While warm blue skies have Southern Califonia residents falling in love with bright nail colors, trips to the beach and outdoor dining; harmful chemical ingredients in popular nail polish brands have brought attention to the risks of using toxic nail formulas.
Sporting a vibrant summer nail polish doesn’t have to put beauty lovers at risk of poor ingredients commonly known in the beauty community as the most infamous toxins found in many nail polishes; dibutyl phthalate, toluene, and formaldehyde. Many green beauty brands are now widely available that provide safer alternatives sans the harsh chemicals.
Before swiping a nail color on yourself or young children, check out the list below of toxic free formulas and flaunt a fresh set of polished tips and sandal-ready toes.
Jenna Hipp for Beauty's Most Wanted
Celebrity manicurist Jenna Hipp is a master at nail art and creative force behind the incredible Jenna Hipp for Beauty's Most Wanted nail collection available at Costco stores. For an affordable price, experience professional finish high gloss nail polishes from vibrant brights to rich jewel tones perfect for sandal season.
Laqa & Co
The unique, contemporary Laqa & Co nail polishes support New York artists with beautiful packaging. Multiple nail presentations from on the go Nail Polish Pens, traditional nail wands and double sided nail polishes the modern approach to at home nail application is both fun and easy to do!
Though this Parisian inspired lacquer glides on with an opaque fluid texture, it is the surprising plant based properties of potatoes, corn, wheat and wood pulp that make up the 85% natural origin nail polish a standout among eco-friendly companies. Chic, smart and toxic-free are just a few reasons to love these Kure Bazaar polishes.
Motivated by marrying sustainable ingredients with fashion forward high shine nail colors, Sheswai Lacquer is a dream formula for gorgeous, long lasting nails. Support this Los Angeles based beauty company by trying out their cheerful assortment of shades and fall in love at first swipe.
L V X
Sleek packaging and an array of sophisticated shades makeup up the luxurious selection of nail polishes from L V X. Non toxic and vegan friendly, these gorgeous hues translate into any occasion from office to vacation with a smart color story and opaque full coverage formulas.
Known for professional formulas found in international salons and not to mention a frequent fashion week staple, Zoya is a leader in non-toxic nails. One of the pioneering companies to eliminate harmful formaldehyde, formaldehyde resin, camphor, toluene and DBP (dibutyl phthalate), consumers can feel confident in knowing Zoya puts clean ingredients as a top priority.
Known for quirky names and a true fashion connection, Butter London polishes have taken the nail industry by storm gracing the pages of every international beauty magazine for an alluring range of creamy, high shine, textured, classic and trendy lacquers.