A selection of brands offering methylisothiazolinone and methylchloroisothiazolinone free facial and body toiletries and cosmetics.
Badger (US) / Badger (Canada) / Badger (UK)
Wide range of face care, body care, family care, men’s grooming, sun care, aromatherapy and lip care products. Confirm they are MI / MCI free here — and also do not contain parabens, PEGs, SLS / SLES, ethoxylated ingredients, triclosan and TEA.
Wide selection of skin care products — including cleansers, serums, face creams, toners and eye care — all free from artificial colours / fragrances, formaldehyde releasers, parabens, phthalates, sulphates, silicones, talc and triclosan — as well as isothiazolinones.
Face and body balms.
International beauty company, with several brands — including Hylamide, NIOD, The Chemistry Brand, The Ordinary, Fountain, WhiteRx and others. Focus appears to be on functional face care. ” … All DECIEM products … are free of parabens, sulphates, mineral oil, methylchloroisothiazolinone, methylisothiazolinone, animal oils, benzalkonium chloride, coal tar dyes, formaldehyde, mercury, oxybenzone”.
Told us they only use preservatives such as phenoxyethanol and ethylhexylglycerin all their preparations. Impressive collection of products for face and body, including cleansers, scrubs, toners, serums, masks, sun care, eye creams, moisturisers, oils, body care, wipes … and much more.
Huge range of products including skincare (cleansers, moisturisers, lip balms), bath & body products (deodorants, lotions, soaps and washes), oils, baby care products, hair care and oral care products. Mostly gluten free. Free from artificial colors and fragrances.
Kiss My Face (US)
Huge range of body care and face care products, including cleansers, face soaps, eye creams, masks, toners, shaving creams, body lotions and hand / foot care.
Nurture My Body (US)
All-natural, certified organic products which are also preservative-free, gluten-free and vegan friendly. Lots of face and body care, plus some sun care and baby care.
Luxury natural brand, free from all artificial preservatives. UK / EU brand, available from the Suvarna website (use ALLERGY15 for 15% discount), but some best-selling products are sold via Amazon US.
Known for beautiful and gentle creams for eczema (Comfrey and Calendula Calming Body Cream) and rosacea (Chamomile and Rosehip Calming Day Cream). In the US, find the range on their website here. UK consumers can try browsing products here, or on the main site.
Petal Fresh (US)
Bath and shower gels, hand and body lotions, and body butters and face care products, all with floral and botanical extracts. Free from parabens as well as MI. Find them also on Amazon US.
Purlisse (US / Can)
Mainly serums, cleansers, masks, moisturisers and other products focusing on the complexion, but also some hand and body care. Huge list of ‘unacceptable ingredients’ include MI / MCI.
From the Ego Pharma stable of skincare products — a company which declares its MI-free status explicitly. They are not a ‘natural’ skincare company — they use petroleum by-products, sulphates, parabens, and other ingredients frowned upon by organic skincare enthusiasts — but their products are simple, often suited to sensitive skins, and fragrance free. Available in the UK through Amazon, as well as these outlets in Australia, and in the US through Amazon too.
Wide range of facial skincare, including cleansing wipes and make-up removers, free from not only MI, but also ‘artificial perfumes and colours’
World Organics (NZ)
Two skincare brands — River Veda and The Organic Skin Co. — which are free of all isothiazolinone preservatives. Huge range of skin care products, for children and men too.