Dos and Don’ts of Healthy Hands & Nails

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 | Tips & How-Tos

Dos and Don’ts of Healthy Hands and Nails

Like any other part of the body, hands and nails need regular TLC to keep them beautiful. Here, we countdown the basic dos and don’ts of healthy hand and nail care.

  1. Nourish keratin with a diet rich in protein, fiber and essential vitamins and minerals
  2. Perform routine nail maintenance between trips to the salon
  3. File nails in one direction to avoid tearing
  4. Moisturize hands and nails with a body-specific hydrator like Pür Body Butter
  5. Condition brittle nails and rough patches in a pinch with Pür Balm
  6. Exfoliate your hands once a week with a gentle scrub like Pür Polish
  1. Bite or pick at your nails or cuticles. These can take up to six months to fully regrow
  2. Over-apply nail polish, especially dark shades, which can make nails brittle and discolored
  3. Limit nail polish remover use to twice a month and avoid those containing acetone