February 10, 2013

Effective Home Remedies for Nail Problems

home remedies for nail problemsFor pretty and healthy nails, there are home remedies for nail care. These at-home methods are simple, inexpensive and easy to do while helping you to maintain your nails.  With regular nail care and by following a few simple tips, you can keep your nail strong, long and healthy looking.

Wear Gloves to Protect the Hands and Fingernails

Wearing rubber gloves when washing the dishes, or gardening gloves while pruning, or work gloves for home improvement projects can protect your hands and nails from harsh detergents, chemicals, scratches and other trauma. The gloves cut down on your getting allergic reactions or infections from the work that you do with your hands.

Olive Oil as a Home Remedy for Nail Care

Many people have frequent nail breakages due to hard and brittle nails. One easy remedy is to apply olive oil to every nail on a daily basis. By massaging the oil into the nail bed, you moisturize the nail while also improving blood circulation.

Buffing Your Nails for Better Blood Flow

Using a nail buffer every day for a few minutes will increase blood flow to your nails. The blood carries essential nutrients to all areas of the body including the fingertips. With better blood circulation, you nails get the vitamins and minerals they need to grow strong and healthy.

Tea Tree Oil for Nail Fungal Infections

Many people have a nail fungus on their toes or fingers. To treat this problem, tea tress oil is shown to be effective. Apply a small drop of the oil to the toenail or fingernail twice a day. Massage the oil into the affected areas. For best results, apply the oil after a shower or bath when the skin is still soft and moist..

Professional Nail Care Services

Sometimes you just want to pamper yourself and go to a nail salon. At Avalon we offer many nail treatments designed to cure problems and promote healthy nails. Avalon offers a host of classes for those interested in becoming professional manicurists. The Avalon Salon has nail care services for those who want a professional to care for your nails. The experienced staff will also work with you to create a home regimen for your nails. With the guidance of Avalon, you can use home remedies for nail care that get you the beautiful and healthy nails you desire.

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