How some nail salons in California are finding a less toxic way to work

Nail salons offer services that often are toxic to their workers, from manicures causing acrylic dust in the air to the chemicals that can permeate through skin. Salon workers complain of respiratory problems and sometimes cancer. The California Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative offers certification in maintaining safe practices for their workers, offering an incentive for the use of ventilation equipment and gloves.

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