Top three reasons why Scentsy fragrance products are worry-free
Scentsy cares deeply about the health and safety of our customers, Consultants and community. That’s why we select only the highest-quality ingredients available for all of our products, so you can feel confident filling your life with fragrance.
Here are a few reasons why you can warm those Scentsy Bars or diffuse an essential oil without worry:
1. Our fragrances comply with the International Fragrance Association’s (IFRA) Code of Practices
Scentsy fragrance products are specially formulated and tested to comply with all federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations, the IFRA’s Code of Practice, the European Union’s REACH requirements and the California Air Resources Board regulations — third-party organizations that conduct rigorous testing on our products to help ensure they’re safe for you to use. All of these groups restrict the use of fragrance ingredients that pose a risk to consumer health or the environment. Yay! We also require the fragrance houses we work with to be active members of the IFRA. The IFRA determines which ingredients are safe and at what levels, by product.
2. Our products do not contain harmful VOCs
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs): Sounds scary, right?? Especially “volatile,” which in this case only refers to a substance’s tendency to evaporate. Evaporation? Not so scary.
Most people use the term VOC to refer to something harmful, like an air pollutant. But the truth is, you breathe VOCs every time you smell a bouquet of flowers or cook with fresh garlic. Without VOCs, we would live in a fragrance-free world! And what kind of world would that be?
Some VOCs, like formaldehydes, are harmful. Scentsy fragrance products do not contain or release any harmful VOCs. They are all formaldehyde-free.
3. Our products only contain safe ingredients
• Are some synthetic ingredients potentially harmful to your health and the environment Yes!
• Are some natural ingredients potentially harmful, depending on how they’re used? Yes!
• Do we use those harmful natural or synthetic ingredients in any of our fragrance products? No!
Scentsy wax and fragrance oils are BPA-, lead-, gluten-, egg- and formaldehyde-free. They contain no parabens, nut oils or mineral oils. And many of our Body products are made with shea, aloe vera, sunflower oil and essential oils.
Scentsy fragrances are created to offer the widest range of scent experiences. Want to learn more about the differences between natural and safe synthetic ingredients? Check out this post.
A little more on safety
All Scentsy products are non-toxic, and our fragrances do not contain any substances which when inhaled may trigger irreversible allergic reactions in the respiratory system. As always, people who have fragrance sensitivities should use discretion when using any fragrance products and essential oils.
In addition, our wax products are gently warmed, not burned. So unlike candles, which can release wax particles into the air we breathe, Scentsy wax products keep homes free from soot, smoke and other irritants.
All Scentsy Warmers are tested for electrical safety and certified by an OSHA Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).
Remember: Only use Scentsy products as directed!
Every product we develop is designed to meet the safety requirements based on its intended usage. This might sound silly, but it happens all the time: Our Blueberry Cheesecake fragrance (or another bakery scent) smells so good that a customer might be tempted to sneak a taste. Don’t do that! Our fragrance products are not meant to be ingested, no matter how delicious they smell.
On the same note, don’t wear Scentsy Room Spray as body spray — these fragrance oils are meant to scent your home. Shop Scentsy Body products for wearable Scentsy fragrance.
Originally published: March 18, 2016