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Nail Care before Nail Art

Nails are valuable to our body and most times we miss to realize that they get no attention and become vulnerable over time. Nails can speak quite well about a person’s health and understanding those signs can save us from major trouble. With regular attention and proper care, you can be certain of your nails strength. This does not shrink your wallet or take much of your time; the steps are easy and inexpensive.

Over time, making nail care habit will save your nails for some fun, forever. After all, you need your nails in good condition for art, don’t you? Taking good care of your nails will never hinder nail art, in fact, it will prepare your nails to withstand more. This art is very valuable to all women, and the absence of it can drop the glamor and key element in any outfit. So if you are here, you certainly understand the sorrow of no polish that can last for long.

Read on to gear up for lifetimes worth information.

  1. Food

painted nails

Just like any part of your body requires nutrients to stay strong and function properly, even our nails require this more than we realize. To prevent infections and various nail issues, proteins, vitamins and minerals are much needed. They are key requirements for adequate strength and growth. Vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin H(biotin), vitamin B12 and vitamin B9 are all beneficiaries of nail health.

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Under extreme cases if you need to use supplements, let it be only through the proper advice of a doctor.

  1. Clean and dry Nails

You might be aware of the favorable conditions for fungal growth. Moist conditions are just perfect their formation and spread, so be sure that you give no chance for your hands to remain moist. Wiping your hands with a hand towel or air drying them will remove any moistness remaining in between your nail gaps. Personal hygiene should always stay in the picture, or its absence can ruin it.
Not very clean, are they?

  1. Regularly washing your hands

Do you wash your hands after a meal? Will that suffice?

washing nails

Maybe for that meal it should, but not for every other activity you involve in on a daily basis. A lot of dirt can get stored up in the nail gaps and washing them off is very important for good health. Hygiene is always the priority! Ignorance of this can lead to bacteria transfer into the body and in moist conditions they can become severe infections.

Certainly most people wash their hands when dirtied, but a proper wash is what makes it worth the wash. Washing for long duration or soaking the hands in water will only make it worse. A good wash is just enough.

  1. Nail Break

broken nails

You love vacations and breaks, don’t you?

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Your nails need them too!

All pretty nail designs lovers go on a nail art frenzy and have no gap between each of their art and it probably goes on until they run out of ideas. If you have your polish on for many weeks at a stretch, hold on and give your nails some air to breathe. Giving your nails a gap of no polish will be great to regain their strength and avoid staining.

Weeks of polish can result in brittle nails because of weakness, so plan your polish breaks and you will never miss out on them.

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