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Manicure And Pedicure Products
Yes: If the person doing it is very experienced, well-trained and careful not to cause any tissue injury. Make sure you discuss all of this with them in advance. ...Read more
Mani/Pedi in preg: Is anything proven to be safe during pregnancy? While nothing in life is 100% safe, i think that if you takd precautions to avoid prolonged exposure to fumes, you should be ok to have a mani/pedi during pregnancy. Let's face it: you want to make yourself look and feel pretty during that grueling last month of pregnancy! ...Read more
Could gel manicure and pedicure cause itching body and throat and mouth but no issues near the actual nails/fingers/toes? Allergy?
NO: See a Dr, preferably a dermatologist, for help with your itch. ...Read more
Infection: A fish pedicure is performed when garra rufa (small fish) eat the dead skin off of a person’s feet. It is banned in some states. Sometimes a chinchin is used instead of a garra rufa – their teeth can cause bleeding. Neither the fish nor the pedicure tubs can be properly sanitized between customers and this can lead to infections. It is cruel because the garra rufa only eats skin when starved. ...Read more