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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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10 Houseplants That Clean the Air

Indoor air quality has become a real problem. Indoor air often contains formaldehyde from carpets and adhesives, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from paints, petrochemicals from fragrances, and a la…

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Toxic Nail Polish

Is there any substitute for nail polish? I really like to have my nails done, but the fumes bother me. The fumes from the solvents in nail polish can be overwhelming, and they are not good for you…

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