All girls love a nice manicure, but in pursuit of fashionable design, we forget about caring for the nail plate. One of the most common problems is the appearance of white spots.
White spots (leukonychia) on the nails can have different shapes: stripes, small dots or circles. This is a violation of the normal functioning of the nail plate. Such changes indicate problems in the body and damage. What can lead to the appearance of white pigmentation on the nails?
The first reason is a lack of vitamins, nutrients and a healthy diet. In this case, it is worth adding seasonal vegetables and fruits to your diet, which will save you from vitamin deficiency and prolong the beauty of your skin, hair and nails. Also, such a defect may indicate serious diseases in the body. The best way out is to consult a specialist.
Injuries, mechanical damage and commonplace blows can also lead to the appearance of white dots. Another reason is the effect of the composition of cosmetics on the nail plate. How to deal with this?
Always protect hands
Regardless of the composition of cosmetic products, the skin and the nail plate should be carefully protected. Before you start cleaning the house, wear protective gloves. Perhaps it is not really convenient, but reliable. After applying the beauty products you need to wash your hands, as some of them may contain unwanted beauty components.
Take a therapeutic bath for the nails
Baths have a therapeutic effect on the nail plate. In warm water, you want to pour some sea salt. Soak your hands in water for 10-20 minutes. Then it is better to brush with your favorite oil. Among the highlights are almond, castor or olive. You can also pour them into a bowl and add a couple of drops of vitamins A and e Repeat twice a week!
Another option. You will need heat the vegetable oil and a few drops of lemon juice. Lemon contains a lot of nutrients and vitamins that strengthen, eliminate yellow, revive and heal from fungal infections. Soak nails in the mixture, not more than 15 minutes.
Change nail polish
Nail polish contains many chemical compounds. Therefore, they can cause allergic reactions and diseases of the nail plate. Always study the composition before buying. Choose varnishes with the inscriptions 7free, 5-free or at least 3free! In such a product there is no: formaldehyde, dibutyl phthalate, camphor, xylene and MEK (methyl ethyl ketone). They do not harm the consumer and the environment.
Contact a specialist who will be able to conduct an examination and prescribe the necessary diet, ointments, vitamin supplements and nail care. An integrated approach to any problem will accelerate its solution.