What is NATRUE and why have we partnered with them?
NATRUE is an international, not-for-profit association protecting consumers and committed manufacturers of natural and organic cosmetics.
A NATRUE badge is a trusted mark, it means the product and brand you're buying from is committed to natural and organic practices.
Our 6 new toothpastes are all NATRUE certified natural, ensuring:
- No animal testing
- No synthetic fragrances
- No synthetic colours
- No GMO ingredients
- No petroleum and silicone oils
The choice of fluoride
Red Seal now gives you the choice. All our new range of toothpastes are NATRUE certified natural so, whatever you choose, you can feel good about the Red Seal toothpaste you're brushing with.
Calcium carbonate is a common substance found in rocks in all parts of the world, mainly as the minerals calcite and aragonite.
Calcium carbonate is a gentle abrasive that helps to remove and inhibit plaque build-up. It also gives a unique texture.
Sourced from: Limestone
Hydrated silica is an odourless white powder derived from silica (silicon dioxide), an abundant compound found in around the world in quartz, sand and obsidian. It helps our toothpaste gels hold their shape, it is also mildly abrasive and can aid whitening and plaque removal. We use different grades to achieve this.
Sourced from: Mineral
Glycerin (also called glycerol or glycerine) is an organic compound present in all natural lipids (fats). It can be derived from animal fats, however ours is sourced from plants.
Glycerol helps improve the smoothness and lubrication of the toothpaste and can help inhibit bacteria growth.
Sourced from: Vegetable Oils
A uniquely NZ product, sustainably sourced from the heartwood of recycled Totara trees. Its properties were noticed by scientists due to the extremely hardy and slow degradation of fallen trees.
Totarol’s antibacterial, anti inflammatory and antioxidant properties support oral health and act as a preservative.
Sourced from: Heartwood of fallen NZ Totara trees
Xylitol is a sugar alcohol, typically derived from a hydrogenation process of corn.
A non sugar sweetener, Xylitol may also help inhibit the growth of Streptococcus mutans, a bacteria that contributes to tooth decay.
Sourced from: Corn
Sorbitol is a sugar alcohol with a sweet taste, usually derived from corn syrup.
Sorbitol adds sweetness and is a humectant (moisture retainer). It is also a plasticiser that thickens and adds structure to our toothpaste gels.
Sourced from: Corn