At kin+kind, we carefully select each of our coat grooming ingredients to ensure our products are good for your pets and the planet. Our shampoos, conditioners, and waterless baths are formulated with natural and organic components to deeply moisturize itchy dogs and cats without stripping them of their natural oils.
Essential Oils: sourced from the United States, Australia, India, and Europe for natural fragrance.
Caprylhydroxamic Acid: a gentle preservative derived from coconut oil.
Cocamidopropyl Betaine: also known as coconut cleanser, cocamidopropyl betaine is used as a surfactant in our Kin Organics line. A surfactant, which reduces surface tension, plays many roles including emulsifier and cleaning aide.
Colloidal Oatmeal: a natural moisturizer made when oatmeal is finely ground and then suspended in liquid. Oatmeal itself has been utilized for centuries for it’s skin softening properties.
Glycerin: glycerin is a natural humectant that draws moisture to the skin and coat. Ours is produced naturally in the saponification of our coconut and olive oils.
Glyceryl Caprylate: generally recognized as safe to add to food by the FDA, and made from coconut and palm oil, glyceryl caprylate is also used in shampoo, conditioners, and cosmetics as a moisturizing agent and emulsifier.
Hydroxyethylcellulose: a stabilizer and thickener derived from cellulose, an organic compound known as the structural building blocks of plants.
Organic Aloe Water: good ol’ H20 infused with organic aloe.
Potassium Citrate: a natural salt derived from the acid of citrus fruits. It is used to keep the pH level of our soaps perfect for your pets.
Saponified Organic Olive Oil and Organic Coconut Oil: saponification is the transformation of oil into soap. We use organic oils for an all-natural and gentle base to our shampoos. Oil based soaps form a protective layer that traps moisture in the skin and coat.
Soapbark: a natural emulsifier made from tree bark to keep our shampoo ingredients blended evenly.
Aloe Vera Leaf Juice Powder: extracted from the aloe vera plant to add moisture and soothe the skin.
Benzoic Acid: naturally found in cherry bark, raspberries, tea, anise, and cassia bark, this acid helps reinforce the skin barrier to seal in moisture.
Betaine: made from sugar beets, this natural humectant* draws moisture to the skin and coat.
Cetearyl Alcohol: produced from natural coconut oil to thicken and emulsify ingredients.
Citric Acid: found in fruits like oranges, this natural acid controls pH levels.
Dehydroacetic Acid: natural preservative.
Lactic Acid: produced by humans and animals, a natural acid used to restore strength and elasticity to the hair.
Natural Oils (Coconut, Jojoba, Olive, Sunflower): natural occlusives* to capture moisture in the skin and coat.
Shea Butter: extracted from the nut of the shea tree, this oil is a natural occlusive*.
Vitamin E: natural antioxidant to help reduce free radical damage and protect the body’s cells.
Xanthan Gum: made from fermented sugar to form a natural thickener.
WATERLESS BATH INGREDIENTS
Glycerin: See above.
Essential Oils: See above.
Potassium Citrate: See above.
Saponified Organic Olive Oil and Coconut Oil: See above.
Soapbark: See above.
Witch Hazel: naturally produced from the twigs and bark of the witch hazel plant, this extract gently cleanses and refreshes the skin and coat.
*Moisturizing ingredients are generally occlusives, which means they form protective barriers that lock in moisture; or humectants, which means they draw moisture to the skin and coat.