Nail polish was invented in China roughly around 3000 BC. They used beeswax, egg whites, gelatin, gum Arabic and natural dyes like flower petals to get red and pink pigments. Since that time nail polish production became quite sophisticated and the ingredients are hard to pronounce: toluene, formaldehyde, dibutyl phthalate, camphor, chromium oxide greens, mica, aluminum powder…It is a long list. Luckily for everybody, all information is available online and, if we ever get concerned, we can read what scientists have to say about each ingredient.
According to Chinese medicine a fingertip represents the head of a person. It is also the outermost aspect of our physiology, which is our immune system.
This is a small place of healing for a great NY, where we provide acupuncture, Chinese herbs, medical massage, physical therapy and Reiki therapy services.
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