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How to Tell if Your Nail Polish is Toxic

Nail polish is pretty pretty toxic, that is. Why? Because many commercially-made polishes, base coats, laquers, nail art, thinners, and top coat-base coat combinations contain chemicals that have…

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14 Clever Uses for Nail Polish

  Longtime Care2 readers will know there are a few household items that have a seemingly endless list of practical uses -- vinegar, baking soda, lemon... Well, prepare to add nail polish to th…

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26 Homemade, Non-Toxic Nail Polish Shades

Nail polish is all the rage these days. Not that painting ones nails is some new form of cool (I still remember thinking my mom's nails were permanently red in the 90s) but the trend has, in the last …

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Toxins Found in Nail Polishes

The state of California's Department of Toxic Substances Control recently released a report showing that some nail polishes advertised as toxin-free are not. Nail products can contain chemicals such a…

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Non Toxic Nail Polish

I posted this article back in January, but I thought that summer was prime time for a repost - since if you all are anything like me, you can't get enough of open-toed shoes and bare feet. The more…

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Non-Toxic Nail Polish

The more natural I go with skin care, the more natural I go with everything I put on my body. My latest green switch is nail care. I am a big fan of painted nails. In my jewelry career, that was limit…

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Natural Tips for Pretty Nails

There is a happy medium between shiny, bright, toxic red holiday fingernails and scruffy unloved fingers. Skip the salon and go natural--make your nails look beautiful with these non-toxic tips from N…

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Beware of These Beauty Ingredients

If you're reading this, your bathroom is probably already stocked with products labeled natural and organic. But don't assume that tells you the whole story. Unlike food, beauty products don't need to…

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Natural Nails for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Plastics have snuck up on us and can be found in the most unexpected places. Try our bodies, for example. And, who knew that the ingredients to make plastic soft, known as phthalates, are found in …

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Paint Your Toes Green

Chicks dig pedicures. There, I said it. Just to clarify, I am a feminist and I don't subscribe to the notion that women need to paint and coif themselves to perfection to live up to some societal noti…

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Not all but the Majority YES! Why else do you think that too childhood woes is PILL! I am very g…

We are very fortunate here in the western world to have Doctors, hospitals that we can go to so free…

I dont agree with what Ms Rosemary says. Definitely physicians and drug manufacturers go hand in h…