General FAQsWhat are 'Organic' products?
Organic products are grown, harvested and processed meeting stringent quality regulations. They are free from chemicals, and have healing, regenerative, anti-inflammatory and anti-ageing effects. They are good for consumers who want to avoid artificial fragrance, parabens etc. It is a wise choice of those with sensitive skin.
What is the difference between natural and organic?
Natural products are those which are not altered chemically. Organic goes a step ahead of natural. Organic products go through rigorous organic regulations, contain USDA certified organic ingredients harvested from farms that maintain specific standards of farming processes like replenished soil fertility, not using chemical fertilizers etc.
What are the benefits of the ingredients used in Azafran products?
At Azafran we use botanical extract concentrates as the base for creating our products (excepting our Aqua Halo Range). Botanical extract are rich in potent antioxidants, vitamins, and AHAs (alpha hydroxy acids) which promote a radiant and healthy skin. All our products are pH balanced and formulated to suit all skin types.
Why are so many chemical names written on the packaging?
All organic ingredients have an INCI name (International nomenclature of cosmetic ingredients). The names that we use in our everyday life are the common names of these ingredients. For example; rose flower water will be listed as ‘rosa damascena’.
Why do organic beauty products sometimes cost more?
Prices of organic beauty products reflect the costs in terms of growing, harvesting and processing of the organic ingredients. Organic products go through stringent regulations that govern these steps, making the whole process more management intensive.
Why to emphasis on certifications?
This is to ensure better consumer protection and education. Every consumer who buys our products should be informed about what they are putting on their skin. We have approved our farming for organic certification of NOP and NPOP standards through ECOCERT France. We are awarded the USDA and ECOCERT stamp of approval. Our manufacturing facility is certified by the highest pharma grade standards of ISO 9001, ISO 140001 and follows pharma safety methods certified by OHSAS 18001.
What is the shelf life of Azafran products, and how do I store them?
Shelf life of our products are mentioned in the packaging itself. Store in a cool place away from direct sunlight and heat.
'Fragrance' is listed on some of the labels and your products smell amazing. Do Azafran products contain synthetic fragrances?
‘Fragrance’ used in our products are derived from plant extracts and natural oils. We avoid using any synthetic fragrances, and use only natural fragrances if required.
Do you test the products on animals?
We neither commission nor perform any animal testing on raw materials or on any of our products.
Can I use the Body Butters if I have oily or problematic skin?
Our Body Butters are perfect for all skin types. Contains organic; botanical ingredients that calm and soothe the skin.
What is titanium dioxide and why is it used in Azafran skin care range?
Titanium dioxide is a naturally occurring mineral which is natural, non toxic and sun protective. Apart from the regular moisturization, it also provides UAV and UVB blocking.
What are parabens & sulfates? Why are they dangerous?
Parabens are found in many skin care products, which may cause hormone disruption. Sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) are foaming ingredients and are commonly used in shampoos and cleansers. They can cause eye irritation, rashes, and other allergic reactions. We are particular about the ingredients that we use in our products.
How are Azafran products preserved?
Our products are carefully formulated and free of chemicals. To keep our products fresh and effective before and during usage, we only use ingredients like plant based extracts and natural oils with stabilizing properties. Ingredients used undergo quality control testing and have resistance to spoilage. Our manufacturing facilities are of pharmaceutical grade so that it restricts exposure to contaminants. Our packaging supports the stability of our products.
Where can I buy Azafran personal care products?
Azafran Products are available at our flagship store located at One42, Ashok Vatika, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380058 and from our website www.azafran.in
Which skin care products are recommended for men?
Our personal care regimes suit all skin types and apply to both men and women.
What is Niacinamide in Skin Brightening Face Cream?
Niacinamide is a form of Vitamin B3 which helps in reducing dark spots and evens the skin tone.
What’s the use of Hyaluronic Acid in Ultra Rich Hydrating Body Butter?
Hyaluronic Acid keeps your skin moisturized and hydrated. It also has anti-wrinkle properties due to its capacity to retain water in the skin, your skin stays moisturized and helps prevent development of wrinkles.
Why is Salicylic Acid Used in Clear Skin Face Wash and Tea Tree Face Wash?
It penetrates deep into the skin and loosens dead skin cells. It also helps in breaking down acne and unclog the pores.
Are Azafran Crayons Non- Toxic?
We manufacture crayons with organic soya wax and butter and the colours used are food grade quality, hence our crayons are non-toxic
Why are Azafran crayons in block form?
We have designed these crayons in block form for the kids to develop their hand eye co-ordination and their motor skills. These blocks are easy to hold and they can also stack them and play along with colouring their imagination.
Where are Azafran products manufactured?
We manufacture the products ourselves. We have 75 hectare of USDA Organic certified land where we grow the ingredients ourselves and manufacture products from it. The ingredients which we cannot grow are sourced from ECOCERT certified vendors. Hence one can be sure of the ingredients we put into our products.
Why does the perfume oily/shiny on the skin’
Our perfume is made from pure essential oils which makes them long lasting.
Why do some products not have perfume ?We don’t use artificial fragrance in our products which makes them mild and gentle for people having extremely sensitive skin type.