recent study showing that the UV lamps found in nail salons might be carcinogenic, we’ve had to kiss our beloved shellac manicures goodbye. But most nail beauty products aren’t that much better for you, and since we’re not quite ready to give up on lacquered nails altogether, we felt a bit stumped.">

Grab of the Week: nail polish that’s eco-conscious, vegan-friendly and stylish


Published:

Ever since the release of a recent study showing that the UV lamps found in nail salons might be carcinogenic, we’ve had to kiss our beloved shellac manicures goodbye. But most nail beauty products aren’t that much better for you, and since we’re not quite ready to give up on lacquered nails altogether, we felt a bit stumped.

Thankfully, downtown’s chemical-free beauty salon, Lush & Lavish, carries the full nail polish range from the vegan and eco-conscious spa brand SpaRitual, which is naturally coloured and completely free of synthetic dyes. The array of colour options is vast; be sure to look out for the spring-ready pastel-coloured collection called “meditate.”

Nail polish by SpaRitual, $13.95 each at Lush & Lavish

Gracie Carroll is a Toronto-based freelance writer whose work has appeared in ELLE UK, ELLEcanada.com, Plaid magazine and FILLER magazine. Keep up with her daily blog at www.graciecarroll.com.

Edit Module

Join the conversation and have your say by commenting below. Our comment system uses a Facebook plugin. Please note that you'll have to turn off some ad-blockers in order to see the comments.

Edit Module

Follow us on Twitter @PostCity for more on what to eat, where to shop and what to do in Toronto.

Edit ModuleShow Tags

You may also like...

Forest Hill’s green home of the future

Forest Hill’s green home of the future

Local firm Probuilt Design + Build has created one of the most energy-efficient homes in the city, which will be built in the Allen Road and Eglinton Avenue area for a Toronto couple.
Posted 23 hours ago
Local Love: Bright yellow pumps for spring days about town

Local Love: Bright yellow pumps for spring days about town

Last fall Frank + Oak added womenswear to their roster of offerings, dishing out similarly stylish and affordable staples to the ladies. Most recently they launched a collection of footwear meaning gals can now get their look from head down to, yes, toe.
Posted 1 week ago
Property Brothers: This spring, pretend you are staging your own home

Property Brothers: This spring, pretend you are staging your own home

Start by doing a deep clean, including mouldings, door and window frames, window blinds, spaces under beds and other furniture, kitchen, baths, house plants, even air ducts.
Posted 1 week ago
Fashion: Spring’s wild fling

Fashion: Spring’s wild fling

Posted 2 weeks ago
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleEdit Module