Vegan nail polish has arrived!

September 22, 2009By 11 Comments

dazzle_dry_nailsBeing a girlie girl, I love my nail polish and it’s pretty rare that I’m not sporting colored nails. It has been difficult to find nail polishes that are vegan and non-toxic. Believe it or not, all conventional nail polishes contain Nitrocellulose (which causes yellowing), Camphor, Formaldehyde, Toluene and Phthalate.  These nasty chemicals are super toxic and you really shouldn’t want them on your nails.

Luckily Dazzle Dry is here to save the day. Their quick dry nail system is vegan, non-toxic, chip resistant, nutrient fortified and easy to use. There are 4 simple steps and by the time you’re finished you’re going to have beautiful, radiant, professional looking nails.

Step 1: Apply Dazzle Dry Nail Prep ($3.00) This nail step prepares the nail bed for application of base coat and strengthens the nails with vitamin B5 & hydrolyzed protein.

Step 2: Apply Dazzle Dry Base Coat ($12.50) The base coat helps keep polish lasting longer. *not recommended for acrylic nails

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Autumn Promise $9

Step 3: Apply Dazzle Dry Color Lacquer ($9). I give Dazzle Dry mad props for creating really fun, creative colors. If you’re in the mood for orange, aqua, blue, lavender, green nails, etc., you’re gonna have a blast choosing your favorites. They also have classic reds, brown, pinks, etc.  Seeing that today is the first day of fall, I decided to wear Autumn Promise. It’s an earthy reddish-orange shade and I’m totally crazy about it! I usually opt for two coats but if you’re a one coat girl, do yo’ thang (sometimes one coat will suffice). If you do rock two coats like I do, you’ll notice that your nails will be completely dry come round two… no need for flailing your hands about the room or blowing on your nails for eternity. I can’t express how stoked I am about Dazzle Dry! These colors are vibrant and self-leveling for a smooth, high gloss finish. They contain UV screen for color protection and these lacquers dry in seconds. After about 30 seconds of drying time, I applied my lil’ floral nail decals. After applying my decals,  I decided I wanted to move my flowers from the center to the left corner of my thumbs. I was so afraid I was going to mess up my freshly painted nails, but get this – it didn’t leave a trace, smudge, mark, nada! (Seriously, it’s like magic!) My nails had already completely set. Dazzle Dry is not messing around when they boast about their quick drying time and long lasting nail lacquers. I’m beyond impressed.

Step 4: Apply Dazzle Dry Top Coat ($12.50). This fast drying formula also contains a UV screen. This top coat also works well on acrylic nails. A refreshing mild apple scent is emitted from the nail as the top coat dries.

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Dazzle Dry 3 Piece Nail System ($28) – I highly, highly recommend you try everything in this kit! It contains the nail prep, base coat and top coat.  As far as non-toxic nail polishes go, I guarantee you won’t find a brand that’s more awesome than this one.

Dazzle Dry also makes Lemongrass Nail Polish Remover ($10.50) and Dazzle Dry Thinner ($6.50).

For more info: Dazzle Dry

About Sunny ()

Longtime vegan, hardcore compassionate beauty junkie, serious cake aficionado, and lover of all things floofy and sparkly! If there's something in particular you'd like me to review, drop me a line at Sunny@VeganBeautyReview.com. You can also find me on Google +.

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  1. Howdy!

    Wow! What a thorough, honest and well written review! We linked to your excellent post on our blog, Product Review Round-Up
    under the category Beauty and Personal Care. The link is embedded in this listing:

    “Vegans rejoice with Dazzle Dry nail polish!”

    Thanks and keep up the good work!

    Happy Trails,
    Grace and Tiffany

  2. Linda says:

    I am a liscenced nail specialist in FL & have been for over 20 yrs. The chemicals i use have caused many health related side effects :( this im very glad to see.
    x Linda

  3. Alex says:

    How long does this polish usually last for you? Does it chip easily?

  4. Becky L'Orange says:

    SPRANKLE! *love the comments option! YAY!*

  5. Zoran says:

    Hi,
    Thank you! I would now go on this blog every day!

  6. Tracy says:

    Love the new look and this polish looks great! Thanks!!!

  7. Vegyogini says:

    Hooray for comments on your blog!! I’m so excited for you! Vegan nail polish is pretty thrilling, too. :)

  8. Sunny says:

    I don’t think they have any glittery nail polishes but you could always sprankle sprankle some sparklies yourself – that’s what I do. ;)

  9. quarrygirl says:

    new site looks great, sunny! i wonder if i could get this nail polish in a glittery color…

  10. Foodeater says:

    First! And yay for comments!

    Thanks for the word up on the vegan nail polish. My mom is a manicurist and all of that poisonous cruel stuff she’s using all day is just awful. I need to get some of this vegan polish and have my fingers and toes all prettified!

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