Sustainability

Glass or plastic for sustainable cosmetics packaging?

As a clean and green beauty brand, HAN aims to prioritize our beautiful planet as much as our health and families. We work to ensure that our packaging is the best choice for our planet and products. One major consideration all green beauty brands run into is whether to use…

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Beauty

What’s the difference between HAN’s Vegan & Vegetarian Cosmetics?

As we like to say, HAN is a collection of all natural, cruelty-free, vegan and vegetarian cosmetics. Across all of our cosmetics, HAN ingredients don’t come from the suffering of animals. Where HAN products aren’t vegan, they remain vegetarian and cruelty-free. The vegetarian products in HAN’s line are the Cheek…

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What makes up the color in your cosmetics?

Ever wonder where the color in your cosmetics comes from? Back in the day, the ancient Egyptians got their reds from digging up tinted clay in the ground and yellows from henna. Now, cosmetics colorants are a bit more manufactured and differ in how they’re produced and the amount of…

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The Newest Cosmetics Legislation on The Hill

When our partner BCPP announced that they were supporting the introduction of a new cosmetics bill in the House last year, we were beyond excited. The two previous cosmetics bills, the Personal Care Product Safety Act (PCPSA) introduced by California Senator Dianne Feinstein and Maine Senator Susan Collins and the…

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We’re CertClean Clean Beauty Awards Finalists!

We’re honored to have two of our products announced as finalists in CertClean’s 2018 Clean Beauty Awards! The Clean Beauty Awards recognize high quality clean beauty products that come from across the world in fifteen categories, and we’re thrilled to have made it to the final round in the Lip…

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Cosmetics Legislation & Regulation

Election Day is November 6, and we’re excited to vote and make our voices heard. In honor of one of our favorite democratic traditions, we’re highlighting the history of cosmetics legislation and the new cosmetics bills sparking our excitement. Three fast facts about cosmetics legislation: 1. The last cosmetics regulation,…

Beauty Tips

HAN Clean Swaps: An Easy Way to Switch to Green Beauty

We have lots of customers who tell us that some of our products have made great natural and toxin-free replacements for their beauty favorites. While HAN might not be exact duplicates of conventional shades, our customers have said that they come close! We’ll be sharing a few to show how…

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The start of HAN’s Partnership with Breast Cancer Prevention Partners

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and marks the start of HAN’s partnership with Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (BCPP), a policy and advocacy nonprofit that works to prevent breast cancer by reducing exposure to toxic chemicals. BCPP is also the parent organization of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, a project…

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What does it mean when makeup is “organic”?

We get asked the question “Are you organic?” a lot. Our short answer is “No, we’re not,” though we do use some certified organic ingredients, including argan oil, shea butter, cocoa powder and cocoa absolute, in our makeup. But our reason “why” is complicated.  The reason we don’t have organic certification essentially…

Inspiration

Spotlight on: Rebecca Casciano, Green Beauty Makeup Artist and Champion, Certified Wellness Coach and Founder of Sacred Beauty Movement.

It’s hard not to be a fan of Rebecca Casciano when you see her makeup artistry skills at work, which has appeared in prestige publications like ELLE, but even more so for her passion and compassion to helping women look and feel their best through the promotion of self-love and…