Updated Trends: Not many people give enough importance to the nails of the fingers and the toes. Nails are made of keratin, which is a protein. Smooth shells without cuts and ridges are signs of healthy nails. It is important to maintain the health of the nails too. Here are a few ways by which the nails can be maintained at home.
1. Leave the cuticles – In most of the manicure session in the parlors, the cuticles are removed. But it is advised to keep the cuticles as they provide a natural protection against the fungus and bacteria on the nail bed.
2. No nail hardeners – It is not essential to use a nail hardener as it can also have the opposite effects. One must use a nail hardener only when very essential, when the nail breaks without any reason or are very brittle.
3. Reduce the number of manicure sessions – One must reduce the number of manicure sessions as the nails are exposed to the harsh chemicals used in the manicure products. Frequent manicures can cause brittle nails and infections too.
4. Change shampoo – The shampoo might make your hair look great, but not many people realize that the shampoo puts a negative effect on the nails due to the ingredients used in the shampoo.