India: First halal cosmetics brand launched
India’s first halal cosmetics brand – Iba Halal Care – has been launched this month in Ahmedabad by Ecotrail Personal Care.
According to Mauli Teli, CEO of the company, the line was created to provide “an entirely new category of cosmetic products - halal cosmetic products. Halal (meaning ‘lawful’) cosmetic products are entirely hygienic, ethically manufactured products and meant for usage by everyone”.
Mr Teli continued “The products, manufactured at Ecotrail’s manufacturing unit in Sanand, are halal certified. It is ensured stringent standards are maintained at every stage. The source of every ingredient is researched and it is ensured that products are 100% free of non-halal ingredients such as pig fat, other animal derived ingredients, alcohol, chemicals like sulfates and parabens, among others”.
Source: Business Standard