With The Sweet Smell Of Fall Air, Time To Turn Over A New Leaf
7 Ways To Keep Your Nails And Cuticles From Wilting This Winter
1. Don't Cut Cuticles.
Cuticles are the Natural barrier to warding off fungus, bacteria, and infection!! When you are cutting your cuticles, you lose protection.
2. Avoid Rough Nail Files
Old fashioned nail filers are usually too hard and lead to nail breakage. Instead use a soft nail file and be sure to file in just one direction.
3. Moisturize! Moisturize! Moisturize!
There is a whole host of reasons as to What causes brittle nails but the simple fact is, nails are naturally low in oil and can easily break, become weak, cause painful splitting or even develop an infection. It's important to moisturize nails daily. Products like Vaseline, Eucerin and Aquaphor are popular but consider taking your nail care routine to the next level with a Hydrating treatment proven effective in Clinical User Trials to be effective as restoring dry, damaged nails.
4. Eat Nail Strengthening Foods And Take Supplments.
Oral supplements that contain biotin can make a big difference in restoring nail strength and always stick to a diet containing nutrient-rich foods like eggs, salmon, chicken, legumes and spinach which can all contribute to nail growth and strength.
5. Use A Base Coat.
When choosing a base coat, opt for a base coat that contain wheat protein
which helps contribute to the growth, strength and general health of the nail. Plus, using a base coat can not only prolong the life of your manicure but also helps prevent nail discoloration.
6. Limit Buffing.
Even though buffing your nails gives you a shiny, smooth surface, it can also thin your nails. Limit buffing to once a month.
7. Quit Biting!
When you bite, you transfer germs, increase your chances of infection and also hinder nail growth! This nail biting story even went viral