Nail Care

Tips to Get Rid of Dry Nails

Drink Plenty of Water
Drink Plenty of Water

Water hydrates nails also despite of skin and hair. Drink lots of water to get rid of dry nails.

Moisturize the Nails
Moisturize the Nails

Apply moisturizer or petroleum jelly onto your nails. If your dry nails are persistent, apply a moisturizer to your nails and wear cotton gloves while sleeping. Avoid excessive use of nail polish removers.

Soak Nails in Oil
Soak Nails in Oil

Soaking your nails in oil such as olive oil for about 10 minutes is effective in treating dry nails

Avoid Exposing Nails to Harsh Chemicals
Avoid Exposing Nails to Harsh Chemicals

Harsh chemicals and detergents can make your nails dry. Use gloves to protect your nails from chemicals especially while doing chores, washing dishes etc.

Choose Healthy Diet
Choose Healthy Diet

Eat a diet rich in calcium, zinc, and vitamin B to keep your nails healthy. Dry nails can also be an indication of health condition such as thyroid problem.

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