How to file your nails?

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  • ================================================ ======================== You may think you know everything about how to file your nails, but are you really sure you are doing it? properly ? Do not take the risk of damaging or weakening them by following the wrong techniques. For strong and healthy nails, here are some tips from manicure expert Pierre Ribeiro:
  • Choose a straight, thin lime, rather than a banana-shaped or thick-grained one. A thin file will be gentler on your nails and will give you a better grip. Find the nail shape that suits you best.
  • Depending on the natural shape of your nails, you can opt for a round, rounded square or oval shape if your nails are straight with parallel ends, or a rounded square shape if the top of your nail is more flared than its base.
  • Do not file your nails too short. If your nails are too short, you risk developing health problems like ridged, soft, or split nails.
  • File evenly and gently. Start by shaping your nails in your desired shape, then move to length making sure to file evenly and smoothly.

    • Nourish your nails with nourishing care . To strengthen and protect your nails, apply a nourishing treatment that will provide them with the necessary nutrients. You can use a nail serum or oil, or opt for a nourishing polish that will hydrate them at the same time.
    • Avoid biting your nails or mistreating them. Nails are a reflection of our state of health, and biting or external aggressions can weaken them and slow their growth . Take care of your nails by protecting them from the outside and the inside.

    • Adopt a diet rich in protein, B vitamins, calcium, zinc and copper. These nutrients are essential for the growth and health of your nails. Include in your diet whole grains, eggs, meats, fish, milk products

    • Protect your nails by wearing gloves when cleaning or working with chemicals. Chemicals can be abrasive and damage your nails, so it's important to protect them by wearing gloves.
    • Use nourishing or vitamin-enriched varnishes . If you're used to wearing nail polish, opt for polishes that nourish your nails while protecting them. You can also use vitamin-enriched polishes to help strengthen your nails.
    • Take regular breaks when working on the computer. Spending long hours on a computer can dry out your nails and make them brittle, so it's important to take regular breaks to hydrate and nourish them. By following these tips and taking care of your nails, you should be able to grow them faster and make them stronger and healthier. Remember that growing nails is an ongoing process, so it's important to take care of them every day for long-lasting results.

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