This week’s public service announcement is to let salon guests know that nails DO NOT breathe. We have all heard it — from professionals who have been misinformed to clients who just assume it. Nails do not breathe in any way, shape, or form; there are not tiny lungs anywhere inside them.
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Nails DO NOT breathe. They receive all of the nutrients or oxygen they need from your blood, which supplies them to the matrix. The matrix is what produces your nail cells! Nail coatings, including regular polish, actually protect the nails! #IAMLICENSED #FingerNailFixer
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