NAIL CARE TIPS AND TRICKS
*Always keep your nails dry and clean.
*Follow a proper nail cleanliness routine.
*Use moisturizer or cuticle cream/oil when needed or ones a day before sleeping.
*Get yourself educated about the uses and benefits about biotin for your good hair and nails.
*Avoid using harsh chemicals on your nails..
*Drink at least 2 litres of water everyday as it helps to detox your body.
*Take some time out on weekends or holidays to indulge in some good manicure or pedicure sessions at home.
*Sensitization is necessary, but try to avoid alcohol based hand sanitizers.
*Never use your nail as bottle openers or chew them.
*Make a habit of trim your nails at regular intervals.
*Your eating habits can be easily seen on your skin and nails, so adhere to clean eating.
*Decrease use of chemical or alcohol based products.
*Use home made oils for natural growth.
*Visit your dermatologist often.
*Avoid going for nail extensions as it clog your pores and make your natural nails unhealthy.
*Keep a watch on them.
*Welcome your doctor’s advice and suggestion.
*Keep up with your work out schedule.
HOW TO MOISTURIZE YOUR NAILS?
As moisturizing your skin is very necessary to have a soft, clear and supple skin, same way moisturizing your nails and cuticles is also very important. People often take their nails for granted, but this should not be the case. If we talk about the dermatologists’ recommendation, they also advice to oil or vitamin C rich creams. Diet plays a vital role in our body, so try to eat healthy and clean.
WHAT IS THE ROLE OF NAILS IN OUR BODY?
Strong nails secure our distal phalanx, the fingertip, the delicate tissues from wounds. They also add beauty to our fingers and firms our grip while holding things.
GROWTH OF NAILS
A nails starts in the nail root and covers up under the fingernail skin. New nail cells push out the old nail cells and this process continues. Eventually old cells get solidify with the help of keratin, which is a protein made by nail cells.
WHICH FOOD ITEMS MAKE YOUR NAILS GROW ?
Food items which are rich in fatty acids, proteins, biotin and calcium helps our nails to grow healthy and faster. Some of these kind of food items are listed below to have an idea, what to eat :
*Fruits, berries and vegetables like banana, strawberries, mulberry, spinach, cucumber, kale
*Nuts and seeds
*Skimmed milk and eggs
*Whole grains, salmon and cereal.
WHICH IS THE BEST VITAMIN FOR NAILS?
B-complex nutrient that is biotin also called as nutrient B7 is the best vitamin for strong and healthy growth of nails. It helps in cell development and digestion of protein-building amino acids. Biotin rich food can only help in the growth of nails in stronger and healthier way.
WHAT CAUSES BAD NAILS?
Bad nails can be a reason for lack of biotin, calcium, iron, or unsaturated fats. If an individual experiences bad or unhealthy nails, he/she should consult a doctor and start taking multivitamins and iron rich food. Never take your nails lightly. They tells a lot about your health and one should not ignore it.
WHAT SHOULD HEALTHY NAILS LOOK LIKE?
Your healthy nails should look even in color, smooth in texture, clean from inside, free from pits, moisturized and moreover strong. So, if your nails don’t look like above mentioned, you should start taking care of them.
WHAT IS A CURVED NAIL?
Curved nail is a situation in which your nail starts to bend around your fingertips and gives a slight bump to your nail. Reason behind curved nails can be low oxygen in the blood or liver related issues.
HOW TO CLEAN YOUR NAIL?
Everyone has a different routine they follow to clean their nails but the best way to keep your nails clean is to keep your nails short and trim them frequently. Use a scrub cream to scrub out the dirt and tanning around your nails. Always use clean equipment to polish your nails. Most importantly, never bite your nails and tear your hangnail, instead use a nail cutter.
WHICH IS THE BEST MANICURE FOR NAILS?
MATTE MANICURE: It is a kind of manicure which is not used to grow nail tips but getting a top layer of your polish mattifying. It is for the people who does not like to get their nails sparkly. This process is easily available in every nail care center at very affordable prices.
GEL MANICURE: It is a kind of manicure in which gel is applied on your nail and let it dry with the help of UV light which gives it a finished look. Life of this treatment is costlier then matte manicure but it is also long lasting. You need to go to the salon for re fillings or if you want to take that off. This treatment is the most trending treatment now a days and people are getting it every now and then. But, on a clearer note it eventually harms your nails.
ACRYLIC MANICURE: Acrylic nails are artificial nails made up of acrylic plastic and they are stick to your original nails which gives you length. This process can be done at nail spa salons for some amount and you can also choose the color and design according to your preferences.
IS TOOTHPASTE GOOD FOR NAILS?
Some tooth pastes contain florid acid or bleaching agents which can help in cleaning your nails. You just need to apply the tooth paste on your nails and wait for fair 15 minutes, wash it off with cold water and you can definitely see a visible change in the cleaning of your nails.
WHICH NAILS ARE BETTER GEL OR ACRYLIC ?
Gel nails are a layer of gel which is there on your nails and can give you real looking feeling whereas acrylic nail are absolutely artificial nails which are stiff and hard to carry. Gel nails are easy to eliminate after the use whereas acrylic nails may harm your nail beds while eliminating. So, according to above statements, gel nail more convenient and safer to apply.
BEST OILS FOR NAILS
Coconut oil, jojoba oil, olive oil and onion oil, these are some of the best oils for your nail to grow faster and healthier.
DIP NAILS COST?
Cost of one session of dip nails will cost you around $30 to $50. It is an hour process.