If it wasn’t for a well manicured friend who strongly urged me to get my nails done the day before my wedding, I probably would have made my debut with nails au naturale.
Half way through our wedding receiving line I was rather thankful my pushy (or persuasive as she calls it) friend dragged me to the nail salon; almost every female in attendance held up my hand to inspect the modest bling that embellished my perfectly polished fingers.
The next morning I remember thinking as I cleaned my nails with the harsh smelling toxic nail polish remover, “I guess this is the price you pay for wedding day perfection”.
Well today’s bride need not compromise her eco values. There are now many environmentally and health friendly nail products on the market. Water based, low odor formulas free of formaldehyde, toluene, dibutyl phthalate and many other toxic chemicals.
Here are just a few to check out: