Toenail care

Written By The HealthMeth Team - Updated On Saturday, March 13, 2021 6:00 PM

Toenail care

The nail in general care of matters of concern to women and occupy much space in her life, and would like many women care Bokdamhn in general and nails foot particularly, dry and coarse and feet and nails fragile and yellowed lady gives a sense of discomfort and shame for her appearance bad, so you will learn about in this article on Steps and methods of caring for toenails, and some natural materials that are useful for them, and these methods are considered easy and simple and do not require time, money or effort.

Steps and methods of caring for toenails

These are the most important steps and general tips for caring for pedicures:

  • Cut straight nail tips. [1]
  • Nail cleaning; Cleaning is the basis of beautiful feet and nails, so it is recommended to wash the feet daily at least before going to bed, and by using an anti-bacterial lotion. [2]
  • Peeling; Peeling is known to remove dead skin layers, which make the feet appear dry and dirty, so it is recommended to apply the natural scrub on the feet with massaging for several minutes during the shower to remove the dead skin. You can use a natural scrub made with brown sugar and olive oil, and you will notice wonderful smoothness on the feet. [2]
  • Moisturizing; Moisturizing is a necessary step to get rid of dry feet and nails. Olive oil can be used to massage nails and feet after washing them, and it is an effective treatment for brittle nails and peeling. [2]
  • Avoid applying nail polish during nail care and treatment period; It causes dry nails. [2]
  • Remove the outer layer of the toenails. [3]
  • Clean the area around the toenails with a special cleaning needle, making sure that it is sterile and clean. [3]
  • Trim your toenails regularly, at least once every two weeks. [3]
  • Cool the toenails. [3]
  • Paint the toenails with protective nail polish. [3]
  • Take vitamins and biotin pills, according to studies that say that consuming vitamin B makes nails stronger. [4]
  • Avoid using nail polish remover (acetone), as it can dry out the toenails. [4]
  • Consult a specialist doctor if you notice yellowing on the nails of the feet, as yellowing is an indication of a health problem in the body, such as problems with the thyroid gland, psoriasis, or diabetes. [4]
  • Clean the area under the toenails by brush teeth , by putting little soap on the toothbrush and do rubbing her toenails nicely. [4]
  • Wash the toenails daily to avoid infection with fungi . [5]
  • The necessity to dry the toenails well after washing them. [5]
  • Soak the feet with warm water for 15 minutes, to give softness to the nails. You can add a favorite essential oil to the water. [5]
  • Avoid wearing tight shoes, as they cause fungi to appear on the toenails. [6]

Natural recipes for nail care and fungus treatment

The toenails are sometimes infected with fungi, which is an annoying problem. Here are some recipes from natural materials to treat this problem: [7]

Apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar works to get rid of bacteria and fungi as well, and its method is:

  • the ingredients:
    • 1 part apple cider vinegar.
    • An equal amount of water.
  • How to prepare:
    • Mix the ingredients together well, and soak the toenails with this solution for 30 minutes, then loosen the nails and feet well.
    • Repeat this recipe daily.

Tea tree oil

Oil is tea tree anti-fungal and treat them effectively, this method is the recipe: [7]

  • the ingredients:
    • A few drops of tea tree oil .
    • A bunch of coconut oil or olive oil .
  • How to prepare:
    • Mix the oils with each other well and put them on the nails of the feet using a cotton ball and leave the oils for 10 minutes, then rub with a toothbrush.
    • Repeat this recipe 2-3 times a day.

Garlic oil

Garlic is considered an anti-fungal, and the method for this recipe is: [7]

  • the ingredients:
    • One serving of garlic oil .
    • An equal amount of olive oil.
  • How to prepare:
    • Mix the oils well with each other, and put them on the toenails affected by the fungi, leave them for 30 minutes, then wash them with warm water and dry them well.
    • Repeat this recipe several times a day, and the result will appear within two weeks.

White vinegar

Vinegar has an effect in treating toenail fungus, and also works to balance the pH level of the skin, and its method is: [7]

  • the ingredients:
    • An amount of white vinegar .
    • Two parts of lukewarm water.
  • How to prepare:
    • The ingredients are mixed well, and the feet are soaked with the solution for 15 minutes, then washed and dried well.
    • Repeat this recipe twice a day.

Olive oil and lemon juice

Lemon is useful in getting rid of toenail fungus, while olive oil gives the feet super softness, and the method of this recipe: [7]

  • the ingredients:
    • One serving of olive oil.
    • An equal amount of lemon juice .
  • How to prepare:
    • The ingredients are mixed well, and the mixture is applied to the area affected by the fungi, massaging it gently, and left for two hours, then washed and dried well.

Other natural nail care products

These are some of the natural substances beneficial for the nails of the feet, namely: [4]

  • Shea butter and almond oil , they are essential for keeping the toenails soft.


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