Brush Stroke

Handy Tips for Strong Nails

Clip your nails regularly.

Long nails are beautiful, but if you have problems with hangnails or breaking them. you should keep your nails short, at least for a while, until they get stronger.

Leave your cuticles alone.

The cuticle has a very important purpose to serve: It seals the area at the base of the nail.

Keep your hands very clean.

After washing your hands, make sure your nails are clean by taking off all the paint with a remover that doesn't contain acetone and won't dry out your nails.

Don't forget to take care of your nail tools, too.

Disinfecting your nail tools between uses is just as important as regularly cleaning your makeup brushes, and for the same reason — bacteria.

Protect your nails with a base coat.

Don't skip the base coat when you paint your nails at home. that this step keeps the paint from staining the nails and makes the color look richer and more opaque with just one coat.

Be gentle on your nails.

You shouldn't use metal tools under your nails because too much digging can cause the nail plate to split from the skin, a condition called "onycholysis" that is common in people over 50. 

Always keep a nail file on hand.

If your job or workout routine could hurt your nails, To keep a nail file on hand so you can smooth out any rough spots right away.