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Choose natural nail polish

 

Color yourself nontoxic by choosing natural nail polish with water  and plant-based ingredients. Although many major cosmetic companies have put the kibosh on some (but not all) noxious chemicals like toluene, ethyl acetate, dibutyl phthalate (DBP), and formaldehyde in their products, play it safe by opting for a natural nail polish by an eco- and health-savvy company. Just imagine adorning those finger nails and toes without fear of making a room reek like a industrial paint shop.

Natural nail polishes

As concern over the ugly side of cosmetics mounts, a variety of natural nail polishes have emerged on the market for eco- and health-conscious beauty junkies. And fear not: Natural nail polishes come in a variety of eye-catching colors with sassy names for every occasion. Did that screaming shade of scarlet not turn out to your liking? Reach for a natural nail polish remover. Addicted to regular mani and pedis? Visit an eco-friendly nail salon that follows environmental regulations and uses chem-free products.

 
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Acquarella's line of water-based polishes are vegan and free of stinky solvents. Choose from a line of colors to match any mood: from Demure to Prissy to Livid.

 WaterColors Polish from Honeybee Gardens there's no need to break out the gas mask during your next round of nail painting. This water-based, low-VOC line of polishes is free of toluene, dibutyl phthalate, xylene, and formaldehyde.

Let your fingers and toes give the Sunshine State a nontoxic shout-out by wearing formaldehyde-, toluene-, and dibutyl-pthallate-free nail polishes from No-Miss. Colors include South Beach Red, Panhandle Pink, Palm Beach Mauve, and Strawberry Keys.
                       
LA-based nubar, "the Healthy Alternative for Beautiful Nails," offers a range of nail beautification products that are free of formaldehyde, toluene, and phthalates. Color lines for lacquers include the Trendy Collection, the Princess Collection, the Vineyard Collection, and Sweet Nothings.

PeaceKeeper's line of mineral-based (some are also vegan) nail polishes are free of the nasty, noxious chems commonly associated with nail care products, like toluene and formaldehyde. Choose from a range of shades such as Paint Me Grateful, Paint Me Tender, and Paint Me Stunning.

Sante's line of natural polishes are ideal for finger and toe painters with chemical sensitivities. Choose from a wide array of tempting colors that are free of formaldehyde, phthalates, toluene, and other synthetics.

Choose from an array of vivid, long-lasting colors—from Pearl Purple to Pink Passion to Sparkling Sand—that are free of toluene, formaldehyde, phthalates, alcohol, acetone, and acetate. Ready for more? Suncoat's polishes are also free of FD&C dyes.

Finicky about nail polish colors? Fret no more by choosing one of Zoya's 240 colors, from Abigail to Zsa Zsa. The company was founded by aesthetician and salon owner Zoya Reyzis, who was determined to find a healthier alternative to chem-heavy traditional nail polishes during her pregnancy.

 

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