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Can nail polish be harmful? Turns my nails yellow.

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology

In brief: No, just annoying

Yellow nails can be caused by several things, including some medical conditions.
When it comes to nail polish, though, the yellowing is a result of your nails absorbing some of the pigment from the polish. Dark red pigments are most likely to stain your nails, so try a lighter red, or a different color altogether.

In brief: No, just annoying

Yellow nails can be caused by several things, including some medical conditions.
When it comes to nail polish, though, the yellowing is a result of your nails absorbing some of the pigment from the polish. Dark red pigments are most likely to stain your nails, so try a lighter red, or a different color altogether.
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