Are UV light nail dryers safe?
For most professional gel manicures, the polish needs to be dried and cured under a special ultraviolet lamp.
Does UV light nail dryers damage nails?
Both fluorescent tube and UV light nail dryers were studied, providing evidence to support the safety of all UV light nail dryers. Dr. Sayre said, “This UV source probably belongs in the least risky of all categories. UV light nail dryer are safer than natural sunlight or sunlamps.
Can a UV light be used to dry regular nail polish?
UV nail dryers are more commonly referred to as UV nail lights. The UV light being emitted by the UV lamps does nothing to dry nail polish, but the heat from the light unit itself will assist in drying nail polish.
Do you need a UV light for gel nails to dry?
With that in mind, you may be wondering if UV lamps are even necessary, and the answer is yes. The UV rays help the gel polish polymerize, or harden, which is what makes the formula so durable, and dry so quickly.