Just look for these PETA-approved brands, which are widely available—some even in drugstores!
- Holo Taco.
- Jolie Vegan.
- 786 Cosmetics.
- L.A. Girl.
- 100% Pure.
Also to know is, what is vegan nail polish made of?
Ingredient names such as guanine, tallow, gelatin, milk, lanolin, honey, beeswax, royal jelly, and carmine, are all derived from our animal friends. The process of deriving these ingredients can often kill or torture the animals in the process.
People also ask, is OPI nail polish vegan?
No, not all OPI products are 100% vegan meaning some of their products contain animal-derived ingredients or animal by-products. Is OPI owned by a parent company? OPI is owned by Coty, a parent brand that tests on animals. OPI sells nail polish and nail care.
Can vegans wear nail polish?
Vegan nail polish is a nail polish that does not use any animal-derived ingredients. While many major nail polish brands are not vegan, there are also plenty of vegan brands on the market that make colors that are just as vibrant as nail polishes that use carmine and other animal ingredients.
ColorClub Gel Nail Polish
ColorClub’s collection of soak-off gel polish are all vegan and cruelty-free. They have over a hundred colors to choose from and claim to last 2 weeks.
It may also mean that their products contain harsh chemical ingredients. Another reason why some companies test on animals is that they are required by law to do so. … So, if your nail polish contains any animal-derived ingredients and is tested on animals, it’s not vegan.
Most nail extension and gel polish products are actually vegan. But most of the time it’s the brush that is used to apply the acrylic extension that is made from sable, rendering that whole particular process unvegan.
Halo Gel Polish by Pure Nails
All clients are sure to love your manicures with Halo Gel Polish. This UK based company offers a fully vegan range that isn’t tested on animals, including their EasiBuild Builder Gel, range of fashionable colours, glitter and Cat Eye effects and their Halo Brush Cleaner.
Here, the “cleanest” nail lacquers available right now:
- 10-FREE. Nail Polish. Sundays. …
- 10-FREE. Professional Nail Lacquer. Zoya. …
- 10-FREE. Nail Polish. JinSoon. …
- 10-FREE. Nail Polish. Côte. …
- 8-FREE. Nail Polish. Smith & Cult. …
- 8-FREE. Nail Polish. tenoverten. …
- 7-FREE. Nail Color. Pacifica. …
- WATER-BASED NAIL POLISH. Nail Paint. Piggy Paint.
Many manicurists and nail experts now emphasise that vegan polishes can deliver just as vibrant a colour and glossy a finish as polishes using animal derivatives, and the fact that there are budget vegan options on the market now too makes switching to synthetic or plant based polishes all the easier.
Nail polish isn’t strictly bad for your nails — actually, there are some benefits to wearing polish, other than the aesthetic. “Nail polish prevents water from being absorbed and therefore can be protective,” Dr. Dana Stern, a board-certified dermatologist who specializes in nail care, tells Bustle.
OPI is owned by Coty, Inc., and was removed from our Beauty Without Bunnies list when we discovered that it had abandoned its policy against tests on animals and was selling in China.
Although OPI as a company do not test their finished products or ingredients on animals, they nevertheless pay others to test their products on animals “where required by law”. This means that OPI is not cruelty-free.
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