Our nails could be able to experience lots of problems. They could be discolored, have white marks (also known as Leukonychia) or may be brittle. This is why our nails should be properly taken care of.

If you have experienced Brittle nail syndrome, in which your nails become really brittle, often due to lack of moisture or protein.

Read below for ways on how to prevent and treat brittle nails.

 

Don’t bite your nails

Whenever you bite your nails, they will grow uneven and makes them more vulnerable and would break easily.

 

Avoid applying nail polish too often

nail-polish

Always applying polish on nails could also contribute to your nails becoming brittle as the chemicals could weaken your nails. If you really need to wear nail polish too often, make sure to put a base-coat first and choose the best quality of nail polishes.

 

Vitamins and Minerals

Vitamins and Minerals

Vitamins and Minerals help our bodies to be healthy, same goes for our nails. It is important to eat foods which contain a lot of Biotin, Iron, Zinc, Calcium, as well as Vitamins A, B complex and C.

 

Moisturizer

Nail moisturizer

You should also try to apply moisturizers on your nails to avoid it from becoming too dry and brittle.

 

Salt Water and Coconut

salt-water-flush-recipe

Take a warm cup of water, add a teaspoon of salt and coconut oil. Mix them together and dip your nails for half an hour. This could help fight brittle nails and increases nail growth by 50%.

 

Do you also have brittle nails?

Do you have other tips and ideas on you can prevent and treat brittle nails?

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