10 Eco-friendly Natural Nail Polishes
Looking for a polish that is eco-friendly and safe?
Who doesn’t love a fresh manicure or pedicure? While your nails look undeniably gorgeous with a fresh coat of paint, many of our favorite polishes may contain chemicals that are not great for your health. From the moment you take the top off of your favorite shade to the time it is dried on your nails – you are breathing in noxious fumes and chemicals may be soaking into your skin. But, this does not have to be the case! There are a number of natural, non-toxic, and eco-friendly options available today. Here are 10 top notch and natural nail polish companies you should check out!
Zoya is known for producing quality polishes, but what some may not know is that the company also focus on the health and well being of their consumers. Zoya is reportedly the first company to remove toxic chemicals from their formula. The company develops toxic-free, natural, nail polishes.
The Acquarella collection consists of non-toxic, natural, water-based polishes. Due to it’s unique formula, the polishes are almost odorless and dry quickly. Additionally, there is no need to use a base or top coat and the finish is durable and shiny.
This LVX brand is Latin, standing for “Light.” The company aims to produce luxury, high-fashion, 7 toxin-free, premium nail lacquers. The company is a celebrity favorite and is vegan, cruelty-free, and Gluten-free.
Honeybee Gardens uses a water-based formula that produces an odorless result. The non-toxic polishes can easily be used with rubbing alcohol, grain alcohol or vodka, or with their specially formulated non-toxic nail polish remover.
PritiNYC products are made in the USA. The collections are vegan, cruelty-free, and Gluten-free. Additionally, polishes have UV inhibitor to further protect your nails. PritiNYC values philanthropy and actively works with a variety of charities that support the environment and women’s issues.
Suncoat has created the first water-based, odorless, eco-friendly, peel away nail polish. The polishes feature natural colors and mineral pigments instead of synthetics. When you are ready for a fresh mani, you can simply peel off your old polish with no remover necessary. For a longer lasting look, seal your polish with a Suncoat top coat.
100% PURE is an organic cosmetic company that was founded in Napa, California. They are focused on producing products that are 100% cruelty-free and non-toxic. All of their products are free of artificial colors, artificial fragrances, and preservatives. In fact, many of their products are dyed by fruits!
Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics
Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics (OCC) was founded in NYC by makeup artist, David Klasfeld. The polish line is free cruelty-free and vegan. Additionally, it is from fillers, extenders, and translucent mica, which produces a purer pigment.
Mineral Fusion began as a mineral cosmetics company in 2007. Today, the company is reportedly the number 1 natural cosmetic brand. The non-toxic products are designed to nourish, and are gentle enough for sensitive skin. Additionally, because Mineral Fusion wants their products to benefit social wellbeing, they are official partners with the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
Ella + Mila
Ella + Mila polishes are 5-free, which means free from Toluene, Dibutyl Phthalate (DBP), Formaldehyde, Formaldehyde Resin and Camphor – the 5 most popular and dangerous chemicals used in many polish lines. Instead Ella + Mila creates non-toxic, cruelty-free, vegan products that are created in the USA.