Are your nails brittle, dull-looking and discolored? Do they grow super-slowly and are prone to breakage? If so, do not worry – this is a common problem that can be easily solved with simple home remedies and a little patience.
Having long (ish), healthy, clean nails isn’t just about feeling pretty – nail appearance can have a big impact on making a great first impression. Besides, taking care of one’s nails is also pampering, relaxing and a sign that one cares about hygiene and looking good.
To make your nails grow faster and stronger, try this simple but super-effective home remedy.
A healthy lifestyle can affect every single aspect of our health and body, and that includes our nails too. So, first things first: it’s important to have a healthy, nutrient-rich diet, full of protein, vitamins and minerals that will support your nail growth and make them stronger.
Besides eating right, you can and should also use topical solutions for healthy nails. One of them includes only 3 ingredients, is easy to prepare, but gives great results.
- Olive oil,
- Green tea.
Brew a small cup of green tea and let it cool. Once completely cold, add half a lemon juice into the tea and then 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Stir well.
You can use this remedy in two ways:
- Soak your nails in the solution for 15 minutes, letting them absorb all the goodies. Pat dry your nails with a paper towel and don’t wash them in the next few hours.
- Apply it with a cotton ball and let your nails absorb the remedy for about 15 minutes. Pat dry with a paper towel and do not wash.
To get the best results, it’s important to apply this healthy nail remedy whenever you can – preferably every or every other day.