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Cheat Sheet: Try These Polishes For Fresh And Healthy Nails

Cheat Sheet: Try These Polishes For Fresh And Healthy Nails



For girls, a fresh manicure can make for an instant confidence boost. It's also an awesome way to show off your personality, style, and even your mood. However, what you often forget when painting your nails is the fact that some nail polish formulas actually contain chemicals such as toulene, formaldehyde, and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) that can be hazardous to your health. Some harmful manicure measures such as using a UV lamps can even lead to nail cancer!

Worry not, however, because we've rounded up the best non-toxic polishes that will keep you away from those harmful ingredients! These guarantee to not just keep your nails healthy, but to make them look oh-so-pretty in no time, too! 

Orly Breathable

As fun as it is to get a manicure, polishes sometimes hinder air from getting through your nails resulting in dryness and brittleness. It's a good thing Orly solved every polish addict's problem with a formula that allows oxygen to get through to your natural nail plate. Aside from the fact that it prevents your nails from being dry, it also helps heal damaged nails!


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Happy Skin Gel Polish

Yes, gel polishes are awesome and super durable, but the need to cure them with UV lamp is quite damaging to your nails. Thanks to Happy Skin's newly launched product, however, you can finally apply gel polish without the need for UV! It comes with its own base coat and strengthens your nails with hydrolyzed keratin and moisturizes them with avocado oil. Not to mention, it dries in just about 10 minutes! How cool is that?


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GirlStuff Forever

Most girls tend to base their nail polish choices by its price because, honestly, who wouldn't want to minimize their expenses? Unfortunately, some brands are filled with hazardous chemicals that are bad for your health. If you're looking for a super affordable yet safe-to-use nail polish, go for GirlStuff Forever. The price is allowance-friendly, but you can guarantee that its quality wouldn't disappoint you. With its great texture and wide range of hues, girls of different ages would definitely be delighted to collect these!



Since nail polish tend to chip after three to four days, you might need to reapply your polish and wear it again 'til it chips off without realizing that you need to give your tips a break between manis. If you want a long-wearing hue that won't require you to keep on repainting your nails and risking your nail health, this polish is for you! It's been awarded as the longest-wearing natural nail polish, which is perfect for busy ladies who have little time to get a manicure every week!


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Have you tried any of these polishes before? We want to hear about your experience! Share it with us in the comments!


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Banner photograph by Ian Dooley via Unsplash.




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