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How ethical is Lil-lets?

Lil-lets is a brand of period products which has a below-benchmark score on The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Period Products Ratings Table. Although Lil-lets has not yet met our ethical benchmark, we hope to see the brand make progress in the future.

We would have extra confidence in Lil-lets if it applied for Ethical Accreditation, whereby The Good Shopping Guide would make further detailed assessment and recommendations for improvement. Find out more about the issues facing the Ethical Period Products sector.

What does Lil-lets do?

Lil-lets is a brand of menstrual care products which has been around since the 1950s, founded in Birmingham, UK. Lil-lets has been owned by South African Company Premier FMCG Ltd. since 2013.

In which areas does Lil-lets perform poorly?

Lil-lets’s products lack any Vegetarian or vegan certification so a bottom score is given for these criteria. Lil-lets is given a bottom rating for its Environmental Report as the information available on the brand’s ‘Planet’ page lacks detail or a clear ethical focus. Lil-lets also gets a bottom score for GM, as parent company Premier has a statement regarding its use of GMOs.

Find out more about how we rate by exploring our ethical criteria.

Past Criticisms of Lil-lets’s record

We did not find any past criticisms of Lil-lets.


In which areas does Lil-lets score well for its ethics?

Lil-lets has a range of organic tampons certified by The Soil Association, so gets a top score for our Organic criteria.

We found no criticisms of Lil-lets relating to; Nuclear Power, Fossil Fuels, Animal Welfare, Armaments, Irresponsible Marketing or Political Donations, therefore the brand scores well for these criteria. Find out more about how we rate.

How can Lil-lets improve its ethical rating?

The below-benchmark score that Lil-lets is awarded with on The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Period Products Ratings Table is the result of an evaluation of multiple ethical criteria.

To reach our minimum ethical benchmark and qualify for Ethical Accreditation, Lil-lets has some issues to resolve.  If it applies for Ethical Accreditation, The Good Shopping Guide will be able to give Lil-lets some guidance to improve on these areas.

Were you aware that your brand could benefit from Ethical Accreditation? Brands accredited by The Good Shopping Guide can display our Ethical Mark, showcasing to consumers that it is an ethical and sustainable brand. If you’re interested in learning more, please contact us or complete a Free Initial Assessment form.

Ethical performance in category


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GSG category benchmark


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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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