Topic : UV light safety

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Something to Talk About: UV Light Exposure

August 18, 2014  | Article

Even after all the research confirms they’re safe, UV lamps still cause concern among clients. Let’s talk about what you can do to ease their fears.

Keywords: gel-polish   UV light safety   UV lights  

Are Gel Lamps Safe?

May 15, 2014  | 

Holly Schippers (The FingerNailFixer) offers her take on the actual scientific facts about gel manicures.

Keywords: FingerNailFixer   Gels   Holly Schippers   UV light safety  

Are Gel Manis Safe? FingerNailFixer Tells All

May 5, 2014  | Video

Would you like some scientific facts about gel manicures instead of just opinions? How about some factual data that you can look at for yourself and decide on the safety of your manicure. Here is some information from Holly Schippers (The FingerNailFixer) to give you the opportunity to make a fact-based decision.

Keywords: curing   FingerNailFixer   gel-polish   Gels   UV light safety  

NAILS Editor Hannah Lee on The Today Show

May 2, 2014  | Video

NAILS editor Hannah Lee appeared on The Today Show on Friday, May 2, 2014, as the counterpoint voice to a new study that says UV nail lamp users may have an increased risk of skin cancer. Hannah pointed out that you are exposed to more UVA rays from natural sunlight walking or driving to the salon than you can in a UV lamp. Last year's study by Drs. Dowdy and Sayre is the benchmark we should all refer to.

Keywords: gel-polish   Gels   Hannah Lee   media coverage   UV light safety  

UV Protection for the Cautious

January 28, 2014  | Article

We all know UV lights are safe, but what about those clients who aren’t so sure? If one of your clients is shying away from gel-polish services out of concern that the nail lamp may increase the risk of skin cancer, you can put her at ease.

Keywords: UV light safety   UV protection  

Study Reaffirms UV Lamp Safety

December 28, 2013  | Article

Supporting findings made in earlier studies, the latest independent, peer-reviewed study demonstrates that UV lamps commonly used for hardening gel-polish are safe and do not increase the risk of developing skin cancer. 

Keywords: Gels   NMC   UV light safety   UV lights  

UV Nail Lamps Do Not Increase Skin Cancer Risk, New Study Finds

February 19, 2013  | Article

UV nail lamps do not appear to significantly increase the lifetime risk of keratinocyte carcinoma — a type of non-melanoma skin cancer — in consumers, reports a study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology.

Keywords: cancer   product safety   skin cancer   UV light safety   UV lights  

Nail-Drying Safety

December 25, 2012  | News

As more and more salon-goers express concern over UVA nail lamps and their possible link to skin cancer, Allure quelled the misconception in a recent issue of the magazine.

Keywords: polish-drying products   salon safety   UV light safety   UV lights  

Get the Facts on Gels

May 18, 2012  | Article

Gel manicures and pedicures have been available, and safely used, in salons for more than three decades, says the PBA’s Nail Manufacturer’s Council.

Keywords: Gels   NMC   PBA   UV light safety   UV lights  

The Difference Between LED and UV Lamps

September 6, 2011  | Article

UV or not UV? The new crop of LED gel lamps on the market have caused a bit of confusion as to the benefits and differences between LED and the standard UV lamps techs have been using for years. To help clear up the subject, NAILS has highlighted the biggest differences between the two so you can be better informed on lamp purchases and maintenance.

Keywords: Gels   LED lights   UV light safety   UV lights  

UV Nail Lamps Are Safe, Say Industry Experts

November 1, 2010  | Article

The findings by three nail industry scientists contradict the conclusions of a medical report that warns of an increased risk of cancer on the hands after exposure to a UV nail light.

Keywords: Doug Schoon   Gels   Jim McConnell   Light Elegance   OPI products  

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