Frequently Asked Questions

WHAT IS BOUJEE BIRDY GLITTER?
 
Boujee Birdy Eco Glitter is a very friendly alternative to traditional plastic glitter. It has been developed to help tackle the problem of microplastic. 
WHAT IS BOUJEE BIRDY CRUSHED ECO GLITTER OR BOUJEE BIRDY ECO FRAGMENTS?
Boujee Birdy Crushed Eco Glitter OR Eco fragments is a synthetic alternative to mica. It vegan, cruelty free, plastic free and best of all, no children are used to mine. We are trying to tackle the problem of children who are being used to mine natural mica. Mining natural mica can cause lots of problems to children, due to the lack of health and safety. It can cause severe lung problems, shortness of breath or even death. If you want more information on Natural Mica, please watch this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IeR-h9C2fgc
 ​IS BOUJEE BIRDY GLITTER SAFE TO USE COSMETICALLY?
Absolutely! Its safe for nails, hair and face. However any crushed glitters, please be careful around the eyes, as it's so fine. It has a lot of fall out, so therefore can fall into the eyes easily and can cause irritation.
DO YOU RECOMMEND USING P.P.E WHEN USING BOUJEE BIRDY ECO GLITTER?
Asolutley! We recommend using gloves and masks. Because some of the particles are so fine, you really don't want to be breathing any of that in.
HOW DO YOU APPLY BOUJEE BIRDY GLITTER TO NAILS?
Once you have desired gel polish colour cured, press in glitter on to the tacky layer with either finger or brush. Dust off excess and then apply a thin layer of builder base coat, cure. Finish off with shiney top coat and voila! Sparkles without any harm.
HOW DO I STICK BOUJEE BIRDY GLITTER TO THE FACE?
We love either a balm or something that has a greasy texture to it. Put on desired area and spread very thin (less is more) and then place glitter on top. To keep it extra secure, spray a thin layer of hairspray over the top (be careful not to spray in eyes) 
HOW DO I STICK BOUJEE BIRDY GLITTER TO HAIR?
We love to use either hair gel or aloe vera. Again, a small amount to desired area and then sprinkle your sparkles! To keep it extra secure, spray a thin layer of hairspray over the top (be careful not to spray in eyes) 
 
WHAT IS BOUJEE BIRDY GLITTER MADE FROM?
 
Boujee Birdy Glitter is all natural and plant-derived, primarily from eucalyptus trees. The trees are sourced from responsibly managed and certified plantations.
HOW DOES BOUJEE BIRDY GLITTER DEGRADE? 
Boujee Birdy Glitter degrades in all environments from certified industrial and home compostable, soil, wastewater, freshwater and its also marine biodegradable.
WHY BOUJEE BIRDY GLITTER?
Micro plastic glitter is causing a major issues. In fact, plastic in general is causing major issues with our planet and food chains and doesn't degrade for hundreds of years. Boujee Birdy Glitter degrades in 90 days once it has hit the natural sources i.e. waste water.
ONCE BOUJEE BIRDY GLITTER HAS DEGRADED, WHAT DOES IT TURN INTO?
Microbes will turn it into carbon dioxide, water and biomass
HOW DO I STORE BOUJEE BIRDY GLITTER?
Keep it in a dark, dry, room temperature environment or drawer, out of direct sunlight.
WHY HAVE YOU CHOSEN UNUSUAL NAMES FOR EACH INDIVIDUAL GLITTER?
I have incredible people in my life and I wanted to name it after them. Whether its their name or their nickname or something associated with them. I really feel that there are people who belong in your life, who make a great impact, good or bad.
WHY IS BOUJEE BIRDY GLITTER IN GLASS JARS?
Glass is recycled everywhere.
WHY IS BOUJEE BIRDY GLITTER SENT IN NON FANCY PANCY PACKAGING?
I wanted everything about the brand to be recyclable. What do we do as soon as we open up all the packaging? We either recycle or throw it away. Having it wrapped in recycled paper is less cost all round. We are helping the environment and keeping the cost down of the glitter. If I did have fancy packaging, it then means more expensive glitter.
 
IS THE BOUJEE BIRDY LABEL BIODEGRADABLE?  
Yes!
IS EVERYTHING ABOUT BOUJEE BIRDY BIODEGRADABLE/RECYCLABLE?
99% Is either recyclable or biodegradable. The only thing that isn't, is the plastic inside the aluminium lid. That stops the product from leaking out.
EXTRA INFORMATION ABOUT THE JARS
The reason for the size of the jars, is all down to myself being a nail tech and makeup artist. A lot of glitter jars out there are either too small or have a very small neck/lids. You then have to pour out the glitter, which can cause a lot of mess and waste. This is not very cost efficient, I was very specific in what I wanted. A big lid/neck opening is perfect for holding a nail over the jar and sprinkling over the glitter. That way, the excess is then captured back into the jar, which means no waste. Not only that, I wanted the glass jar to have no labels on the bottom. If your like me and have a ton of jars in drawers, you never know what you have. This means going through all of them to find the 1 pot you need. However, this is designed for you to put in the drawer, upside down and easy peasy....you find the colour you want!
I think I have cover almost everything. But just incase I haven't and there is something you need to know, please email myself at info@boujeebirdy.co.uk
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