11 Natural and Clean Fragrance Brands for your Evening Out

May 14, 2023

The fragrance industry has kept a secret of the chemical ingredients included in perfumes we wear daily. Any number of the fragrance industry's 3,100 stock chemical ingredients may be included in most scents. Some brands have worked hard to solve this problem by creating natural and transparent perfumes that are better for our health. Here are the four brands that we recommend after our research and review. Learn more about how these brands are sustainable on the ConsiderBeyond app.

1. Henry Rose

Instagram | @henryrose
Price Range | $35-120
Shipping | United States
Sustainability Certifications | EWG Verified, Cradle to Cradle Certified

Henry Rose, launched in 2019, is the first fine fragrance to be both EWG Verified™ and Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Gold. The brand was created by actress Michelle Pfeiffer after her experience of giving up perfume for 10 years concerned to toxic ingredients. She worked with a luxury fragrance house to develop a formula that is clean, luxury and safe.

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2. Skylar

Instagram | @skylar
Price Range | $20-85
Shipping | United States, Canada, Australia, United Kingdom, and France
Sustainability Certifications | Cruelty-free and vegan, B Corporation

All Skylar's products are free of 6 top toxic ingredients: Parabens, Phthalates, Sulfates SLS & SLES, Synthetic Dyes, Synthetic Musks, and Allergens. You can learn more to check all Skylar's Perfume Dirty Ingredients List. Instead, the company uses as many natural ingredients as possible and is cruelty-free. Skylar offers a membership club for $20 a month, the Scent Club, where the members get monthly limited-edition rollerball, discounts and you can skip, swap or cancel anytime.

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3. Clean Reserve

Instagram | @cleanreserve
Price Range | $25-125
Shipping | United States

Clean Reserve lists all the ingredients they do not use and is transparent about what is in the perfume. To learn more about the "no-list," click here. Clean Reserve also provides educational video content on clean beauty.

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4. 7 Virtues

Instagram |@7virtues
Price Range |$5-85
Shipping | United States, Canada
Sustainability Certifications | Leaping Bunny, Cruelty-Free and Vegan

The 7 Virtues began as a book on a woman's guide to living a philanthropic life. The book led to a release of a short doc film, Perfume War (2 mins), about empowering people around the world. This film was awarded the Best Humanitarian Film at the Sedona Film Festival. The founder of 7 Virtues is Barb Stegemann, a journalist who came across the sourcing legal orange blossom and rose essential oil crops freed Afghan farmers from the illegal poppy crop, and liberated their daughters from becoming young opium brides. In 2010, she took a step to build a brand with her philosophy of equality and empowerment. 7 Virtues products are all clean, vegan, and ethically made.

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5. Sana Jardin

Instagram |@sanajardin
Price Range |$5-85
Shipping | Worldwide
Sustainability Certifications | Leaping Bunny, Cruelty-Free and Vegan

Sana Jardin’s vision as a luxury fragrance house is to make a positive impact and empower women by creating clean and sustainable fragrances and candles. Using their business model built on the principles of a circular economy, they work with women in their supply chain to become micro-entrepreneurs by upcycling waste from perfume production.

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6. Floral Street

Instagram |@floralstreet_
Based in |United Kingdom
Shipping | United Kingdom, United States
Sustainability Certifications | PETA’s Beauty Without Bunnies - Cruelty-free & Vegan

Floral Street shows strong advocacy in sustainability in its ingredients and packaging. Ingredients are cruelty-free and their eco-packaging consists of glass bottles and pulp cartons that are 100% compostable, reusable and recyclable. 

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7. Ellis Brooklyn

Instagram |@ellisbrooklyn
Based in |United States
Shipping | United States, Canada
Sustainability Certifications | PETA’s Beauty Without Bunnies - Cruelty-free & Vegan

Ellis Brooklyn is based upon the ethos of clean ingredients, sustainable sourcing, and unforgettable scents. They assess each ingredient for its safety, beauty, and impact on the environment. Discover fine fragrances and home fragrances made in by artisans in small-batch formulas with the finest French fragrances.

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8. Heretic Parfum

Instagram | @hereticparfum
Based in |United States
Shipping | United States, Canada

Heretic Parfum call themselves the heretics - they source naturally-derived botanical ingredients blended in organic, non-GMO sugarcane alcohol, handcrafted in small batches at their Los Angeles studio. Their non-gendered fragrances are vegan, cruelty-free, and harness the aromatherapy benefits of their plant materials. 

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9. Abbot Fragrance

Instagram | @abbottnyc
Based in |United States
Shipping | United States, Canada

Abbott Fragrance is all about giving back to nature through its products. The fragrance is made with vegan and cruelty-free ingredients to give you the ultimate smell good, feel good, and do good. They work with suppliers to produce sustainable and reusable packaging - using glasses and boxes instead of plastic - and donate a portion of all sales revenue to conservation efforts.

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10. DedCool

Instagram | @dedcool
Based in |United States
Shipping | Worldwide
Sustainability Certifications | Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), 1% for the Planet

DedCool commits to creating fragrances for all using vegan ingredients, and biodegradable and water-free formulations from beneficial organic extracts that are good for your health. They also source raw materials locally and manufacture in-house in order to reduce energy and cut waste. 


Photo by DedCool

11. Phlur

Instagram | @phlur
Based in |United States
Shipping | United States

Phlur creates modern fine fragrances that are mindfully formulated and responsibly sourced, sharing a full ingredients list for all fragrances. They use both botanical ingredients and thoughtfully selected synthetic ingredients that are kind to your skin and our planet. The fragrances are free of parabens, phthalates, sulfates, or any other questionable ingredients or common skin irritants.

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If you are interested in discovering more conscious brands, check out our Brand on Our Radar - ConsiderBeyond Directory, where you can discover sustainable brands from all over the world curated by ConsiderBeyond. Through the ConsiderBeyond App (IOS and Android), you can find local brands in your area or easily look for conscious brands during your travels! We actively aim to empower our Conscious Community members to keep learning more about conscious products and lifestyle tips through the ConsiderBeyond Newsletter where you can receive recommendations directly to your inbox twice a month!

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