A manicure might seem a pretty risk-free and painless beauty procedure but a lot can go wrong: extreme pain, bacterial infection, allergies and even hospitalisation in severe circumstances.
The pandemic has given rise to unqualified nail technicians
A client's fingertips were swelling so much and starting to separate from the skin. It took over an hour and a half to remove the acrylics and the client was in pain.
In the wrong hands, the risks of getting your nails done are endless
Once someone experiences itchy, peeling skin as a result of overexposure to nail materials, an allergy has already developed. It cannot be reversed.
How to stay safe when you’re getting your nails done
My nails were shaved down to such an extent that they became weak and sore. They also cut down my cuticles so far, they started bleeding. I couldn’t have Shellac for a year afterwards.