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Glitter Gal

From: “Kerry” <kerry(at)glitter(dot)glitter.com.au>
Date: July 22, 2011 11:31:06 PM EDT (CA)
To: “‘Jo Charlebois'”
Cc: “‘Anna@Glitter'” <anna(at)glitter(dot)com.au>
Subject: Question about your nail polish line

Dear Jo,

Sorry for the delay in getting back to you and thank you for your enquiry into our nail polish ingredients.

We take great pride with the ingredients we use as well as ensuring that our products are not tested on animals, nor does it contain ingredients that have been tested on animals.  We are often get asked if our polishes contain gelatine, silk, carmine, guanine, pearl and I can confirm that they do not.

Nail Polish Ingredients:
Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Propyl Acetate, Tosylamide, Isopropyl alcohol, Triphenyl Phosphate, Trimethyl Pentanyl Diisobutyrate, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Ethyl Tosylamide, Camphor, Diacetone Alcohol, Benzophenone-1, Citric acid, Dimethicone (+/-) 9/04/5281, 5858-81-1, 1317-61-9, 13463-67-7, 6417-83-0, 12001-26-2, 007787-59-9, 1309-37-1, 025869-00-5, 1934-21-0, 7429-90-5, 7631-86-9, 81-48-1, CAS 25038-59-9

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any further queries.  We are only too happy to answer any questions you may have.

Kind regards
Kerry Howell
Partner – Glitter Cosmetics
PO Box 149 | Roseville NSW 2069 |Australia
Mob:  +414 415 096 | Tel: +61 2 9484 4080 | Fax: +61 2 9484 4090
kerry(at)glitter(dot)com.au | http://www.glitter.com.au | http://www.glittergal.com.au

On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 3:22 PM, Jo Charlebois wrote:
Hello!

I was wondering if you could tell me whether there is any animal testing in the production of your nail polishes, either by conducting or commissioning animal testing, or buying ingredients from companies that do such things?

Also, wondering if there are any animal ingredients in any of the nail polishes (such as guanine, pearl, silk, carmine)? Do you have ingredients lists available?

I`m asking because I’d love to get some of your holographic polishes if they’re suitable for vegans!

Thanks,

Jo

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