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Skin Cancer

Myth vs. Fact: Gel Manicures and Skin Cancer Risk

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Question 1 of 6

Myth or Fact: The chemical methyl acrylate found in some gel nail polishes is a cancer-causing agent.

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Question 2 of 6

Myth or Fact: All gel nail polishes contain the cancer-causing chemical butylated hydroxyanisol (BHA).

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Question 3 of 6

Myth vs. Fact: The UV light from lamps used to set the gel manicures cause similar skin damage to sunbeds.

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Myth vs. Fact: Gel manicures can cause lasting damage other than skin cancer to your nails and hands.

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Question 5 of 6

Myth vs. Fact: Gel manicures may have the potential to hide lurking nail infections.

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Question 6 of 6

Myth or Fact: Regular manicures pose the same risk as gel manicures.

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