• Clean and prep your nails for painting by wiping them down with a cotton pad soaked in a nail cleanser.
• Apply a thin layer of KB Base Coat and allow to dry.
• Follow with your favourite Kester Black nail polish, coating the surface from base to tip. Allow to dry (five minutes should do it) before applying a second coat.
• Once dry, seal it all in with the KB Top Coat to prolong wear and prevent chipping.
• Remove polish using the gentle remover wipes or solution
B Corp certified. We meet the most rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency.
Vegan and cruelty-free. None of our products contains any ingredient derived from animals, and our products have never, and will never, be tested on animals.
Carbon neutral. Our company and all of our products are 100% certified carbon neutral.
10-Free™: Free of the 10 hardest to pronounce (and scariest) chemicals.
Butyl Acetate, Ethyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Adipic Acid/Neopentyl Glycol/Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Isopropyl Alcohol, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Acrylates Copolymer, Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate, Styrene / Acrylates Copolymer, Silica, Benzophenone 1, N-butyl Alcohol, Diacetone Alcohol, Trimethylpentanediyl Dibenzoate, Phosphoric Acid, Dimethicone, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Ci 77499 Black Iron Oxide, Ci 77891 Titanium Dioxide, Ci 15880 Red 34 Lake, Ci 77491 Iron Oxide.
KESTER BLACK A name that hails from designer Anna Ross’ favourite place, St Kester Bay in New Zealand. Proudly striving to be the most ethical brand in beauty.
It’s simple – Kester Black make nail polish that’s kind on you and kind on the planet.
Kester Black blends ethics and beauty in a way that redefines the industry standard. Their products are cruelty free, palm oil free and vegan – always have been, and always will be!
When it comes to sustainability, Kester Balc 100% walk the talk. From our their ingredients to their packaging to the way they run their office – They take responsibility.
We worked damn hard to get these accreditations, and we continue to work hard to maintain them!
The first beauty brand in the world to be B Corp certified. If that’s not a big deal then we don’t know what is! Certification is a rigorous assessment that explored our governance, transparency, environmental and social impact. Together, B Corps redefine success in business by competing not to be the best in the world, but to be the best for the world.
Choose Cruelty Free
This means Kester Black products haven’t been tested on animals, don’t include any ingredients that have been tested on animals and don’t include any ingredients derived from animals. The nail polish is for us after all, not our pets!
Vegan products are those which have not been tested on animals, and those which don’t contain ingredients derived from, or tested on animals.
International Cruelty Free
All products are approved under the Cruelty Free International Humane Cosmetics Standard, symbolised by the cute Leaping Bunny logo.
Any of our products with the Australian Made logo are manufactured here in Australia (not just packaged or assembled here) and attribute 50% or more of the cost of making to Australian materials and/or production processes.
Kester Black is a carbon neutral company which means our carbon footprint is ZERO!
We are so excited to have Kester Black available through Natural Things
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