Give your nails a good look before you paint them with nail polish” says famous dermatologists. “Nails are indicative of an individuals overall health and an excellent indicator of what is going on inside your body. ” It reflects your personal hygiene and habits. If your nails are healthy your body is healthy too. Common problems are discoloration of entire nail or dark streak under the nail, change in nail shape, thinning or thickening of nail, separation of nail from the surrounding skin, bleeding around nails and redness and swelling or pain around nails.
Time was, when all that we needed for nail care was set that comprised a nail cutter, a file, emery board and a softening cream. But hand and nail care are becoming as sophisticated as skin care. Apart from the basics the tools now include a cutick, minimiser, nail hardener, cream, hand cream and night moisturiser, ridge filter, hand mask, sealers, tweezers and more.
There are new products available in the market, product like Sally Hansen No More Fungus, which helps to eliminate fungus on cuticle and skin surrounding the nails. Nail thickener, massage cream which helps to stimulate healthy nail growth.