Neat, clean and good nails can add to the beauty of our hands. They also give an indication about our health. If they are clean, white and shiny then they certify our good health. Due to the excessive use of nail paint, upper layer of nails is deprived of oxygen, due to which they are yellowed. And who likes yellow nails? Every woman wants that her nails remain clean and shiny, but due to household chores and dietary habits, nails become brittle and start breaking, without any rhyme or reason.

If you want your nails to remain healthy, then you can fulfil this desire by using a few things from your kitchen and by taking care of your dietary habits. Let us see how nails can be beautified:

Healthy and Nutritious Food to Make Your Nails Beautiful

Just like the body requires good food, nails also require a proper nourishment. If you will take adequate amount of food with balanced quantities of calcium and vitamins, then you can see for yourself, the difference in your nails. For this purpose, you must include fruits, green vegetables and sprouts in your diet. Vitamins will help in the repair and growth of broken nails. Also, during the day, drink as much water as you can.

Keep Your Nails Moisturized

If you want to grow your nails long, then they must be moisturized. Olive Oil moisturizes your nails, which is essential for the growth of nails. Olive oil has lots of Vitamin E, which gives a fresh life to the nails and helps strengthen them. Coconut oil can also be used. In addition to strengthening your nails, coconut oil has the properties to protect them from infection and fungus etc.

Before going to sleep, every night you must apply a little warm olive oil or coconut oil on your nails and massage. Thereafter, sleep with gloves on. Do it every night and you will get good results.

Use Lemon to Make Your Nails Beautiful

Vitamin C and other elements present in the lemon are effective in growth of nails and bringing a shine after cleaning them. For this, warm the mixture of a tsp lemon juice and a tsp olive oil.  Thereafter, let your nails stay in this for 10 minutes. Or you may put some lemon juice in warm water and keep your fingers dipped in this mixture for 5 minutes. After this, wash your hands with clean water. This will clean and soften your nails. You may even rub lemon peels on your nails.

Keep your nails trimmed

Long nails become weak and start breaking. If your nails are long, then you might have witnessed it. Then you must have done something with them, which would have made them uglier. If you want to avoid this trouble, then there is only one solution to this problem – keep trimming your nails at regular interval.  This will not only beautify the nails, but also grow.

Use Baking Soda to Make Your Nails Beautiful

Baking Soda can help you a lot in cleaning and whitening your nails. You may clean your nails with a toothbrush after applying baking soda thereon. If you want still more whitening, then you may add a little bit of lemon juice also to the baking soda.

Use Sea Salt to Make Your Nails Beautiful

If your nails break repeatedly, despite being small, then it indicates that they are weak. Salt is the best way to strengthen the nail. Salt provides strength to your nails. For the purpose, make a mixture of salt, lemon juice and Frankincense oil. Apply it on your nails for 10-15 minutes, and you will get good results.

How to Make Your Nails Beautiful with Apple Cider Vinegar

Keep your nails dipped in Apple Cider Vinegar for a few minutes before manicure, which will give a healthy look to your nails.

Some suggestions for taking care of nails:
Avoid excessive painting of nails;
Avoid using harmful chemicals;
Use organic nail paints;
Do not nibble;
Drink a lot of water;
Use good quality, acetone free, nail polish remover.