- Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
Orders are processed and shipped within approximately 1 business day. In the event of a promotion or new launch, orders may take up to 3 business days process. Allow an average of 3 to 7 business days delivery time. Orders over $60 being shipped within the Canada are eligible for free shipping.
All sales are final. If your product was damaged during delivery or is found to be defective, you may send it back, with receipt, within 10 days for exchange. Shipping & handling charges are not refundable. Please call customer service before returning any item, toll free 1.866.933.1744.
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Please call us toll free: 1.866.933.1744 for all problems related to ordering online.
Is your ordering system secure?
Yes. We use PayPal's industry-leading secure payment processing software for all credit card transactions.
How long will it take Canada Post to deliver my package?
Our fulfillment facility is located in Richmond, BC. Number of transit days is estimated to be anywhere from 3 to 5 business days. All internet orders are fulfilled within 24 hours. Orders placed during weekends and holidays are fulfilled on the next business day.
Will my personal information be kept private?
Yes. We at John Masters organics respect your right to privacy. Therefore the information collected on this website will follow the strict guidelines mentioned here and John Masters Organics will never sell your information to a third party.
How do I know which products are right for me?
Simply click on "how to use" under each product for complete information on properties, usage and directions.
How do you decide which ingredients to use?
All ingredients must meet John's strict guidelines:
1. All products must be made with 70-100% organic content
2. No sodium lauryl sulfate, parabens, DEAs, MEAs, or TEAs
3. No GMOs (Genetically Modified Organism)
4. No petro-chemicals
5. No animal testing
6. No artificial colors, fragrances or fillers
7. All plant extracts and essential oils must be certified organic whenever possible
8. All essential oils used must be steam-distilled and not extracted with propylene glycol - which kills the effect of the oils
9. All plant oils must be cold pressed, not heat distilled - which kills the therapeutic properties of plant oils
10. All ingredients must be proven to be beneficial to the hair or skin
11. All ingredients must be harvested in an environmentally-friendly manner (wild-crafted)
12. All ingredients must be bio-degradable as possible
13. Fair-Trade ingredients must be used when possible
Who certifies your ingredients?
John Masters Organics follows the USDA certified-organic food standards. These standards are the strictest in the world. The agencies we work with directly to help certify our ingredients and products according to USDA standards are as follows:
Agricultural Services Certified Organic
Quality Assurance International
California Certified Organic Farmers
Organic Crop Improvement Association
Many of our skincare products are currently being certified by EcoCert and will show their logo soon.
Are your products certified organic?
At the moment the USDA organic seal is only approved for products that meet their acceptable edible food standards. New progress is being made everyday to help create a standard for the cosmetic industry. It is very important to John Masters Organics to have the seal on all of the products as soon as it is available.
Are your products tested on animals?
As John's favorite pooch Maya knows, he believes in ethical treatment for all animals. Including humans. None of our ingredients or products are tested on any animals and John Masters Organics is endorsed by PETA .
Are your products Vegan?
The entire John Masters line is vegan except for the following products: Lavender & Avocado Intensive Conditioner (contains honey), Sweet Orange & Silk Protein Styling Gel (silk proteins), Hair Pomade (beeswax), Honey & Hibiscus Hair Reconstructor (honey), Honey & Hibiscus Hair Reconstructing Shampoo (honey), and Lip Calm (beeswax).
Is your packaging recyclable?
Yes, our haircare bottles are made of PET (1) plastic. This is the most recyclable plastic. Your community recycling will gladly accept it. The tubes are made of MDPE (2) plastic. This plastic is the second most recyclable. All of the amber glass used for the skincare and some of the haircare is fully recyclable. And the boxes used for the skincare are made from 100% recycled paper with 100% soy ink. They can be recycled wherever paper is accepted. All closures are made of HDPE and are often accepted for recycling. Packing "peanuts" used for shipping are made from sugar and will decompose.
Do your products contain Parabens or Sodium Lauryl Sulfate?
No. John Masters Organics products are entirely free of all parabens and sodium lauryl sulfate.
Do your products contain preservatives?
All products that contain water and are not pure distillates need preservatives to ensure they remain safe and free of bacteria. We use the safest, most natural preservatives available and we are constantly updating our products as the newest preservatives become available. You can find the ingredients under each product on the website.
What is the shelf life of your products?
All products have a shelf life of 2 years unopened. Once opened, we suggest using the product within 6 months.
Do any celebrities use your products?
John Masters Organics is the premiere luxury organic hair and skincare line, and is a favorite of many celebrities. You can read about some of our well-known users as well as hear from some of our regular customers on our celebrities page.
How do I find a retail store near me?
Please use the where to find contact form
How did John Masters Organics start?
Please click on the following link to read more about John: biography
Are your products available for wholesale?
Yes, please use the retailer contact form
Who do I contact for press inquiries?
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