Zao's Volume & Sheathing Mascara is formulated to provide intense colour and definition whilst nourishing and moisturising your lashes. Zao has re-launched this mascara as refillable to reduce plastic waste. This is the refill for the bamboo packaged product.
Free from toxic synthetic preservatives and using premium quality raw materials, this mascara reduces the risk of irritation and redness to eyes. Suitable for contact lens wearers, daily use and for those with sensitive eyes.
Zao brand does not use nanoparticles, talc and parabens (synthetic petrochemical-based preservatives) in its formula, using instead micronised silver as an effective and non-toxic preservative.
A wand is included with all mascara refills due to hygiene regulations, but please note that a lot of wildlife charities will take old mascara wands as they are extremely useful for removing things such as fly eggs and larva from the fur and feathers of animals.
Instructions for use: The most effective way to apply mascara is to start with the upper lashes; hold the brush horizontally and move up from the root in a zigzag fashion while looking down. Focus on the outside lashes if you wish to to makes your eyes appear larger, or focus on the centre to 'open up' eyes. Use sparingly on lower lashes by gently tapping on them.
Zao beauty tip: Mascara should be applied to clean, dry lashes that are free from cream or oil, after a dusting of powder to extend durability. Pull the mascara wand out with one movement and avoid pumping the mascara wand in the bottle. Wipe excess product with tissue rather than using the opening of the bottle as this can lead to dried out formula re-attaching to the brush. Wait until mascara is dry to remove any errors from skin, gently wiping it off with a damp cotton pad or cotton bud. You can then touch up foundation on the area if needed, using the same cotton pad or bud.
Certification: Natural and Organic Cosmetic certified by ECOCERT Greenlife according to ECOCERT with 100% of ingredients natural and minimum 40% organic.
Testing on animals: No testing on animals neither on finished products, nor on ingredients. Cruelty free certification http://www.gocrueltyfree.org/shopper
Ingredients from animal origin: None
Indication of skin type: Suitable for all kinds of skin, even the most sensitive.
Palm oil free: No (Contains Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Sucrose Palmitate and Glycerin). All palm oil derivatives used are RSPO certified
Net volume: 9 ml
LIST OF INGREDIENTS (F3): PHYLLOSTACHYS NIGRA EXTRACT*, GLYCERYL STEARATE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE**, KAOLIN, GLYCERYL ROSINATE, ACACIA SENEGAL GUM, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, PULLULAN, SUCROSE PALMITATE, AQUA (WATER), GLYCERIN, POTASSIUM PALMITOYL HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN, GALACTOARABINAN, TOCOPHEROL, SODIUM STEAROYL LACTYLATE, SODIUM ANISATE, SODIUM LEVULINATE, BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA STEM POWDER, XANTHAN GUM, SILICA, CI 77820 (SILVER). MAY CONTAIN +/-: CI 77491 (IRON OXIDES), CI 77492 (IRON OXIDES), CI 77499 (IRON OXIDES). *
* ingredients from organic farming. ** made using organic ingredients.
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Lovely mascara, gives great eyelashes and comes off quite easily, what's not to love!