Ethical Fragrance Brands That Will Make You Smell Divine and Help Contribute To a Better Environment

Lheritier Osmanthus Eau De Parfum

Immerse yourself into an olfactory odyssey through the ancient heavens where botanicals bloom as they generously share floral tales —Experience Lheritier Osmanthus Eau de Parfum.

Lheritier Brand is based in Nairobi Kenya. It is an African-woman owned luxury brand which develops all products in Kenya and sells worldwide. Lheritier skincare has become a popular sensation and its most notable client is India Arie among other influential people. The brand gives indie luxury vibes and the fragrance is packaged in recycled glass bottles. The parfum has no harmful dyes nor additives and its profile is made of natural botanicals such as peony, osmanthus, agrums, and sandalwood. The brand has been rated by Fragrantica.

Scent is not tested on animals. Photo by Lheritier1789.com

Lheritier 1789 Eau De Parfum is crafted to perfection in Kenya and just one spritz is sure to last you a whole day. A heart introduces balanced aromas of rose and osmanthus, while a base is created of patchouli and sandalwood. Our fragrance has been rated among international brands such as Chanel, Hermès, and Yves Saint Laurent by a very reputable fragrance rating body.  

By/Rosie Jane

The scents are certified cruelty-free by Leaping Bunny. (Image: byrosiejane/Facebook)

There are six scents marketed under this brand founded by celebrity make-up artist Rosie Jane Johnston in 2010. The fragrances are certified cruelty-free by Leaping Bunny — a certification provided by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, which comprises eight national animal protection groups. The products are packed in 100 percent eco-friendly recyclable material printed with vegetable-based ink. Botanical and safe synthetic ingredients are used in the scents, all of which are paraben and phthalate free. Hand-mixed in Los Angeles, each scent not only has an eau de parfum version, but also perfume oil, travel spray and body oil.

Maison Loius Marie

All of its products are available in four categories. (Image: MaisonLouisMarie/Facebook)

Maison Louis Marie manufactures everything from eau de parfum to body oil and candles to deodorant in four broad categories — Earthy & Woody, Floral, Fresh and Warm & Spicy. There are more than 10 types of fragrances to choose from, each named either after a prominent member or a place associated with the family. The company is a member of 1% for the Planet, and its products are cruelty free. According to the brand, synthetic ingredients are used to protect against known natural allergens, ensure that endangered plants are not over-harvested, and to avoid animal products. For packaging, 100 percent recyclable boxes and FSC certified paper are used.