Nails can be stubborn at times, refusing to stay healthy and strong. There are various reasons behind weak and brittle nails and if you can find it out, upholding your nails strong is going to be a lot easier. Listed below are natural nail strengthening tips which are remedies for common nail blips. Try them out and don’t forget to share your experiences.

 

1. Sea salt

Unbelievably, sea salt has a list of fortifying uses which includes natural nutrients that are amazingly good for the nails. Mix a tablespoon of sea water in a bowl of lukewarm water and keep your fingers in it for 20 minutes. It is advised that you should repeat it daily for ten days and then wait a month before repeating again.

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2. Salt and lemon juice

Clearly, salt is involved a lot in natural nail strengthening tips. Mix a little bit of salt in a tablespoon of lemon juice and apply it on your nails using a brush. For better results, repeat it 2 or 3 times a week.

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3. Lemon juice and olive oil

This fortifying technique is just like the previous one but this time, mix 4 or five drops of lemon juice in a tablespoon of olive oil, and repeat the procedure.

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4. Vitamin D and Calcium

Vitamins are always good for your health and vitamin D can do miracles to nails. You can easily find a multivitamin to get the nutrients you need. To enhance the effects, get calcium along with the vitamins from meat and fish.

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5. Beeswax

This one is a bit trickier but if you are willing to dedicate your time and energy for the wellbeing of your nails, it is totally worth it. Mash a yolk of a boiled egg and mix it with a few drops of melted beeswax. Apply it in your nails and you will be amazed at the state of your nails after daily applying for 2 or 3 weeks.

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