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Does Essie Nail Polish Have Toxins?

Written by Tara

While there is no standardized definition for 8-free nail polishes, essie defines 8-free as nail polish formulated without the following eight ingredients: formaldehyde, toluene, dibutyl phthalate, formaldehyde resin, camphor, ethyl tosylamide, xylene and triphenyl phosphate. Are essie nail polishes 8-free?

Essie Nail Enamel Essie’s Nail Enamel formula has been vegan and eight-free since late 2020, and the brand announced it in the best way: without the fearmongering that often accompanies nontoxic claims.

Generally Is Essie polish formaldehyde free? Like OPI, Essie is considered 3-free (free of toluene, formaldehyde, and DPB) but it also has several ingredients we aren’t fans of. It contains aluminum powder and dimethicone. Neither one of these is great for your body to absorb on a regular basis.

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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Does Essie contain camphor?

certain ingredients have existed in some nail polishes, but never existed in essie nail polishes: formaldehyde, toluene and dibutyl phthalate. at essie, we made a conscious decision to remove certain ingredients over the past few years: ethyl tosylamide, formaldehyde resin, camphor, xylene and triphenyl phosphate.

Does Essie have triphenyl phosphate?

At essie, we define 8-free, vegan as nail polish formulated without the following ingredients: formaldehyde, formaldehyde resin, toluene, xylene, camphor, ethyl tosylamide, dibutylphthalate, triphenyl phosphate and no animal-derived ingredients.

What is the healthiest nail polish?

Best Nontoxic Nail Polish

  • Best Overall: 10 FREE CHEMISTRY Plant-Based Clean Nail Polish.
  • Best Color Range: Zoya Nail Polish.
  • Glossiest Finish: butter LONDON Patent Shine 10X Nail Lacquer.
  • Best Drugstore Pick: Pacifica 7-Free Nail Polish.
  • Cult-Favorite: Smith & Cult Nail Polish.
  • Best Earth Tones: Tentoverten Nail Polish.

Is Essie phthalate free?

certain ingredients have existed in some nail polishes, but never existed in essie nail polishes: formaldehyde, toluene and dibutyl phthalate. at essie, we made a conscious decision to remove certain ingredients over the past few years: ethyl tosylamide, formaldehyde resin, camphor, xylene and triphenyl phosphate.

Is OPI or Essie better?

Essie performed slightly better than OPI in the longevity test and it is similar in price and visual appearance. With high-quality formulas, fashion-forward nail polish colors, and iconic names, OPI’s heavily-pigmented Nail Lacquers are super rich, long-lasting and chip-resistant – with up to seven days of wear time.

What nail polish does not have formaldehyde in it?

Tenoverten Nail Polish is even more free of maybe not-so-hot stuff—there’s no formaldehyde, dibutyl phthalate (DBP), toluene, formaldehyde resin, or camphor, either.

Which nail polish contains formaldehyde?

Formaldehyde (carcinogen)

Brand Product Name Product Type
Nail Spa Calcium Nail Hardener Other Nail Products*
Nail Tek Foundation II Basecoats and Undercoats
Sation Sation Lacquer Nail Polish and Enamel
Beyond Beyond Lacquer Nail Polish and Enamel

Is Essie polish vegan?

Essie Is Only Making Vegan and 8-Free Nail Polish From Now On. The brand announced that as of the end of 2020, every one of its beloved lines has been reformulated with its new ingredient standards in mind.

Does Sally Hansen have formaldehyde?

Do Sally Hansen Nail Polishes contain Formaldehyde, DBP, and Toluene? A benefit to our nail polishes is that they are free of these added ingredients!

Does OPI polish have formaldehyde?

OPI also states that its nail polishes do not contain formaldehyde or toluene.

Are all Essie 8 free?

As of the end of 2020, all formulas being produced and distributed by Essie are vegan and eight-free.

Is all Essie nail polish safe for pregnancy?

These nail polishes are known as ‘3-free’ and make it even safer to use nail polish during pregnancy. Popular brands like Essie, OPI and Sally Hansen all produce ‘3-free’ nail polishes. This means they do not contain the three potentially harmful chemicals that you might like to avoid when pregnant.

Can I use Essie nail polish while pregnant?

While some experts think exposure to nail polish could be harmful to your fetus, there’s no clear evidence that the occasional manicure or pedicure is unsafe. The good news is nail polishes by popular brands OPI, Sally Hansen and Essie are 3-free.

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Tara

I am Tara, and I am addicted to nail polishes and other beauty related things!:) Join me on my ride to paradise!