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How to get your nails healthy?
April 14, 2021

How to get your nails healthy?

Use thick moisturizers for cuticle care. Cuticles are the thin layer of skin near the bottom of the nail, where it connects to the finger. Cuticles often get dry, resulting in peeling and flaking. In order to keep cuticles healthy, apply a thick moisturizer to your cuticles. Ointments and creams are best over typical lighter lotions. The American Academy of Dermatology…

Healthy nails and cuticles
March 15, 2021

Healthy nails and cuticles

Cuticles are there for a reason, like a barrier or a protection for the nail matrix,says Richard Scher, MD, a Cornell University dermatology professor. To keep that protection strong, follow these six tips. 1. Don t Cut Your Cuticles. Dermatologists say there s no good reason to cut the cuticles. Cutting them could open the door to infection or irritation…

How to grow healthy nails?
October 3, 2018

How to grow healthy nails?

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below Why is it so hard to grow and maintain gorgeous nails? One big reason: Nails aren t alive; they re dead (if they were living tissue, they could repair themselves instead of making us do it for them). If nails aren t alive, then how do they grow? Actually, they don t; new cells develop deep under your cuticles and push out…

How to get healthier nails?
September 20, 2016

How to get healthier nails?

Protect nails from wear and tear iStock/Jevtic Wear rubber gloves whenever you do housework or wash dishes. Most household chores, from gardening to scrubbing the bathroom to washing dishes, are murderous on your nails. For extra hand softness, apply hand cream before you put on the rubber gloves. Slipping on some gloves will also protect your manicure. This…