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Non-Toxic Nails: Eco-Friendly & Inexpensive

More and more companies are becoming conscious of the ingredients that make up our cosmetics, nail brands included.  They're intent on removing the harmful nasty chemicals without compromising color, quality or texture. Check out these BSB picks:

Celebrity manicurist DEBORAH LIPPMAN created this collection of toluene, formaldehyde and DBP free polishes (in 45 shades)/$16-$18. 

NAILEZEE:    Colors that will compliment your skin tone and aren’t lacking in color or coverage either.  Each is completely free of harmful chemicals (BIG5Free)/$10.

COLOR CLUB nail polishes are entirely vegan and never tested on animals. The lacquers are Formaldehyde, Toluene, DBP and paraben-free AND they're made in the Big Apple with the best raw materials/$8-$12.  (Fall Collection 2012 shown.)  

RGB COSMETICS makes cruelty-free, camphor-free, toxic-trio-free polishes in an array of colors/$16.

NUBAR NAIL LACQUER are free of the toxic-trio and come in lots of colors. The brand meets the standards of PETA to be certified vegan and cruelty-free/$8.


  1. Great post!taaaaaaaaaaaalk more;)

  2. I love this post! I am always looking for non-toxic beauty choices. Thanks for the info!


  3. Joey:

    I will have more eco-friendly products for everyone...his, hers and baby too. Stay tuned.