Surya Brasil Honored as One of the Best Companies in the Big Apple

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Brazilian Natural, Certified Organic and Vegan Cosmetics Brand Selected As a Finalist in Best for NYC Campaign

Surya Brasil is committed to creating products that allow our customers to live a well-balanced, sustainable lifestyle. We take this mindset and implement it in our workplace.

If you can make it in New York City, you can make it anywhere. Surya Brasil, a leader in organic, vegan and natural beauty and wellness products, is thrilled to announce their recognition as a finalist in the 2015 Best for NYC Campaign ( In its inaugural year, over 550 businesses that demonstrated commitment to their employees, environment and community completed the campaign’s challenge.

Participants in the Best for NYC campaign were tasked with assessing internal practices on issues including diversity and inclusion, compensation, benefits and governance, comparing their businesses to others. “Surya Brasil is committed to creating products that allow our customers to live a well-balanced, sustainable lifestyle. We take this mindset and implement it in our workplace,” says Wanda Malhotra, the brand’s co-founder and CEO. “Although we are a smaller company, we have already received a number of accolades and widely recognized certifications for our eco-friendly practices, vegan and organic products and philanthropic efforts. We are thrilled to be recognized as a finalist in Best for NYC.”

At Surya Brasil’s New York headquarters, a healthy work-life balance is a top priority. Once a month, the company hosts yoga classes, vegan cooking classes, relaxing massages and more. Also, in the middle of New Hyde Park’s urban locale sits Surya Brasil’s garden, which sprouts organic vegetables and flowers each spring.

For the past 20 years, Surya Brasil has been committed to creating the highest quality vegan, organic and natural cosmetics possible. Originally founded in Brazil by Malhotra and her mother, Clelia Angelon, the brand is based on Ayurvedic lifestyle principles with the belief that health and wellness is the recipe for a beautiful life. In addition to a full line of beauty, wellness and lifestyle products, which include its standout 100% chemical-free Henna hair colors and certified Kosher Vegan Lip Balms, Surya Brasil inspires through their Surya Solidarity program, the company’s social division that focuses on animal protection, environmental preservation, educational transformation and human rights.

About Surya Brasil                                                                                                                                        
Surya Brasil is a Brazilian company leader in natural, organic and vegan cosmetics. Fully committed to environmental preservation, animal welfare and environmental responsibility, Surya Brasil is notably recognized for its vegan hair coloring, vegetable-based, with high performance and natural formulations sold in over 40 countries. The products contain organic ingredients and are free of animal components and testing, with the aim of combining nature with technology to provide beauty with health. Its national and international certifications such as Ecocert, Cruelty Free, Vegan, Cosmetique Bio, Kosher, Fair Trade ISO 22176: 2007 and Leaping Bunny confirm with transparency and credibility of the benefits and advantages of its cosmetics line.

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