Nail Care Tips

Nail Care Tips

Badly kept, yellowing and chipping nails and nail fungus is an eye sore that we assume that no one notices, but is quite the contrary. Healthy, pink nails are a sign of good health and of good personal hygiene. Your diet plays a large role in your nail care routine and your nails are a reflection of your body’s current health status.

Here are some general Nail Care Tips which you should implement into your daily life: The old wives tale to avoid biting your nails or picking at them is useful as these habits allow bacteria and fungi to enter your nail bed and can eventually give you toe nail fungus or nail fungus which is pretty ugly. Keep your Hands washed and dry. This helps prevent any possible growth of unsightly nail fungus. Like your skin, your nails also need frequent moisturization, doing this prevents brittle nails that break easily.

Don’t wear those pair of heels that are too tight. Wearing shoes that fit you properly saves you from the pinching and pressure and causes ingrown nails. Toe nail fungus: A fungal infection of the nail, aka onychomycosis is an often ignored nail ailment, as it doesn’t cause any actual physical pain and is a progressive change of the quality and color of your toe nail. This can be prevented by changing your socks and footwear more often and disinfecting your footwear regularly. Don’t apply nail varnish or nail polish on a nail that you think might have a nail fungus. While clipping your nails (this should be part of your regular nail care routine) don’t forget to clip your nails before the edge of your toe and don’t round off the edges, that causes ingrown nails. While removing nail polish, ensure that you use products that do not contain the chemical “acetone” as that dries your nails.

 

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