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As women, we love to get our nails done. We love to visit the nail spa every few days to get a neat manicure and a clear coat of nail polish after. Although, nail polish looks extremely stylish and elegant, do you know what it can do to your body?
Yes, your favorite nail polish contains certain chemical compounds that are known to cause disastrous effects on your body. If you had no idea about this, keep reading to find out what nail polish can do to your body.
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Even the most popular brands who swear by the safety of their products contain traces of harmful chemicals in their nail polish.
These chemicals can result in horrible hormonal imbalances in your body. Unlike usual waste compounds, nail polish compounds aren't excreted by our system. Even after 10 hours of application, the compounds are present in the blood.
Have you heard about triphenlyphosphate? It is a chemical that can disrupt your hormone mechanism and affect your reproductive system as well.
Triphenlyphosphates are extremely harmful to women who like to paint their nails often because this chemical gets mixed with their blood.
With regular application, this chemical stays inside your system and messes up your body.
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Triphenylphosphates are also known to affect your brain because they act as neurotoxins. They also cause allergies in the long run so they affect your skin as well.
Toluene is a chemical used in glues and whiteners. They can prove to affect brain development and promote skin rashes.
Formaldehyde is another chemical present in some nail polishes which contains carcinogenic agents (cancer causing agents).
If you're a big fan of applying some nail color, you can opt for some organic colors which contain only water-based colors.
They don't contain any toxins so they are natural for your nails and body.