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
Gums, glues & waxes by got2b can be used to spike, smooth, and style hair into any type of look you want. Glues such as got2b spiking glue have actually been wind-tunnel tested for maximum hold. Got2b glue is also water resistant and works well with just about any hair type. Got2b glue may sound harsh, but it’s not. This gunky glue contains ingredients such as water, corn starch and limonene (extracted from citrus rind).
Got2b gum such as Chaotic Moulding Gum, is used to create fun styles such as spikes, twists and curls. This product is made with an all natural fiber gum, while got2b waxes are made with a number of vegan and vegetarian ingredients such as shea butter. The following is a full list of cruelty free ingredients used in got2b waxes. Please note that carnauba wax does not come from an animal source. Also called palm wax and Brazil wax, carnauba comes from the Brazilian tree Copernicia prunifera.
Aqua (Water), Microcrystalline Wax, Isopropyl Myristate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, Lanolin Cera (Lanolin Wax), Pentaerythrityl Tetraethylhexanoate, Butylene Glycol, Ceteth-10, Glyceryl Stearate, Glycerin, Ceteth-2, Corn Starch Modified, Steareth-21, Vinyl Caprolactam/VP/Dimethylaminoethyl Methacrylate Copolymer, VP/VA Copolymer, PEG-90M, Alcohol Denat., Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Methylisothiazolinone, Parfum (Fragrance), Hexyl Cinnamal, Limonene, Citronellol, Citral (essential oil), and Coumarin (from either tonka beans, sweet clover, bison grass, etc.).
If you would like to purchase got2b gums, glues & waxes, they are sold in just about every drugstore in the U.S., in beauty supply houses, in grocery stores and in many salons. F eel 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
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. Headquartered 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
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