Nails and its health are often ignored by many people but everyone wishes to have healthy and shiny nails. Here, are a few of the Do’s and don’ts for healthy nails.
Many people have this bad habit of biting the nails. One needs to ignore this habit because biting the nails reduces the quality of the nails. It also reduces the growth of the nails as well as make them can an unshaped. Biting your fingernails are also a reason that you you might get various diseases and infections.
Minimise the use of chemical products on your nails as much as possible. The cosmetic products which have paraben, sulphates, mineral oils, etc tend to reduce the quality of the nails on a long run. They also make the cuticles weaker. This indirectly affects the growth of your nails. If you want to use cosmetic products then go for those products which are more natural and free of parabens and sulfates.
If you are facing some kind of nail problem then do not ignore it. It is often seen that nail problem is usually ignored by many people. The main problem only come to focus to any person when it becomes large so always try to go to Dermatologist or a doctor if any nail related problem arises.
Follower good nail hygiene
For maintaining a good quality of nails as well as for keeping them healthy all you need to do is follow a routine for the nail hygiene. Manicure is always a best option. Keep cleaning the nails from time to time and also cut them properly. Use lemon or tomatoes which are high in citric acid. These fruits when scrubbed over your nails will help them shine and will also improve their texture.
Keep fingers and nails clean and dry
It is often considered that nails which are affected by water for long time gets its quality reduced. Water and moisture affect the quality of nails in a bad way. Always clean your nails properly also, there are many home remedies which you can try to clean up your nails. You can try many options which are available in market and salons. To keep your nails and fingers clean, avoid water as much as possible.
Always use a good moisturizer
Once you have washed your fingers and nails properly, always moisturize it with good cream. Do not use harsh smelling and thick moisturizers but rather use a mild, soothing fragrance moisturizer which is not thick and liquid in nature. Apply this moisturiser 2 to 3 times a day or whenever you feel your fingers and nails are dry.
Take more biotin in the diet
Biotin is a compound of protein which helps in the growth and maintenance of the nails. Since nails is also made up of protein it is very essential to add protein into your diet. Take food which are high in protein such as lenticels, eggs, etc and avoid junk food as much as possible. Taking biotin rich diet will definitely improve the quality of your nails and will also bring shine to them.