How to choose baby safe paint?
When looking for a baby safe paint you should you be only looking for water based products that have zero or ‘minimal’ VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds. Ideally you would be looking for paint lower than 1g of VOC per litre. Also, make sure you request the FULL ingredients list from the manufacture before you purchase and actually check for yourself (can be found in MSDS sheets), as there are a LOT of companies that site high up in the search results that are claiming to be something they are not. DEMAND VOC certificates, and demand a full ingredients list – this is the only way to be sure (and safe). The health of yourself, and your family is at risk. It’s worth the extra few minutes of research!
Please don’t paint toxic paints when pregnant! I hear all the time about pregnant women redecorating with your big brand toxic paints, just weeks before the baby is due. PLEASE don’t do this! Not only will you be inhaling all the nasties in a very critical part of your pregnancy, but these paints will the leach chemicals into the air for months (even years) after drying, and continuing to fill your rooms with toxins.
Graphenstone Ecosphere is the best natural emulsion paint. Why? See below!
- ZERO Emissions
- VERY LOW EMISSIONS if you want colour (GCS INTERIOR)
- Natural, Eco friendly and Non toxic.
Ok I get it, so which natural paints should I use for my nursery walls and ceiling?!
It’s simple – just use the Graphenstone Ecosphere for all the places you’d usually use standard white household emulsion – so kids rooms, living rooms, bedrooms, hallways, ceilings etc. If you want coloured paint, then choose Graphenstone GCS Interior
If you are looking for natural wood paint that is suitable, non toxic, low in VOCs and a great option, we would recommend Graphenstone Wood Paints, which is great for all kinds of children's toys and play areas.
No other paint on the market today comes close to the standards that Graphenstone have set for their natural paints, you can rest assured you are giving your family the best start the possible could in protecting them from the harmful effects of normal paint
Choosing the correct paint for your nursery is an important decision you need to make, as it's just too easy to go to your high street paint shop and buy the first paint on the shelf. The problem with 'normal' paints is that they leach toxins into the air, which can be very bad for your health. By using natural paints, you can eliminate these risks straight away.
SO, WHAT SHOULD I CHOOSE?
Walls & ceilings in WHITE only: Graphenstone Ecosphere
Walls & ceilings in COLOUR: Graphenstone GCS Interior
How should I be painting baby furniture?
The best natural safe paint for painting baby furniture such as cots, nursing chairs, beds ands wood work? Graphenstone Wood Paints has a beautifully silky semi- matt finish, and available in some lovely tones and colours.
How to paint baby furniture:
The best way to paint baby furniture is to sand the surface back to bare wood, or as close as you can, and then Graphenstone Wood Paints These natural wood paints are suitable for use as a cot paint as well as nursery paint!
Which natural paints should I use for my nursery wood work and trim?
Use Graphenstone Wood Paints If you have ANY questions, please just contact me!