Read the Label Online: Revlon Parfumerie Scented Nail Enamel

Feb 18, 2014 | Contact Author | By: Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting Inc.
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Title: Read the Label Online: Revlon Parfumerie Scented Nail Enamel
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Abstract: I used to think that scented nail polish was created for “tweens,” but not anymore with the launch of Revlon's Parfumerie Scented Nail Enamel, available in 24 scented shades. This column will review the ingredient listing for functionality and claims substantiation.

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I used to think that scented nail polish was created for “tweens,” but not anymore with the launch of Revlon's Parfumerie Scented Nail Enamel, available in 24 scented shades. “Intoxicating Colors. Irresistible Scents. A whole new way to experience color,” claims the company. The polish is packaged in a unique apothecary-style bottle and cap. This column will review the ingredient listing for functionality and claims substantiation.

Nitrocellulose is a durable film-former that is solubilized in the solvents ethyl and butyl acetate and isopropyl alcohol. Polyethylene terephthalate is the chemical name for glitter. Acetyl tributyl citrate and triacetin are plasticizers for the cellulosic film that helps to reduce chipping. Stearalkonium bentonite and serica are thickening agents.

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Ingredients: Revlon Parfumerie Scented Nail Enamel

Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Tribenzoin, Isopropyl Alcohol, Propyl Acetate, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Fragrance, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Benzyl Benzoate, Methyl 2-Octynoate, Benzyl Alcohol, Linalool, Citral, Limonene, Cinnamyl Alcohol, Anise Alcohol, Eugenol, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Benzyl Salicylate, Amyl Cinnamal, Citronellol, Coumarin, Geraniol, Hexyl Cinnamal, Hydroxycitronellal, Hydroxyisohexyl 3-Cyclohexene, Carboxaldehyde, Cinnamal, Triacetin, PPG-2 Dimethicone, Dimethicone, Silica, Tetrabutyl Phenyl Hydroxybenzoate, Serica Soie (Silk), Citric Acid, Malic Acid. May Contain (+/-): Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, 77492, 77499), Red 34 Lake (CI 15880:1), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Red 6 Lake (CI 15850), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850:1), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Black 2 (CI 77266), Aluminum Powder (CI 77000), Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090)

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