Frequently Asked Questions

Are any of your products or ingredients tested on animals?

SKIN functional is besotted with animals and definitely does not do any animal testing.  An animal testing ban was instituted in 2013. All SKIN functional ingredients are sourced ethically, with no animal testing involved.

Preservatives, tell me about them, are they in the products?

Formulations that contain water, contain preservatives. Preservatives are used to prevent microbial product contamination. Products that are formulated with preservatives are formulated with microbiological and toxicological input.

Reference: International Journal of Cosmetic Science, Safety evaluation of preservatives, R. Rodford, Vol 19, pages 281 – 290.

Do you use parabens in any of your products?

SKIN functional’s products have been formulated with no parabens.

I’m so excited to receive my order, can I come collect?

We absolutely share your excitement in getting the products and you are welcome to pop into our offices and shop to either shop or collect your order. Our offices are located in Broadacres Shopping Centre.

Are your products vegan friendly? 

We do not use any animal derivatives in our formulations and all the products are vegan friendly.

Are your products fragrance free? 

All our products are fragrance free, we do not use fragrances in any of our products.

Are your products alcohol free? 

SKIN functional does not formulate any products using alcohol.

Where are your products formulated and manufactured?

All products are formulated and manufactured in South Africa. SKIN functional is a proudly South African brand.

What is the driving force behind SKIN functional?

SKIN functional is a result of a collaborative effort with a combined experience of 30 years across various fields. Integrating the fields of pharmacology, chemistry, clinical dermatology and aesthetic medicine. The brand is based on peer reviewed literature, which forms the basis of SKIN functional’s endorsement.