Most types of nail polish are a toxic soup of chemicals. They
can contain several types of cancer-causing chemicals like toluene, formaldehyde, benzophenone, BHA and styrene.
Endocrine disrupting chemicals are also common in nail polish. They include dibutyl, dimethyl and diethyl phthalates and benzophenone.
The best option is to go natural with your nails. Just file, trim and buff your nails instead of painting them.
If you can’t give up painting your nails there are companies now making less toxic polishes and removers. Check out the following list. And don’t be shy about taking safer options to your next pedicure.