If you haven’t heard by now, California state ran tests on 25 random brands of polish used at nail salons, and found bottles labelled 3-Free claims that were actually not.
Investigators found that 10 of 12 products that claimed to be free of toluene actually contained it, with four of the products having dangerously high levels.
The report also found that five of seven products that claimed to be “free of the toxic three” included one or more of the agents in significant levels.
Brands whose products tested positive include Sation, Dare to Wear, Chelsea, and New York Summer, all are popular in the online community.
Educate yourself — Business Week has the full list, and the entire article here.