Getting a Manicure? Scary Dangers of Bad Manicures

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Getting a Manicure? Scary Dangers of Bad Manicures
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Tue, 02-19-2013 - 9:42am

Getting a manicure might seem like perfect excuse to just sit back and relax, but it turns out there are some pretty ugly dangers lurking inside the salon. Sephora nail and gel expert Terri Silacci tells you what to watch out for.

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The scariest thing about the article is the nails in that photo! :)

I do let the nail technician cut my cuticles maybe once a month, but only if it's a technician who I know won't go crazy with it.  Didn't know that about over-cutting causing wavy nail beds, hmmm.

I liked the tip at the end of the article:  apply another layer of base coat between the two coats of polish.  I might try that next manicure.

Kelly

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I think we can all learn from this article ;-)