The beauty of a woman is just limited to how well she maintains her hair, skin or face. It also includes her nails, a well done manicure and neatly polished nails are always an eye catcher for on lookers. The beauty of your nails speaks about how much you care for yourself. While toe nails grow at a faster pace, finger nails take a bit longer to grow. Some of the factors that slow the process of nail growth are nutritional deficiencies, hormonal changes or health issues. Brittle nails and splitting of nails are some other common nail related issues. Today in this article I am sharing a few home remedies that will grow your nail faster and strengthen the quality of your nails. Keep reading:
Garlic contains selenium which builds strong and long nails. The antioxidant properties of garlic keep the nail bed healthy and the anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties of garlic prevent nails getting weak and brittle. Peel a clove of garlic and mash it up a bit and apply on nails. Leave it on for few minutes and wash your nails well. Follow this trick everyday to get healthy strong nails with natural shine.
2. Tomato Pulp And Olive Oil
Tomatoes are packed with biotin, an essential vitamin that promotes nail growth. Tomatoes are also full of vitamin C which strengthens your nails and giving them a natural shine. Olive oil is packed with Vitamin that nourishes the nails and improves the blood circulation in your nails. Extract tomato pulp and mix it in equal quantities with olive oil and dip your nails in this solution for 10 to 15 minutes, wash well. You can also massage your nails with olive oil every night to promote nail health.
3. Flaxseed Oil
Flaxseed oil has high omega-3 fatty acid content, it is also packed with micro-nutrients like vitamin B zinc, magnesium, potassium and proteins. The presence of all these nutrients makes flaxseed oil a perfect food for your nails. Apply generous amounts of flaxseed oil on nails and massage well. Wear gloves for an hour to retain moisture. Follow this remedy twice a week. In matter of few weeks, your nails will not only grow but the oil will also strengthen your nails and treat brittle and splitting of nails.
4. Orange Juice
Orange juice is considered to be a quick remedy to boost up the growth of your nails. Orange juice is packed with vitamin C which produces collagen and folic acid that promotes nail growth. Soak your nails in fresh orange juice for 10 minutes, rinse with warm water and apply moisturiser. This remedy will enhance the growth of your nails, makes them thicker and adds a zingy shine to your nails.
5. Coconut Oil
The nutrients present in coconut oil nourish the nail beds and cuticles and improve the nail texture. The anti fungal properties of coconut oil protect nails from fungal infections and the vitamin content of the oil makes strengthen your nails. Massage your nails every night with pure coconut oil to get shiny nails. Make your own nail spa by mixing ¼ cup of coconut oil with ¼ cup of honey. Add 3 to 4 drops of rosemary oil to it and mix well. Warm up the solution slightly and soak your nails in this solution for 15 minutes. Follow this trick once a week.