Nail Growth Ideas

  1. Some Facts about Nail Growth Ideas:

    • A healthy toenail takes about a year to grow out completely.
    • A healthy fingernail takes about six months to grow out completely.
    • Nails grow faster in the summer.
    • Men’s nails generally grow faster than women’s.
    • Nails grow faster on the hand you use most.
  2. Enhancing Nail Growth Ideas:

    • Rub the fingernails of one hand across the nails of the other hand for about 5 minutes each day. This will increase nail growth.
    • Strong cleaning products and the sun can break your nails.
    • Use a sun block cream while going out into the sun.
    • While doing household chores use a pair of gloves.
    • Use a good moisturizer on your hands each night before going to bed.
    • Corners of your nail should not be filed. Filing them will weaken the nail and they will break easily.
    • Food rich in potassium, iron, calcium and vitamin B are especially good for your nails.
    • Almonds, garlic, spinach celery, yogurt, eggs and seafood are good for your nails.
    • Drinking insufficient water can cause your nails to break.
    • If your nails are brittle then do not use perfumes that contain alcohol, as this will further deteriorate the condition of your nails.
    • Use four fingers of the opposite hand and knead each finger from the tip to the bottom of each finger. It will relax your fingers.
    • Almonds contain fatty acids that are good for your nail. Eat 6 almonds a day and your nails will visibly improve.
    • To prevent yourself from biting your nails, make a paste of the gel from one fresh aloe leaf by double boiling it in a pan. Put into a jar and apply this paste on your nails to prevent biting. Ingesting too much of this paste will cause vomiting.
    • To encourage nail growth massage the cuticle and nail with your finger tips.
  3. Some don’ts of good nail growth:

    • Don’t wash dishes without wearing a pair of rubber gloves.
    • Do not pick at your nail polish, as you will damage the nail.
    • Don’t let your nails grow too long as they will break easily.
    • Don’t use your nails as tools as this will weaken your nail.
    • Don’t go out in public with chipped polish.
    • Remember to moisturize your cuticles every night.

Nail Growth Ideas