The Background

Nail Polish

$18.00
Rated 5.0 out of 5
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In celebration of the 25th anniversary of their self-titled debut, Third ...

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of their self-titled debut, Third Eye Blind and Smith & Cult have collaborated on a line inspired by songs from the album. Some of our most iconic shades have been renamed Jumper, London, God of Wine, Semi-Charmed, and The Background.

A portion of the proceeds from “Jumper” will benefit True Colors United, in efforts to combat homelessness in LGBTQ youth. “Their mission goes to the core of “Jumper’s” simple message,” says Stephan Jenkins. “That no one should be stigmatized for who they are.  We have more understanding to give than we sometimes show.”

This shade is a dark metallic gray

High quality

Vegan

Cruelty Free

Long Lasting

always 8-free (no nasties)

High quality

Vegan

Cruelty Free

Long Lasting

always 8-free (no nasties)

Benefits

  • Vegan 
  • 8-Free Formula: No Dibutyl Phthalate, Toluene, Formaldehyde, Formaldehyde Resin, Camphor, Xylene, Ethyl Tosylamide, & Triphenyl Phosphate 
  • Gluten-Free

How to Use

After applying your base coat, brush on two to three thin coats of nail lacquer. Three strokes per nail are enough to do the trick. Finish with your top coat.

Ingredients

Butyl Acetate, Ethyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Adipic Acid/Neopentyl Glycol/Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Acrylates Copolymer, Mica, Styrene/Acrylates Copolymer, Benzophenone-1, Silica, Trimethylpentanediyl Dibenzoate. May Contain/Peut Contenir (±): CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), CI 77510 (Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide), CI 77266 (Black 2), CI 15880 (Red 34)

Benefits

  • Vegan 
  • 8-Free Formula: No Dibutyl Phthalate, Toluene, Formaldehyde, Formaldehyde Resin, Camphor, Xylene, Ethyl Tosylamide, & Triphenyl Phosphate 
  • Gluten-Free

How to Use

After applying your base coat, brush on two to three thin coats of nail lacquer. Three strokes per nail are enough to do the trick. Finish with your top coat.

Ingredients

Butyl Acetate, Ethyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Adipic Acid/Neopentyl Glycol/Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Acrylates Copolymer, Mica, Styrene/Acrylates Copolymer, Benzophenone-1, Silica, Trimethylpentanediyl Dibenzoate. May Contain/Peut Contenir (±): CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), CI 77510 (Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide), CI 77266 (Black 2), CI 15880 (Red 34)

What is 8 free ?

This means that the polish you know and love is free from 8 harmful chemicals: Dibutyl Phthalate, Toluene, Formaldehyde, Formaldehyde Resin, Camphor, Xylene, Ethyl Tosylamide, & Triphenyl Phosphate. We’ve carefully formulated our polishes to be cleaner and safer, without sacrificing smooth coverage, brilliant shine, and longevity.

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55 - 64
Skin Type
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Skin tone
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Beautiful Colors, Gorgeous Packaging

The Background is a deep, dark color, which goes well with the 3eb song! It glides on smoothly, with buildable color using a second coat. I’ve been wearing it for 4 days and no chips anywhere! This is a great product, worth the price.

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FAQS

Why is the cap on my nail lacquer dented?

The deliberate denting you see on Smith & Cult’s packaging serves a dual purpose; personality and precision. Our brand represents beauty that embraces imperfections; the pristine high-end packaging married to the differentiating indentations represents just that. The added bonus to our one and only denting design is the grip factor – use the dents for a sturdier hold. The nail lacquer cap also houses a petite cap for those that prefer even more precision.

Are your nail polishes vegan?

Yes! There are no animal derived ingredients in our polishes, and they have not been tested on animals.

Are your polishes toxic chemical free?

All Smith & Cult polishes are 8-free, meaning they are formulated without eight harmful chemicals commonly found in nail polish: No Dibutyl Phthalate, Toluene, Formaldehyde, Formaldehyde Resin, Camphor, Xylene, Ethyl Tosylamide, & Triphenyl Phosphate. We’re all about clean formulas with compromising on performance!