Meet Our Upcycled & Sustainable Ingredients

When we say that we’re sustainable at every step here at Tata Harper, we mean it. From product ideation to manufacturing, every decision we make has always been to benefit our planet as well as our skin. So when engineering our maximal performance formulas, utilizing sustainable ingredients is a non-negotiable. 

So what makes our ingredients sustainable? 

 Every single ingredient that goes into our formulas comes from nature. Because of this, you won’t find a single drop of synthetic chemicals in our products. Of course, we also would never test on animals! As a result of these decisions, our formulas are fully byproduct-free, biodegradable formulas that won’t pollute or damage the earth. 

To take our commitment one step further, we also seek out upcycled ingredients. But what exactly are upcycled ingredients? Upcycled ingredients are those that would have typically been discarded. So what do we do with them?

To promote our zero-waste philosophy, we partner with responsible ingredient suppliers that utilize raw materials such as discarded fruit seeds from the food industry and turn them into powerful cosmetic ingredients. The seeds are collected from the food, juice, and jam manufacturing industries. They are cleaned, dried, and then pressed for oil. 

All of our ingredient suppliers are also certified through our ECOCert Certification: ensuring they are using green chemistry, natural processes, respect human and animal welfare, biodiversity, and the environment throughout their manufacturing processes. 

Our Upcycled & Sustainable Ingredients

Maracuja Seed Oil

From Peru

High in antioxidants from Vitamins A and C, this powerful fruit is known to promote repair and regeneration while helping to soothe stressed skin and restore it to its healthiest state.

Try Maracuja Seed Oil with these favorites below.

Apple Seed Oil

From Italy

A lightweight oil packed with essential fatty acids like 6 and 9, Vitamin A, Vitamin E, and Phytosterols to deliver deep nourishment for healthy, hydrated skin. Try Apple Seed Oil in these favorites below.

Apricot Seed Oil

From Turkey

A skin barrier-supporting emollient that's rich in Vitamin E to lock in moisture and help improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Try Apricot Seed Oil in these favorites.

Date Seed

From Egypt

This unique oil is packed with 6 skin-essential compounds, including Vitamin A, Tocotrienols, Isoflavones, and Phytosterols, that work synergistically to improve the look of wrinkles, and strengthen the skin’s natural defense mechanisms against oxidative stress. 

Apricot Microspheres

From Turkey

Unlike other exfoliating particles that are too abrasive, our Apricot Microspheres are uniquely smooth and spherical to provide a surface-level, physical exfoliation to gently buff and polish skin to smooth the look of texture and restore radiance. Try it in our Regenerating Cleanser.

Sacha Inchi Oil

From Peru

Extracted from its antioxidant-rich nut, this oil helps fight free radicals, fortify skin, and is said to be a powerful source of Vitamins A and E to promote overall skin health. This oil is certified Fair Trade from an industry that operates with respect for the environment and its farmers overall quality of life.

Argan Oil

From Morocco

This certified Fair Trade oil is naturally high in antioxidants, anti-inflammatory properties, Vitamin E, and is great for soothing acne due to its antibacterial properties. Try it in our Revitalizing Body Oil.

From seed to skincare, we always do it right — especially when it comes to formula sustainability. And with our sustainable process, we look forward to continuing to engineer our maximal ingredients that both benefit our skin and the planet.

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