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You know that feeling — the one you get when you step out with a fresh manicure? A boost of confidence every time you catch a glimpse of your flawless nails. You look good. You feel good. What’s not to love, right? Well … we hate to be a smudge in your nail polish, but unless your manicure is vegan and 100% cruelty-free, it may be costing a sweet, innocent animal its life. Sadly, many cosmetics brands continue to test on animals, exposing their eyes, coating their skin and even forcing them to ingest potentially harmful products and toxic chemicals....

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Go 9-free (toxic free nail polish) and you’ll never go back to traditional nail polish. Recently, many popular nail polish brands have been under fire for using toxic chemicals, damaging formulas and testing on animals. All this negative press has nail polish lovers seeking healthier alternatives, like water-based nail polishes. But when it comes to toxin free nail polish, there’s more than just water-based formulas to choose from. And that’s good news because although there are some advantages (fewer toxins), there are disadvantages to using water-based nail polish, like often having to apply several coats for full coverage or difficulty removing water-based nail polish over extended wear time. If you’re looking...

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You’ve probably heard of breathable athletic wear. You know, the cute yoga pants that draw sweat away from your body while allowing air in, even through 45 minutes of Insanity? You may have heard of breathable contact lenses, too — the kind that keeps eyes healthy by allowing oxygen and tears to move freely through the lens. There’s even breathable makeup that keeps skin looking and feeling fresh, lightweight and flawless. But, have you heard of breathable nail polish? If you have, you’ve probably wondered how water and oxygen can pass through hardened nail polish. It seems impossible, but to...

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CORONAVIRUS BOOSTS CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY EFFORTS  MAYA Cosmetics Donates $3,500 Worth of Personal Care Products 3/26/2020, Bridgeview, IL – COVID-19 has brought life as we knew it to a stand still. It has also provided companies committed to corporate social responsibility impetus to ramp up their efforts. Bridgeview, IL, based Maya Cosmetics (www.maya-cosmetics.com)  reached out to Chicago-based ICNA Relief, a local non-profit, to ask how they could help. The result is a donation valued at $3,500 comprising personal care products for families in need, including vaseline, body wash/shampoo, deodorant, mouthwash, nail clippers, tweezers, nail file, a comb, and toothbrush. Volunteers will...

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MAYA® COSMETICS INTRODUCES A VEGAN LINE OF POWERFUL SELF-CARE PRODUCTS CHICAGO, IL — Maya Cosmetics LLC, a cosmetics brand known for their premium-quality breathable nail polishes, announces plans to introduce a fresh line-up of vegan, kosher and halal beauty and grooming products at the National Association of Chain of Drug Stores (NACDS), Aug. 25 – 27, 2018. The popular breathable beauty brand will be debuting plant-based nail polish removers, nourishing lip balms and all-natural men’s beard grooming products — all 100% vegan, plant-powered, kosher, halal, cruelty-free and made in the U.S.A. Of the company’s decision to expand, President Javed Younis said,...

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