Iba Breathable Vegan Halal Nail Polish & Polish Remover | Swatch & Review

I have never tried a breathable and halal certified polish so when Iba contacted me for their halal polish range, I was super excited. the brand claims these polishes to be breathable, air and water permeable. They are also 12 Free making them something special.  They sent me 5 colors, 1 top coat, and one remover. Please read the blog till the end for all the products. I have swatched them and shared my personal opinion, totally unbiased! 

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About Iba


Iba Halal presents India's first Breathable Nail Color range. Its unique French formula and special molecular structure make its air and water permeable! which means it allows both oxygen and moisture to reach your nails keeping them hydrated, fresh and beautiful. Compared to ordinary nail lacquers which form an impermeable layer causing the nails to suffocate, dry out, become yellow, and chip off, Iba Breathable Nail Colors argan oil-enriched, long stay, and quick-drying formula keep your nails healthy, long, and strong. 

Iba Breathable Nail Colors are PETA certified vegan and cruelty-free, halal-certified by IHI Alliance, Saudi Arabia, and wuzu friendly. Last but not least it is also free from 12 other harmful chemicals such as alcohol, parabens, acetone, phthalates, toluene, formaldehyde, formaldehyde resin, camphor, xylene, ethyl tosylamide, triphenyl phosphate, or gluten making it toxin-free and safe to use.


Features:

Argan oil enriched nail lacquer for stronger and healthier nails
Revolutionary long stay breathable formula
Allows air and water to permeate through the nail color
No base coat required; no yellowing or chipping
Internationally Halal certified and wuzu friendly
Free from 12 harmful chemicals
Quick-drying, long-stay nail color
PETA certified vegan and cruelty-free
Formulated in France

Cost
Rs. 250 for 9ml 


You can get it at a low price on the amazon and Iba website

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Shades I have 
  • Plum Cake
  • Pristine Black
  • Aqua Swirl
  • Ultraviolet
  • Red Velvet
  • Top Coat

Plum Cake



This is a gorgeous mauvish purple kinda shade. This plum shade has warm undertones that look gorgeous on nails. It has a creamy texture and settles on nails easily. Quite pigmented, but 2 coats make it look better. You do not need a top coat on it and it stays put on nails for about 4-5 days. However, if you wash your hands several times or do house chores, it might not last more than 3 days.









Pristine Black



A smooth-looking blackest black. This creamy black has my heart. It looks gorgeous on nails and stands out. The texture is smooth and settles on nails. Two coats are enough for a beautiful finish!








Ultraviolet 



This is a vibrant violet shade with cool undertones. You need 2 coats for a smooth look. It has a shiny glossy finish and looks beautiful on nails. Perfect for nail art designs.








Red Velvet



It is a warm coral-ish red that literally glows on nails. The applicator is great and gives a smooth finish. I love the texture which is creamy and glossy. Lasts about 3-4 days if you do not work or wet your hands a lot. 








Aqua Swirl


This is a turquoise blue kinda shade, somewhat light teal. Has a creamy formula and dries up quickly. Very pigmented but you need at least 2 coats for a shiny look. Do not chip for at least 4 days.








My Take on polishes

They are all very smooth and glossy. You will not need a top coat for them. However, since they are air and water permeable, the lasting is affected due to that. I do my house chores and wash utensils sometimes. This made the polish chip off or the entire layer comes off like those peel-off polishes. without this, it does last for about 3-4 days and stays shiny till the end. 

Iba Halal Care Argan Oil Enriched Breathable Top and Base Coat



It is a breathable top coat that can be used as a base coat as well. I like how it is quick-drying and settles on nails so well. However, it tends to smudge certain polishes while using nail art. 



  • Argan oil enriched breathable high gloss topcoat
  • Prolongs the wear of your nail color or polish
  • Prevents nail brittleness and breakage
  • Quick-drying and long-lasting formula
  • PETA certified vegan and cruelty-free
  • Halal certified by IHI Alliance, Saudi Arabia, and wuzu friendly
  • Free from 12 harmful toxins




Iba Halal Care Argan Oil Enriched Nail Color Remover



According to the brand


Iba Argan Oil Enriched Nail Color Remover is designed to gently remove all nail colors and polishes. Argan oil promotes healthy, strong, and moisturized nails. This nail polish remover does not contain acetone or harsh acetates which could damage your nails, cuticles and dry out your skin. Non-flammable, non-toxic, and eco-friendly, Iba nail color remover is PETA certified vegan and cruelty-free, halal-certified by IHI Alliance, Saudi Arabia, and wuzu friendly. Furthermore, it is free from 12 toxic chemicals such as alcohol, parabens, acetone, phthalates, toluene, formaldehyde, formaldehyde resin, camphor, xylene, ethyl tosylamide, triphenyl phosphate, or gluten thereby making it safe on nails.

Features:
  • Argan oil enriched nail polish remover
  • For healthy, strong, and moisturized nails
  • Alcohol-free and acetone-free formula
  • Gently removes nail color in a single swipe
  • Internationally halal certified and wuzu friendly
  • PETA certified Vegan and Cruelty Free
  • Free from 12 harmful chemicals
  • Formulated in France


Cost 
Rs. 125 for 30ml



My Opinion

I have never found a nail polish remover that moisturizes as well as removes plish quickly. However, this one seems to have done that. I am not saying this because it is a PR or I need to praise the brand. But, I genuinely loved their products. It has a subtle scent to it and my nails seem to be moisturized after I have used it. You can see in the above image, how my nails are shining. For glitter polishes, you need a bit more product as compared to regular polish. But this will not dry up your nails. 




I hope you loved my review and will share your opinions in the comments below!

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