Nail Care:

Many nail problems are due to poor nail care. One should not 'dig out' ingrown toenails, especially if they are sore; instead, a physician should provide treatment.

Maintaining "nail health" includes keeping nails clean and dry to keep bacteria and other infectious organisms from collecting under the nails, cutting nails straight across with only slight rounding at the tip, using a fine-textured file to keep nails shaped and free of snags, and avoiding nail-biting.

6 tips of home remedies for nail care:

  • To harden soft nails soak them in warm olive oil for about 20 minutes on alternate days.
  • To remove stains from your nails, mix one tablespoon of lemon juice in a cup of water and soak your nails in this liquid for a few minutes.
  • It is not a good idea to remove the cuticles from your nail, as it will make the nail susceptible to infection.
  • If you use nail polish then do not use acetone polish removers.
  • When you harm nail polish, give your nails a break from time to time. Leave them without polish for a few days.
  • For natural nail polish rub, petroleum jelly on your nails then buffs with a soft cloth.

DIY Cuticle Care: 

  • Soak your fingers for 5minutes in warm water.
  • Push back your cuticles using an orange stick.
  • Mix 3tbsp of lotion & 1tbsp olive oil. Heat for 30 seconds.
  • Rub the mixture onto your cuticles & nail beds. Put socks or gloves on your hands & hit the hay.

Nail Remedy: 


  • Olive oil
  • Lemon
  • Green tea

Brew a small cup of green tea and let it cool. Once completely cold, add half a lemon juice into the tea and then 1tbsp of olive oil. Stir well and put your nail into it.

7 Secrets to having long and healthy nails:

  • Moisturize your cuticles & Nail once every day.
  • Always apply a layer of base coat before your nail polish.
  • When filling your nail, move your nail file in only one direction- from the outer edge of your nail inward.
  • When buffing your nails, a light touch is all you need.
  • Do not leave your nail polish on for too long, as it will cause your nails to chip, crack & peel.
  • Take a break from wearing nail polish once every few months to allow your nails a chance to breathe.
  • Never trim your cuticles, as it may lead to an inflammation/ infection.

Top 6 Tips to nail care:

  • Do keep fingernails dry and clean-this helps prevent bacteria from growing under your fingernails.
  • Do invest in cotton-lined rubber gloves- Use while washing dishes, gardening, using chemical-based cleaning products.
  • Do use cuticle oil and hand and nail moisturizer- this will lock moisture into the hands and nails, keep your nail bed healthy, reduce hangnails, dry cuticles, and help prevent any extensions from lifting. Twice a day is ideal.
  • Don't use your nails as tools- this can damage the nail, cause splitting and breakage and weaken the nail plate.
  • Don't pick at your cuticle area- this could damage your nail bed and allow bacteria to enter and cause an infection.
  • Don't pull off hangnails- you might rip live tissue and be at risk of infection. Clip them off carefully instead.

Top 6 tips for Toenails care:

  1. Avoid injuring and irritating the toes and nails by wearing protective shoes at work and at other times.
  2. Avoid going barefoot in health clubs, public showers, locker rooms, or on hotel carpets.
  3. Keep feet cool and dry; if they sweat a lot, regularly use a medicated powder.
  4. Avoid narrow or high-heeled shoes or shoes that don't fit properly.
  5. Air shoes out daily and switches them often; clean hosiery and socks thoroughly.
  6. Regularly treat the insides of shoes with antifungal spray or powder.

8 tips to take care of babies nails:

  1. Cut along curves
  2. Trim the nails after a bath
  3. Cut the nails under a bright light
  4. Safety during cutting
  5. The sharp edges.
  6. Trim the nails when the baby sleeps
  7. Distract the child
  8. Cutting the nails for the first few times