We practically use our nails for everything, from scratching, opening cans, type etc. and we most times neglect the care we to give it.
First, start with a healthy diet, eating bad shows on your whole body, your skin, your hair and your nails too. If you want healthy nails, you need to start a healthy diet.
Investing in a good nail file should be a priority. Every time you clip your nails, file them. Do this by moving the file in one direction only. When you move it left and right you’re actually creating tiny cracks that weaken your nails. Washing your hands regularly keeps your nail healthy.
Although colorful nails are quite cool, nail polish actually does a lot of damage to your nails. The reason is that nail polishes contain acetone, which makes your nails soft. Don’t manicure your nails more often than once a week and buy only high quality nail polishes.
One of the biggest mistakes many girls do when it comes to their nails is cutting the cuticles. This should never be done. Instead, apply cuticle remover gel or cream and gently push your cuticles with a cuticle stick. Removing it makes it prone to bacterial infection which can end up very badly.
Soaking your fingernails in warm lemon water refreshes the nail and makes it healthier.
Biting of nails damages the nail and considered improper.
If you notice any kind of changes on your nails, you should by all means visit to your doctor. Yellow and thick nails can indicate fungi infection while some other changes, no matter how small you think they might be, could be an indicator for vitamin deficiency or an illness. As soon as you notice something different about your nails, please visit your doctor.