Perfect manicure looks great. Woman with well-groomed hands and nails has a specific attraction. She looks more feminine and cute, no matter whether she is a housewife or a business lady.

However, our energetic lifestyle, plenty of housework and lack of time to take care of ourselves lead, as a result, to the problem of split nails. Of course, we’ve heard a lot about it but when we actually have the problem to handle we understand that it is no easy at all to solve it.

Plenty of factors may lead to split nails. Among them are the following: lack of calcium, too much use of chemicals like nail polish remover or detergents, having a long contact with water, aging, etc. But the primary cause is lack of nutrition. Your diet has to include calcium, vitamins and lots of other minerals if you want to have strong and healthy nails.

Expensive remedies and creams that promise us the immediate result may not always be efficient and only few women can afford buying them every time they need nail treatment. The remedies we offer in this article are simple and easily applied at home.

Here they are:

• Use moisturizer as often as you can – each time you feel your hands are at least a bit dry, for example, after washing the dishes or clothes, after a bath or a shower, etc. It will help you to keep your nails from drying and chipping off.

• Apply vegetable oil as it is a natural remedy for curing and strengthening brittle nails. All you need to do is to take a small cotton swab with some vegetable oil and wipe it on your nails.

• Vegetable oil can be substituted by clarified butter, which is known as Ghee. It makes the nails soft and strong and promotes their growth.

• But the best is to avoid having split nails. You need to eat more nutritious food with biotin, a type of Vitamin B. Such types of food are: peanuts, lentils, egg yolks, sardines, mushrooms, bananas, liver, and cauliflower. Or you may want to take some pill-vitamins.

No matter which of the remedies you choose I wish you to have strong and beautiful nails!

Nail – biting is a very widespread bad habit that many children and adults are in. As a rule, a child can acquire this habit from the age of four and in time the nail – biting can fasten to him.

Scientists consider stress as an origin of the nail – biting habit. They suppose that people begin biting the nail when they feel nervous as this process soothes well.

According to the numerous researches it became a well known fact that the fingers have a high concentration of lead that can affect the inner organs of the body.

Moreover we all are aware of the germs that can harm our organism. Now think about the millions of them entering your mouth thanks to your “goodwill” nail – biting act. In addition this habit leads to the deformation of the nail!

And what about the appearance your nails have after they are furiously bitten. They look horrible as if they are harmed. Do you agree with me?

If you’re suffering from the nail – biting, I can give you some advises of how to break off this nasty habit.

First of all when you feel an irresistible urge to bite even one of your nails, divert your attention away for something interesting and active. For example, turn on the music and dance, take a walk with your friends or start reading a book while biting a tasty apple instead of the nails.

An expensive manicure is also a good preventive measure against the filthy habit. See a nail technician at least one time per week so that you can treasure your nails.

Apply a nail bitter polish! Being a nail biter you will hate the bitter taste of this nail strengthener.

One of the drastic remedies is a nails’ building-up! Firstly it’s hard to bite such nails and secondly you’ll think twice of the price you’ve paid for the building-up.

Bet a hundred dollars with your best friend that you can leave your nails alone!

Think about the reason that forces you to bite and try to eliminate it! Control your mood! The positive thinking and peace of mind can make miracles with your beauty!

As I say, the shattered nerves can cause only problems! So, dear women, don’t let anything have a bad influence on You! The nail-biting habit is simply one insignificant thing that you can easily cope with!