Healthy Nails 101

hands showing healthy nails (BlackDoctor.org) — Having pretty fingernails is not luck of the draw. A healthy person can have healthy fingernails.

1st…

If that’s your goal, the first step is to understand what you are aspiring to. Healthy nails should be smooth, equally thick all the way around and have a uniform color. They should also have a consistent texture and be without ridges or grooves.

2nd…

The second step is to realize that your fingernails need to be cared for in much the same manner as your skin. You need to begin with the proper building blocks, which you obtain through a healthy and balanced diet.