Private Label Versus Contract Manufacturing

Starting a polish line can be confusing. A common question is “what’s the difference between Private Label and Contract Manufacturing, and which one is right for me?” A Private Label company, such as ours, is one that can supply you with product and packaging as one complete, ready to market item. Contract Manufacturing, something we also provide, usually entails a few companies trying to create a product that you end up putting together, i.e. bottle […]

What is “Vegan” Nail polish

People often ask if our nail polish is “Vegan”.  While many nail polish lines label themselves as “Vegan” or “Vegan Friendly”, the reality is that “Vegan” is a term only accurately used when referencing food. We can, however, tell you that no animal by-products are used in our nail polish line and that we do not test on animals.  For many years animal by-products were commonly used in nail polish. As a whole, the cosmetics […]

What does it mean when nail polish is 5, 7, or 9 free?

There have been many questions surrounding the labeling of nail polishes being 5 Free, 7 Free, or 9 Free. This is the true difference: Generally nail polish will, at the very least, be 3 Free. This means that the nail polish is free of what is known as the “Toxic Trio”, which are Dibutyl Phthalate, Formaldehyde, and Toluene. These ingredients are commonly used to assist in reducing cracking and improving flexability. Chip free formulas often […]

TPHP? What is it and why are people concerned?

TPHP is Triphenyl phosphate, and recently it was discovered that health concerns surround it. It has been reported that this chemical, when absorbed in the human body, affects hormones and can have effects such as obesity and early puberty. While used in many materials, there is a lot of panic surrounding nail polish in particular. For years, TPHP has been a popular ingredient for nail polish manufacturers as it acts as a flame retardant as […]