New Study Finds UV Lamps Used For Gel Manicures Cause Cancer!

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So I had to stop getting my nails done due to allergies, but apparently thats a good thing considering what this new study found out about the exposure to the UV rays in the hand lamps!


Ultraviolet (UV) nail polish dryers, typically used for gel manicures, can kill cells and lead to cancer-causing mutations in cells, according to a new study.
The study, which was published Tuesday in Nature Communicationsanalyzed cells in two different conditions of UV exposure. Cells with acute exposure had two 20-minute sessions under the UV dryers with an hour break in between. Cells with chronic exposure had one 20-minute session under the UV dryers for three consecutive days.
Researchers found that one 20-minute session of exposure to the UV dryers resulted in 20 to 30% cell death, while three consecutive 20-minute sessions of exposure resulted in 65 to 70% cell death.


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