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Look at how pretty @lovemissfrankie’s nail polishes are! 🌸✨ loving this pale grey lilac nude color called I Prefer Champagne! 🍾  all of Miss Frankie nail polishes are cruelty-free, vegan, 10-free, breathable, and made in Australia! 🇦🇺🥂✨ #veganmanimonday #missfrankie

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@callitspring is committed to going fully vegan! ✌🏻🌱 Starting from their spring 2019 collection, all new shoes, handbags, and accessories will be entirely animal-free! ✨🌸
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Unilever Acquires Cruelty-Free Beauty Brand Tatcha for a Reported $500 Million 
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Tatcha is still considered to be cruelty-free (as of right now and we'll be closely monitoring any updates to their animal testing policies) however, Unilever is definitely NOT cruelty-free as their products/ingredients are tested on animals when required by law in 2019. 
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For those of you who choose to boycott CF brands that are owned by a parent company that is not cruelty-free, then sadly Tatcha should be avoided. However, if you choose to support these CF brands and want to know which of Tatcha skincare products are also vegan, you can find a vegan product list below! 
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Tatcha isn't a 100% vegan beauty brand however they do offer some vegan options 💜

Tatcha Vegan Products (2019):
❁ Camellia Gold Spun Lip Balm
❁ Cherry Blossom Lip Balm
❁ Gentle Rice Enzyme Powder
❁ Gold Camellia Beauty Oil
❁ One Step Camellia Cleansing Oil
❁ Red Camellia Lip Balm
❁ The Essence
❁ The Water Cream
❁ Violet-C Brightening Serum
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We’re just awful, aren’t we? 😁💕✨
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"Passion is energy, feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you” ~ Oprah Winfrey ❣️ This is 𝓹𝓪𝓼𝓼𝓲𝓸𝓷 by @siennabyronbay , an intense vermilion red creme nail polish color ❤️ #veganmanimonday
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All of Sienna Byron Bay nail polishes are Vegan, Cruelty-Free, Water Permeable & Breathable, Non-Toxic: No Formaldehyde, No Toluene, No DBP, No Synthetic Camphor, No Formaldehyde Resin, No Xylene, No Tosylamide and No Benzophenone-1. 💅🏻

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Another cruelty-free makeup brand is now available at Sephora!! 🐰 @meltcosmetics' popular cruelty-free eyeshadow palettes + stacks, lipsticks, blush, highlighters, eye and lip liners are now sold in-stores and online at @sephora! 💄 Most of Melt Cosmetics' products are vegan but some shades do contain carmine. If you're curious, I've got a vegan product list up on my blog (link in bio)💋 So proud to see more and more cruelty-free and vegan options available at Sephora! ✌✨ // 📸 via @meltcosmetics

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🌿 For #worldenvironmentday and every day let’s take action to protect the planet by keeping the air we breath clean, reducing our consumption of meat and disposable plastics, saving energy and water, acting on global heating, protecting our blue ocean and wildlife.
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🙌🏼 ♻️ 🌎 If everyone can change their habits in a more sustainable way we can make a big difference together.
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Scotch Naturals is Cruelty-Free but No Longer Vegan

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Scotch Naturals is Cruelty Free But No Longer Vegan

Scotch Naturals is known for their all-natural premium nail lacquers that are free of parabens, phthalates, and other toxic ingredients you’d find in conventional nail polish.

Admittedly, I’ve never tried any of Scotch Naturals nail polish before and unfortunately it looks like I will never get the chance because all of their new nail lacquers are made from shellac, a by-product from the lac bug.

Shellac is a natural resin secreted by a tiny species of insect (laccifer lacca) that is native to India and Thailand. The lac bug spends its six-month life cycle in unimaginably large colonies feeding, and breeding on small, shrub sized trees called lac trees. As they feed on the sap of these small trees they secrete lac much as bees secrete wax. This resinous material is then harvested from the trees to be purified and is used as a natural lacquer. ~Scotch Naturals

If you’ve purchased Scotch Naturals’ nail polish in the past, those should be vegan. You can tell whether they are vegan or not by the packaging; the older (vegan) formula has the type ‘SCOTCH’ much larger than the word ‘NATURALS’.  When in doubt,  email the company if you’re not sure.

Related: Know the Difference Between Cruelty-Free and Vegan

Scotch Naturals No Longer Vegan

Their new formula that uses shellac is called “NaturaLaq” so if you see this on a bottle of Scotch Naturals’ or in the product description… then you’ll know it isn’t vegan-friendly.

Related: 40 Cruelty-free and Vegan Nail Polish Brands

Despite that Scotch Naturals nail polish are no longer vegan-friendly, they are still a cruelty-free brand that does not test on animals. I received an email response from one of their reps and they’ve confirmed that Scotch Naturals:

  • does not test ingredients and final product on animals
  • does not commission third parties to test on animals on their behalf
  • none of their ingredient’s suppliers test on animals*
  • does not sell in China

*they verify this by having all of their suppliers fill out a lengthy and in depth Raw Material Questionnaire asking if they test on animals. Scotch Naturals will not use a raw material that has been tested on animals

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