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DIY Nail Soaks For Perfect Healthy Nails

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Women are not the only ones who benefit from healthy nails. How do you make your nails look healthy and keep them from looking broken, discolored, or like they belong to a peasant from the 1700s? It can be as simple as soaking your nails in natural ingredients or eating healthy foods that promote nail growth.

 

Just as people eat certain foods to promote hair growth, it can be wise to consume foods that encourage nail growth. Sometimes you don’t even have to eat the foods because you can apply them topically. Coconut oil, for instance, can help to improve the strength/appearance of your nails by massaging your nails with it every day. The same thing can be done with flaxseed oil, which helps to promote faster nail growth.

 

Tomatoes:

Tomatoes are full of vitamins A & C, which encourage healthy hair, skin, & nail growth. They also contain vitamin B7, also known as biotin, which is necessary for the body’s production of keratin, the protein that is the primary component to your skin, hair, and nails.

 

Nettle Tea:

Nettle leaf has been used as an herbal remedy to promote hair & nail growth for hundreds of years. It also helps to replenish the body with new nail tissue. Steep about 2-3 teaspoons of dried nettle leaf in one cup of water for ten minutes and drink once a day for healthy nails.

 

Blackstrap Molasses:

If you are a diabetic, consuming this will have an effect on your blood sugar, even though it has a lot of health benefits. It contains nutrients that are stripped away from refined sugars. Add 1 tablespoon of blackstrap to some tea or beverage of choice and drink once or twice a day.

 

Nail Soaks

 

Moisturizing Nail Soak:

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon hempseed oil
  • 3-5 drops lavender essential oil
  • 1 cup warm water

Instructions:

  • Mix all of the ingredients in a small bowl and soak your nails in the solution for 10-15 minutes. Once you have finished soaking, rinse your nails with warm water. Do this several times a week to keep nails hydrated.

 

Nail Soak For Faster Growth:

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup honey
  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • a few drops of lavender essential oil

Instructions:

  • Mix the honey and coconut oil in a bowl and warm it up. Once those two ingredients are mixed well, add in the lavender drops and soak your fingers in the mix for about 10 minutes.
  • Massage mixture into each nail and cuticle. After soaking, you can either rinse or pat dry, leaving the residue on overnight.

 

Nail Soak For Whiter Nails:

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ¼ cup warm water
  • 2 teaspoons salt or baking soda

Instructions:

  • After combining everything in a bowl, soak your nails in there for 10-15 minutes. Remove your fingers from the soak and scrub your nails clean with warm water and a clean toothbrush.

 

Sources:

http://www.naturallivingideas.com/15-home-remedies-for-healthy-nails/

http://theindianspot.com/diy-nail-soaks-beautiful-perfect-nails/

2017-09-11T16:59:50+00:00

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    Q: I have a problem with my nails both on my hands and all the nails on the left foot. The nails are hard, and they don't attach to the nail bed. With my son I've also noticed, white lines on his nails? What do you recommend?

    A:

    Your nails lack nutrition, and your circulation is impaired. Perform Full Body Detox, and follow the advice in the "Toenail Fungal" article. White lines in nails denote nutritional void, especially zinc and iron. Try Hair-Skin-Nails Formula.

    Article:
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    Q: About once a year I loose the nails of both of my big toe nails. What could be the reason? And is there a product that I can take to prevent this from happening? Both toenails are now in the process of falling out.

    A:

    Please take the time to read our "Toe Nail Fungal Infection" article. Your toe nails come off because your toes are degenerating. They are not receiving nutrition, oxygen etc. You need to take better care of your feet. The "Toe Nail Fungal Infection" article offers valuable pincers for you. Please read the article. 

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    Q: I have notice in the last couple of days that my nails are getting dark. It has started from the cuticles and now half way up my nails except for the pinky finger. Can you advise me what to do and what is going on.

    A:

    You are experiencing lack of circulation to the extremities. We recommend MSM Sulfur, Hair-Skin-Nails, and Circulation Aid.

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    Q: Hello there. I have two questions actually. First, my brother has a really bad nail fungus and I wanted to know if you could recommend any natural ways to heal this. I have recently turned to herbal/natural healing and am trying to get my family on the same path. Second, I finished the full body detox and I am almost done with the anti-viral kit but I faltered on the diet twice...eating cookies :( Is this going to affect my results? Thank you for everything too, by the way. You have been an inspiration and my lifestyle changes have been wonderous!!

    A:

    For nail fungus: soak the hands in hot water, hydrogen peroxide, 6 drops of Tea Tree oil for about 30 minutes. Cookies on the diet? It may have done minimal damage! But you can always perform it again! Glad to know I have helped to inspire you! Keep up the good work!

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    Go with the MSM SULFUR !

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    A:

    Please read the article "Toe Nail Fungal Infection" in our article section. Very insightful article! Oz-Oil, Why did you choose this, over the Toe Nail Fungal Oil?

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    Country Comfort makes a great healing salve. Or, make some Comfrey Root tea and let him soak his feet in the tea (while tea is warm).

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    Good products to nourish and strengthen the hair, nails, and teeth include: Hair-Skin-Nails, Vitamin E, Electric Greens, and MSM Sulfur.

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    It means or denotes poor blood circulation to the extremities!

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    Q: I am nearing the end of 2 weeks on the Full Body Cleanse and will be purchasing the Female Cleanse. I was wondering if I can incorporate the Hair Skin and Nails Formula along with the Total Woman Cleanse?

    A:

    We don't recommend combining any other individual formulas while performing any kit and regimen.

    However, you can drink the Hair-Skin-Nail Tea while performing your Female Cleanse.

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    A:

    Our Headache and Pain Formula contains herbs with anti-inflammatory properties that can help reduce pain.

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    I recommend you take: HAIR SKIN NAILS FORMULA, MSM SULFUR, and use HAIR OIL. You may discontinue to the multi-vitamins if you like. You must change your diet, Beloved! hair requires nutrition! Start eating more fruits and vegetables!

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    The answer to both questions is, Yes Beloved!

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    The THYROID FORMULA and IODINE PHOSPHATE formula will help your situations you mention in your inquiry!

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