Healthy Tips to take care of nails

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Usage of nail products

Nails are the neglected part of the human body. Although some women take care of their nails, most of them do not take care as much as it has to be. Take a closer look at your nails. Do they look healthy and strong? Or do you see dents, ridges or difference in color? This could be because of various things. One, you are depriving your nails of good nail care and the secondly, your nail will eventually break and take away the neat-nail look. The nail develops white spots or lines and does more damage. Worried already? Don’t worry because we are here with a list of healthy tips to take care of nails and clear of damage.

Tips For Nail Care

1Keep them clean, always

Keep them clean, always

Keeping your nails clean is the first step in taking care of them. Remove any stains or dirt present inside the nails. All the work can be done when you are free at home itself. Here are ways to care for your nails at home.
• Mix lemon juice in water and dip your nails into the mixture for 10 minutes. The citric nature of lemon will remove the dirt from your nails and keep it from breaking.
• Use moisturizer after you are done with the cleaning process.
• Try to avoid hair pins, sharp edges to remove the stains from inside your nail.
• Apply mustard oil on the top portion of your nail and leave it for about 10 minutes.
• The process should be executed every day for at least 15 days to have a healthy and strong nail.

These ways can help you maintain healthy tips to take care of nails. 

2Moisturize

Moisturize

Make sure that you rub the moisturizer into your cuticles and on your finger tips. The usage of moisturizer is to have a healthy regime for your nails and make it stronger and unbreakable.

Many girls have the problem of easy breakage. To avoid this, look for herbal creams or those that have petrolatum content that produces lactic acid, which automatically draws moisture into your skin. This will help your nails stay fit.

3Apply nail hardener

woman-with-great-nails

Applying a nail hardener is like giving a protective layer on your nails. This may be one of the easiest ways to keep your nails from breaking. When you take extra care, also remember not to bite your nails. This will only lead to more and more breaks. Never bite your nails. Cut them short with a proper nail cutter. The hardener works likes wonder when applied properly. It hardens the nails to keep it away from more damage.

4Usage of nail products

Usage of nail products

It is obvious that you use many nail products like nail paint, remover, etc. Be very careful when you do so. It is highly important to act on your nails with care. When you use a nail paint, make sure that it is rich in quality. Nails are very sensitive and usage of harsh products may only damage it more. Also, limit the usage of polish remover. If you are using one, try to opt for an acetone free formula.

5Take regular manicures and pedicures

Take regular manicures and pedicures

To top it off, taking regular spas or manicures and pedicures will help you in keeping your nails healthy. If you rely on salons, there are a few things that you should keep in mind. Always ask for professional license when you go to salons. It is your right to do so. Never go for cheap salons and always avoid the cheaper cost when it comes to nail care or cosmetic replacements.

Never consider removing cuticles which will lead to nail infection. Sterilizing tools are the most important. So make sure your salon has room for all these because if the tools are not sterilized, they will lead to unwanted infections.

6Dry is better

Dry is better

This could be an easy miss for most of the girls who have nails. If you have really long nails, keep them dry. Wetting your hands always can also make your nails soft and easy to break. Also, avoid using any sharp material to scrap off the nail paint. If you want to remove nail paint, use cotton balls and remover to do the needful.

It is quite easy to neglect the nail care, but when you take good care of it, you know you look beautiful from within. These basic steps would help you take good care and avoid your nails from breaking.

-Pavithra Ravi