Make sure to moisturize your hands at all times, get a coconut oil if you have no idea what product to go for, Care for your cuticles
make sure your cuticles aren’t trimmed off during manicure, they are there to prevent bacteria
Avoid using harsh polish
watch out for the polish you use, try not to get substandard polish, having your nails natural is way better than a low-quality polis
Buff instead of color
Take the time to trim, file, and buff your nails properly and you’ll be pleasantly surprised at how great they can look
Choose a good remover
A good remover can change everything, can further make your nails healthy
Make a natural nail-strengthening treatment
This recipe comes from a book called There’s Lead in Your Lipstick by Gill Deacon.
Mix: 2 tsp castor oil, 2 tsp salt, 1 tsp wheat germ oil. Mix and keep in a sealed bottle. Rub a small amount onto your nails. Leave for 3 to 5 minutes. Wipe off. Makes enough for 20 to 30 applications.
Diet is very important to maintaining healthy nails. Protein is crucial, as are omega-3 fatty acids. Eating foods with vitamin B reduces brittleness; zinc gets rid of white spots; iron prevents ridges from forming; calcium keeps them strong; vitamins A and C prevent dullness and drying. Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.