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Pick the right type of natural paint for the job

Here are our top choices for no-VOC paints.

  1. Mineral paint. Good for painting kitchen cupboards because of its smooth, solid finish. Top pick: Fusion mineral paint.
  2. Milk paint. Comes as a powder that you mix with water; good for floors and antique furniture. Top pick: Miss Mustard Seed’s milk paint.
  3. Chalk-style paint. Not to be confused with chalkboard paint; good on metal and glass, no priming needed. Top pick: The Fat Paint Company chalk-style paint.
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