Scissors will not save on the layer of nails. We must eliminate the cause and care for your hands properly. Layfhaker prepared for you a detailed guide.



Why exfoliate nails

Health problems

The nail plate may become softer and weaker due to problems with the liver, kidneys, pancreas or intestine. The reasons could also be a reception of antibiotics, stress, nervous exhaustion.

Lack of vitamins and minerals

Continuous strict diet or lean diet can result in vitamin deficiency. And it will affect the state of health, skin, hair and nails. Check if the amount you eat enough:

Calcium. It is found in green leafy vegetables, dairy products, seeds, nuts and soybeans.
Silicon. He is in the berries, legumes, whole grains, and chicken eggs.
Magnesium. They are rich in peanuts, walnuts, spinach and beans.
Sulphur. Her many animal products (pork, beef, fish, poultry, eggs and offal) and peas.
Phosphorus. Contained in cheese, cottage cheese, fish and seafood.
Vitamins A, B1, B3, C, D, E. record for their content considered pork liver, pine nuts, mushrooms, wild rose, eggs and almonds.
If you do not plan in the near future to change your diet substantially, start taking multivitamin complexes, to make up for the lack of nutrients.

Bad manicure

Alas, even adhering to a healthy diet can be very damaging to your nails if you use Blunt scissors and nail file coarse or if it is wrong to work with quality tools. Also, platinum may damage the nail naraschёnnyh long wearing nail varnish or gel.

Excessive cleanliness

If you like to organize regular general cleaning, do not forget to wear gloves. Aggressive cleaning agents and even ordinary dishwashing gel can seriously mess up your hands to make the skin dry, and nails – dull, weak and brittle.

What to do to nails are not sloilis

Check the state of health

Since weak exfoliating nails can be an indicator of various diseases, it would be nice to go to the doctor. If you do not have doubts about their own health, follow the general guidelines:

Get enough sleep. To fully restore a person needs 7-9 hours of sleep a night in the dark and without any extraneous stimuli.
Relax. Less stress, more fun – that’s a guarantee of good well-being and health.
Observe the daily routine. In addition to sleep and rest, it will be useful to add to your schedule regular exercise and fresh air.
Eat varied. The more natural and high-quality foods in your diet, the stronger will be your nails. It is especially important to consume calcium and dairy products you choose pharmacy or vitamins, it does not matter.
Do manicure correctly

Manicure is best done from reliable professionals. If you trust only yourself, do not forget to keep tools clean and give preference to nail polish remover without acetone.
Naraschёnnye nails and gel nail polish should be worn no longer than 4-6 weeks in a row and then take a break for 1-2 weeks for recovery of the nail plate.
Use the special varnish-base before applying a colored coating on the nails.
Correct file nails: slightly tapered ceramic or glass nail file, keeping it perpendicular to the nail plate and moving in the same direction.
Care for the layer of nails

If the tip of the nail began to exfoliate, alas, the patient can not be saved. The affected area must be removed, and start taking care of the growth of his successor. And that he was healthy, he needs food, moisture, strengthening and good blood supply.


Nails should be regularly getting enough nutrients. To do this, apply daily on nails various oils or juices. Olive, sunflower, mustard, coconut or any other vegetable oil rub before bed. Berry juices (cranberry, black or red currants) use during the day, holding hands for 10-20 minutes.


Layer nails will be useful to special trays. During treatment they are made 5-6 times per week for prophylaxis enough 3-4 treatments per month.

Such bath – an excellent opportunity to relax at the end of the working day. Include movie, arrange more cozy, set in front of a container with a medical solution, dip it in the fingertips and relax.

Salt bath. One tablespoon of salt dissolved in 200 ml of warm water. Hold there fingertips for 15-20 minutes, and then rinse your hands and do not soak them at least an hour.
Herbal bath. A teaspoon of dry pine needles or camomile pour cup of boiling water. Wait 10-15 minutes until the bath has cooled to a comfortable temperature, and drop it in your hands for 20-30 minutes. This broth can be stored in the refrigerator for a week, warming up before use.
Gelatine tray. Half a tablespoon of granulated gelatin is dissolved in 250 ml of hot water and let the mixture cool. Keep your fingers in the jelly solution for 10-15 minutes.
Bath oil with lemon. 100ml of any vegetable oil warm up to a comfortable temperature. Add the juice of half a lemon, and the contents of one ampoule with vitamin A. Keep the nails in the bath for 20-25 minutes, and then make a gentle massage of the nail plate and the skin around it.
Beer bath. Mix half a cup of warm beer with the same amount of apple juice. Make bath for 10 minutes.
The tea tray. By half cup of strong green tea, add two tablespoons of vegetable oil. In such a solution can be nails immersed for 10-15 minutes.
Improved circulation

In the cold season often are freezing fingertips and disturbed the normal blood supply to the nail plate. For even in the winter your nails were perfect, following simple guidelines:

Keep warm not only the feet, but his hands. Thick gloves will protect your skin from premature aging, and nails will not exfoliate and break.
Wash your hands with warm water only.
Once a month do a burning compress. For him, mix half a teaspoon hot red pepper with the same amount of hand cream or vegetable oil. Heat the resulting dough to comfortably hot temperature and apply on your nails for 15-20 minutes. After wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water. During the procedure, be careful not to touch the face with your fingers.

Make your nails stronger easily with the help of available and familiar components:

Lemon juice. It not only whitens the nail plate, but also gives it strength and elasticity. Apply lemon juice on the nails 1-2 times a day. Or just cut citrus in half, and keep your fingers straight into it for 10-15 minutes.
Salt. Moisten your hands with water and dip the tips of the fingers in the small table salt. Gently rub the grains in each nail for 30-60 seconds, and then wash your hands and apply moisturizer. This procedure is sufficient to carry out once a week.