8 Non-Toxic Nail Polishes To Paint Your Toddler’s Tootsies

Last week, I posted about how my 3 year-old boy has been repeatedly asking to have his nails painted. I nearly bought some polish at the drugstore, but refrained. (I’ll be honest. It was mostly because I forgot my wallet.) But I had some pause about buying conventional nail polish after learning about all the crapola that’s in it.

So, like everything else that should be simple, I made this nail polish thing a big project. I started researching non-toxic nail polishes. I’m sure if I had tried this ten years ago, I wouldn’t have found much.

Luckily, nowadays there are many cosmetic companies that make polish without the big three horrible ingredients:

Check out these cool brands of worry-free polish!

1. Acquarella


In addition to being non-toxic, Acquarella polishes are vegan and not tested on animals. See their website to find retailers.


2. Piggy Paint

Piggy Paint

Created by a mom after she noticed a foam plate completely disintegrated when applied with regular nail polish. Find out where to buy Piggy Paint.

3. Hopscotch Kids

Their polishes have fun names like “Red Rover, Red Rover” and “Say, Say, Oh Playmate!” And, best part, they are cruelty-free, solvent free, fragrance free, and vegan. See more here.

4. No-Miss

Three words: healthy alternative cosmetics. Click here for website.

5. Nubar

Nu Bar
Springtime twinkle toes, anyone? Check out their jellybean collection.

6. Priti

From the website: “In 2005,(founder, Kim) D’amato launched Priti NYC with one simple mission: to support organic farmers and to decrease the amount of chemicals poisoning the earth- and it’s inhabitants-one manicure at a time.” Awesome! Find out where to get Priti products.

7. Suncoat Girl

SunCoat polish is peelable and water-based. See the suncoatgirl website.

8. Zoya

Zoya offers over 300 nail polish colors! Find Zoya here.
Article Posted 6 years Ago

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