Personal care products
Founded in 1986 by Jane Wurwand, who controlled the company until 2007. Their skin care products are made exclusively in Southern California and sold in more than 80 countries.
| The Dermal Group Inc
owns 100% of Dermalogica Inc
This company has either signed PETA's statement of assurance or provided a statement verifying that they do not conduct or commission any animal tests.
Source: PETA (2018)
This company uses plastic microbeads in some of its personal care products. These particles are not retained by wastewater treatment so end up in the ocean where they contribute to ocean plastic pollution, and are hazardous to sea life. While the effects of microplastics on human health are not completely understood, there are concerns about plastic additives, such as phthalates, which are known endocrine disruptors which are shown to have harmful effects on life.
Source: Beat the Microbead (2021)
This company has been criticised for irresponsible advertising. In 2018 the UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) upheld complaints about a webpage on this company's website. The ASA concluded the ad breached the Code, and told told the company to remove the claims which referred to the treatment of acne and not to make medicinal claims for unlicensed products, in particular claims that stated or implied that their products could prevent or treat acne.
Source: Advertising Standards Authority (2018)
The Dermalogica Foundation was formed in 1999 to nurture and support underserved women and girls looking to gain economic security for themselves and their families. In January 2011, Dermalogica launched FITE - Financial Independence for Women through Entrepreneurship - which aims to help a minimum of 25,000 women around the world to start or grow a business through microlending.
Source: company website (2013)
Skin Deep is an online safety guide to cosmetics and personal care products and their potential hazards and health concerns, with over 75,000 products rated from 1 (low hazard) to 10 (high hazard).
Source: Environmental Working Group (2019)
|The Dermal Group Inc|
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|Revenue||48 million USD (2012)|
|Address||Carson, California, USA|
Products / BrandsDermalogica
Dermalogica Skin Care