UV Gel Nail Polish
1- Some Current Main Components Used:
- HEMA: Used in nail enhancement products to build or lengthen the nail, HEMA is safe to use with some restrictions that include the fact that it has to be labeled and warn customers to avoid skin contact.
- Synthetic Wax: This ingredient is a type of mineral wax, derived from coal and shale. Paraffin and microcrystalline Wax are derived from petroleum on the other hand. It is used in a variety of products in make up as well as cosmetics including eye and face makeup, baby products, nail care, skin care and fragrance.
- Butyl Acetate: This ingredient is a clear liquid with a fruity odor. It is used in the production of nail polish, nail polish removers, basecoats, and other related nail products.
2- Some Current Hazardous Components to Avoid:
- Isopropyl Alcohol: Also called isopropanol or 2- propanol, is a colorless and flammable chemical with a very strong odor. It is typically used in conditioners to help dissolve other ingredients and to fasten the drying process. It evaporates quickly and its danger can be causing irritation and system toxicity when used in high portions..
- Camphor: Camphor gives nail polishes their shiny and glossy- like appearance, this ingredient is even used in cold remedies sometimes such as nasal sprays and is judged to be less toxic than the other ingredients. Too much exposure to camphor can lead to allergies, skin irritations and can even lead to nausea and dizziness.