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    Fingernails: Do’s and don’ts for healthy nails

    Are you taking good care of your nails? Here’s what you need to know to keep your fingernails in tiptop shape. Take a close look at your fingernails. Are they strong and healthy looking? Or do you see ridges, dents, or areas of unusual color or shape? Many less than desirable nail conditions can be avoided through proper fingernail care. Others might indicate an underlying condition that needs attention. Fingernails: What’s normal, what’s not Your fingernails — composed of laminated layers of a protein called keratin — grow from the area at the base of the nail under your cuticle. Healthy fingernails are smooth, without pits or grooves. They’re uniform…

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    A Dozen Tips for More Beautiful Nails

    Long, strong, healthy nails are possible — if you don’t fall prey to myths and old wives tales! Three experts tell you what you need to know. Like a great new haircut or a terrific skin care regimen, healthy, well-manicured nails are an integral part of a neat, pulled-together appearance – one that can work as an asset in both the social and the business world. Unfortunately, experts say both men and women fall prey to myths and old wives’ tales about how to care for nails. Another pitfall: many of us rely on the guidance of salons, some of which may not be doling out the best advice — or treatments.…

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    Fingernails: Do’s and don’ts for healthy nails

    Are you taking good care of your nails? Here’s what you need to know to keep your fingernails in tiptop shape. Take a close look at your fingernails. Are they strong and healthy looking? Or do you see ridges, dents, or areas of unusual color or shape? Many less than desirable nail conditions can be avoided through proper fingernail care. Others might indicate an underlying condition that needs attention. Fingernails: What’s normal, what’s not Your fingernails — composed of laminated layers of a protein called keratin — grow from the area at the base of the nail under your cuticle. Healthy fingernails are smooth, without pits or grooves. They’re uniform…

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    15 Home Remedies For The Healthiest Nails You’ll Ever Experience

    Having healthy nails isn’t just about feeling pretty, nor is it something from which only women can benefit. (One of the most successful businessmen I’ve ever had the pleasure of meeting got regular manicures, and for a good reason!) The truth is, nail appearance can have a major impact on making a good first impression. Consider this: Would you rather shake hands with someone who has clean, healthy-looking nails or someone with broken, discolored, or otherwise ratty-looking fingernails? Of course, even if you don’t have to worry about impressing higher-ups as part of your daily routine, taking care of your nails can simply be about feeling and looking your best…

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    9 Easy & Effective Ways to Strengthen Your Nails

    We all want strong, thick, and beautiful nails, but simply going about our lives can become a minefield of potentially nail-damaging situations. Here at Julep we’ve put a lot of thought, love, and science into helping you get stronger, sturdier nails with products like Oxygen Nail Treatment, Mighty Nail & Cuticle Serum, and our Color Treat nail polish formula, which lets your nails breathe while infusing them with natural nail-strengthening ingredients. But even with the help of powerful pals like Oxygen, Mighty and Color Treat, growing your healthiest nails ever starts with fine-tuning your everyday habits. Here are our top tips for how to grow stronger, healthier nails and prevent nail damage—so you can…

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    Tips for Cutting Your Toenails

    Cut toenails straight across, don’t cut them too short, and make sure your tool of choice is a large toenail clipper. Trimming your toenails may seem simple enough, but it isn’t something to be done carelessly. While most people don’t need to visit a professional to take care of their toes — people with diabetes are an exception — they need to be sure they’re clipping their nails properly to reduce the risk of future foot problems. You depend on your feet, so make sure you give them the care they deserve. Trimming Toenails: Technique Is Important Before you break out the nail clippers, you should understand why it’s so important that toenails…