PETA criteria for vegan and cruelty free certification is that the items contain no animal products, and that neither the finished item nor its ingredients have been tested on animals by, or on behalf of, the manufacturer or by anyone over whom the manufacturer has control.
Products produced by Velveit Cosmetics contain animal products, including beeswax and cochineal.
Both the nail polish and eyeshadow pigments contain no carmine and are vegan friendly.
Nail varnish bases are also free from Toluene, Formaldehyde & Dibutyl Phthalate(DBP), Camphor and Formaldehyde Resin.
Magnesium Stearate is vegatable derived.
Velveit Cosmetics has now been ACCEPTED as Cruelty Free & Vegan by PETA!