When you first meet a person, you inevitably look at the hands. Hands are a part of the first impression, so it is very important to take care of your appearance. It is a myth that says you have to cut your cuticles, but actually, they are important for our nails. In this article you will learn how to take care of your cuticles without cutting them.
So cuticle is a layer of dead cells that grow on the underside of the nail. What many women do not know is that they play an important role: protects the nail from bacteria. The cuticles form a protective layer for the tissue responsible for the development of new cells that form the angle. They have a protein called keratin in composition, which protects the fingers.
This is what you need to take care of you cuticles:
- polish remover
- hair conditioner
- a bowl with hot water
- a towel
- Remove nail polish with nail polish remover – Place the towel on the table. The first step is remove any nail polish, using polish remover preferably without acetone, because make the nails and skin dry.
- Moisturizes the cuticles using hair conditioner – In the second step, you have to use hair conditioner, which you have in the house anyway. Put a drop or two to soften the nails.
- Soak the cuticles in water – Take the bowl with warm water and keep your hands a few minutes to soak your cuticles. Here’s a trick that will help you: every time after you leave the shower, apply a little olive oil on the cuticles to moisturize them.
- Push the cuticles – The final step – after a few minutes that you kept your hands in water, dry them slightly using a soft material, then, with the same material, gently push the cuticles.
An alternative to the soft material to push your cuticles is a special tool, preferably made by wood.
Another tip for your nails: moisturize your cuticles with cream very often.
Do not try the last step when cuticles are dry and hard.