CBU Approved Brand

Gressa

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GRESSA is a fusion of science, love and art all bottled up in a beautiful violet glass bottle.

Best For

Product Range

PRICE RANGE

Known For

The Products We Love

Makeup

Foundation

Skincare

Dry luxe oil

Tools

A small range of makeup tools are available

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Skin Health

Health + Wellbeing

Gressa’s website states that none of its products contains nano-particles.

They prioritise the use of natural preservation systems such as Leuconostoc-Radish Root Ferment Filtrate. As many of their products are oil-based, they require fewer synthetic-preservatives than water-based formulations.

At present, Gressa doesn’t hold any specific certifications in this category.

Brand values

Ethics

All of Gressa’s ingredients are ethically sourced and are not tested on animals. They carry Leaping Bunny certification. They also do not sell in any country that requires animal testing.

Their website states that all their products are vegan, except for the Renewing Polish, which contains organic honey.

They also state that they ethically source their mica from carefully selected companies that are aware of exploitative child labour concerns.

Their base products are best suited for smoother, younger skin types as it will sit in the skin’s creases. This suggests that their products are not wholly age-inclusive.

Their current complexion line, which is a light-medium coverage, liquid serum foundations (11) has a sufficiently inclusive range for all skin tones. However, their packaging has no specific universal design principles for people with varying abilities.

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Packaging, Practices + Policies

Sustainability

All of their bottles are made of miron glass which is 100% recyclable.

The top of the foundation bottle has glass pipette inserted into the plastic top with a rubber component. To ensure this is properly recycled, the top should be divided into both plastic and glass bins accordingly.

Gressa is in the process of creating a buyback program to encourage its customers to properly recycle with them.

Packaging

Practice

Policies

Learn more about how we assign the above information, and what it means in relation to your choice in using this brand in our FAQ section.

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