Love Gel Manicures? Your Natural Nails Don’t.

Love Gel Manicures? Your Natural Nails Don't.Brace yourself, manicure lovers, because new research from the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) says the trendy gel manicure could be hazardous to your health.

Gel manicures, beloved for their long-lasting, chip-free finish, are also linked to health conditions like nail brittleness and thinning, skin irritation, and even skin cancer (UV lamps).

Sensibly, the AAD recommends gel manicure moderation. With the scary study results piling up, all we can say is letting nails go au naturel is getting more and more appealing each day. Well, at least for a few days, right? No-chip nails just aren’t worth skin cancer in our book. (Excerpt from Boston Magazine)

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