How to combat brittle nails

How to combat brittle nails

Nails are one of the first things people notice, and who doesn’t want to make that first impression a lasting one? You would feel bad to be turned down because of bad nails right? We can understand your pain. While you cannot deny the fact that good nails are a work of long tedious care at the parlour or home, but the kind of happiness you get with bright and healthy nails is beyond imaginable. So today we are here to make your pretty manicure even prettier for you. Splitting and brittle nails are a nightmare.

To top that when a brittle nail breaks off, it is beyond painful.

If dry and peeling nails are your everyday struggle, there are ways to get them back into good health. We have handpicked these favourite remedies and some nutrition tweaks which will give you better nails.

  1. Olive oil for Healthy Nails

If your nails are weak and thin, soak them in extra virgin olive oil at least 10-15 minutes a day for a month, then at least two to three times a week thereafter. This cost efficient beauty treatment at home will help you to get rid of weak, damaged or peeling nails. Try it!

2. Use Cuticle Cream for Better Nails

You can find many cuticle creams at the pharmacy or beauty store. Cuticle cream has vitamin E which helps nourish dry cuticles and brittle, damaged nails. Massage the cream into and around your nails during bed time.

You can find many cuticle creams at the pharmacy or beauty store. Cuticle cream has vitamin E which helps nourish dry cuticles and brittle, damaged nails. Massage the cream into and around your nails during bed time.

  1. Wear Gloves and Keep Your Nails Safe

When doing household activities like cleaning the dishes, or cleaning the home and gardening, try to wear gloves. Detergents and cleansers are harsh on your skin and fingernails, causing drying, spitting and peeling.

  1. Include Biotin-rich Foods in Your Diet

Your diet should consist of foods rich in biotin, such as cooked eggs, whole grains, cauliflower etc. Biotin is known to help strengthen and thicken nails. You can also take a biotin supplement; if necessary (consult a doctor before doing so).

So these are few ways you can combat brittle nails and have beautiful and healthy nails every time. Stay in the loop, follow us on Facebook for more such beauty tips.

 

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