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Which Nail Polish Contains Formaldehyde?

Written by Tara

*Original information: OPI Nail Polish boasts about not having the toxic trio (toluene, formaldehyde, and DPB) but, it has other ingredients that aren’t the greatest: camphor, which can cause nausea and dizziness if inhaled, and Benzophenone 1, which may negatively affect the endocrine system.

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

Generally What nail polishes have no formaldehyde? Essie Nail Enamel The olive green shade seen here, Win Me Over, is one of the brand’s countless colors made without formaldehyde, toluene, dibutyl phthalate, formaldehyde resin, camphor, ethyl tosylamide, xylene, and triphenyl phosphate, all of which actually used to be in some nail polishes.

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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Does nail polish have toxic chemicals?

Formaldehyde resin, dibutyl phthalate, and toluene can also cause allergic contact dermatitis. Camphor is an oil that has been long used as a topical remedy for various conditions, but can be toxic if consumed by mouth. Studies have shown that chemicals in nail polish can be absorbed into the body.

Does most nail polish have formaldehyde?

The problem is in the quantity: nail hardeners include formaldehyde concentrations of up to 5%, while nail polish can go up to 0.5% — and that’s quite a lot.

Is OPI nail polish toxic?

*Original information: OPI Nail Polish boasts about not having the toxic trio (toluene, formaldehyde, and DPB) but, it has other ingredients that aren’t the greatest: camphor, which can cause nausea and dizziness if inhaled, and Benzophenone 1, which may negatively affect the endocrine system.

Is OPI polish 5 free?

Our 9-free* nail polish formula is free of fillers and chemicals that are commonly used in nail polishes across the beauty industry.

Does OPI Nail Envy have formaldehyde?

Like many of our other nail strengtheners, Nail Envy Sensitive & Peeling strengthens and repairs nails. This formaldehyde-free formula contains antioxidant Vitamin E as well as Kukui Nut Oil to help strengthen and thicken nails all while protecting from peeling.

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.

Is OPI safe during pregnancy?

OPI. Midwife Hannah Harvey recommends nail brand OPI and their acetone-free nail varnish remover as pregnancy-safe.

Is Sally Hansen formaldehyde free?

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!

Which nail polish is the safest?

  • 4/13. Smith & Cult Nail Lacquer. If you’re looking for an eight-free polish that looks as good on as in the bottle, this is it.
  • Courtesy of brand. 5/13. Jin Soon Nail Lacquer.
  • Courtesy of brand. 6/13. Olive & June Nail Polish.
  • 7/13. Ella + Mila Elite Collection Nail Polish.

What is the healthiest type of nail polish?

Using an organic polish that contains vitamins, is the best way to avoid damage. It will nourish brittle nails, and keep healthy nails strong.

Is formaldehyde in nail polish harmful?

Formaldehyde in Nail Hardeners and Nail Polishes Using these nail hardeners often, however, may make nails brittle and more likely to break or peel. Nail products that contain formaldehyde may also cause skin irritation, as well as allergic reactions to this ingredient.

What are the ingredients in OPI nail Envy?

Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Propyl Acetate, Tosylamide/Formaldehyde Resin, Isopropyl Alcohol, Triphenyl Phosphate, Trimethyl Pentanyl Diisobutyrate, n-Butyl Alcohol, Formaldehyde, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Camphor, Diacetone Alcohol, Ethyl Tosylamide, Benzophenone-1, Citric Acid, Hydrolyzed Wheat

Does Revlon nail polish contain formaldehyde?

Revlon products do not contain formaldehyde, toluene, or dibutyl phthalate.

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About the author

Tara

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