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!
In addition to being non-toxic, Acquarella polishes are vegan and not tested on animals. See their website to find retailers.
2. 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.