Cancer Research Organization to Share Discoveries About Your Health and Nail Salons During 4/20 Event in San Francisco

Attendees will receive a healthy manicure, hear what CPIC discovered about the air quality in nail salons and find out what chemicals you should avoid in nail polishes.

FREMONT, CA (March 23, 2017) — Some ingredients used in nail products have been tied to cancer, miscarriages, lung diseases and other ailments. The Cancer Prevention Institute of California, a local, nonprofit organization, will reveal what chemicals you should avoid in nail products and share tips on selecting a salon that meets expanded safety guidelines during this fun and informative evening.
These findings have rocked the beauty world over the past few years. Cosmopolitan, the New York Times, and the Huffington Post are just a few of the publications who have written about this groundbreaking research. Now, the researcher who led this study will share what her team discovered.

Attendees will take home a travel bath set compliments of elizabethW, a toxic-free nail polish compliments of Spa Ritual, and a wine glass compliments of Lifefactory. Light bites and refreshments will be served.

Tickets are available on Eventbrite. Spots are limited. Early registration is highly encouraged.
Date: Thursday, April 20

Time: 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Place: ZaZa Nail Spa
           543 2nd St., San Francisco

Fee:    $65 (includes gratuity)

About the Cancer Prevention Institute of California
The Cancer Prevention Institute of California is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing cancer and to reducing its burden where it cannot yet be prevented. We are the only freestanding research institution working solely to prevent cancer using extensive population data. Our researchers study a wide range of cancer risk factors, such as racial/ethnic background, socioeconomic status, age, occupation, gender, genetic predisposition, geographic location, environment and lifestyle to determine how these factors affect frequency, distribution and types of cancers. For more information, visit the CPIC website at

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