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Your gel manicure might last longer, but it has a gross secret

Your gel manicure might last longer, but it has a gross secret

Your gel manicure might last longer, but it has a gross secret By Mary Ward 28 August 2018  A gel manicure might last longer, but at what cost? A US study has found that fingernails painted with gel polish, favoured by beauticians for their long-lasting finish, retain more bacteria than other manicures. Your gel manicure might last longer, but it has a gross secret. Photo: Shutterstock Researchers from the University of Nebraska divided a group of healthcare workers into three groups. One group received a gel manicure, one a manicure with normal nail polish, and one had their nails left unpainted. Participants then...

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Karen Cox
Nail Salon Treatments Expose Women to Health Risks

Nail Salon Treatments Expose Women to Health Risks

Popular nail salon treatments expose women to health risks Shellac exposes your skin to UV light, increasing skin cancer risks. Photo: Getty Alana MitchelsonConsumer Affairs Journalist@AlanaMitchelson SHARE TWEETSHAREREDDITPINEMAILCOMMENT Leading Australian dermatologists have warned women who regularly have their nails done that they may be unknowingly exposing themselves to health risks – from impaired nail growth to skin cancer. Nail treatments such as shellac, SNS and even a standard manicure treatment can cause damage to your skin, Dr Natasha Cook of Darlinghurst Dermatology told The New Daily. Shellac is a type of gel treatment that sets under a UV lamp, while SNS involves dipping each nail into a...

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Dazzle Dry arrives in Australia |Article by spaandclinic.com.au

Dazzle Dry arrives in Australia |Article by spaandclinic.com.au

An American success story, the toxin-free, vegan nail polish Dazzle Dry finally touches down in Australia. The nails of the beauty obsessed around the globe have long been fans of Dazzle Dry and with an increase in client requests for organic, natural and non-toxic products; Karen Cox saw an opportunity for the brand to find a home in Australia. “A former beauty salon and spa owner, I was born and raised in Manly but had lived in the USA for 17 years, working as an expat at the Australian Embassy in Washington DC for 10 years. An old client introduced...

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Karen Cox
Dazzle Dry - Sentimental

Dazzle Dry - Sentimental

5 Free (No Formaldehyde, No DBP, No Toluene, No Formaldehyde Resin, No Camphor) Dazzle Dry nail polishes are: 5 Free Vegan and cruelty free Non-yellowing (No Nitrocellulose) Strengthens Natural Nails Dries Rock Hard in 5 minutes Non-Toxic, Hypoallergenic No UV Lamp Needed, Removes like regular polish Longest chip-free water-resistant wear on the market today!   IMAGE COURTESY OF : WHATS UP NAIL ART STORE

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