TOXIC SHOCK The toxic three is what all lovers of beauty need to look for. The first is dibutyl phthalate (DBP)-used as a nail-hardener and disinfectant for nail care tools-linked to fertility problems and birth defects. Secondly, toluene is connected with memory loss, kidney damage and hearing loss, which provides the polish its soft finish. Finally, formaldehyde is regarded as a carcinogen by many specialists and public bodies, including the U.S. National Toxicology Program and the International Agency for Research on Cancer, which shapes the hard, shiny and durable movies on the nails. Of the toxic three, formaldehyde is prohibited from use in cosmetics as well as toiletries in Japan and Sweden and there are limitations on concentration in Canada, but there is still no ban in the United Kingdom on the use of formaldehyde resin that is used to make varnish hard, durable and enamel-like. Here we show the terrifying impacts on your body that nail varnish can have-from head to toe. Head and brain-confusion, headaches and dizziness Short-term inhalation of even small toluene concentrations can trigger headaches, dizziness, and weakness. Higher chemical levels were also associated with brain damage, memory loss, and mental ability decrease. Camphor may influence the brain as well. High toluene concentrations during pregnancy can influence the fetus, leading to mental impairment and slow development of children. Shelly Elson Eyes and ears - color blindness and hearing loss In a research carried out at various nail bars in Colorado, where a scientist analyzed the health hazards associated with volatile chemicals in varnishes and removers, the majority of nail salon employees revealed health problems linked to their job and those who work for more than 20 years may experience enhanced cancer risk.
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