Every woman dreams of having the well-maintained and stunning nails. Whether they are rounded or squared, they have to be flawless and luscious. But, this dream remains a dream for many as most of the women tend to break the nails while performing household work or even during clipping them improperly. Here, I am sharing with you some home tested tricks and tips on how you can avoid the breakage of nails.
Tip#1- Always File in One Direction
It is one of the most common methods to avoid breakage in nails. When you file nails in both the directions, it puts a lot of pressure on tip of nails, which tends to break it. I know that it will make you feel little weird at first to file in just one direction, but trust me, it will make your nails stronger, healthier, and longer.
Tip#2- Keep Nails Painted with Something
It is a tested formula that if you are going to apply a top coat or even a nail polish over your nails, it will keep your nails protected from the environmental damage. It will strengthen your nails and provide a good resistance against the breakage when you perform tasks such as scrubbing, washing clothes, etc.
Tip #3- Take Care of Wet Nails
When your nails are wet, avoid doing work, especially hard physical work during the first hour of nail enamel application. Wet nails are more fragile and tend to break more easily than the dried ones.
Tip #4- Condition Your Nails Regularly
The way your hair, face, and body needs conditioning, your nails also need to be conditioned on a regular basis. Your nails get dried and hard due to environmental factors, enamel application, and such other factors. In such a situation, you should condition them effectively by applying a nail crème and leave them overnight so that it can moisturize them and improve their texture, making them healthier and stronger.
Tip #5- Use a Good Quality Clipper
Many women end up buying cheap nail clippers from the market and high-end nail products. Remember that it is essential to buy a good quality clipper. Good quality clippers give your nails a proper shape and cut in just one cut, and no layers of nails and peeling skin is left post clipping. So, invest in getting a good clipper from a market.
Tip #6- Do Not Treat Nails as a Tool
Many of you must have treated nails as a tool for opening a screw or cleaning your ears. Please do not use your nails to perform all these tasks as it tends to break your nails apart. This advice goes especially for women in India.
Tip #7- Soak off
Many of you try to remove the nail enamel by rubbing the nail polish remover, soaked in cotton, harshly over nails. Do not rub it harshly as it may also become a cause of weakening of your nails. Rather, put soaked cotton and leave it over your nails for a minute as it will dissolve the nail polish. Then rub it gently and you will notice that enamel is being removed effectively and easily.
So, try these home tested tips to avoid breakage in your nails and keep your nails healthier, longer, and stronger.