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How to Look After Your Nails 2021

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With all the responsibilities people have with work, family, social engagements etc., most people do not have a lot of time to spend on their nails. At the same time, however, neat nails add to a clean and professional appearance. The good news is that you do not need to spend a fortune to have nice looking nails.

Steps

1Keep a good diet. This will help you with many other things, not just your nails.Trustworthy SourceUS Department of Health and Human ServicesFederal department responsible for improving the health and well-being of AmericansGo to source

2When applying lotion to your hands make sure to rub some into and around your nails.

3Keep your nails even. If you find that some of your nails are super long while the others are broken-off, trim or file them back to match.

4Gently tap your nails on a hard surface such as a table. This can strengthen them.

5Use as little nail polish remover as possible, and never use a polish remover with acetone in it.

6Biting your nails will make them look ugly and uncared for, and can hurt if you bite too far! Use an anti-nail biting cream or polish on your fingernails, so that when you go to bite your nails it tastes bad. Once you get out of the habit, you can stop using the cream.Trustworthy SourceAmerican Academy of DermatologyProfessional organization made of over 20,000 certified dermatologistsGo to source

7Trim your nails regularly, though how often will depend on how quickly your nails grow and how long you want them.Trustworthy SourceMayo ClinicEducational website from one of the world's leading hospitalsGo to source

8Soak your nails every other week or so in warm water and a moisturizing soap. Clean them using a soft nail brush. You can also soak your hands in some baby oil that has Vitamin E which would help to keep your hands soft.

9Give yourself a mani-pedi at least once a month to keep your hands and feet looking nice. You can get a professional mani-pedi once in a while if you like, so long as you make sure the salon is sterile.