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These easy home remedies will make your nails shiny and glowing

Everyone wants their nails to grow fast and strong, beautiful nails are the main beauty of your hands. Plus, healthy nails reflect the state of your overall health. Nails are made of the same protein, called keratin, as that of hair. Fingernails grow faster than toe nails, though its growth is still very slow. On an average, fingernails grow about one-tenth of an inch each month. But sometimes they grow even slower.

These two oils can cure all your nail problems:

Olive Oil

To promote growth, it is vital to keep your nails well moisturized. Olive oil is the best when it comes to nail care. It dissolves deep into the skin and nails and thus helps nourish your nails. Plus, it contains vitamin E which improves circulation blood circulation; helps repair damaged nails and promotes nail strength and growth.

Before going to bed, apply warm olive oil to your nails and cuticles and massage gently for 5 minutes. Wear cotton gloves overnight. Do this once daily.

You can also soak your nails in warm olive oil for 15 to 30 minutes once daily to promote nail growth.

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil works well for healthy nail growth. It contains important nutrients to keep your nails moisturized and strong. It also strengthens your cuticles, which play a key role in nail growth. Plus, it helps cure hangnails, cuticle infections and fungal nails.

Massage your nails and hands with warm extra-virgin coconut oil daily at night, before going to bed. Massage in circular motions to improve blood circulation.

You can also prepare a nail soak. Mix 1/4 cup of organic coconut oil, 1/4 cup of honey and 4 drops of rosemary essential oil. Warm the solution in the microwave for 20 seconds. Soak your nails in it for 15 minutes. Follow this remedy one or two times a week.

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