Halal Cosmetics Guidelines and Information

For the cosmetics and personal care products that require halal certification, the products must comply with the national standards such as FDA requirements, etc as well as According to these standards, cosmetic products must be safe and non-hazardous to consumers. In brief, halal cosmetics are products that must not have any human parts or ingredients there of, not contain any animal forbidden to Muslims or are not slaughtered according to Shariah law, no genetically modified organism (GMO) which are decreed as najs (najs is defined as filth, including things that are themselves not permissible such as pigs and its derivatives, blood and carrion; fluids or objects discharged from the human or animals’ bodies such as urine, excrements, blood, vomit and pus), no alcohol from alcoholic drinks (khamar), no contamination from najs during preparation, processing, manufacturing and storage; and safe for consumer. It also means that the products have certain qualities that have met the requirements of consumers in terms of its usage and efficacy.

According to the guidelines, cosmetic products refer to any substance or preparation intended to be placed in contact with various external parts of the human body (epidermis, hair system, nails, lips, and external genital organs) or with teeth and mucous membranes of the oral cavity, with a view exclusively or mainly to cleaning them, perfuming them, changing their appearance and/or correcting body odors and/or protecting them in good condition. The concept of halal cosmetics covers all aspects of the management system.

It is not only focusing on the aspect of production including sourcing of halal ingredients but all elements must be accounted for, such as manufacturing procedure, storage packaging and logistics. All these must comply with HICO halal standards. Hence, for halal cosmetic products, the formulation and quality of these products must totally comply with the Islamic requirements and follow the requirement.

Why Halal Cosmetics?

Halal Cosmetics is born out of the love for pure, natural cosmetic products. A lot of products from major cosmetic brands contain animal fat (pork), alcohol and chemicals. Next to this, a lot of products are still tested on animals as well.

Features that really makes us feel uncomfortable with wearing on our skin and hair. We believe this feeling is shared by a lot of women amongst us. Our aim is to provide a solution for this feeling with natural, Halal certified products. Products from smaller brands where the manner of production is still prioritized over major marketing expenses. Produced locally with all natural products and with care and respect towards muslim standards.

What is Halal Cosmetics?

Next to offering you the best Halal certified cosmetic products, our aim is to create a crossroad for Muslim women around the world to share thoughts on their lifestyle and chat about beauty, fashion and lots more! We believe in the power of communities and we sure know how strong ours is. We are constantly looking for stories, challenges you’ve overcome or victories you’ve had to inspire others to do the same in life. Or if you just feel like sharing your most precious beauty tip or favorite movie please don’t hesitate to contact each other through us. This way, we can connect and bring like-minded women closer to each other, and that's is the most rewarding thing we can think of!

How can cosmetics be Halal certified?

Our products:

  • Contain no animal fat

  • Contain no alcohol

  • Are not tested on animals

  • Are 100% organic products

  • Are Halal certified by a Halal certification company

For who is Halal Cosmetics?

Our products are meant for every woman that wants to use honest and organic products! Halal products are also vegan!