Glitter Fairies® Biodegradeable Glitter Black
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This cosmetic biodegradable glitter offers the same precision cut and highly reflective properties as cosmetic polyester (PET) glitter; So you can have the sparkle and shimmer of glitter. It’s not tested on animals, vegan friendly and it doesn’t contain any parabens, phosphonates or phthalates..
- Bath and Body Products
- Super Fine 0004 Hex (0.1mm)
- Fine 006 Hex (0.15mm)
- Standard 008 Hex (0.2mm)
- Chunky 015 Hex (0.375mm)
- Super Chunky 040 Hex (1mm)
- Mega Chunky 094 Hex (2.4mm)
BENEFITS OF COSMETIC BIO-GLITTER
Bio-glitter® is based on biodegradable film made from trees, primarily eucalyptus, sourced from responsibly managed plantations.
Bio-glitter® contains low levels of heavy metals
Antimony levels in Bio-glitter® are below the limits of detection, effectively zero. Whereas, cosmetic polyester glitter can have antimony levels as high as 150ppm. The antimony in polyester is a by-product of a catalyst used in the manufacture of polyester.
Bio-glitter® feels more comfortable on the skin.
Bio-glitter® is physically 30-40% softer than polyester glitter.
Bioglitter® being globally cosmetic approved makes it suitable for use in most colour cosmetic applications. Its silky feel makes it a much more comfortably product to wear that traditional plastic glitters.
Suitable for use in nail art, UV nail and water based nail varnish applications. Bioglitter® Sparkle has limited solvent resistance so it’s currently not suitable for use in solvent based nail varnish. However, Bioglitter® Pure has solvent resistance and performs well in this application.
Suitable for use in eye makeup, with heat resistance to over 100oC it is suitable for processing into cosmetic pencils. Less than 150micron rule: The cosmetic industry observes a less than 150micron particle size rule around the eyes, therefore glitter sizes 006 and 004 are suitable for use around eyes according to this rule.
Suitable for use in eye makeup, with heat resistance to over 100oC it is suitable for processing into lip stick and lip gloss. The only exception in lip applications is Bioglitter® Sparkle, it contains aluminium which is not permitted for use on lips in the USA (FDA Cosmetic Regulations).
Suitable for use in hair products. Its silky properties makes it much less irritable than plastic glitters on the scalp. In addition when it’s washed off in the shower for example, you can be certain it will biodegrade in the natural environment.
BODYART & TATTOOS
Suitable to use loose with a fixative or in a fixative gel for body art and tattoos or for use in stick on glitter tattoos.
FESTIVAL & CARNIVAL
Suitable to use loose with a fixative, Bioglitter® can give the festival goer a subtle shimmer glow with smaller sizes or the ultimate ‘bling’ appeal with large sizes. Mixes of sizes and colours are extremely popular to obtain the ‘mermaid’ or ‘unicorn’ look!
Suitable for use in skin care products such as face masks and sun creams.
FILM & THEATRE
Suitable for use in professional makeup for the stage or big screen.