What is a gel manicure? A gel manicure is a service that uses a gel-based polish and requires a UV or LED light to cure the polish and lock it onto your nails
Although gel manicures can be beautiful and long-lasting, they can be tough on nails. Gel manicures can cause nail brittleness, peeling and cracking, and repeated use can increase the risk for skin cancer and premature skin aging on the hands. To keep your nails healthy before, during, and after gel manicures, dermatologists recommend following these tips.