Hidden Toxins and Chemicals in Traditional Nail Products – Why we do organic nail services.

Discover the harmful substances present in conventional nail polish and gel, and why our products are a healthier alternative. Say goodbye to:

1. Formaldehyde

  • A skin, eye, and respiratory irritant.
  • Known carcinogen linked to leukemia.
  • Used as a hardener and preservative in nail polish.

2. Camphor

  • Derived from the camphor tree, a natural ingredient.
  • Causes nausea, dizziness, and headaches in large doses.
  • Acts as a cover on nails, causing nutrient deprivation and yellow staining.

3. Xylene

  • Solvent preventing gloppiness in polish.
  • Known allergen and possible carcinogen.
  • Poses health risks, according to research.

4. Formaldehyde Resin

  • Not linked to cancer but a skin allergen causing dermatitis.
  • Can off-gas formaldehyde and contain residual levels.
  • Forms tough, shiny films on nails with nitrocellulose.

5. Triphenyl Phosphate (TPHP)

  • Potential endocrine disruptor affecting hormones.
  • Associated with reproductive health and lipid metabolism.
  • Used as a flame retardant and to enhance polish durability.

6. Dibutyl Phthalate (DBP)

  • Causes lifelong reproductive impairments in male rats.
  • Damages reproductive organs in animals.
  • Used in polish for flexibility and shine.

7. Ethyl Tosylamide

  • Barred from personal care products in Europe.
  • Amber liquid used as a plasticizer and film former.
  • Concerns over antibiotic resistance due to its antibiotic properties.

8. Toluene

  • Made from petroleum or coal tar.
  • Chronic exposure linked to various health issues.
  • Used in polish for a smooth finish.

Make an informed choice for your nail care, free from these hidden toxins and chemicals. Opt for our products for a safer and healthier manicure experience.


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