The FDA just put out a consumer update called “How to Safely Use Nail Care Products” that addresses consumer concerns about UV lamp safety. Their verdict? UV lamps are “low risk” when used as directed by the label. The FDA’s announcement, which includes a video aimed at salon-goers, goes on to list some precautions consumers can take if they still feel uneasy, or are taking a medication that causes increased sensitivity to UV rays.
Here are some excerpts from the FDA’s statement:
You can read the full Consumer Update here.