To strengthen your nails, you need to rehydrate them, because dryness is the main cause of nail problems. Although you can find a nail hardener in markets, it’s better to prepare one at home with natural remedies, because is healthier sometimes this way.
The best two products for fragile nails are olive oil and lemon juice. The first is full of fatty acids that nourish the nail and help it regenerate, and lemon juice is rich in vitamin C, also helping to strengthen the keratin layer of the nail.
Here’s the simplest and most effective recipe for natural nail hardener:
1. Put 3 tablespoons of olive oil in a small bowl and mix it with a spoonful of lemon juice. Microwave this mixture for 10-15 seconds to be warm, not hot. And, voila, the nail hardener is ready! Mix well the composition before every use!
2. Take a cotton bud and apply the nail hardener on each nail. Don’t forget to apply it on cuticles, nail, and skin around the nail. Leave the treatment to act overnight, and not to dirt the sheets, wear some cosmetic gloves. Repeat this treatment every night for weeks and your nails will be completely regenerated.
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