Nails

Nail Care and Nail Disorders

Nails grow from folds under your skin. A protein named Keratin gives both hair and nails their hardness. Keratin is found in smaller amounts of the skin itself. Nail Care: Protect your hands from prolonged soaking in water. Trim nails regularly with a good pair of nail clippers. Use a cuticle stick to push cuticles down or use the thumbnail of the opposite hand. Nail polish remover can make...

The Secrets of Your Fingernails

Have you always had beautiful long healthy fingernails? Or are you among those whose nails always seem to be breaking, chipping or splitting? Your diet or your overall health may be the reason. Body produces fingernails. They are a fibrous protein called keratin and one of the body's strongest tissues. Like the rest of the body, nail health depends on getting the proper nutrients to maintain...

Nail Care

Nail Care Having good-looking nails is great because every time you stretch a hand, people notice your manicure (or the lack of it) and this creates a positive or a negative impression about you but there is more to nails than pure vanity. Nails are not only for decoration. Rather, they have another very important role – they serve as a health indicator. Many diseases and conditions manifest themselves on...