headshot of dermatology professor Elma Baron

Dermatology’s Elma Baron talks about of allowing children to use shellac nail polish

Undercover: Manicure nail dangers for kids
Cleveland 19 NewsElma Baron, professor of dermatology, talked about the dangers of allowing children to use shellac, or gel, nail polish. “If you’re always manipulating nails and you’re causing trauma to the nails, that form of trauma can be a portal of entry for bacteria and fungi,” she said.