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Natural Nail Care

By pam 

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Your say a lot about you and your hygiene. It is important that you keep them clean, healthy and strong at all times. However, our hands are often exposed to dirt and chemicals that result to weak and unhealthy . That’s why they require regular cleaning and maintenance.


Methods of Healing offers natural solutions to nail problems that prevent growth and cause unsightly conditions.

Homemade recipes for nail care are effective options that can replace many harsh chemicals and expensive products. Nail care is not easy, especially when you type, wash dishes and clean regularly. Taking some precautionary measures to ensure that you cuticles and nails are healthy and strong is a primary step in the process.

  • Moisturizing lip balm – can be used to massage the cuticles, fingers and hands.
  • Lemon – is a natural exfoliating agent and a natural lightening agent that can aid in removing yellow color from nails.
  • Warm castor oil – is a great moisturizer for your nails.
  • Orange juice – helps promote nail growth. This can be done by soaking nails in fresh orange juice for 10 minutes.
  • Sugar - naturally exfoliates and helps your nail and cuticle health.
  • Honey and beeswax – can moisturize and protect your nails naturally.
  • Vitamin E – strengthens your nails. It can be taken as a supplement.

Avoid nail salon products because they lead to nail damage and breakage. In addition, commercial nail hardening products should also be avoided because they make your nails dry and brittle. It is best to stick to natural remedies and treatments because nails, just like hair, are at its healthiest on their natural state.

Watch this video that will give you more tips on how to have strong and healthy nails.

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3 Responses to “Natural Nail Care”

  1. Amy Rich from VMoptions on July 27th, 2009 11:51 am

    That’s a great post about the Nail care, i usually type a lot so i need to keep my nails shorter. Although my nails are healthy i wanted to get rid of that yellowish tint on it, but i guess my answer lies in your tip of using Lemon for exfloiation, should i use it regularly for getting rid of it ? or just doing it once will work? After reading your post i am inspired to keep my Nails more healthy!

  2. Carolin on July 29th, 2009 11:07 am

    Yes Amy. Use lemon a couple of times and see the effect.

  3. Handyman Services on November 18th, 2010 2:16 pm

    nice facts regarding nail care, my nails are usually out of shape because of my typping.

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