They are a pillar of beauty routines of many women. Some of us visit more often that we get our hair cut. But the nail salon are really safe? All depends.According Amy E. Newburger, MD, a dermatologist at St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York, a visit to a nail salon can be hazardous to your health. Writing in the October / November 2007 issue of ShopSmart Magazine (see "Quick Reference", page 19) states that while many people manicure and pedicure without incident in the classroom, he sees patients every week, which collect more than they expected when they had their nails professionally.Newburger says sometimes the problem starts as a virus, as seen in Yeast Infection Pictures, some of which cause warts. Some are caused by bacteria that can cause pain and oozing sores contagious hands. It is reported often to see the yeast infections and fungi that can cause nail ridge, then separated from the nail bed. You can even get a serious care of athlete's foot as a result thereof mimes excursion.The also cites an incident a few years ago in which more than 100 people came down with boils. It is suggested that the outbreak is apparently associated with a rare Mycobacterium foot baths a California salon and concludes with dirty water is not the only culprit. If the nail is set loose or worn, germs can take over. Allergic reactions that result in red, blistered, inflamed skin and are not uncommon. They usually start in the hands and can spread to other body areas like the eyelids. The most likely sources are nail varnishes, acrylic nails, and although queues individuals.Dr bother some. Newburger offers five tips to make your next trip to the nail salon insurance: they come with their own instruments. They should be soaked in alcohol for 25 minutes to keep them free of germs. If you are a repeat visitor and decide to leave your nail tools in the classroom, make sure they are properly sterilized. Put them in a light blue or purple is not adequate. Nor is it a cold sterilizing solution unless the tools remain submerged for 24 hours. If the tool is entirely of metal, you can use more of a toaster (but not the microwave) to sterilize. Kept at 250 degrees for 25 minutes. You should also replace frequently.Check emery boards out of the room, foot baths. Before starting your pedicure, make sure you're using pipeless type of hot tub instead of a constantly circulating water. Foot baths with the pipeline, like Jacuzzis, have filter screens that are difficult to clean and serve as reservoirs of nasty microbes like only initiate an infection. They are also ready and waiting to spread to the next customer.Don not shave their legs before a pedicure. The germs that it is very easy to navigate, even tiny cracks in the skin. Shaving your legs just before getting a pedicure makes you more susceptible to infections. You should also stay away from the nail salon every time you have cuts or blisters on an area that could become infected.Nix cuticle trimming. The exception is a very clear stepfather. Ask the technician who just push the nail cuticle. In court may enter an infection at the point where the nail develops. The can lead to permanent damage to the shape and surface integrity of the nail, Newburger says.Just say no long artificial nails. While it may seem attractive to coincide with an eagle, with long nails as not worth the long-term risks associated with use.