We’re totally on board with being woke consumers and understanding where, how and what goes into the products that you use on a regular basis, including your nail polishes. If you’ve seen the term ‘5-free’ on some of the bottles that line your vanity, you’re on the right track. This term refers to the fact that the lacquer is free of the five known carcinogens, formaldehyde, dibutyl phthalate, toluene, formaldehyde resin and camphor, that are typically found in your gorgeous nail paints.
Lucky for us, there are many brands that have eliminated these nasties from their products. Here are some of our favourites.