan sun cream. We hope that in the future Bondi Sands can introduce some vegan products so that it can receive a top score in this category.

What can Bondi Sands do to improve its score? 

Bondi Sands’ good score within The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Sun Protection sector is the outcome of an evaluation of a variety of ethical criteria.

Because it has an above-benchmark score in the Ethical Sun Protection sector, we recommend that Bondi Sands get in touch and apply for Ethical Accreditation. After we have received its application, The Good Shopping Guide would offer Bondi Sands some advice before awarding it with our Ethical Mark.

Your Sun Protection brand could benefit from Ethical Accreditation. Our top-rated brands that have received our ethics and sustainability certification can proudly display our Ethical Mark, showcasing to consumers that their products are ethical and sustainable. The Good Shopping Guide’s Ratings Tables can show you which other brands within the Ethical Sun Protection sector have met our minimum Ethical Benchmark. If you would like to find out more, contact us or complete a rapid initial assessment form.

Ethical performance in category


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  • Environmental Report


  • Genetic Modification


  • Organic


  • Nuclear Power


  • Fossil Fuels



  • Animal Welfare


  • Vegetarian/Vegan Verified



  • Armaments


  • Irresponsible Marketing


  • Political Donations



  • Ethical Accreditation


  • Public Record Criticisms


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