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Choosing The Best Nail Shape

To style up isn’t only about a staple outfit, a statement clutch, designer footwear and exclusive jewelry. There is lot more to look good than just the perfect attire. You need to glam up every bit of your body from head to toe. If you can pamper your hair and skin, then why not to give deluxe treatment to your nails. Your fabulous look will be all spoiled by yellowish, brittle and chipped nails. Paints might not cover these woes.

Like the facial and hair masks, there are masks for your nails rejuvenation as well. For most of the beauty problems, masks being the restorative supplements are the ultimate solution. It’s equally true for the nails. These masks filled with ultra-moisturizing ingredients will help you to cure nail anguishes and to revitalize your nails plus cuticles.


  • Discolored Nails:

Discolored or yellowed nails are usually the outcome of consistent use of your beloved nail paint. Darker polishes also leave you with stained nails. To prevent it, always use a clear base coat. In addition, use the mask below.



Baking Soda: 1 tablespoon

Lemon Juice: 2 squirts


How to Apply:  

 Gently rub the mixture of baking and lemon juice on your nails for a minute or two. Leave it on for at least 10 minutes and then wash with warm water. Do it once a day and it will start to lighten the yellowness giving your nails a healthier look. Avoid cuticles to prevent skin dryness.


  • Fragile Nails:

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Weak nails are generally caused because of an unhealthy diet. Lack of essential nutrients in your body will directly show up on your nails making them fragile. Let’s strengthen the weak nails with egg and honey mask.



Egg yolk: 1

Honey: 1 teaspoon

Water: 1 tablespoon


How to Apply:  

Put all ingredients in bowl and mix well. Slather the mixture on your nails and leave it for 10 minutes. Rinse with warm water. This mask will also protect the cuticles from bacterial attack.


*Mask for Brittle nails.

Mix olive oil and honey in equal quantities (1 teaspoon each) and apply it on your nails including cuticles. Wash off after 15 minutes. This an amazing alternative to cuticle cream that can be used in manicures.


  • Peeling Nails:

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Normally the external trauma to fingernails results in peeling. Weather changes, exposure to chemicals and harsh nail products can lead to nails splitting. Dietary problems could the reason too.



Olive oil and Lemon juice for hot oil treatment.


 How to Apply:  

Take olive oil in which you can soak your nails and hands. Heat a little (warm to touch) and then add few drops of lemon juice. Now mix and soak your hands in. Leave for 10 minutes and then put on the gloves. Wait for 15-10 minutes and then rinse with warm water. For improved results, you can leave it overnight and wash in morning.


  • Nail Strengthener:

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For healthy, shiny and strong nails, use the mask below.



Salt: 2 teaspoons

Castor oil: 2 teaspoons

Wheat germ oil: 1 teaspoon


How to Apply:  

Mix all ingredients well and apply on your nails using cotton balls. Rinse of after 5 minutes. Do it daily for better results.



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