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Palate Polish

Small Batch, Vegan + Cruelty Free Nail Polish

$12.00

Palate Polish is small batch and 10-free, excluding many typical toxic ingredients found in nail polish. Palate Polish is Vegan and cruelty-free.

Each bottle is 0.5 oz/15 ml. 

What is 10 Free? 

10-free polish excludes the toxic chemicals: Toluene, Formaldehyde, Dibutyl Phthalate (DBP), Formaldehyde Resin, Camphor, Triphenyl Phosphate (TPHP), Xylene, Ethyl Tosylamide, Methylisothiazolinone (MIT) and Parabens.

What do these toxins do? 

Toluene affects the central nervous system and can cause headaches, nausea, dizziness and fatigue. Chronic exposure is linked to anemia, lowered blood cell count, liver or kidney damage. This is the solvent in nail polish that smell like paint thinner. 

Formaldehyde is a known human carcinogen that has been associated with leukemia and asthma. It can also irritate the eyes, nose and throat and leads to skin irritation or cause an allergic rash called dermatitis. It is routinely used to embalm and preserve dead animals and humans. 

Dibutyl Phthalate (DBP) is a developmental and reproductive toxin. 
Our product omits all Phthalates, a group of chemicals that have been linked to obesity, allergy and asthma symptoms, reduced fertility, preterm birth and low birthweight. Exposure can affect thyroid function and may cause malformations of an embryo. They are used as a plasticizer. 

Formaldehyde Resin is a derivative of Formaldehyde, it is not as toxic as Formaldehyde but can be an allergen. This ingredient is used in the manufacturing of adhesives.  

​Camphor is a poison that can cause seizures and disorientation. This chemical acts as a cover on your nails, depriving them of nutrients and causing the yellow staining on your nails.


Triphenyl Phosphate (TPHP) disrupts hormone regulation, metabolism, and reproductive systems. It is chemical compound used as a fire retardant in furniture and hardener in plastics. 

Xylene irritates the skin, eyes and respiratory tract. It most commonly enters your body through the inhalation of vapors and is rapidly absorbed by your lungs. Symptoms include: headaches, dizziness, ataxia, drowsiness, tremors, ventricular arrythmias, acute pulmonary edema, respiratory depression, nausea and vomiting. This solvent is used in synthetic enamels, paints, lacquers and varnishes. 

Ethyl Tosylamide is an antibiotic resistance. It is used in low concentrations, but is a highly viscous liquid used primarily as a drippy-to-dry film former.

Methylisothiazolinone (MIT) is associated with allergic reactions and irritation to the eyes, skin, and lungs. It is preservative added to cosmetics in order to extend their shelf life and not cause bacteria to form. 

Parabens are preservatives that have gotten a bad rep for their estrogen-mimicking effects, which may trigger major health concerns like hormonal problems.

Processing Time

    We are family owned and operated and really appreciate your order, happy dances happen daily. We try our best to process orders as quickly as possible with our fulfillment staff size of 2 people.  Our current processing time is between 4-7 business days. (This does not include shipping transit time)

    Orders with Dish Soap may take up to 3 additional days to process. We make two large batches weekly of dish soap, the soap curing time varies seasonally with temperature and humidity changes.

    Shipping 

    We choose to use USPS as our standard courier because of their commitment to sustainability.

    Due to Covid-19, carriers are experiencing intermittent delays, but most orders arrive by the delivery time mentioned below. Ardent Goods is not responsible for delays by carriers. 

    Depending on the size of your order, shipping options include Priority Mail (2-5 days) or for smaller packages, First Class (5-7 days).   This can vary, depending on your location, the shipping time provided at checkout is an estimate. 

    First Class does not come with insurance. If your first class package is lost or damaged by USPS, we are unable to ship a replacement or provide a refund.

    • If you have an address that is undeliverable by USPS, please contact us prior to ordering to find out other carrier options or add “do not ship USPS” at notes in checkout.
    • If you have received a tracking number, we have shipped your package. If USPS has not scanned your package within 48 hrs of receiving your tracking number, please notifiy us promptly so that we may investigate and locate your package within the USPS organization. 
    • If an incorrect address was provided with your order and the package has to be re routed and reshipped, you'll be responsible for paying full shipping for the reshipment and if necessary the replacement order- please make sure to provide your correct address. 
    • Once a package has been confirmed as delivered, we are not responsible for stolen or missing packages, you'll need to file a claim with USPS. 

    Sustainable Shipping

    We ship Plastic-Free.

    In all of our shipments, we use kraft paper, recyclable padding and corrugated cardboard padding so that all of our shipping components can quickly biodegrade or be recycled.

    We choose to use USPS as our standard courier because of their commitment to sustainability. They have over 7,000 walking routes, helping reduce carbon emissions and their priority mail boxes meet the Sustainable Forestry Initiative ® or Forest Stewardship Council ® certification standards and include at least 30% recycled content. The post office delivers your mail every day, why add another courier/more carbon emissions to the mix?

     

    Return Policy

    We do not accept returns or exchanges. We feel this is helpful in minimizing our carbon footprint. Please shop with intention and always feel free to reach out to us with questions before purchasing at hello@ardentgoods.co

    Buyers remorse? If we haven't shipped your order, no problem, simply email us at hello@ardentgoods.co with your order number and request to cancel your order. 

    Damaged or Incorrect Shipment

    If your order arrives damaged or incorrectly, please email hello@ardentgoods.co within 24 hours of the delivery confirmation with the following: 

    1. Your first and last name and order number, if possible
    2. A picture of the damaged or incorrect item. 

    We'll respond to your email within 1 business day.

    Please note that scratches in soaps or packaging do not qualify as damaged goods. 

    Sending a Gift? 

    Add a gift box and your items to your cart and we'll package up your custom gift for you. Don't forget to add your gift note in the gift box product page. 

    We are unable to offer corporate or bulk discounts or free shipping on bulk orders at this time. 

    If you prefer not to include a gift box but do want to include a gift message with your order, please add your gift message in the notes at checkout. 

    Our Promise

    We've chosen quality, natural ingredients and materials for our products. We use them in our own homes with our families, we hope you enjoy them as much as we do. 

    Small Batch, Vegan + Cruelty Free Nail Polish

    $12.00