Nail Care Tips: Common Nail Care Questions Answered
Why is it that your DIY manicure always turn out lumpy and uneven? Are artificial nails harmful to your real nails? Get the answers to these commonly asked nail care questions and more in this article...
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Nail Care Tips: Common Nail Care Questions AnsweredAuthor: Marie Sanchez | Article Source | “Like” UrbaneWomen On FacebookQuestion #1: I want to have pretty nails, but I dont havethe money to go to an expensive salon; and whenever I tryto apply nail polish, it turns out lumpy and uneven.Answer: People often glob too much polish onto thenailbrush when applying nail polish. As a result, their nailbecomes lumpy and uneven. Keep in mind the nail polishbrush can hold a lot of polish. So, the secret is to only dabenough polish onto the brush at one time to apply one thincoat. Its better to apply several thin layers, rather than onelumpy layer.Delicately dip the nailbrush in the bottle. As you are pulling it out, carefully wipe the extra nail polishoff along the inside rim. This will knock-off the excess polish and let you apply the polish evenly.Question #2: Can my artificial nails make my real nailsfragile and unhealthy?Answer: Once your artificial nails are removed, your realnails may seem a bit thinner. Wearing artificial nails for anextensive period of time may cause fungus. Over time,your real nails will ultimately lose their toughness andstrength, which is difficult to recover from.Therefore, try to only wear artificial nails on special occasions instead of everyday. If you cannotlive without faux nails, take a break once every 2 - 3 months. This needed break will give your realnails time to return to their original strength and pliability.
Question #3: Is it true that cold water will dry nailsquicker?Answer: Although it will not entirely dry your fingernails,cold water can definitely help. Heres how....Add a few ice cubes to a bowl of water and dip your nails inthe water numerous times for about a minute. The waterscold temperature will help to solidify the lacquer and sealthe chemicals in the polish.Question #4: Why did my toenails turn yellow?Answer: If you see that your nails are yellow and/orstained, it is likely because of old nail polish. The old polishmay have discolored your nail plate due to wearing thepolish for way too long.Contact your doctor if the discoloration persists; it may befungus-related or some other health issue that needsaddressed.Resilient and problem-free nails require a healthy diet full of good nutrition. One essential nutrientthat will boost the health of your nails is Calcium. Calcium-rich foods include broccoli, yogurt, milk,and fresh cheeses.Article Source: http://www.urbanewomen.com/nail-care-tips-common-nail-care-questions-answered.html Do you know that having clean, neat and healthy looking nails says a lot about your personality? Visit UrbaneWomen to learn how to maintain and care for your nails, along with how to give yourself a professional-looking manicure and pedicure at home.