It’s summer, and everyone’s wearing flipflops or open-toed shoes, showing off their pretty toenails. But nail polish contains the ‘toxic three’: formaldehyde, phthalates and toluene, which the CDC said may cause birth defects in laboratory animals. These dangerous chemicals have also been linked to cancer and asthma. Here are some more natural nail products, which are either organic, water-based, odor-free and most importantly, phthalate-free:
According to this article, 74% of popular brands like L’Oreal, Orly, Revlon, and Sally Hansen have already eliminated these chemicals. And avoid nail polish removers with acetone.