NOTE: GOT2B IS NO LONGER CONSIDERED CRUELTY-FREE. AT THE TIME THIS ARTICLE WAS ORIGINALLY WRITTEN THEY WERE CONSIDERED CRUELTY-FREE. SINCE THAT TIME IT HAS COME OUT THAT THEY ARE NO LONGER CONSIDERED CRUELTY-FREE AS THEY ARE OWNED BY HENKEL, AND THEY SELL IN CHINA WHICH REQUIRES ANIMAL TESTING. WE ARE LEAVING THIS POST UP, WITH THIS NOTE, SO THAT OTHERS SEARCHING FOR THIS INFORMATION CAN FIND IT. UPDATED JANUARY 2019
Got2b sells a wide variety of styling products for hair. The company is famous for its ability to create glues, waxes, sprays, pastes, volumizers, heat protectors and gels for even the toughest hair types to tame. Created by Henkel International (since 1876), got2b is just one of the company’s north American brands. The company is famous for other North American brands such as Coast, Dial, Dry Idea, Tone, Soft & Dri, Right Guard, Citre Shine, Thicker Fuller Hair, L.A. Looks, Smooth Shine Polishing, Zero Frizz, and Dep. Headquarted in Dusseldorf, Germany, the company also operates in 75 different countries across Latin America, Africa & the Middle East, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.
Henkel Corporation is a cruelty free company, meaning, their products have not been tested on animals. Got2b hair products are safe for use by vegetarians, and most are 100% vegan. Although the company does use a number of chemicals in its products, the products have been tested and are considered safe for individuals with sensitive skin. The got2b line includes göt2b magnetik, göt2b smooth operator, göt2b unstoppable, göt2b 2 sexy, göt2b glued, göt2b crazy sleek, and göt2b styl-tini. The following are just a few got2b products along with a list of ingredients for each.
got2b Fat-Tastic Thickening Plumping Non-Aersol Hairspray
Alcohol Denatured, Water, VA/Crotonates/Vinyl Neodecanoate Copolymer, Hydrolyzed Collagen, Panthenol, Aminomethyl Propanol, Fragrance (Parfum), PEG/PPG 10/1 Dimethicone, PEG/PPG 8/3 Laurate, PEG 12 Dimethicone, Citronellol, Coumarin, Geraniol, Alpha IsoMethylIonone
got2b Defiant Define + Shine Pomande 4
Water, PEG 25 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Isopropyl Myristate, Oleth 10, Oleth 20, Glycerin, Propylene Glycol, Sodium Benzotriazole Butylphenol Sulfonate, Buteth 3, Tributyl Citrate, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, DMDM Hydrantoin, Parfum (Fragrance), Limonene, Citral, Linalool, CI 77019 (Mica), CI 77491 (Iron Oxides), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), D&C Red 33, FD&C Yellow 5
got2b Spiked-Up Max Control Styling Gel
Water (aqua), VP/VA Copolymer, Glycerin, PVP, Carbomer, Aminomethyl Propanol, Panthenol, Oleth 20, Disodium EDTA, Benzophenone 4, DMDM Hydrantoin, Methylparaben, Fragrance (parfum), Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Linalool, Hexyl Cinnamal, Blue 1 (CI 42090)
If you would like to purchase got2b products, they are sold in just about every drugstore in the U.S., in beauty supply houses, in grocery stores, and in many salons. Feel free to use the got2b store locator to locate a retailer near you (http://productlocator.infores.com).
Henkel – got2b North American Contact
The company’s main location for cosmetics and toiletries is:
Henkel Consumer Goods, Inc., Irvine
1063 McGaw Avenue, Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92614
Henkel Website: www.henkel.com
got2b Website: www.got2b.com
got2b Store Locator: http://productlocator.infores.com
Statement on Sustainability and Focal Areas by Henkel Corporation
For more than 130 years, Henkel has worked toward achieving sustainable development. Sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) are part of our DNA. In our corporate values, we therefore declare our dedication to sustainable and responsible business practices. Through our brands and technologies, and as an employer, we work to meet the needs of people today without compromising the development opportunities of future generations. This principle applies to all our operations and throughout our entire value chain – from raw materials, production and logistics to the use and disposal of our products.
Through our business activities and our products, we aim to make a valuable contribution to society. The basis for this is our vision to make people’s lives easier, better and more beautiful with our brands and technologies. We systematically focus our activities throughout the value chain on the challenges of sustainable development as they relate to our operations. We have grouped these according to five focal areas: energy and climate, water and waste water, materials and waste, health and safety and social progress.
Source: Henkel Corporation, www.henkel.com