How to clean nails properly
Our fingernails make more of an impression than you may think. We put them on show when we wave hello, when shaking hands in a job interview and when pointing someone in the right direction. So what do your nails say about you? If they’re dirty and unkempt, it can send out a signal to the world that you don’t take pride in your appearance. So keep on top of your greatest fashion accessory and keep your fingernails clean and gorgeous looking. RELATED: The best hand creams under $10 RELATED: Everything you need to know about non-toxic nail polish Here’s how to clean nails properly…Step one: nail scrubIf you want clean, lovely fingernails it’s an absolute must to invest in a good quality nail brush. A nail brush will scrub out the dirt from underneath your nails and attack those hard-to-reach areas where grime can build up. Always ensure you do a nail scrub in a well-lit room, using a solution of warm water and hand soap. To clean fingernails, start by scrubbing underneath your nails by holding the brush downwards and rubbing it back and forth vigorously, then move to the front of the nails, working in a circular buffing motion.Step two: remove polishWet a cotton pad with some nail polish remover and use it to remove any old nail polish that may still be hanging around on your nails. For really strong healthy fingernails, you should aim to give them a break from polish once every few weeks. bh loves: Manicare Nail Polish Remover - Non-Acetone, Mode Mode Nail Polish Remover, ulta3 Nail Polish RemoverStep three: soak away the dayTreat your fingernails to a soak in a bath of water with a dash of antibacterial hand wash. Be sure to only soak your nails, not your entire hand – as the soap in the solution can dry your hands out if left to soak.Step four: Rinse and dryAfter twenty minutes, rinse nails and hands under the tap, taking care to wash away all remaining hand soap before patting dry with a soft towel. Now you can give your nails a file as usual and finish with a clear protective coat of nail strengthener. bh loves: Sally Hansen Hard as Nails Clear Treatment, Revitanail Nail Strengthener, Mavala Switzerland Nail Shield Two-Phase Nail StrengthenerHow do you keep your nails clean? Will you be trying this nail care routine? Video of JKhMSU0ntkA
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