Nails are the protective keratinous structure covering the fingers and the toes of almost every living being. Strong, smooth, shiny pinkish nails with whitish outer rims are the signs of healthy nails and healthy body. Well groomed healthy nails embody good health and hygiene. Healthy, neat and groomed nails garner lots of compliments and appreciation!
It is of great importance to take care of our nails and take the extra effort to always keep them healthy, strong and shiny. It should always be taken care of and keep them safe getting soft, brittle, discolored or gnawed.
A few simple tips should be followed to achieve the desired nails.To achieve an outward beauty, it is important to nourish the body from within. A diet rich in protein is to be taken for strong nails for example eggs, chicken, soya, legumes and dairy products. And our internals organs must be sufficiently hydrated to keep nails from getting brittle.
Externally a lot can be done to achieve healthy nails. Nails must be kept dry and clean to avoid any infection. Regular filing and paring of the nails should be done to remove any snag and allow uniform growth of the nails.
Regular manicure and pedicure, using only natural ingredients like baking soda, salt, oils, essential oils etc, should be done on regular basis to maintain healthy nails. Minimize the usage of cheap quality nail paints to prevent nails from discoloration.
A concoction of 1 part lemon juice and 3 parts olive oil helps great deal in obtaining strong and shiny nails. Nails should be dipped for 10 to 15 mins in this mixture twice a week, for desired results.
Follow the simple tips and be ready to flaunt those lovely and healthy nails!