Green Beauty Tip #6: In the buff -skip the nail polish and artificial nails and go natural instead.
Buff your nails, then massage in your favorite certified organic or natural oil for shine and moisture. Nail polish can contain a host of synthetic and toxic ingredients, including dibutyl phthalate and toluene; and nail polish removers typically contain a high level of the toxic solvent, acetone. These are chemicals you, and especially your young daughters, should limit exposure to!
Think that so called "natural" or "nontoxic" nail polishes are the ticket? Read my article about nail polishes that takes a closer look at the formulations of both conventional and "natural" brands.