Since the beginning of sandals season, my "girly" daughter has been asking for her first pedicure. But because of the harsh solvents and chemicals found in nail polish, I've felt reluctant to indulge her. As her birthday rolled around, I was delighted to come across Piggy Paint, a line of nail polishes for kids made of non-toxic ingredients that are "as pure as mud."
Piggy Paint is an odorless, water-based formulation that dries into a natural resin film. It comes in 14 colors from light pink to sparkly fuschia, classic red, as well as more unusual (and boy-friendly) shades of green, orange, yellow, blue, silver and black. The birthday girl's favorite was Forever Fancy, a sparkly bright pink. Girls Rule! was more purple-y and a hit with some of her pals.