Having gorgeous nails can be a trial
at times. You no sooner grow them out to a decent length and one snaps on you
for no apparent reason. Well, maybe that's where you are wrong! We constantly
use our nails as tools or expose them to conditions that they simply can't
tolerate. Is it any wonder that they are weak? Take a look at the list and see
if there are any changes that you can implement.
are rich in iron, calcium, vitamin B and potassium are as good for your nails as
they are for the rest of your body. They include soy products, celery, yogurt,
eggs and seafood too.
chlorine and harsh cleaning products can make your nails brittle. Get into the
habit of using a sunblock when outside and gloves when you are inside. Always
use a good moisturizer on your hands on a regular basis.
of your nails should never be filed. Doing so, will weaken the nail and you will
find that they will break more easily as a result.
fingernails from one hand across the other hand as if you were buffing them. Do
this a few times a day for about 5 minutes to enhance nail growth. This is a
form of reflexology.
notice a change in your nails if you eat 6 almonds a day. They contain one of
the fatty acids that your nails need.
own nail biting prevention ointment. Take the gel from a fresh leaf of aloe and
boil it (in a double boiler) until it turns into a paste. Transfer it to a jar
that labeled with contents and date. This paste can be rubbed on the nail to
prevent biting. There is a warning however. Consuming too much of this paste can