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Holiday Gift Guide: Piggy Paint Review and Giveaway (ARV $15)

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What little girl doesn’t LOVE to get their nails and toes painted? Honey is always asking me to paint her nails. I myself had never really given much thought as to what was in the nail polish. I’ve been painting my nails for years and remember doing so as a child as well. I was surprised when I read the story of how Piggy Paint was born.

My name is Melanie Hurley, founder of Piggy Paint™. I am a stay-at-home mom with two very fancy little girls, ages 4 and 6, who love to have their fingernails painted. I’ve always hated the thought of my kiddos putting their hands in their mouths after I painted their nails with traditional kid polishes. Not only did the ingestion of the chemicals worry me, but the smell nearly left me light-headed after painting two sets of fingernails and toenails.

One day while we were painting nails over a foam plate, my daughter dropped a glob of her solvent-based polish onto the plate. Shortly after, the paint began to bubble and “ate” through the plate. I looked in dismay at the hole in the plate and decided to test all of her other “kid” polishes on the foam. Within minutes, ALL of the solvent-based polishes began to bubble and eventually left big holes in the plate (Click to see plate). From that day on, I decided that any flammable substance that could eat through foam was unacceptable for my children’s fingernails, which would inevitably end up in their mouths.

My quest was on, and Piggy Paint™ was born. As you may have guessed, our polish is NOT flammable and sits beautifully on the unaffected foam. We hope you enjoy this water-based polish that is specially formulated of natural ingredients. Finally, a kid-friendly polish without the accompanying drawbacks of traditional polishes. It is free of formaldehyde, toluene, phthalates, biphenyl A, ethyl acetate and acetone… and made in the USA!

My daughter was very excited when our Piggy Paint arrived in the mail. So excited I guess that she decided she didn’t need to wait for me to help her paint her nails. So how long would you say a normal bottle of nail polish should last? A couple months or more? I guess that would be the case if you didn’t use the nail polish to decorate your head board. (Mom shakes her head), yes my daughter decided that not only did her headboard need some decoration but did you know My Little Ponies like nail polish as well? And they don’t stick to just painting their nails it seems they use it as body paint as well. (Mom now sighs). So the cute pink and glow in the dark nail polish we received didn’t make it onto my daughters nails, but occasionally you will see a little hint of the glow in the dark when you turn off the lights.

So I ordered another bottle of the nail polish so I could actually review the product, oh what a joy to have kids. I ordered Girls Rule! Bright Shimmery Purple Nail Polish. This time when it came in I scooped it up and put it away until we had a chance to paint her nails. When we did get around to painting her nails I immediately noticed there was no odor to the nail polish which follows in line with Melanie’s story above. The second thing I noticed was how easy it went on, very smooth. We totally LOVED the color, so many times you purchase something and the color just doesn’t turn out as well as it looked in the bottle. In this case I think I liked the color even better out of the bottle. The nail polish dries fast and stays on longer then your normal nail polish

Piggy Paints has just come out with a new line of products especially for Tweens.”Project Earth” that includes wild, neon colors. There are 5 wild, neon colors, and even a glow-in-the-dark polish (Radioactive)! With names like “The Boyfriend Blues” and “Eat Your Peace”, tweens are lovin’ this eco-friendly, water-based alternative that dries to a hard, durable finish. Piggy Paint Project Earth’s odorless formula makes it perfect

to use at sleepovers for hours of manis and pedis. There’s no need to worry about those harsh, stinky chemicals anymore! Piggy Paints would make a great stocker stuffer for the holidays, or you can pick up a gift set for a holiday gift. In addition to nail polish you can find apparel, nail art, and natural nail polish remover.

Why is Piggy Paint™ Nail Polish the safe nail polish?

* Non-toxic
* Low Odor
* Water-based formula
* Hypoallergenic
* Fun, vibrant colors
* Dries to a hard, durable finish
* Cruelty-free
* Safe for use during Pregnancy!

Piggy Paint™ is specially formulated from God’s natural ingredients and dries to a hard, durable finish. There are no toxic chemicals; it’s free of formaldehyde, toluene, phthalates, Bisphenol A, ethyl acetate and acetone. Click here to see how our polish compares!

Say good-bye to harsh, smelly chemicals and hello to Piggy Paint™…it’s as Natural as Mud!

Piggy Paint has received the Excellence Award from Safbaby.com and now proudly have received their seal of approval as an approved Vendor of Mom approved-child tested products!!

Piggy Paint is offering one of my awesome readers a $15 gift card to help with your holiday shopping. In conjunction with the above coupon you are sure to save big this holiday.

************$15 Piggy Paint Gift Card ***********

To enter to win: Please visit Piggy Paint and tell me which color or item you would like to purchase should you win the $15 gift card.

After you make the mandatory entry above, you will receive one entry for each item below (unless otherwise indicated). Just a reminder that the mandatory entry must be met for all other entries to be valid.
         
*1 Extra Entry if you follow Piggy Paint on Twitter. (please leave your Twitter name)
*1 Extra Entry if you “like” Piggy Paint on Facebook.  
*1 Extra Entry (per method)  if you follow Shibley Smiles publicly through Google Connect, become a fan on Facebook (please leave your facebook name), subscribe to me via email (please leave email you subscribed with)
*1 Extra Entry if you follow Shibley Smiles on Twitter. (please leave your Twitter name)
*1 Extra Entry (daily) if you tweet the following message.(or use the re-tweet at the top of this post).

Enter to win a $15 Gift Card to Piggy Paint Natural as Mud #giveaway @shibleysmiles http://bit.ly/fsffHq
*2 Extra Entry if you blog about this giveaway. Please include link to post.
*2 Extra Entry if you added my Holiday Gift Guide to your blog before November 10th.  
Giveaway will end on November 29th at 11:59 pm EST. Open Worldwide. Please make sure your email address is public on your profile or leave in your comments so I can contact you should you win. The winner will be chosen by random.org and announced here as well as emailed and will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen.
Thank you and Good Luck!

Disclaimer: This is my honest opinion. I received the above product in this review for the purpose of reviewing and posting my opinion. A big thank you to Piggy Paint for providing a $15 Gift Card to one of my awesome readers. You may read more disclosure details here.



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Comments

  1. Alison A / tripsma at gmail dot com says:

    I like the GIRLS RULE! color.

    Thank you. tripsma at gmail dot com

  2. Alison A / tripsma at gmail dot com says:

    Following Piggy Paint on Twitter surromama2

    Thank you. tripsma at gmail dot com

  3. Alison A / tripsma at gmail dot com says:

    LIKED Piggy Paint on FB.

    Thank you. tripsma at gmail dot com

  4. Alison A / tripsma at gmail dot com says:

    Following via GFC.

    Thank you. tripsma at gmail dot com

  5. Alison A / tripsma at gmail dot com says:

    LIKED you on FB. Alison Adams

    Thank you. tripsma at gmail dot com

  6. Alison A / tripsma at gmail dot com says:

    Following YOU on Twitter surromama2

    Thank you. tripsma at gmail dot com

  7. Project Earth: Radioactive (Glows-in-the-dark!)

    ReggieM1961 [at] gmail [dot] com

  8. I follow your blog publicly with Google Friend Connect as ReggieMann

    ReggieM1961 [at] gmail [dot] com

  9. I "Like" (Fan of) Piggy Paint on Facebook
    (Facebook name: Reggie Mann)

    ReggieM1961 [at] gmail [dot] com

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