Our products are the first in the world to obtain a vast suite of accreditations such as Choose Cruelty-Free, International Cruelty-Free, Vegan Society, Australian Made and B Corporation.
Ingredients: All of our nail polishes are10-Free™. Why 10-Free™ I hear you ask? The answer is simple. We strip out a lot of bad stuff. While no nail polish can ever be fully free of chemicals, our 10-Free™ brand does not contain formaldehyde, toluene, DBP, camphor, formaldehyde resin, xylene, parabens, fragrances, phthalates and animal derived or tested ingredients.
Kester Black has also never used ingredients ethyl tosylamide, triphenyl phosphate or xylene.
None of our skincare contains any nasties like palm oil, parabens, sulfates or petrochemicals. Our skincare range is made using certified organic ingredients and contains 97% + natural ingredients.
Energy We use 100% renewable and certified carbon neutral energy. Our energy supplier, Power Shop, has been certified carbon neutral against the requirements of the National Carbon Offset Standard (NCOS) by the Australian Government and is the first power company to be accredited in Australia.
Manufacturing Practices Driven to minimise our environmental impact and maximise the quality of our cosmetics, we use sustainable production methods that utilise recyclable materials and small-batch manufacturing to minimise wastage. Our entire product line is Australian made, vegan, and cruelty-free.
Supplier Standards When choosing our manufacturers we screen rigorously for negative environmental, social and ethical practices. Each year we conduct an on-site inspection and renew our legally binding supplier agreements. We only work with companies who are cruelty-free.
Recycling We design with the end life of our products in mind and use as much recyclable packaging as possible. We also have a recycling system in place at our office and have special bins for staff to bring in old electrical goods where we dispose of them properly. Paper, cardboard, and plastics are separated and recycled.