GLOSS & CO
Finally, a nail polish range that’s:
FORMALDEHYDE-FREE: Formaldehyde is a known carcinogen that is toxic to the organ and immune system.
FORMALDEHYDE RESIN-FREE: Derived from formaldehyde, this chemical may not be as toxic, however it is a known allergen which has been found to cause skin irritations as well as eye and lung irritation when inhaled.
TOLUENE-FREE: Toluene is well reported to be toxic to the nervous system, can cause developmental damage to unborn babies and is linked to malignant lymphoma. It not only impairs breathing, it can cause immediate nausea.
CAMPHOR-FREE: Camphor has been found to have caused liver damage in some rare cases after being applied to skin and has also been linked to seizures after being ingested into the body.
DIBUTYL PHTHALATE-FREE: DBP can be disruptive to the endocrine system. The endocrine system is responsible for producing essential hormones that regulate the body's metabolism, growth and development, tissue function, sexual function, sleep and mood. Dibutyl phthalate has been reported to be toxic to the reproductive system and unborn babies as well as having some involvement in promoting obesity.
ETHYL TOSYLAMIDE FREE: This chemical is banned in the UK due to its anitibacterial properties and concerns over antibiotic resistance.
TRIPHENYL PHOSPHATE (TPHP): TPHP is widely reported as an endocrine dispuptor and causes possible developmental and reproductive problems in animals.
XYLENE-FREE: Xylene is another known allergen and possible carcinogen that we choose to omit from our formula.