Three Free/3 Free

Free of toluene, formaldehyde, and DPBs (dibutyl phthalates); refers to polish; sometimes called the "toxic trio."

Keywords:   dibutyl phthalate (DBP)     formaldehyde     polish     toluene  

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Do your clients ask about polish being “three-free”?

December 26, 2012

There are a lot of heated opinions about the safety of nail polish. As nail techs, we care, of course, but is this a topic that’s foremost on the minds of clients? We asked readers: Do your clients ask about polish being “three-free”? Do they seem to care about the ingredients in their polish?

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