A few days ago, I was in my room setting all alone and thinking of new ideas for Nail Art Design. All of sudden my mind distracted when I saw spots of the Black nail polish on my nails. Then I decided to learn some tips on how to clean nails without taking much time. 

It’s very much fine to dream of strong and long healthy nails! But give a thought is it possible to take regular care of your nails on a busy schedule? I know that visiting nail salon are not the solution to the problem as well as it is not easy for anyone to go saloon daily or weekly.

Then I decided to come up with quick ways how to keep nails clean and shiny without using chemicals or paying money in a saloon.  

10 Awesome Home Remedies To Keep Your Nails Clean & Beautiful

1. Massage Your Nails With Olive Oil

Massage Your Nails With Olive Oil

Olive oil is the essential elements for your nail growth as it helps you to moisturize nail cuticles. It contains Vitamin E which improves Blood circulation and help repair your damage nails. Let see the method How to Apply it?

Take lukewarm water in a bowl and add few drops of olive oil, mix it gently. Now soak your nails into that mixture before going to bed for sleep. Massage your nails and cuticles softly for 5 minutes. Do this process once a week!

2. Eat Healthy and Rich Diet

Eat Healthy and Rich Diet

I believe that diet plays a huge role in body functioning. As we know nails are made of a protein called Keratin. I guide you to avoid exposing your nails to chemicals. Expose your nails in sun to get Vitamin D for long and healthy nails.

Change your eating habits that can drink plenty of water daily and eat food which is rich in proteins like fish, beef, spinach and other green vegetables etc. you will find great results in few months.

Yes, one who is vegetarian can take nuts, spinach and legumes etc for their nail growth.

3. Trim Your Nails weekly

how to clean nails

I know girl dream to have their big and strong nails. Don’t you?

Let’s talk about the most valuable concern for girls that is trimming nails. The heartbroken part is bigger nails get tear faster than smaller from the edges and this is the most painful concern. The only solution to this problem is avoided taking your hands into water continuously because this weakens your nail tips and get break nail easily.

The other alternative to this problem is to keep on trimming your nails weekly for maintaining proper shape from edges.  

4. Rinse Your Nails with Rose Water

Rinse Your Nails with Rose Water

These days long nails are again into fashion and trend. I know some of your nails are your weakness. Sound familiar to me as well, so let’s learn how to clean nails with rose water. 

Here is the best step to turn your weakness into strength, just need half lemon and few drops of rose water. Take the small bowl and mix both in good quantity so that nails can deep easy into that mixture.

Massage your nails with the help of cotton bowl and follow this technique twice in a week, you will find your nails clean, shiny, strong and healthy.     

5. Moisturize Your Nails with Coconut Oil

Moisturize Your Nails with Coconut Oil

The best way to see the instant results, keep your fingertips and cuticles moisturize properly. As this is the main key to see your nails growing timely and steadily. I have the habit of trimming my cuticles but let me tell you this was a blunder for me till now.

Never think to trim your cuticles as they are a living part of your body. Trimming your cuticle can cause infection and that can be the painful process. So to avoid cracking and dryness over cuticle, take coconut oil at your fingertips. Now rub it softly over your cuticle until your cuticle get patched to your skin.

6. Drink Plenty of Water

How to keep nails clean

Always said that drinking plenty of water helps your body to get rid of diseases but let me tell you this is the best method to grow your nails faster. Consuming a lot of water make your nails get to shine and stronger.

Clean your nails on alternate days with the lukewarm water will help your nails maintain cleanliness. Also, remove the dull layer from your nails by gently rubbing the surface and make them shinier.

7. Clean Your Nails with Baking Soda

Clean Your Nails with Baking Soda

Washing hands regularly is a great method to keep your nail surface hydrated but to whiten up your nails you need some extra attention. To keep your nail clean and shiny, try this baking soda method.

Take lukewarm water in a bowl and add half spoon Baking Soda, mix it gently you can also add few drops of lemon. Now dip your fingers for 5 minutes, then wipe your fingers and cover it with a towel for few minutes.

8.  Massage Your Nails with Toothbrush

Massage Your Nails with Toothbrush

Like your hair and skin, nails are also a very important part of your beauty. Keeping your nails healthy and natural shiny also learn about nail cleaning tips at home.  

Lets massage gently with the help of a toothbrush. Take whitening toothpaste and rub it softly on your nails, this will help remove your dirt and make your nails refreshing.

9. Avoid using Dark Nail Paints

Avoid using Dark Nail Paints

Before taking any precautions for your nails, it is just to avoid using creams and nail paints which are highly toxic to your nails. I suggest you use some organic nail paints and creams which help your nails get damage.

Using Acetone regularly for removing nail paints, can dry your nails and the outer surface of nails. I know this can’t be avoided but to overcome this we can moisturize our nails with some organic creams.

10. File Your Nails to Give Shape

how to clean nails at home

Growing nails is a natural phenomenon and to keep them safe from breakage, you need to avoid rough edges of your nails. I suggest you do not use metal nail filers as this can give crack to your nails.

However, if you want to get some professional look. You can try using nail buffer this will help your nails look smooth and plan. Buffing helps you get the natural strength of your nails. I hope you learned how to clean nails beautifully at home!


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