our still point

inside our heads

Wellness, balance, healing…..all popular buzz words that sound enticing and are easy get started with the latest craze, but how do we really achieve amidst the reality of our fast-paced world? Here we’ll bring you insight into how find wellbeing and peace for body, mind, and spirit.

Natural Nail Care: Our commitment to clean runs deep

November 22, 2017

When Marla and I set out to fully commit to absolutely no chemicals in the products we use on our clients by developing TOMA, we had to take a hard look at our nail care services. In fact for years we just did polish-free foot services until we had an overwhelming number of requests for clean, safe, flawless manicures and pedicures.

There is no way around it….nail polish is a form of plastic and therefore will always have chemicals in it. How dangerous those chemicals are however, has been studied and is known, and as the industry technology gets better so do our choices in polishes. You want your polish to last, but not at the cost of potentially harmful ingredients.

The big three most toxic chemicals in nail polishes at most salons include:

  • Toulene– A chemical known to cause reproductive harm and dizziness. It is also found in gasoline and the CDC warns that it can cause central nervous system problems.
  • Formaldehyde– This known carcinogen is found in many nail polishes. It is also used to preserve dead things and when used in lab preparations, there are strict warnings to avoid inhalation or skin contact.
  • Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) -This chemical is banned in Europe and is known to cause reproductive problems, especially in boys. The Environmental working group classifies this chemical as the highest danger level and warns that it can cause organ problems and endocrine disruption.

We searched even further for companies that have gone even further to strip out even more potentially harmful additives without sacrificing quality of the end result – flawless, long lasting polish.  Formaldehyde resin, camphor, xylene, ethyl tosylamide, parabens, and acetone, are six more chemicals our polishes by Londontowne vow not to use.

We feel confident in our choice of offering natural nail care (sorry, no gel or acrylics have met our non-toxic standards!) with providing the cleanest, safest polish on the market today. Long lasting (my manicures have lasted up to two weeks!) and flawless, you can certainly have your cake and eat it too!

Our luxurious services include your own foot file, nail file, hot stones, targeted callous work, and more. An amazing value starting at $25.

Book today! Haven on the Lake only.

In health!

recent posts

archives

rejuvenate your inbox

Wellness tips,
trends, and specials.

instagram