Regular nail polish typically contains 3 chemicals which when used in limited doses
does not cause any concerns.  Many pregnant women however try to minimise or eliminate use of toxic products during pregnancy.  3-free nail polishes are commonly sort after as they do not contain the 3 main chemicals.

Is it safe to wear nail polish when pregnant?


Safe nail polish for pregnant women and kids

Here are a selection of safe products which are non-toxic nail polishes.

They are all 3-free and some are even 5-free! Perfect for use during pregnancy, for kids and for those with allergies.

1. Ella + Mila Non-Toxic Nail Polish

Ella + Mila nail polishes are 5-free. Animal cruelty-free, they come in a wonderful range of colors. They even offer a with a unique mommy&me® set, featuring one big “mommy” bottle and one small “me” bottle. Too cute!

2. Zoya Long Lasting Nail Polish

Zoya Nail Polish was recently awarded the honor of being the longest wearing natural nail polish by an independent panel in Women’s Health Magazine. It’s completely chemical free, overs over 300 polish colors and very much a safe option for women.

3. Piggy Paint Nail Polish Safe For Kids

Piggy Paint nail polish is as natural as mud!  Containing all natural ingredients, it is a water based formula that is virtually doorless.  It is kid friendly, safe for pregnancy and durable. Ticks all the boxes.

4. Honeybee Gardens Non-Peel Off Nail Polish

Honeybee Gardens WaterColors Non-Peel Off Polishes are odorless, non-toxic and water-based.  It is free from all nasty chemicals and offers a lovely range of colors.

5. Knocked Up Nails Pregnancy Safe

Knocked Up Nails offer a fantastic range of nail polishes that are maternity safe. They are 5-free and are also safe for allergy sufferers, cancer patients and kids. The colors are are long-lasting and chip resistant.

6. Scotch Naturals Nail Polish

Scotch Naturals nail polishes are non-toxic and eco-friendly. It’s also the world’s first and only nature-based nail lacquer. It’s quick drying technology has left out the noxious odors while still allowing for salon-quality elegance and durability.

7. Acquarella Water Based Nail Polish

Acquarella Nail Polish is completely water based, 3-free and non toxic.  With virtually no odor,  it is completely safe for use during pregnancy.  It comes in a wide variety of playful shades that fit any occasion.

8. Abitzon Peel Off Nail Polish

Last but not least is this fabulous nail polish by Abitzon that literally can peel off. It is water-based and nontoxic, peels off easily (when you want it to) and safe for kids and pregnant women.  No harsh polish remover is necessary. Simply apply 1-3 coats of polish and let dry. When you are ready to change colors, simply peel-off. It’s a great idea for kids and even a baby shower!

And before you go, you just have to get yourself one of these amazing inventions. The Tweexy wearable nail polish bottle holder.  It comfortably fits all fingers and holds all nail polish brands.  

It instantly eliminates the need for a surface to place your polish bottle on. Easily open your nail polish bottle using one hand. Polish in a car, on a bed, standing, in a restroom, on a train or bus, at the pool or beach, on a couch or chair.

  • It is soft, flexible and comfortable silicone rubber.
  • It does not stretch or tear
  • It’s a must have item!
  • Cleans with soap and water.
  • Get yours here!


Do you use another safe brand of nail polish that is non toxic? Let us know.


All information on this site is for informational purposes only and should not be taken as medical advice.


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1 comment

A Little Bit of Cheek November 2, 2016 - 3:02 am

The Ella + Mila Me range is now 7-free! Making it even safer for our children to use.


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