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How ethical is Herbfarmacy?

Herbfarmacy, a sustainable skincare brand specialising in organic and natural products, is one of The Good Shopping Guide’s top-rated ethical brands and is featured on our list of the Top 200 Ethical Businesses.

The brand receives an excellent Good Shopping Guide ethical score in our Ethical Skincare Ratings Table and therefore passes our ethical benchmark with flying colours.

We encourage other companies in the Skincare sector to follow Herbfarmacy’s example and adopt more ethical policies and practices.

In which areas does Herbfarmacy perform well?

With a perfect GSG score of 100, Herbfarmacy performs well across all aspects of our research. 

The brand receives a top rating for the Organic and Vegetarian/Vegan categories since it has products certified as organic by the Soil Association, as well as vegan certified products approved by The Vegan Society.

Moreover, Herbfarmacy receives a top rating for Animal Welfare, as it has a clear Animal Testing Policy which confirms that none of its products are tested on animals.

What makes Herbfarmacy so sustainable?

Herbfarmacy is known for its hand-made natural and organic skin care products. 

Herbfarmacy grows its herbal ingredients on smallholding fields in the Herefordshire countryside. The brand oversees every stage of the plant’s journey, from sowing and harvesting each flower by hand to blending the herbal oils to create each unique product.  

All products are formulated without parabens, phthalates, SLS and artificial fragrances. Herbfarmacy is passionate about shaping a cruelty-free world, liberated from any kind of animal testing.  Its products can be found online and are also stocked in many independent health stores and salons. 

As a result of its extensive ethical achievements, Herbfarmacy has been awarded a top rating in the Ethical Innovator category.

How did Herbfarmacy attain Ethical Accreditation?

Herbfarmacy has attained Ethical Accreditation from The Good Shopping Guide. This involved an application process and a full review of the brand’s ethical policies and practices. Herbfarmacy is subject to an annual review to ensure the company maintains high ethical standards.

As a result, Herbfarmacy is permitted to use our Good Shopping Guide Ethical logo, which certifies the brand’s ethical status and allows consumers to recognise Herbfarmacy as an ethical brand.

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


  • Ethical Innovator


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