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Cuticle Care – 3 Tips For Healthy Hands

We are all aware of how crucial it is to take good care of our face when it comes to skincare. As the focal point of our bodies, our faces are also, regrettably, among the first body parts to exhibit telltale signs of ageing. It explains why so many people start developing their skincare routine at an early age.

It is understandable why maintaining a regular skincare regime is essential, to keep your skin from drying out, losing its youthful smoothness and developing age spots. Many people understand how important it is to take care of their hands in particular, but sometimes it can be difficult to know where to begin. That’s where we come in.

Here are 3 quick tips for cuticle care… 

What Is Cuticle Oil And Why Should You Use It?

To hydrate and moisturise the nail bed, use cuticle oil. The components in each product vary, but they are typically a blend of natural vegetable oils, such as avocado, coconut, and almond oil, as well as vitamin E. Vitamin E, softens the skin and aids in the healing of scars as well as other skin issues.

To keep them soft and subtle, apply cuticle oil to your nails and massage in some vitamins that are desperately needed.

The nails’ strength and thickness are also improved. Cuticle oil encourages blood flow, which favours thick, sturdy nails over thin, fragile ones.

Additionally, cuticle oil serves as an extra, supplemental barrier to shield your nail polish.

How To Use Cuticle Removers

Cuticle removers contain acid at low pH levels that dissolve dead skin, and they are the solvents that remove the dead tissue surrounding your nail, leaving it soft and simple to handle.

A moist hand towel or napkin, a cuticle remover, cuticle oil, and a cuticle pusher, such as those from Futureseed, are the first things you’ll need.

To begin, use a metal pusher, an orangewood stick, or another tool of your choice.

Apply the solvent around the cuticle after removing all nail paint or gel coating from the nails.

Before pressing your cuticles back, give the cuticle remover around 30 seconds to permeate.

After that, use the moistened towelette to remove any remaining dead skin. Cuticle oil should be applied to the region around your nails.

Why Push Back Cuticles?

Before doing a manicure, it is imperative that you correctly prepare and care for that area.

You know, improperly prepared cuticles can make your manicure last less time or, in the worst case scenario, lead to infection.

There are primarily two ways to prepare your cuticles: With a cuticle cutter or other cutting tool, trim or Using a cuticle pusher can help you pull your cuticles back, but you should never cut or clip your cuticles.

Instead of trimming your cuticles, it is advised that you push them back. By pushing back your cuticles, you may ensure that the nail polish adheres solely to your nail plate and not the cuticle.

The purpose of nail polish and other items like acrylic and gel is to adhere directly to the nail plate. Additionally, the area is likely to lift and peel if a portion of the product was applied to your cuticles rather than the nail plate. This is due to the fact that the cuticle does not serve as a sturdy foundation for any kind of nail product.

Overall, one of the simplest ways to make your natural nails appear longer and more elegant is to push back your cuticles.  Overgrown cuticles also tend to make your nails appear shorter.

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