manicureWho doesn't like getting their nails did? It's relaxing; it's affordable "me-time" at its best; and when everything is said and done, you've got 10 works of art on your hands. But, did you know that, in your quest to relax and look fly, odds are you're putting seriously toxic crap on your body? Even if you think you're not. New tests just discovered toxic substances -- to the tune of formaldehyde, toluene, and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) -- in whole mess of nail polishes ... nail polishes that were actually labeled "toxic free."
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The tests were done by the Department of Toxic Substances Control using nail polishes that commonly found in California nail salons. The results are sobering.
Researchers arbitrarily chose 25 brands of nail polish that are available only at salons, including those claiming to be free of the chemicals toluene, dibutyl phthalate (DBP), and everybody's favorite, formaldehyde (known asRead More »from Your 'Non-Toxic' Nail Polish is Actually Toxic