Clean Beauty Standards

At Sage and Ylang Redefining Beauty (under Insignem Pte Ltd), we take sustainability seriously, and are proud to be a front-runner in proactive chemical management, as evidenced by our high score in the 2021 CFP Survey. We're dedicated to protecting the environment and public health by constantly seeking safer alternatives for harmful chemicals in our skincare line.

Not every substance in our #SAYNOList list is illegal and dangerous, but they have all been linked with health or environmental issues. In accordance with SAY Clean Beauty Standards, we choose to #SAYNO to these substances, ensuring that our products contain only sustainable alternative ingredients.

We use Sustainable Ingredient Alternatives:

  • 100% of palm derivatives used in our products is purchased RSPO certified
  • Plant-derived cold processable emulsifiers
  • Plant-derived preservatives, solubilisers, thickeners, botanicals actives, chelating agents, antioxidants, surfactants, emollients, humectants, fragrances

Our SAY Chemical Policy

Our products contain ZERO

  • Petrol-chemically derived ingredients
  • Silicone
  • Ethoxylated ingredients such as polysorbates, PEGs, ingredient names ending with “eth”
  • Synthetic fragrance

Our Partners

We partner with raw ingredient suppliers committed to sustainable practices.

  • Local suppliers partnership for key natural raw materials of Southern Cross Botanicals
  • Members of Union for Ethical BioTrade (UEBT) an association that promotes the 'Sourcing with Respect' of ingredients derived from native biodiversity
  • Member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)
  • Assessed by Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit (SMETA)