Are Your Pedicures Toxic?

Are Your Pedicures Toxic?

Beauty in the Bag talked to some experts on how to enjoy the benefits of gel manicures and pedicures, while minimizing any potential risks.

Here’s what they had to say:

Do a nail self exam between treatments.

“Examine your nails after the gel polish comes off and if you notice anything going on, see a dermatologist before you reapply any polish,” Taub says. Same is true of your toenails, adds Krista Archer, DPM. “When you get a pedicure, don’t just read People magazine and text your friends, look at your toes to see if there is anything going on.”

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