Is it Safe to Wear Nail Polish While Pregnant?
Nail Polish While Pregnant

Looking for a Pregnancy safe nail polish in the UK?

Some experts think exposure to nail polish while pregnant could be harmful to your fetus, the killer ingredients that are found to be harmful are formaldehyde and toluene. 

The IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer) classify the Formaldehyde as a carcinogen or a substance that can cause Cancer. 

The dangerous Toluene can be linked to causing asthma amongst healthy individuals, highly toxic to reproduction whereby it could damage the womb and cause Down’s syndrome. Inhaling this can cause dizziness and headaches. Prolonged exposure can cause memory/ vision and hearing loss.

The Common misconception in pregnancy is that Manicures are a big no no!

It’s fine to get your nails painted during pregnancy, as long as you are careful. Niya Cosmetics has a wide range of polishes that are a great alternative to traditional nail polishes and going to the salon.

A great alternative is to do you mani at home. 

Niya Cosmetics Nail polish is ideal for Pregnancy. Why because it is 14 Free of harmful chemicals and toxins. 

What is 14 Free and how is it safe for Nail Polish While pregnant women?

  • No Nasty Fumes – Due to our unique formula all Niya nail polishes are free from strong chemical-like smells that nail polishes usually have.
  • Fragrances – All Niya polishes are fragrance and scent free.
  • Gluten Free – Free from Gluten ingredients.
  • Formaldehyde – This chemical is used in many popular nail polishes. The IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer) classify this as a
    carcinogen or a substance that can cause Cancer. All Niya polishes proudly do not contain this ingredient
  • Dibutyl Plithalat – Exposure to this chemical can lead to child deformities, fertility issues and Cancer. All Niya polishes proudly do not contain this ingredient
  • Toluene – Recognized to cause asthma amongst healthy individuals, highly toxic to reproduction whereby it could damage the womb and cause Down’s syndrome. Inhaling this can cause dizziness and headaches. Prolonged exposure can cause memory/ vision and hearing loss. All Niya polishes proudly do not contain this ingredient
  • Camphor – Side effects of being exposed to this can include hallucinations; seizures and can even trigger a coma. If this is absorbed into the skin/ nails it can cause neurological/ physical or even death to newborns. All Niya polishes proudly do not contain this ingredient
  • Xylene – The IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer) recognises this as a carcinogen or Cancer causing. This can also cause problems to areas associated to the central nervous system including eyes, nose, throat and skin irritation. All Niya polishes proudly do not contain this ingredient
  • Formaldehyde Resin – This chemical is used in many popular nail polishes. The IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer) classify this as a carcinogen or a substance that can cause Cancer. All Niya polishes proudly do not contain this ingredient
  • Pathalatle – This ingredient is typically used in dyes, the EU classified this as a toxic to reproduction. This chemical is also associated with liver and kidney failure. All Niya polishes proudly do not contain this ingredient
  • Parabens – Certain parabens have been identified to cause breast cancer. This substance penetrates the layers of the skin and behave like a weak estrogen, this triggers the growth of hormone receptors in breast cancers. Just add this as the end. All Niya polishes proudly do not contain this ingredient
  • Triphenyl Phosphate – This chemical is an endocrine disrupter which directly interferes with hormones and tests have found that this impacts on reproduction and development. Niya does not contain this ingredient

Finally in conclusion it is so important to swap out your nail polish while pregnant for 1 safer alternative. You can definitely wear nail polish but as long as it does not contain the ingredients formaldehyde and toluene. All Niya Cosmetics polishes do not contain this ingredient, so you are in safe hands! Happy nail painting xoxo

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