Handy tips and tricks for taking care of your hands, nails and cuticles.
Wear gloves: Always wear disposable or rubber gloves when gardening and washing dishes or submerging your hands in water. Water and detergent can dry out your hands and cuticles. Harsh soaps, hand sanitizers, and nail polish removers can also dry out your hands and cuticles. Always use an acetone free lacquer remover whenever possible.
Diet: Up your vitamins, Biotin, B-vitamins, Iron, Magnesium, Protein and Vitamin C. Cracked cuticles may be a sign of Zinc or Vitamin E deficiency, to help reverse this problem try eating more foods rich in essential omega 3’s like spinach, salmon, and other seafood. Chicken, Spinach, Brazil Nuts, Broccoli, Eggs are all great in helping you get healthy nails.
Hydrate: Water intake is vital for healthy skin carry a bottle of water with you at all times.
Moisturise: Use a good hand and nail moisturizing cream daily, OPI Pro Spa Protective Hand Serum which helps nourish, brighten & protects hands and OPI Pro Spa Moisture Bonding Ceramide Spray which dries quickly and helps reinforce the moisture barrier while protecting and nourishing skin. You can also use the OPI Pro Spa Protective Hand Nail and Cuticle Cream, multi-tasking high performance cream moisturizes, brightens & protects skin and cuticles while nourishing nails. Don`t forget to use your OPI Pro Spa Nail and Cuticle Oil, this will help to moisturise your cuticle creating stronger, healthier nails and hydrated cuticle area. Keep your cuticles pushed back by applying OPI Exfoliating Cuticle Cream and apply a small amount to each nail, leaving it for at least 30 seconds. Take a reusable cuticle stick and push back the cuticle on each nail and wipe away the loosened cuticle. Cuticle care should be completed as often as possible and it is recommended that you soak your hands first.
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