Think Twice Before Getting Another Powder Gel Manicure!
being exposed to UV light that over the long term could be very detrimental.
A study from the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology found that during the gel manicure UV drying process, one’s hands take in an energy dose equal to the daylong recommended limit for outdoor workers.
2. A Longer-Lasting Mani Can Be Damaging To The Nail Beds
Powder gels have garnered favor because of how long they can maintain their integrity. There’s often not a chip, break, or smudge for up to five weeks.
But that longevity can actually be a detriment to the health of the natural nails. Problems under the nail or the skin around the nail are often hidden away under the pretty manicure and go longer without being detected.
3. Dipping Nails Into Powder Can Cause Harmful Infections
Often, manicurists push up their clients’ cuticle, trim the dead skin, clean the nails to