Everyone needs a shiny and beautiful nails but not all are so lucky enough. As we must have heard the saying “Beauty comes from within”. Hence feed yourself a healthy diet which includes whole eggs, gelatin. These two are the main reason which will make your nails and hair healthy. Also you can take help of supplements. Over the period of time your nails and hair will start showing healthy signs and will start showing shiny. There will be less breakage as well. The top of our nails is just like out top layer of our skin. The nails of our finger and toes are exposed to various elements like chemicals which are present in nail polish, friction in shoes.

Do you want to change the look of your nails then just with handful of items you can make your nails beautiful and shiny and prevent them from breaking? And what’s better way it will be to do it naturally.

So here are the 9 home remedy to take care of your nails.

Tips to take care of your nails

1) Rose Water
Rose Water
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Since rose water contains antiseptic, antibacterial and antioxidant properties it will act as natural moisturizer. Rose water helps in restoring the pink color and shiny looks. Applying Rose water will brighten them. You can mix equal quantity of rose water and lemon juice and massage on the nails.

2)Diet
Diet
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Always have a rich diet which should include good source of calcium like yogurt, cheese, milk, leafy vegetables, Salmon, orange juice & eggs. Nails are made up of protein hence to ensure proper nail growth there should not be deficient in protein or vitamin b –biotin. One should have plenty of nutrients in food which will help your nails from dry and brittle to strong and healthy.

3) Oils
Oils
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Every night before sleeping you can rub Coconut oil on nails and massage it. This will make your nails stronger. Let it be for whole night. It will also help them grow shiny.

Warm an Olive oil and let it cool down and massage it regularly on nails and cuticles. Olive oil penetrates the skin and nails and helps in repairs the damage and softens the nails and cuticles which will help in nail strengths and health. Since Olive oil has vitamin E it helps in moisturizing and is easily observed.

4) Protect Nails
Protect Nails
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While doing your house hold work like washing dishes, gardening or any other house work your nails are bound to get damaged or it is taxing on your healthy nails. Hence wear gloves while doing your house hold work. It will also help in protecting your manicure.

5) Petroleum Jelly
Petroleum Jelly
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Every night before going to sleep rub a small amount of Petroleum Jelly on your cuticle and skin surrounding of your nails or when you feel your nails are getting dryer. You can use fingers or cotton swap. For additional benefits you can add Vitamin E capsule with Petroleum Jelly and apply the mixture on your nails. To maintain dampness you can wear gloves and sleep at night.

6)Lemon Juice
Lemon Juice
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Vitamin C which is present in Lemon juice make your nails brighten and removes all the stain. It is a great cleanser and it helps in get rid of discoloration. You can cut the slice of lemon and rub it heartily on your finger nails. Do this twice a week following with rich moisturizer. Second you can mix baking soda or salt with little quantity of water and add one table spoon of lemon juice. Soak your nails in that mixture for about 7-8 minutes. Then gently scrub your nails with brush. Do it very gently.

7)Scrubbing
Scrubbing
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Take 2 table spoon of coffee powder with 4 spoon of coconut oil. Mix it together and properly blend the same. Since coffee powder is hard we need to moist it with coconut oil. Apply the mixture or gently scrub the mixture from your hands to elbow. You can scrub your elbow too. After few minutes you can wash your hands.

8)Weather
Weather
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Keep out the change in weather as when you shift from office to home or vice versa and when you go out there is change in temperature which can cause your nail cell to contract and expand repetitively which will cause between the cells and leading to breakage. Outdoor weather like winter can rough on your nails, skin. Also summer season can make your nails brittle. In winter you can wear gloves and you can moisturize ski of your hands and your nails.

9)Garlic
Garlic
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Though it might sound strange but garlic has good effect n your nails. Garlic is good for overall health. And to make use of it on nails you have to cut a garlic in half and rub the inside part on nails which has little juice in it. Garlic has natural nail strengtheners and hardeners which helps the people having brittle nails. Garlic has rich source of selenium which helps in promoting good nail growth. It also helps in proper nail growth.

After using the above technique you can see the nails will start shining and will look beautiful.

Home Remedies to Keep Your Nails Shiny and Beautiful
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Some tips: – Apply base coating on your nails as if you don’t apply base coating, you might get nail paint stain on your nails or your nails become rough. So apply base coating on your nails.  Then apply your favorite nail paint.

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