It is a product that has been grown following a system which is certified as ‘organic’.
Such a system keeps in good shape the soil, ecosystems and people.
It is primarily based on the respect for biological processes, so it does not use fertilizers or pesticides that are toxic for humans or the environment.
Asociación Vida Sana is the backer of the norm. They are responsible for the promotion of the norm and the certified companies, both nationally and globally.
Organic Assignments offers services in the organic sector. Along with Vida Sana, they are responsible for keeping the norm up to date. Besides, they perform the inspection and evaluation of the products. This institution is a reference for those companies that want to be certified.
Bio.inspecta is the certification institution for the norm BioVidaSana. It was created in 1983, and it has been linked since its beginnings to swiss Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), one of the most renowned centers of organic production investigation in the world.
The professionalism and prestige of bio.inspecta are highly regarded in the whole world, but specially in Europe. bio.inspecta provides certification services for a wide range of organic and sustainable production norms, including certification for agricultural production systems, cosmetics, fair trade, bio-hotels, etc.
One of the main goals of Asociación Vida Sana is supporting sustainable consumption. Cosmetics and personal hygiene products play a main role in people’s everyday lives. That is
why it is important to support using those which composition does not hurt the environment or our health.
In the 90s, Asociación Vida Sana promoted eco-friendly non-food consumables via their seal ‘Producto Recomendado’ (‘Recommended product’). This seal was abandoned in 2006, but they kept supporting real organic cosmetics. That is the reason they developed cosmetics norms ‘Vida Sana’.
In 2014, cosmetics norms Vida Sana become BioVidaSana cosmetics, with a brand-new look that would boost its reach to target consumers. BioVidaSana guarantees the traceability and
integrity of certified natural and organic cosmetics and facilitates the access to market to small and medium-sized businesses.