Absolutely NOT! Our slogan is “nail polish for People of Color and those who live in color”. While our polish color collections are curated to complement the various shades of brown skin as the first thought, we ALL live in a world of color! That means our brand is for everyone who loves what we have to offer.


INGREDIENTS: Butyl Acetate, Ethyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Adipic Acid/Neopentyl Glycol/Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Acrylates Copolymer, Stearalkonium Bentonite, n-Butyl Alcohol, Benzophenone-1, Silica, Alumina, Trimethylpentanediyl Dibenzoate, Polyvinyl Butyral, Styrene/Acrylates Copolymer,  Polyethylene Terephthalate, Polybutylene Terephthalate, Ethylene/VA Copolymer

MAY CONTAIN (+/-): Aluminum Powder (CI 77000), Iron Oxides (CI 77499 / CI 77491), Red 34 Lake(CI 15880), Red 6 Lake (CI 15850), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Mica (CI 77019), Blue 1 (CI 42090), Yellow 11 (CI 47000), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Violet 2 (CI 60725)

Our polish is 10-free, meaning it is free from 10 of the most common toxins found in the majority of polishes on the market. People of Color has NO formaldehyde (respiratory irritant), NO toluene (nervous system disruptor), NO dibutyl phthalate (reproductive/hormonal toxicant), NO camphor (skin/allergy irritant), NO formaldehyde resin (skin irritant), NO xylene (known allergen/possible carcinogen), NO parabens (linked to breast cancer), NO ethyl tosylamide (antibacterial/contains toluene), NO triphenyl phosphate (reproductive/developmental toxicant), and NO artificial fragrances (respiratory irritant).

Our polish is completely free of animal ingredients or animal by-products.

Our polish is not tested on animals during any part of the production process. We are proudly Leaping Bunny certified.


Orders are shipped within 3-5 business days (excluding weekends and holidays) of completing your purchase via USPS. Shipping confirmations and updates are sent via email.

Please allow up to 2 weeks for delivery from the order ship date prior to contacting us for non-receipt. There may be delays from USPS due to COVID-19.

Due to US Postal Service prohibitions on nail polish, we are unfortunately, unable to ship to Canada and internationally at this time.


Due to the nature of our product, we cannot accept returns or exchanges. We do our best to portray the colors available on different skin tones. Please review all photos on our website, gallery pages, and social media to get the best idea for your complexion prior to making a purchasing decision.

Lost/damaged orders

If you have not received your order after 14 days of receiving a shipment notification email, please use the Contact page and include your name and order number. We will be happy to assist you!

If your purchase is damaged during transit, please use the Contact page to get in touch with us and we would be happy to help! NOTE: We will ask for a photo of the damaged products.