We love sharing Katari with the world. Please select option for shipping to your country at check-out. We are always looking for ways to make international shipping extremely affordable. By doing quite a lot of international shipping, we have learned what carriers do better job delivering your goods faster and safer. We promise to make the best decision based on our experience, even if it costs us more. And we will always make sure to get it right if we failed you in any way.
We try to ship all orders within 2 days of receiving them. It is our pride and joy to put together the best looking package for you so that you can enjoy it from the first second you open the box.
Depending on your location and the best options for delivering your package, we can use any available carriers domestically and internationally.
We will make sure to provide you with any available tracking via e-mail. We would also want to know where our goodies are.
We stand behind the quality of all Katari products and want to make you happy, If you are not satisfied for any reason, just let us know. We are happy to help you. Please e-mail us and we will take care of the rest.
We only use 100% active, single-ingredients, most concentrated and most pure. We don't mix or process any of our ingredients. Main reason is because mixing changes pH of the products. When pH is altered and not neutral, acne and skin reactions can happen. Plus mixing requires preservatives. Our ingredients are naturally stable and effective.
Organic is a cool word. It means something has a bit of carbon in it (in chemistry lingo). USDA Organic means it can be up to 30% non-organic, which is a lot.
Technically, organic certification does not help an artisan who is using great sustainable methods and pure materials to begin with. Organic certifications in some countries can be purchased and they are too expensive to maintain for most artisans.
Some ingredients are simply impossible to certify, because they would not qualify under a definition of 'organic'. For instance, Katari flower waters cannot be certified organic, because they definitely contain more than 97% of non-carbon substance - water, which by definition excludes them. However, Katari roses are grown using organic farming methods.
Katari Argil (green clay) is also not organic certified. Even though it has plenty of carbon, it is a raw mineral and cannot be certified organic. Et voila! Best things out there don't have to be organic to be great for you.
Knowledge is power and we invite you to trust the science of pure and simple and see our processes, wild grown fields and pristine quarries far away from environmental issues.
We don't have to use preservatives, because all our ingredients are naturally stable and don't require preservatives to stay fresh and effective for a very long time.
Katari Argil (green clay) will stay effective and powerful forever. Just keep it in air-tight container in powder form. Hoba (jojoba oil) is a liquid wax and is also pretty indestructible. Temperature, light or time do not seem to affect it.
The rest of our products are perfectly fine sitting on the shelf for a few years under normal conditions. However, we prefer if you use your precious oils and waters and clay when they are fresh and get some more.... and a little more....fresh....
Skin does not react to products that have pH level similar it. Sometimes using even the most incredible natural products might make skin angry, because the pH level is off.
Most of Katari ingredients are naturally close to pH of human blood, which makes them hypoallergenic and non-reactive, which also makes acne and other bacteria proliferation preventable.
Directly and responsibly is the short answer. We know and work with every person who makes every single Katari ingredient and accessory. We know their methods and are proud to share their stories and processes with you. Read our blog and follow us @kataribeauty on Instagram and Facebook
Are We Fair Trade or Organic?
Rather than paying intermediaries for various certifications and marketing efforts of their programs, we work with all our artisans directly. It is more immediate and impactful this way. We might be only helping a few dozen people, but we know that it is creating sustainable earnings for them and their families.
Is Organic certification worth it?
For some it might be. For us it is only important if it makes sense and if the product qualifies for a certification. Our Barie oil is EURO Organic certified. Our waters and clay are not - simply because you cannot certify water or raw materials.