In 2004 eco cosmetics introduced the first natural cosmetics series certified by Ecocert guidelines in Germany. In 2005 they developed a complete skin care and hair care series using only natural herbal and mineral sun protection filters. Eco Cosmetics is one of the most ethical brands available on the market. It is certified organic and vegan, and doesn not test on animals or use ingredients that have been tested on animals. No palm oil, parabens, nanotchnology, paraffin, or sillicones are used in its products wich have been formulated with well water instead of tap water, contributing to product sustainability. Additionally, it offsets its direct and indirect carbon emissions by donating to PrimaKlima, an afforestation project. Finally, its packaging is made from recyclable materials.