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Pixie Dust Biodegradable Glitter FAQ

What does biodegradable mean?

When something is biodegradable, it means it can be decomposed by bacteria or other living organisms. After you dispose of Pixie Dust glitter, it takes only six months to fully biodegrade, ensuring it isn’t harmful to the environment or wildlife in the meantime.

Is it safe for kids?

Yes, Pixie Dust glitter is safe for kids! If accidentally swallowed, it is not harmful. Our glitter is softer and less irritating than plastic glitter on the skin and around the eyes, making it safe for children and even pets.

How is it different from regular glitter?

Regular glitter, commonly found in cosmetic products and craft stores, is made of tiny pieces of plastic that never decompose and harms aquatic ecosystems and marine life. In contrast, Pixie Dust is made from eucalyptus cellulose film, derived from the fatty part of the plant, making it environmentally friendly and biodegradable.

Will it dissolve on my skin if I sweat or in a jar of water?

No, Pixie Dust glitter will not dissolve on your skin if you sweat or in a jar of water. It only begins to biodegrade in the presence of microorganisms found in dirt or wastewater. Pixie Dust can last for years in its glass jar, and once applied, it will maintain its shape and sparkle the whole day until you wash it off.

How do you apply glitter?

Applying Pixie Dust glitter is easy and fun! Here’s how you can do it:

  1. Apply Adhesive: Use a skin-safe adhesive like aloe vera gel, cosmetic glue, or even a natural oil like coconut oil to the desired area.
  2. Apply Glitter: Use a brush or your fingers to gently pat the glitter onto the adhesive. Press it lightly to ensure it sticks well.
  3. Removal: To remove, simply wash the area with warm water and soap or use a gentle makeup remover.

Where do you get your glitter from?

We source our glitter from a reputable biodegradable glitter bulk supplier. After struggling to find sustainable earth friendly glitter options locally, we invested in making eco-friendly glitter accessible and affordable in New Orleans.

Why choose biodegradable glitter?

Choosing biodegradable glitter helps reduce the environmental impact of traditional plastic glitter. By opting for Pixie Dust, you support sustainability and help protect aquatic ecosystems and wildlife from harmful microplastics.

When is Pixie Dust available for purchase?

Pixie Dust glitter is available for purchase year-round through our online store at You can also find our products in various stores throughout New Orleans.

What events are suitable for Pixie Dust glitter?

Pixie Dust glitter is perfect for any event where you want to add a touch of sparkle! Some popular occasions include:

  • Mardi Gras events and parades
  • Birthday parties
  • Bachelorette parties
  • Corporate events
  • Non-profit fundraisers
  • Festivals and concerts

How does Pixie Dust support the local community?

We are proud to be part of the New Orleans community and contribute by providing eco-friendly glitter options for local events. Additionally, our Sparkle Station services add a unique and fun element to parties and gatherings, supporting local celebrations in an environmentally responsible way.

Can I book a Sparkle Station for my event?

Absolutely! Our Sparkle Station services are available for a variety of events, including Mardi Gras parties, birthdays, bachelorette parties, corporate events, and more. To book, visit our website or contact us directly to discuss your event details.

How long does the glitter last once applied?

Once applied, Pixie Dust glitter will maintain its sparkle for the entire day until you decide to wash it off. It’s designed to stay put through all your celebrations, ensuring you shine from start to finish.

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