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Doctor insights on: Zinsser Shellac

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Is shellac nailpolish cancerous?

Is shellac nailpolish cancerous?

Cancerous polish: Nope. There is no evidence that this commonly used product is cancerous if used as it is meant to be used. ...Read more

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Can I have a shellac manicure while im pregnant?

Can I have a shellac manicure while im pregnant?

Yes: There is no harm in having a manicure or in the use of these products - there is no absorption of anything through the nails themselves. The only problem might be an intolerance of the fumes, so you could ask for a small fan to direct the fumes away from your face. ...Read more

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Are shellac nails okay during pregnancy?

Are shellac nails okay during pregnancy?

No: Having the nails on your skin is probably not harmful but the fumes produced when applying the nails can cause harm to yourself and your baby. I recommend you avoid using it during pregnancy. ...Read more

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17 weeks pregnant. Have shellac on nail as told it was safe. They soak your finger in pure acetone for 10-15min to remove shellac , done 2x. Baby ok?

17 weeks pregnant. Have shellac on nail as told it was safe.  They soak your finger in pure acetone for 10-15min to remove shellac , done 2x. Baby ok?

Probably: Given the type of exposure you describe, there would be little, if any, absorption. The general rule of thumb in pregnancy, however, is avoid as a many toxins as possible. Congratulations! ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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