Why We Like REN
"Clean skincare with no parabens and kind-to-skin formulas? Yes please! REN are a great option for skincare obsessives who enjoy finding new, clean, radiance-boosting serums and hard-working, clarifying cleansers. We love their commitment to using gentle formulations housed in sustainable packaging. This is good news for not only our skin, but the environment too."
Written by Rebecca Jenkinson, Beauty Editor
Sun Care & Tanning
REN Clean Skincare launched in 2000, with the intention of providing people with the purest skincare, that will better skin health without damaging your skin or harming the environment. They strive to create skin and body care innovations that are only formulated with ingredients that will protect each product's efficacy.
The philosophy behind REN's Clean Skincare consists of three simple ideas - performance, purity and pleasure. By following their mission of helping the planet to become a cleaner and nice place, they are delivering kind-to-skin formulas that will work to enhance the appearance of the skin, to achieve a healthy and long-lasting, youthful look.
Their mission of working towards a cleaner planet is demonstrated throughout their ingenious formulations. REN uses hi-tech, 100% plant and mineral derived actives to provide us with ground-breaking formulas that are completely free from any harsh chemicals, toxins and potential irritants.
REN has become a widely-recognised brand within the beauty world, favoured by beauty editors, social media influencers and celebs alike - their skincare ranges are a true winner in the industry!
As a way to tackle the current waste problems around the world, REN are working towards their aim of becoming a waste free brand by 2021; with the idea of refillable solutions and 100% recycled packaging, they are contributing to making the world a better place – who wouldn't want to be a part of something so great?
Frequently Asked Questions about REN
Do they use any silicone in their formulas?
There is no silicone in any of their products or formulas.
Do they formulate their products with Parabens?
REN products contain no parabens.
Does REN use phthalates in their products?
They don’t use phthalates in any of their products, making them completely phthalates-free.
I prefer to shop sulphate free. Are there sulphates in these products?
REN are a free-from-sulphates brand.
Are REN products, formulations or ingredients cruelty-free and not animal-tested?
None of their raw materials or finished products are tested on animals so their status is cruelty-free!
I am a Vegan. Can I use REN products?
While the majority of REN products are free from animal by-products, the brand’s product line is not entirely vegan-friendly. This is because a handful of their formulations may contain ingredients of animal origin. Their vegan-friendly products listed on our platform are clearly marked as so.
Is alcohol an ingredient in any of their products?
REN does have some alcohol-free products, which you can find by applying the appropriate filter.
Are their products 100% fragrance free?
A lot of the REN range is formulated fragrance-free. Narrow the search by using our sort by options.
Do they have any mineral oil-free products?
Many of REN products are mineral oil-free and can be found by using our site filters and checking product ingredients.
Are these products likely to cause an allergic reaction?
Less than half of the REN product line featured on Cosmetify is hypoallergenic (literally ‘allergy tested’). Narrow your preference using our sorting options to see suitable products.
Does this company operate a Fair Trade policy?
Where possible, REN products are produced according to certified Fair Trade standards.
In what country are the products made?
The UK is where REN produce their products.