the only real teacher of beauty
“You cannot speculate when it comes to products used in contact with the skin”
A principle always upheld over the years. We believe in nature, sustainability, eco-sustainable formulations and quality materials.
Ahead of our times, we have always respected the environment that witnessed our birth as men and women and as a business.
Our gratitude to Nature, the only teacher of beauty, encouraged us to innovate and grow following the principles of sustainability.
An essential reference point in production and structural terms.
Our facilities were built following the GMP, thanks to which we obtained the ISO 22176 GMP certification. We also obtained the PEFC and FSC Chain of Custody certifications.
We have been producing eco-sustainable formulations for some time now. This is something we are very proud of and thanks to which we obtained the ECOCERT, NATRUE, and COSMOS certifications for many of our products.
Today, in addition to the formulas, we can ensure a good level of sustainability also in relation to paints, pencil caps, and other materials.
A tangible example is the THINK GREENER line, created by Confalonieri at the end of 2020.
Using PEFC certified wood, THINK GREENER is made with “COSMOS ORGANIC” certifiable vegan formulas. Textures have a high content of vitamin E and provide a better hold as well as being more resistant to high temperatures. Additionally, the high percentage of pigmentation guarantees excellent colour payoff. The significantly high percentage of ORGANIC coconut oil deeply nourishes the skin preventing dehydration and inflammation. Lastly, all the caps in the line are produced with recyclable plastic.
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Living with Nature to love Nature…
Forest products Chain-of-Custody (CoC) standard and certification
Confalonieri Matite Srl has obtained the forest products chain-of-custody certification from SGS. Forestry product chain-of-custody (CoC) certification enables you to demonstrate that the wood you trade or use comes from well-managed forests or other controlled sources. Anyone, anywhere in the world, can quickly determine the origins of our wood products and the processes through which they have been. It plays an important role in ensuring the traceability of wood from its origin through the entire supply chain.
Forest certification is a mechanism that makes use of on-site verification by third-party certification organizations to ensure that a forest is managed in accordance with sustainability-based management standards, globally recognized standards.
What is the PEFC certification scheme?
The PEFC isn’t a government global organization, but independent no-profit global organization, that promotes sustainable forest management worldwide through a certification issued by an external certification body that is totally independent of the PEFC. Certification that is recognized at international level. PEFC is the acronym of Program for Endorsement of Forest Certification schemes. The PEFC brand identifies products from woody raw material that comes from PEFC certified forests for the sustainable management of their resources.
Who supports the PEFC?
The PEFC have the internationally support of numerous forest-wood sector operators such as:
- forest owners;
- public administrations;
- organizations and associations for the marketing of wood;
- trade associations and civil society
- workers’ unions;
- non-governmental organizations and environmental organizations.
What are the characteristics of sustainable forest management?
A forest is managed sustainably when:
- the wood quantity cut isn’t never superior to the quantity that grows in forest;
- after cutting, the trees will be replanted or will be helped to renew themselves naturally;
- the habitats for wild plants and animals are protected, as well as all the protective functions that the forest normally performs in relation to the climate, soil and water.
It is the most stringent and demanding ICEA (Institute for Environmental Ethics Certification) level because it integrates the requirements of natural and green chemistry with the use of significant quantities (declared on the label) of components of organic farming. To obtain the Cosmos Organic certification label, at least 20% of the total ingredients must be organic. Exceptions are rinsing products and products containing at least 80% mineral ingredients (in this case the limit drops to 10%). The physically processed agricultural ingredients present in the formula must be at least 95% organic.
ISO 22716: 2007
Certification (GMP - Good Manufacturing Practices)
ISO 22716:2007 is the international standard for the good manufacturing practices (GMP) for cosmetics. The guidelines for the standard has been approved and accepted by a many global regulatory bodies, such as the International Cooperation on Cosmetics Regulation (ICCR), Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Committee for Standardisation (CEN).
The ISO 22716 standard has been prepared for consideration by the cosmetic industry and take into account the specific needs of this sector. The standard focuses on the production, control, storage and shipment of cosmetic products. These guidelines offer organizational and practical advice on the management of the human, technical and administrative factors affecting product quality.
Good manufacturing practices (GMP) are essential to any organization looking to reduce the risk and liability of their costmetic product that can result from poor handling within their operation.