Responsibility

Responsibility

Olio e Osso

Transparency

Transparency

Olio E Osso produces all of its products in Portland, Oregon, US. Products are made by hand in small batches and materials are sourced from producers that adhere to responsibly harvested practices. Transparency is a priority for the team at Olio E Osso, which is evidenced by their proactive work at auditing suppliers on a regular basis, thus ensuring traceability along the supply chain. In addition, all of Olio E Osso’s suppliers are able to demonstrate, by means of certifications, that no human rights violations are or have ever taken place in their facilities. The brand takes a proactive approach at communicating to shoppers the origins of ingredients, and backs up product claims with evidence from reliable sources.

Emissions

Emissions

Olio e Osso approaches managing the carbon emissions from packaging by means of a refill program (currently in development) and a recycling program. Olio e Osso is proactive at ensuring all of their business partners work in alignment with the goal of reducing emissions from manufacturing.

Water Management

Water Management

The leadership team at Olio e Osso is looking into new ways of creating water efficiency along their supply chain. These efforts will be made known to the public in due time, in correspondence with Olio e Osso’s transparency values.

Materials

Materials

Olio e Osso works with responsibly sourced and minimally processed ingredients. Balms contain an all-natural base of nourishing olive and shea oils, bound together with ethically sourced beeswax and grapefruit essential oil.

Workers’ Rights

Workers’ Rights

Products are made in the US which ensures suppliers adhere to US legislation on the protection of workers rights.

Waste and Chemicals

Waste and Chemicals

Olio E Osso’s products are FDA compliant, contain zero stabilizers and preservatives. The base for all of the balms is 100% natural, with the exception of No. 2 balm, which is made with less than 0.05% of a synthetic colorant. In terms of waste, all of Olio e Osso’s body products come in refillable containers, to help advance the brand’s goal of reducing waste beyond the point of purchase.

Animal Welfare

Animal Welfare

Olio e Osso operates with the utmost respect for life in all its forms. No animal testing is conducted for Olio e Osso’s products, beeswax is always responsibly sourced as is carmine - a natural alternative to synthetic colorants, which can be derived from non-renewable fossil fuels.

Biodiversity and Forestry

Biodiversity and Forestry

We are still exploring how we can work with Olio e Osso to advance our shared goal of protecting endangered species and forests.

Ethos

Ethos

Olio e Osso promotes responsible consumption in that products are designed to serve multiple purposes. In addition, all containers are designed for re-use and refill. Over-consumption is never encouraged but rather mindful consumption of an all-natural product that lasts longer (over a year per unit). In addition, social responsibility is heavily integrated into the brand’s communications as they seek to use the brand as a platform for change. Olio e Osso is proactively involved with local organizations in Oregon and supports multiple causes including the LGBT community and initiatives that support women-owned business.

Symbols to spot

Cruelty Free

Neither the finished product nor its ingredients are tested on animals, and adhere to standards for basic animal welfare set by the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA). All Toward Beauty products are cruelty free.

Locally Produced

Product is manufactured within 200 miles of headquarters or distribution center, lowering supplier emissions, creating local jobs and ensuring working conditions and wages are fair.

Minority Owned

At least 51% owned and operated by one or more people from underrepresented groups including ethnic/gender minorities and those with disabilities.

100% Natural Ingredients

Formula contains 100% natural ingredients, using the definition and classification determined by NATRUE.

Responsible Animal Ingredients

Ingredients harvested from responsibly-managed sources that preserve the integrity of the animals and support local communities.

Responsible Plant Ingredients

Made with responsibly sourced botanical ingredients, naturally occurring elements or compounds.

Socially Responsible Practices

Commitment to fair terms of trade and advancing the human rights of workers, in line with core ILO and UN Conventions.

Key Products

Clear Balm
Olio e Osso
Clear Balm

$28.00

Netto Menthol Balm
Olio e Osso
Netto Menthol Balm

$28.00

No2 French Melon
Olio e Osso
Tinted Lip Balm

$28.00

  • No2 French Melon
  • No3 Crimson
  • No4 Berry
  • No5 Currant
  • No6 Bronze
  • No7 Blush Shimmer
  • No10 Tea Rose
Lip Scrub Lip Scrub
Olio e Osso
Lip Scrub

$20.00

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