21/04/2014

Manic(ure) Monday: Zoya Nail Polish Exchange

Tomorrow is Earth Day, an annual worldwide event to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Now what if I told you that we can easily contribute to that day but doing nothing more than buying new nail polish? That sounds really weird and contradictory, right? But it is true thanks to Zoya's Nail Polish Exchange. Now what is this exchange about and how does it help Mother Earth?


In fact Zoya nail polishes are free of nasty chemicals like Formaldehyde, Formaldehyde Resin, Dibutyl Phthalate, Toluene or Champhor. These are not only bad for your health but also for the environment. Zoya's idea is to replace those chemical nail polishes we all have at home by non chemical nail polishes step by step. Therefore you now have one week to buy 6 - 24 new Zoya nail polishes with 50% off and return the same amount of old nail polishes so that they can be disposed of in an eco-friendly way.
And now the disadvantage: this only counts for the US as Zoya doesn't ship internationally... I think that's quite sad because I would have loved to join the initiative (I had already started choosing 6 shades in my mind). If however you live in the US I can warmly recommend you to check the Zoya Blog for further information. I mean you will never get a better excuse for buying a dozen new nail polishes at a time, will you?
So let's all hope Zoya will soon ship internationally but until then I will try to find another way to get my hands on their non chemical nail polishes! (Still lusting after their emerald shades...)

8 comments:

  1. Das ist eine wunderbare Idee!! Schade das es nur für die US gilt. Ich hätte auch gerne mitgemacht! Hier gibts ja auch ein paar bio Nagellacke und ich hab noch keinen ausprobiert. Muss mal schauen!!


    xx Mira

    www.glamdevils.com

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  2. Looks like a great polish! I love that it doesn't have any harsh chemicals as well, which sometimes causes my nails to become a bit yellow-ish (ugh!).

    http://itsthekyliebabii.blogspot.com

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  3. Thanks for introducing this brand. I will watch out for it on my next US trip!

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  4. Great initiative pity it's only in the US!

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  5. That's awesome! WTG Zoya for being eco-friendly!
    http://www.averysweetblog.com/

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  6. Oh very interesting sweetie~
    xx

    www.sakuranko.com

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  7. Das hört sich sehr gut an, eine tolle Aktion!

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