Non-Toxic Nail Polish
If you have a little girl, you know how much fun it is to paint their nails. When I first painted Sloane’s nails she was so excited that she insisted on showing everyone she saw over the next few days. At 2 years old, her fingers were always in her mouth and the polish quickly wore off. Because I was concerned about what she was ingesting, I made it a rule only to do her toes from then on.
I don’t feel comfortable wearing nail polish either. Baby Joey is teething and always trying to chew on my fingers so I worry that he could also take in harmful chemicals.
Fortunately there is a solution. Many companies have started to come out with non-toxic nail polishes that are safe for girls of all ages.
Keeki Pure & Simple
A “2013 Beauty at its Best” winner, Keeki is the creation of a mom on a quest to find wholesome products for her family. They offer 33 colors at $9.99 for each 0.5 fl. oz. bottle. In addition to nail polishes, they also have products for lips and skin. Order on their website or find a retailer near you here
This water-based polish is as “Natural as Mud” and can be removed within the first couple of days with rubbing alcohol. Polishes retail for $8.99. You can choose from 36 colors plus a top and base coat. You can purchase their polish on-line (free shipping for orders over $35) or head to Walmart to purchase your little girl’s favorite colors.
Safe Nail Polish
Safe Nail Polish was featured on “the Doctors” TV show and dries in 15 minutes. Choose from 28 colors at $10.95 per 0.5 fl. oz. bottle. Although not required, they strongly recommend using their brand nail polish remover and claim that it will result in longer lasting polish over time.
Acquarella is considered a nail polish system. You begin with buffing the nail, applying conditioner, applying color and finishing with an optional top coat. However, you can use their polish alone if you prefer. Around 50 colors to choose from at $16 per 0.375 fl. oz. bottle. You can purchase their polishes on their website or at any of their 5 locations throughout the world.