Nail Care At Home


-Nyamushagi Bridget

Nails, are a small part on the edge of our fingers, though they carry, scrape, clean and more recently for the modern woman, are an accessory to her tremendous looks

Very often we run into situations, where the nails have been bitten, cracked or just gotten broken. This is why it becomes vital to know how to take care of your nails.

Taking care of your nails not only improves how your hands look, but also helps you stay hygienic and healthy. The article will delve in simple tips at home that can help you keep healthy and fabulous nails:

A good diet for good nails.

The physical appearance of most body parts reflects the inner state of the body, so a healthy diet will reflect in healthy nails too.

Eat foodstuffs abundant in vitamins and protein .like; liver, soy products, beans, whole grain products, green spinach, fresh vegetables, , nuts, egg yolks, dry fruits like raisins, dates etc.

Boost calcium intakes

The most basic sources of calcium we know are diary, which are good, however did you know that beetroots contain more calcium and vitamin D? Regular consumption of beetroots is likely to make all your finger nails incredibly healthy and strong.

   Cleaning stained nails

Given the number of things our hands get into contact with on a daily, the chances of nails getting stained from ink, paint, markers, dyes etc. is likely. And scrubbing with harsh soaps may weaken them. Take this home recipe for cleaning your stained nails.


1 tbsp. of lemon juice

Directions: Squeeze a tbsp. of freshly squeezed lemon juice in a cup of normal water and dip all your fingernails or toenails in this particular solution as for a couple of minutes. Then thoroughly clean these with hot water and then use a moisturizer. This really is a helpful nail care tip to get rid of stains on your nails.

Strengthening nails daily

original2tbsp. Mustard oil

Directions: Place some luke warm water in a basin, add the mustard oil. Dip your fingernails and toenails for 10 minutes. Rub each of them slowly and gradually to ensure that circulation of blood is as usual.


Hardening nails on a daily

olive Oil 3

2tbsp. olive oil

Directions: After washing your fingers and toes clean. Warm a little olive oil, brush this oil on the nails for 15 minutes. This is a helps to harden tender nails and nails.


Don’t bite your nails!

It’s bad for your teeth and your nails. Also, the saliva has nail weakening enzymes. Even if you don’t bite, keep your nails out of your mouth.


Trim your nails when they get too long.

Having long nails may appear fashionable, but it’s also elementary school science that nails harbor dirt so long nails are not really hygienic.

Cutting nails will also ensure that you keep your nails looking perfect because when they get too long, they can tear, get caught on things or scratch things including you. uwezo




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