We previously mentioned that when you get a gel manicure, you could be exposing yourself to carcinogenic UV rays!
To get the gel to dry, you bake your hands under those powerful UV lights for several minutes, exposing yourself to the ultraviolet radiation!
Worry no more! A new study has come out that found it would take
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When you put your hands under those UV lights to dry your amazing gel nails, you could potentially set yourself up for cancer!
Turns out, the time required to set the gel (10 minutes) is longer than the standard mani's time and that kind of exposure to UV radiation could potentially be dangerous.
According to a 2009 medical journal
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