So, I'm finally getting around to talking about one of my favorite products right now. A couple months after we found out I was pregnant, I started trying to find a safer than usual nail polish brand. Those of you that know me know that I love to paint my nails and am very rarely seen without any polish on. I was wary also of how often to be using acetone and the fumes that come along with it. Sure, it wasn't a massive concern, but since I try and do my nails every week, that can really become an issue if I let it.
Of all the places, I found Ella + Mila on instagram. So I figured I would give them a shot. I started off ordering lots of pale pinks and a couple pop colors, just because I wasn't sure of the quality.
Turns out, I love the brand. And here's why.
- Ella + Mila is a 5 free formula which means it's definitely safe for pregnancy but also for little baby hands and toes.
- I kid you not, it dries crazy fast. We're talking 30min max with 2 heavy coats fast.
- I also purchased some of their soy nail polish remover. It's oil based so it doesn't dry out your skin, plus it has lavender oil in it so it smells a thousand times better than acetone.
- It should be noted that acetone doesn't get off spray paint on your skin, but their oil based remover does. It's not necessarily a huge advantage, but we found it out one day.