LADIES!!!! Do you know that the nail polish contains chemical components that are toxic and can cause damage to the body? Recently, a research team tested 24 women who painted their nails to detect signs of chemical toxins in their body. 10 hours after applying the nail polish, 100% of the participants showed signs of triphenylphosphate. 20% of the nail polishes that are on sale contain a dangerous chemical that does not appear in its list of ingredients.
Introduction To Triphenylphosphate
Triphenyl phosphate (TPhP) is the chemical compound with the formula OP(OC6H5)3. Basically, it disrupts the endocrine system of humans. It further affects hormone regulation, metabolism, reproduction and development.
It is also known to be:
Irritant to skin
Some other hazardous compounds present in nail polish are Toluene and Formaldehyde.
Natural Alternatives To Nail Polish
Following are some natural alternatives to nail polish are:
A non-toxic, water-based nail polish, free of odour and long dry times. Perfect for cancer survivors, pregnancy, asthma, allergy, Wudu & fashion chic.
2. Honeybee Gardens
Honeybee Gardens has created pure, all-natural bath and body care products made from organic ingredients, and not tested on animals. It has a line of natural nail polish in a wide variety of colours.
3. Peacekeeper Cause-Metics
It is the first cosmetics line to give all of its after-tax and distributable profits to women’s health advocacy. It also has some enamels based on argan oil and free of toxins.
SpaRitual is a brand of nail polish free of toxins.