However, a few years ago I read this article on Yahoo that totally freaked me out! I guess I’m not your average 27 year old gal, before 2016 I had never been to a nail salon, treated to a “girls spa day,” nor had I ever gotten a sweetish, hot rock, mud, make you skinny with seaweed massage. So when I read this story I thought I would NEVER go into a spa/salon (aside from hair cuts, I can’t do that myself!). So heres what happened, a 22 year old woman contracted HIV when she had her nails done from the use of shared manicure utensils. She went in for a manicure and came out with HIV/AIDS! How crazy is that?! Turns out she had been sharing utensils with a cousin previously who was later also diagnosed and it is a super rare way or transmission, but still not a settling feeling when you think about this happening.
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