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11 beauty products that may be ruining the planet

By: Julie Knapp on July 12, 2010, 12:22 p.m.
Four bottles of brightly colored nail polish

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Nail polish

Some nail polish manufacturers such as OPI, Orly and Sally Hansen have reformulated their products, leaving out the so-called toxic trio of formaldehyde, toluene and dibutyl phthalate (DBP). Unfortunately, many polishes still contain these hazardous chemicals. Check packages to make sure your polish is free of the these harmful ingredients.