Safe, Vegan and Plant-Based Nail Polish Options for Kids

Safe, Vegan and Plant-Based Nail Polish Options for Kids

Posted by Vanessa Neyman on

When it comes to painting kids nails, there are several options that we as parents can choose from. There are traditional nail polishes we would use as adults, water-based nail polish that washes/scratches off, and plant-based options such as the range that we sell here at Oh Flossy.

Kids nail polish not only allows them to express their creativity but also keeps their little fingers looking stylish. Kids love to emulate their parents and painting nails is no different. We've worked to formulate a vegan nail polish that is safe for kids and is quick drying and long-lasting. We know how hard it can be to keep wriggly ones still when painting nails, so quick drying nail polish is a must!

The importance of kids safe nail polish versus traditional nail polishes

When it comes to kids nail polish, safety should always be the first consideration. Children have delicate skin and are more prone to allergies and sensitivities. That's why it's crucial to choose nail polishes that are free from harsh chemicals such as formaldehyde, toluene, and dibutyl phthalate (DBP). These chemicals can cause skin irritation and long-term health issues. These ingredients would generally be found in traditional polishes that adults would wear and not suitable for children's nails.

Avoid adult nail polish as these tend to be more toxic nail polish for kids

Opting for safe nail polish for kids ensures that their nails remain healthy and free from any adverse effects. Look for nail polishes that are labeled as "non-toxic" or "safe for kids." These polishes are usually, plant-based, water-based or formulated with natural ingredients that are gentle on their skin and nails.

Toxic nail polish options generally won't call out the benefits of their formula being plant-based or safe for kids nails. These will tend to have more toxic ingredients or harmful chemicals such as formaldehyde resin. Generally, these more toxic nail polish options will require a chemical nail polish remover in order to remove the paint from the nail. This in turn means using more harmful chemicals on on your child's nail.

The Oh Flossy kid friendly nail polish range is a great alternative due to the reduced harsh chemicals in the formula and while it is not claimed to be a completely natural nail polish (these don't exist - yet), it is gentler and safer for children's nails. We have also developed a more safer nail polish remover through our specially formulated water based nail polish wipes. These wipes are acetone free and water based making them a very effective and safer alternative to the traditional acetone based nail polish remover.

Cruelty free and vegan nail polish is generally more non toxic than adult nail polish

Understanding the Different Types of Kids Nail Polish Options

When it comes to kids nail polish, there are various options to choose from. Let's take a closer look at the different types available in the market:

Plant-Based and Vegan Nail Polishes for Kids

If you're conscious about the environment and prefer cruelty-free options, plant-based and vegan nail polishes are the way to go. These nail polishes are formulated without any animal-derived ingredients and are often made from natural plant extracts. They come in a wide range of colors and provide a safe and eco-friendly alternative for your little one's nails.

While completely non toxic nail polish for kids is hard to find, these options are considered to be a more healthy nail polish while apply and look similar to adult versions of nail polish. They are a great choice for little kids nails.

Quick-Drying and Long-Lasting Nail Polishes for Little Fingers

Kids are always on the move, and waiting for nail polish to dry can be a challenge. That's why quick-drying nail polishes are a great option for busy parents and impatient little ones. Look for polishes that have a fast-drying formula to minimise smudging, allowing for a mess free application while letting your child to get back to their activities in no time.

On the other hand, if you want their nail polish to last longer without chipping or fading, consider long-lasting nail polishes. These polishes are specifically designed to withstand the wear and tear of active little fingers, ensuring that their nails stay vibrant and beautiful for an extended period. Also, generally there is no need for a top coat making it even easier to get the perfect colourful nails for your little one completed as quickly as possible.

Vast array of vibrant colors

Exploring a Rainbow of Colours: Kids Nail Polish in Vibrant Hues

One of the most exciting aspects of kids nail polish is the wide array of colours available. From bright pinks to vibrant purples, there is a shade for every little fashionista. Let your child's creativity shine by allowing them to choose their favourite colors or experiment with different shades for each nail.

When selecting kids nail polish colors, make sure to opt for options that are age-appropriate. Younger children might prefer softer pastel shades, while older kids might enjoy bolder and brighter hues. Remember, the goal is to let them have fun and express themselves through their nail art!

Oh Flossy Vegan Nail Polish comes is sets of three and is cruelty free

Adding a Touch of Sparkle: Glitter Kids Nail Polish Options

For those kids who love a little extra sparkle, glitter nail polishes are a must-have. Glitter polishes come in various colors and sizes, allowing your child to create dazzling nail designs. Whether they prefer subtle shimmer or all-out glitter, there is a glitter kids nail polish option for every little diva.

Kids Nail Stickers and Other Fun Accessories for Kids Nail Art

To take their nail art to the next level, consider adding nail stickers and other fun accessories. Nail stickers come in a wide range of designs, from cute animals to favourite cartoon characters. They are easy to apply and can instantly transform their nails into a work of art.

Additionally, you can also explore other accessories such as nail gems, nail stamps, and nail stencils. These tools allow your child to create intricate designs with ease, making their nail art experience even more enjoyable.

Non toxic kids nail stickers are a perfect addition to any nail polish

Tips for Applying Kids Nail Polish Safely and Effectively

When it comes to applying kids nail polish, safety is paramount. Here are some tips to ensure a safe and effective application:

  1. Start by cleaning and trimming their nails to ensure a smooth surface.

  2. Use thin coats of nail polish to prevent clumping and ensure faster drying.

  3. Let each coat dry fully before applying the next layer.

  4. Once dry, add any nail art decorations or simply leave as the colour chosen.

  5. Encourage your child to wash their hands after nail polish application to remove any residue.

These simple tips will hopefully help ensure that your child's nail polish experience is enjoyable and safe.

Easily coats to the nail allowing kids to have fun

Where to Buy Safe and Stylish Kids Nail Polish

Now that you're equipped with knowledge about safe and stylish kids nail polish options, you might be wondering where to find them. At Oh Flossy, we stock a large range of kid friendly nail polishes. With individual kids nail polishes coming in an array of 12 colours, there is sure to be a colour that suits every kids favourite colour! Also our sets of 3 nail polishes make for a perfect gift and allow your little one to experiment with several colours.

Are you keen to look at the Oh Flossy Kids Nail Polish range in person and see the colours for yourself? No problem; head to our stockist page to find a store near you where you can check out the range in person.

Coast easily on the nail making it perfect for kids

Let Your Little Ones Express Their Creativity with Safe and Stylish Nail Polish Options

Kids nail polish provides a fun and creative way for your little ones to express themselves. By choosing safe and less toxic options, you can ensure that their nail polish experience remains a joyful one without any harmful effects. Whether they prefer vibrant colours, glittery finishes, or fun accessories, there is a wide range of options available to suit every child's style and preference.

So go ahead, let your little fashionistas explore the world of kids nail polish and watch their creativity shine through their stylish little fingers!

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