Nail Care

Home Remedies For Nail Care

The following are some tips for achieving and maintaining healthy, attractive fingernails and toenails:

  • Keep your nails and hands well moisturized. Moisturizers containing collagen and vitamin E are especially good for the nails. They are most effective if put on after soaking your nails in warm water and patting dry.
  • File your nails in one direction only, not back and forth.
  • Keep toenails clipped straight across, not curved or pointed, to avoid ingrown toenails. Also, do not clip toenails too short or clip them in at the sides.
  • Use a fine-textured emery board, not a metal nail file. Metal files are hard on the nails.
  • Moisturize and gently push back your cuticles. Do not cut them. a Do not manicure your nails too frequently or apply nail products too often.
  • If you have sensitive skin and nails, look for fragrance-free and formaldehyde-free polishes and non-acetone polish removers.
  • If you wear polish, let your nails go "bare" for a few days each month to let the air get to them.
  • Use protective cotton-lined vinyl gloves to wash dishes, work with cleansers, or work in the garden.
  • Never bite your nails. Do not use them as prying tools.

  • To help dry nail polish quicker, run your fingers under cold water.

  • If you keep your nailpolish in the fridge, they stay fresher longer and you can keep them longer.

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April 1, 2013 at 11:54 PM delete

was just going through from some blogs and read your blog it really have nice tips thanks for sharing looking forward for further posts.