It’s easy to experiment with different nails trends when you have long nails. But growing your nails can be difficult, especially because as they grow, they get more prone to breakage and chipping. A good hand and nail care regimen along with a combination of right products and diet can help keep your nails in shipshape.
Whether long or short, chip-free and strong nails not only look pretty but are also a sign of good health.
MyGlamm’s got some tips to help you get longer and stronger nails.
Moisturise your cuticles
Ensure you keep your hands moisturised throughout the day as daily chores can strip them of moisture. Apply olive or coconut oil on your cuticles at night.
Use a basecoat before nail polish
The harsh pigments in nail polish can harm nails and a basecoat is necessary to protect them from damage. Look for one with moisturising and strengthening properties.
Eat a balanced diet
Your nails are simply keratin, which is a protein. Make sure you have enough protein in your diet so that your nails can grow and repair themselves, along with biotin and vitamins E and C which are essential for strong nails.