You did read our How Green is Your Mani-Pedi? post, right? Now that you are more informed about the toxins not in your nail polish, it’s time to give eco-friendly nail products a try and The Body Shop is here to help. With the company’s tagline, “Beauty with Heart,” the Body Shop is known for keeping people, animals and the planet in mind when developing personal care products.
Leave a comment below to enter the Baltimore Fishbowl Body Shop Colour Crush Nails Collection Giveaway. Three winners will be chosen on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Each kit will be mailed to the winner and will include eight Colour Crush nail varnishes, a Body Shop Gentle Nail Filer, a Body Shop Nail Art Pen and the much gentler and new Sweet Almond Oil Nail Varnish Remover. The gift basket is worth $90 at Body Shop stores.
Recently launched, Body Shop’s “5-free” Colour Crush Nails collection leaves out the chemicals: formaldehyde resin, camphor, toluene, DBP dibutyl phthalate and Bisphenol A (BPA.)
Until 2006, most nail polish formulas included the “toxic three,” three known carcinogens: formaldehyde, toleune and DBP (dibutyl phthalate.) After the non-profits Environmental Working Group and the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics beat up nail polish manufacturers to stop including these toxins, the firms responded and most nail polish manufacturers have eliminated the three chemicals. Companies like The Body Shop have gone further and developed a “5-free” formula by also eliminating camphor and Bisphenol A.
THE BODY SHOP COLOUR CRUSH NAIL VARNISH & PRODUCT DETAILS