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China Glaze is a popular American nail polish brand but is China Glaze cruelty-free and 100% vegan in 2021? Find the answers here!
Is China Glaze Cruelty-Free?
China Glaze is Cruelty-free! None of China Glaze’s ingredients, formulations, or finished products are tested on animals, anywhere in the world. In addition, China Glaze is certified cruelty-free by Leaping Bunny.
China Glaze Animal Testing Policy
China Glaze has confirmed they do not test their products or ingredients on animals, they do not allow others to test on their behalf, their suppliers also do not test on animals, they do not allow their products to be tested on animals when required by law, and their products are not sold in stores in mainland China or any other country that may require animal testing.
Below is a snippet of the response I received from China Glaze:
“Yes, China Glaze Nail Lacquers are 7-Free, Vegan, and Cruetly -Free! The term “7-Free” means that China Glaze polishes do not contain 3 common chemicals found in nail polish, Toluene, Dibutyl Phthalate (DBP), Formaldehyde. Also, they are made without 4 other chemicals Formaldehyde Resin, Camphor, TPHP, and Xylene. China Glaze polishes are FREE of these SEVEN chemicals.Our polishes are also gluten-free and paraben-free!We never test on animals.China Glaze is proudly made in America! “
Is China Glaze Sold in China?
All imported cosmetics sold in mainland China are required by law to be tested on animals. However, China Glaze has confirmed they do not sell their products in retail stores in mainland China and therefore they are not required to test on animals.
Is China Glaze Vegan?
2021 Update! China Glaze claims their products are ‘Vegan’ and free from animal-derived ingredients, however it has come to my attention that they use Carmine and Keratin in some of their polishes.
Therefore China Glaze is not a 100% vegan nail polish brand but they do offer some vegan nail polish options.
Ethical Mica Sourcing Policy
I asked China Glaze if their mica is ethically sourced without forced or child labor and they responded stating,
“All of our products and ingredients are cruelty free. Our vendors have provided a declaration of product compliance for each ingredient / product.
Our vendors do not have any child or slave labor. Our upper management has visited facilities and factories and can confirm this. Also, the documents we routinely require are GMP and ISO’s from the factories that are certified by a government agency, this also confirms the nonuse of child and slave labor. The Mica we use in different products is sourced from different vendors. If you would like to provide us with a specific list of products we can reach out to our vendors and request the origin of the Mica.”
I hope this article helped you to understand China Glaze’s cruelty-free and vegan status and by choosing cruelty-free together, we can help end animal testing for cosmetics once and for all!