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Last Updated: Sunday, June 3, 2012
What can I eat or do for my nails so they don’t break easily and are healthy?

Same thing as for hair: Omega-3 fatty acids makes hair (and nails) grow in stronger, healthier, and faster. Usually they are found in fish-oil pills, but are available in vegetarian form, as well. Drink plenty of water, exercise, eat a balanced diet, and take vitamin supplements

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Last Updated: Sunday, January 9, 2011
What causes nails to chip?

While many things can cause ingrown toenails, the major causes are shoes that don’t fit well and improperly trimmed nails.

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Last Updated: Sunday, January 9, 2011
Tips For Healthy Nails

To help keep you nails healthy, read the following tips: #Use nail polish remover with caution. It can dry the nails and your cuticles. Try not to repair nail enamel every day. #Watch out for signs of nail infection, including redness, pain or pus. The nail plates are porous and

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Last Updated: Sunday, January 9, 2011
Common Nail Problems

Brittle Nails These often occur from iron deficiency, circulation problems and other problems of the body’s endocrine system. Discoloration Cigarettes, hair dyes and even tints sometimes discolor the nails. Dry nails Dry skin gets worse in winter or in colder-weather months

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Last Updated: Sunday, January 9, 2011
Pick Your Nail Shape

Sharp-corner Square: Totally trendy now, trends change, but these nails always looks good. This shape looks great with short nails and on longer ones too. Long & Oval: These nails look glamorous but break easily and make typing more difficult. Rounded & Short: Good for

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Last Updated: Sunday, January 9, 2011
Is keeping long nails bad for your health?

As long as you keep your nails (and underneath them) clean and dry, it is perfectly healthy to keep your nails naturally long. As for acrylic nails, it is best to take a break every so often with them, as they weaken the nails and can promote fungal growth.

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Last Updated: Friday, December 31, 2010
Nail Care In Summer

Summer means sandals. And sandals mean exposed toes. Are you ready to put your best foot forward? 1. During summer, hands and feet often turn a shade darker because most women do not apply sunscreen to them. If you have tanned hands, lighten them by soaking them in a small tub of

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Last Updated: Friday, December 31, 2010
Interesting Nail Facts

There are many interesting facts that are related to nails. Some of these facts are pure superstition but most of them are scientific. Even some of the superstition beliefs draw attention with the presence of logic in them. So, here are some interesting facts about nails: *Nails

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Last Updated: Monday, January 3, 2011
Nail Polish Tips

#Remember to remove nail polish once a week to let your nails breathe. #Use only standard products. Sub-standard nail polish may harm the roots of nails. For Polishing: #First apply, on the sides and fill in the middle carefully. This will prevent it from spreading to sides. Pink

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Last Updated: Thursday, December 23, 2010
Applying Nail Polish

#Rest your arm at elbow on the table so that hands do not shake while applying nail polish #Remove all grease from nails #Shake well the nail polish bottle and apply with brush from the root of nails to their tips #Leave it five minutes to dry #Apply a second coat. It gives shine #Polish

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Last Updated: Thursday, May 2, 2013
Green Nail Color

Wear it: It’s truly uncoventional. The first trial should be on the toes to see if you like it. If yes, then apply it on your fingernails. Pair it with a neutral, earth-toned outfit. Don’t: Wear green with clothes in red or green. Who can wear it? Students, teenagers. Skin

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Last Updated: Thursday, May 2, 2013
Black Nail Color

Wear it: On well-manicured hands. Goes well with any colour in the wardrobe. Don’t: Let the polish chip and look untidy. Don’t wear it with all black clothing and heavy black eye makeup, either. Who should wear it? Fashionistas. Skin tone: All skin tones. Nail shape: Short,

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Last Updated: Thursday, May 2, 2013
Yellow Nail Color

Wear it: As a fun way to jazz up an outfit. White clothes will pair well. Don’t: Have yellow polish on toes, pink on fingers and wear blue eyeshadow. Who can wear it? Students. Skin tone: Very fair-skinned and those with peach skin tone. Nail shape: Short. Age group: Young

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Last Updated: Thursday, May 2, 2013
Purple Nail Color

Wear it: Team purple and black together, they make a great combination. Try using purple for cocktail tips – instead of white at the nail tips replace it with purple. Don’t: Wear it if your nails are too short. Who should wear it? Most women can wear it but it depends on

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Last Updated: Thursday, May 2, 2013
Orange Nail Color

Wear it: Show a little of this colour when wearing peep-toe shoes. Or try something new by wearing a similar shade on every second nail. Keep the rest neutral. Don’t: Don’t wear this colour with too many other colours in your wardrobe – it will be too overpowering. Who

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Last Updated: Thursday, May 2, 2013
Red Nail Color

Wear it: After taking expert advice to choose the right red for your skin tone. Always match your lipstick to your red polish. Don’t: Mix different shades of red on your toes, fingers and lipstick. Never leave the toe nails unpolished when wearing red on the fingers. Who can

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Last Updated: Thursday, May 2, 2013
Pink Nail Color

Wear it: To add a feminine touch to your image. Wear a deep pink on your toes and a lighter pink on the fingers. Don’t: Wear all pink (clothes), even if it is your favourite colour. Don’t clash it with any other shocking colours like orange or yellow. Who should wear it?

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Last Updated: Thursday, May 2, 2013
Blue Nail Color

Wear it: Against another bold colour. You can also wear blue as a base coat when creating nail art. Don’t: Wear it in the workplace if there is a dress code Who can wear it? School and college going students Skin tone: Tanned Nail shape: Fingertip length, square or oval shape Age