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Is It Safe To Apply Nail Polish During Pregnancy?

Written by Tara

Because occasional exposure to the chemicals found in nail polish is unlikely to harm a developing fetus, it’s safe for pregnant women to treat themselves to manicures and/or pedicures.

Manicures, pedicures and nail polish are considered safe during pregnancy — so go ahead and treat yourself!

Generally Can nail polish cause birth defects? WASHINGTON (CNN) — An environmental group Tuesday warned women of childbearing age to avoid using nail polish that contains a chemical that has been shown to cause birth defects in laboratory animals. A report by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) said the chemical in question is called dibutyl phthalate or DBP.

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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Are nail polish fumes harmful during pregnancy?

There’s also a risk that exposure to toluene at high levels can damage the nervous system and cause birth defects in an unborn baby. But you’d need to be regularly, directly, inhaling toluene fumes, so these types of risks are more likely to be associated with solvent abuse.

Can I get a pedicure while pregnant?

So, it’s natural for pregnant people to worry that manicures may be off-limits, too. Luckily, getting manicures (and pedicures) is generally safe while pregnant.

Can I get my hair done while pregnant?

If your pregnancy is progressing well, you can work in a hair salon with a couple of basic precautions. Hairstylists should always wear gloves when coloring or perming hair, Dr. Zanotti says. And ventilation is even more important because you might be exposed to hair dye or other chemicals several times a day.

Will nail polish hurt my baby?

Nail polish can contain an array of chemicals, some of which are endocrine disruptors ( 2 ). These chemicals can be harmful to a baby’s sensitive system, as it’s still developing.

Can nail salon fumes cause miscarriage?

If you’re regularly applying acrylic nails, you’re likely to breathe in a lot of the fumes. As well as making you unwell, this may be harmful to your baby. Breathing in the fumes may increase your risk of miscarriage or having a baby with birth defects.

What week does morning sickness start?

It usually starts at about 6 weeks of pregnancy and is at its worst at about 9 weeks. Most women feel better in their second trimester, but some have morning sickness throughout pregnancy. If you have morning sickness, tell your health care provider.

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Tara

I am Tara, and I am addicted to nail polishes and other beauty related things!:) Join me on my ride to paradise!