Caring for the Natural Nail
August 05, 2013
Category: Nail Spa
Tags: pedicure   Diabetics  
Nails play a significant role in beautifying your hands and feet. But, taking care of the nails is not always an easy job.  The matrix is the part of the nail under the cuticle generating new nail growth.   Looking after your nail matrix today helps ensure healthy looking nails a few months down the road when the new nail actually grows out to the ends of your fingers and toes.  It is much easier to help out NEW nail growth from the start than it is to try to dramatically change your existing nail.  If you enjoy getting manicures and pedicures on your natural nails, as a professional nail technician it is recommended to keep nails healthy between visits.  Here are a few nail tips that can help nails stay healthy between services:
  • Take the time to care for your nails
  • Stop biting or picking at your nails
  • Use a nail hardener to protect nails from splitting and peeling
  • Vitamin E supplements keep nails growing long and strong
  • Pastels and neutrals go the distance on longer and round nails
  • Dark shades of nail polish look best on short, squared nails
  • Apply a moisturizer to your nails every night to reduce evaporation of water
  • A weekly manicure can do wonders for your nails and cuticles
  • Pushing the cuticles back can stimulate new growth
  • A monthly pedicure can save your feet from a world of complications 


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