Sun Protective Clothing – The Skin Cancer Foundation

Sun Protective Clothing – The Skin Cancer Foundation (Skin Cancer Foundation) –  Your clothing doesn’t just look great. It also absorbs or blocks harmful UV radiation and remains one of the most effective forms of protection against sun damage and skin...

Is the UV Lamp Really Safe?

Is the UV Lamp Really Safe? (Brides) – It’s hard to imagine life before gel manicures, isn’t it? No drying time, a glossy finish, and two-week staying power is the stuff nail dreams are made of—especially for those about to say “I Do” who want...

UV radiation causes wrinkles

UV radiation causes wrinkles (US National Library of Medicine) – Being the largest and most visible organ of the body and heavily influenced by environmental factors, skin is ideal to study the long-term effects of aging. Throughout our lifetime, we accumulate...

Gel Manicures Increase Skin Cancer Risk

Gel Manicures Increase Skin Cancer Risk (Healthline) – Gel manicures offer a longer-lasting option than regular manicures, but at what cost? The UV lights used to cure, or dry, gel polish have some consumers concerned about the risk for skin cancer. “The lamps...

Is It Safe To Use a UV Light For Your Nails?

Is It Safe To Use a UV Light For Your Nails? UV Nail Light Risks (Byrdie) – By now we all know (or at least should know) the importance of wearing sunscreen each and every day, regardless of the time of year. That’s because the concept of contracting cancer from...

Safety of LED nail lamps

Safety of LED nail lamps (Harvard Medical School) –  Q. I was worried about drying my nails with a lamp or light box at the nail salon because of the potential risk of cancer from the ultraviolet radiation, but my salon recently switched to LED lamps. Are they...
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