On January 1, 2012, the California Transparency in Supply Chain Act went into effect in California. This act requires retail sellers and manufacturers doing business in the state to disclose the efforts they are making to ensure their supply chains are free from slavery and human trafficking in effort to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from product supply chains.


Buxom Cosmetics is committed to being responsible in its global business practices and takes steps with its vendors and suppliers to ensure compliance with Buxom Cosmetics standards of conduct as set forth in the Supplier Compliance Manual and all applicable laws. Buxom Cosmetics has made the following efforts to ensure compliance by its partners.

  • Supplier Compliance Manual: Buxom Cosmetics requires all of its product suppliers to confirm in writing that they understand and will adhere to our Supplier Compliance Manual. The guidelines set forth in the Supplier Compliance Manual specifically require suppliers to certify that all goods are manufactured in compliance with the wage and hour, slavery and human trafficking laws of the country of manufacture and without the use of children or prison, indentured, exploited, bonded, forced or slave labor.
  • On-Site Visits: Buxom Cosmetics product sourcing teams regularly visit suppliers' factories to assess and inspect factory conditions and ensure that management is not in violation of slavery and human-trafficking laws.
  • Code of Conduct: Buxom Cosmetics requires its product suppliers to strictly adhere to the Shiseido Group Supplier Code of Conduct which also requires strict compliance with the laws of the country of manufacture and expressly prohibits the use of child and forced labor. Additionally, all Buxom Cosmetics employees are required to adhere to Our Mission, Values, and Way – Shiseido’s global code of business conduct and ethics.
  • Non-compliance: Buxom Cosmetics will not do business with any supplier who will not agree to comply with our social accountability standards. Buxom Cosmetics will issue a warning to any supplier, employee or contractor who willfully or knowingly fails to comply with these standards and, if the vendor fails to take prompt corrective action, Buxom Cosmetics will terminate the business relationship.
  • Training: Buxom Cosmetics product sourcing teams in Asia are trained to identify possible indicators of human trafficking and slavery in the supply chain to ensure that no risk factors are present.

Buxom Cosmetics is dedicated to conducting its business with integrity and the highest standard of ethics and seeks the same level of integrity and ethical standards with its vendor and supplier partners. Buxom Cosmetics will continue to assess all risks and opportunities to ensure that its approach will prevent any injustice or violation of human rights within its supply chain.