Since the first day of spring is on Thursday and with the gorgeous weather, it’s time to adorn your tips with non-toxic nail varnish brands in spring’s nail colours for 2014. There are techni-colours for those vivid hue-loving vixens, beautiful blush colours for any skin tone and Easter-egg inspired shades. Whatever you fancy, you’ll enjoy knowing that your choice is truly a healthier hue, as in free of formaldehyde, toluene and DBP.
Orly Blush Collection
Each of the six non-toxic nail varnish shades is wonderfully wearable since this fabulously feminine, pretty palette was inspired by the top-selling blush colours and what shades were flattering on every skin tone, according to Orly’s research. Like all their collections, the non-toxic nail varnish shades are marvellously made without formaldehyde, toluene and DBP.
Flick on the flattery that is these skin tone-complimenting shades: Naked Canvas, Dare to Bare, Classic Contours, Flawless Flush, Cheeky and First Blush.
Available at: graftonsbeauty.co.uk for £10.50 each.
Mavala Techni-Colo[u]r Collection
If you love a delicious dose of vibrant colour, Mavala’s six non-toxic nail varnish shades will satisfy that craving. Apart from the vibrancy, each one is a deliciously different take on the colour, such as the green-speckled Black Night shade or Cyber Yellow with gorgeous green undertones. You’ll also be happy to know that whatever non-toxic nail varnish you go for, your nails will be beautifully spared from parabens, formaldehyde, toluene, camphor, cellophane, DBP, animal ingredients and heavy metal.
Select from these punch-of-colour picks: Arty Pink, Black Night, Antarctic, Cobalt Blue, Cyber Yellow and Orange Fusion.
Available at these stores: John Lewis and leading independent salons and retailers for £4.75 each. For a stocklist near you, ring 01732 459412.
Little BU’s Water-Based, Non-Staining Easter Egg-Inspired Shades
If you’re looking for pregnancy-safe, playful, fabulously fun colours that wash out of carpets and jeans, if you spill a little or a lot, for you or your little ones, then glide these gorgeous non-toxic nail varnish shades: Carolina (photo: above), a pale peachy pink; Saskia, a periwinkle blue with a touch of lilac and shimmer; or Olivia, a creamy soft blue, £9.95. Each are beautifully made without toluene, formaldehyde, acetone, phthalates, cruelty (as in not tested on animals) and more.
Available at: iluvlittlebu.com and in store at Harrods and other locations in London and internationally.