Info & FAQ
SLAYFIRE COSMETICS WAS CREATED FOR THOSE WHO ARE FEARLESS WHEN IT COMES TO EXPRESSING THEMSELVES THROUGH THE ART OF MAKEUP! WE WANT YOU TO ALWAYS STAY TRUE TO YOURSELF AND ENCOURAGE YOU TO LIVE FREELY BECAUSE THERE ARE NO RULES OR LIMITS WHEN IT COMES TO EXPRESSING WHO YOU TRULY ARE.
CRUELTY FREE, VEGAN, HANDMADE, AND QUEER WOMAN OWNED.
WE HOPE YOU ENJOY EACH AND EVERY PRODUCT AS MUCH AS WE ENJOY CREATING THEM JUST FOR YOU!
Q: IS YOUR GLITTER BIODEGRADABLE?
A: Slayfire offers both biodegradable and cosmetic glitters.
Our biodegradable glitter is made from cellulose derived from sustainably sourced eucalyptus trees. The eucalyptus tree extract is coated with a thin layer of aluminum to give the glitter it's shine and sparkle and colored to give it its fun and beautiful colors. Our biodegradable glitters also have a softer film and softer edges than regular glitters which is always a plus! Our biodegradable glitters are stable and will not "dissolve" in its packaging. Please see the Biodegradable Glitter SDS for full composition of ingredients in our biodegradable glitter.
Biodegradable glitters that are washed down the drain are not a concern for marine/fresh water health. Our biodegradable glitters will degrade in both marine (ocean) and wastewater environments, under the specific conditions of heat, water, oxygen, pH and microorganisms. Approximately 85% biodegradability at 100 days.
Some of our products contain cosmetic glitter. Cosmetic grade glitters are typically soft to the touch with soft edges. Contrary to what we’re told about glitter, cosmetic grade glitter shouldn’t be anything to fear using. We still want you to sparkle in confidence, so we’ve done some research. Recent studies show that wastewater treatment facilities are not a significant source for microplastic being released into public waterways. The leftover pieces that escape waste management are really really tiny and will still degrade under environmental conditions of heat, water, oxygen, pH and microorganisms (just not as fast as biodegradable plant-based glitter, but also not in 100’s of years like we’re led to believe).
Components for Cosmetic Glitter Weight % CAS-No
Polybutylene Terephthalate 70.00% 26062-94-2 FDA Ref#21 CFR 177.1660
Acrylates Copolymer 25.00% 25035-69-2 (9010-88-2) FDA Ref# 21 CFR 177.1010
Ethylene Vinyl Acetate Copolymer 05.00% 24937-78-8 FDA Ref#21 CFR 177.1350
Each product lists whether the glitter is biodegradable or cosmetic grade.
List of Biodegradable Glitter:
Apollo, Biqtchin', Blueberry Boy, Chidori, Confetti Club (All Sizes), Diamond Skin Glitter Palette(except the stars in twinkle toes), Glinda, Hades, Majesty, Mermaid Scales, Golden Age, Aquaria, Persephone, Rosebud, Sabbath, Slither, Silver Tongue, Snopal, holographic stars from Stardust, Tonic, iridescent glitter from Twinkle Toes (not the stars), Sunshine, Party On Venus, Hello I Love You, Komi
*disclaimer* We have recently discovered as of 4/28/21 that not all the glitter we use are completely biodegradable. Our manufacturer misled us into believing that all the glitters offered were biodegradable. We sincerely apologize for listing partially incorrect information provided by our manufacturer. Upon learning this information, we’ve done some research on the ecological impacts of cosmetic glitter and have listed some general info above. We are still committed to creating eco-friendly alternatives to regular glitters and have provided our manufacturers SDS for their biodegradable glitter.
Q: ARE YOUR PRODUCTS SAFE?
A: Yes! All products have a list of ingredients used in case you're curious.
All glitters are safe for your face, eyes, hair, and body. All ingredients used are vegan and cruelty-free! Our ingredients don't contain any GMO’s or parabens.
Do not use if you are allergic to any of the ingredients or are under treatment/medication for any skin or hair conditions, please consult with your healthcare professional before using any of our products. To check for skin sensitivity, do a small patch test on your inner elbow. Do not apply on broken skin. Use caution when using our products around your eyes and avoid direct eye contact.
Q: GLITTER GEL APPLICATION/REMOVAL
A: 𝐆𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐀𝐩𝐩𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧
Fingertips work best but a flat/compact synthetic or silicon brush could also do the job! Gently shape or clean up the area with a spoolie. Apply in thin layers, allowing each layer to dry before applying the next. The gel formula fries down completely and stays put all day!
Biodegradable glitter can be washed off without any worries! Simply rinse the remaining glitter off with water. You may remove any loose specs with a spoolie, tape, or a lint roller. Avoid using makeup wipes!!! They'll only create more waste and spread the glitter around.
For cosmetic glitter, please remove with a spoolie, tape, lint roller, or wash into a separate bowl that won't be washed down the drain.
A: Please store your glitter gels in a cool, dry place. Be sure to keep the cap tightly closed when the product is not in use. Average shelf life is 12 months. Average time until a gel dries out is 6 months. If the product dries out, add a very small amount of our Reviving Potion or aloe vera gel and mix until the desired constancy is met.
Biodegradable glitter gels need to be kept in airtight storage as humidity may cause clumping.
Q: Recycling Program
A: If you've emptied out your palette or plastic jars, you are welcome to send them back. If you're sending an empty palette back with the intention to get a refill, please email us so we can send you a refill discount. Unfortunately, we're not able to pay for return labels, so any returns are the responsibility of the customer.
Q: CUSTOM GLITTER
A: Interested in creating your own unique glitter mix? Check our Instagram for openings or stay updated to be notified when we start accepting custom orders again!