Dermatologists warn of dangers of acrylic nails

Loose nails, red rash, itch and even breathing difficulties can occur in nail allergy epidemic

UK dermatologists have warned of an “allergy epidemic” arising over a chemical commonly used in acrylic nails and nail gels. 

Those who work in the beauty industry or who apply the nails at home are most at risk from the allergies, the British Association of Dermatologists says.