Farewell, nail woes! Follow these easy tips, let em shine

  • IANS, New Delhi
  • Updated: May 12, 2016 18:02 IST
Go for some eye-catching shades of nail paints to get them the attention they deserve. (Instagram)

No one likes stained, yellow or chipped nails especially when getting shiny white nails is not so difficult. Just prepare a mixture of glycerine, rose water and lemon juice, and eat well to get it right, says an expert.

Bharti Taneja, a beauty expert, aesthetician and cosmetologist gives a few valuable tips on how to keep nails healthy and white.

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Look no further than your kitchen

For turning your nails bright and white, try this super home remedy. Prepare a mixture containing equal amount of glycerine, rose water and lemon juice and apply this concoction on your nails after thoroughly washing it. Leave it for three to five minutes and wash it off.

Use almond oil

Massage your nails for 10 minutes after dipping them in almond oil every night before bed to make them stronger from within. The almond oil will nourish your talons; preventing brittleness, boosting nail growth and adding whiteness.

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Eat right

Healthy nails are always white — so aim for maintaining optimum health of nails by eating right. These made up of keratin- a hard protein, therefore, it becomes important to have a wholesome diet containing necessary vitamins, especially, B-complex, vitamin-E; for boosting the keratin formation and keep your nails healthy. This will not only nourish, but boost the growth of nails too. So, aim for long and strong talons, by consuming B-complex enriched foods such as; fish, egg, beans, broccoli, milk and milk products, potatoes, red meat and more.

Make em catchy

Go for some eye-catching shades of nail paints. Also, very-in these days are that soak off nail-paints that last for 20 days and are very useful for those who complain of chipping nail polishes.

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