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Rubbing peppermint oil into your nails reduces the risk of infections.
Look after your cuticles. They are there to keep moisture and germs from entering the body.
Did you know that your nails are likely to grow faster on your dominant hand—so if you’re right handed, the nails on your that hand will grow faster than the nails on your left.
Look after your nails. Biting them or being too aggressive when cleaning under them can create stress fractures on the corners of the edges and eventually cause breaks.
Cleaning products and detergents cause your nails to split and crack. Wearing gloves when cleaning will protect against this damage.
Massaging your cuticles increases blood flow to the nail and promotes nail growth.
You would never wash your face without moisturizing afterwards – your hands should be the same. Remember to keep your hands and nails hydrated by applying moisturizer throughout the day.
Having regular manicures and wearing nail polish protects your nails from outside elements more than if they were bare, as well as keeps them in better condition.
Incorporating more tomatoes and protein into your diet will keep your nails strong and healthy.
Exfoliate your hands once a week to remove dead skin cells, and keep your skin smooth.
Biotin supplements (a member of the vitamin B family) increase nail thickness and prevent splitting and breaking.
Don’t forget your feet! Everything you do to keep your fingernails healthy and happy, you should do with your toes.
Your nails can often show signs of health problems. For example, a pale nail bed can indicate anemia.
Always be gentle with your nails. Scrubbing them too harshly can expose them to infection.
Disinfect your nail tools regularly. This is as important as cleaning your makeup brushes to avoid spreading bacteria.
Always use a base coat. This will protect your nails from being stained by polish and also helps the color look more opaque.
Massaging your nails with moisturizing lotion to stimulate blood flow so they can grow longer and stronger.
Your nails are made of keratin, a protein. So incorporating protein into your diet will keep your nails healthy and strong.