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Gel manicures can cause nail problems

Women are now opting for gel manicures as it offer long-lasting and durable results in a quick manner.

health and fitness Updated: Mar 04, 2013 00:32 IST

Women are now opting for gel manicures as it offer long-lasting and durable results in a quick manner.

But dermatologists have warned that they can cause nail problems - such as nail thinning associated with brittleness, peeling and cracking - with frequent use and can camouflage nail disease if done repeatedly.

Gel nail polish is more durable than other nail polishes and can last two weeks or more without chipping.