Thursday, January 14, 2010

Piggy Paint Giveaway!

You saw Lydia's toes painted for Wordless Wednesday this week, and I wanted to share with you some information about the nail polish I used.  We had the opportunity to try out Piggy Paint nail polish and polish remover, and we were both very happy!

A few months ago, a babysitter painted Lydia's nails.  She loved it, and asked me many times to paint them again.  Between the smell, and all the toxic chemicals, I never wanted to paint her nails. I felt that there are so few things I can truly protect her from, and I didn't want to expose her to yet another potentially dangerous chemical.  So, I was excited to try out Piggy Paint!

Piggy Paint was created by a mom of 2 little girls who was frightened to see dripped nail polish eat through a Styrofoam plate! She began investigating alternatives, and finally ended up with a product that is non-toxic, non-flammable, all natural and water-based.

You wouldn't notice that it wasn't traditional nail polish . . .well, except for the fact that it doesn't have a strong odor! It's thick and colorful and paints on like any other nail polish. Because it is water-based, it can take longer to dry completely, so the website suggests drying it with a hair dryer on cool for a minute or two.

The bottle has a smaller-than-normal brush inside, which made painting tiny nails much easier.  They also sell a non-toxic polish remover that works great (but it is flammable, so keep away from flames!)

This is a product I feel comfortable using with my daughter, and would feel comfortable giving as a gift to other little girls.  I can see using Piggy Paint nail polish for many years to come!

Melanie, of Piggy Paints, has generously given me a $15 gift certificate to give away to one of my readers! To enter the giveaway, please visit Piggy Paint and tell me your favorite nail polish color! (You must include Piggy Paint's official name -- not just pink)

I would appreciate it if you would tweet about this giveaway, or share it on your Facebook wall as well!  You can follow Piggy Paint on Twitter @piggypaint and they also have a fan page on Facebook you can join.

Winners will be drawn from valid entries using on Friday, January 22, 2010. If you want more chances to win, visit Moms Love Shopping because I'm also giving away a gift certificate there!

Disclosure: I received a bottle of Piggy Paint nail polish and a bottle of Piggy Paint polish remover so that I could do a complete and honest review of the product.  Piggy Paint provided the $15 gift certificate to give away to one of my readers. No additional compensation was provided.


  1. Just wanted to say: Cute Blog! Been here. Will visit again someday. Happy Harvesting, and yes, Sunshine is free! :)

  2. I was looking at your blog header thinking the place in the picture looks really familiar. Then, I realized that you were also in Az, so it's entirely possible that we've been there too. lol!

    Anyway, great giveaway. Thanks!

  3. LOL! You probably have! That's the Superstition Mountains in Apache Junction in my header ;)


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