ECOCERT was the very first certification body to develop standards for "natural and organic cosmetics".
The basic principles of the Ecocert standard is to ensure an environmentally friendly cosmetic product, the Ecocert standard lays down:
1. The use of ingredients derived from renewable resources, manufactured by environmentally friendly processes. Ecocert therefore checks:
2. A minimum threshold of natural ingredients from organic farming to be reached to obtain certification:
3. On site audit is performed by an Ecocert auditor.