Any girl wants to be like her mother,which he considers an irresistible beauty. And already at the earliest age she tries to imitate her, trying on her mother's shoes while she is very big, lustily looking into the forbidden cosmetic bag and happily substituting her fingers when my mother offers to make one or two nails. And in adolescence, the girl is all the more eager to look good and try to look after herself. Then she begins to learn how to make a manicure. And here it is very important that the young lady understands that every age must have its own type of manicure, and that the adolescent manicure differs significantly from that of her mother. When it comes to manicure for teenagers, the main goal that he pursues is nail care and protection. Such a manicure requires a special approach. The nails of a young girl are elastic and contain more moisture than the nails of an adult person, and careful nail care is necessary primarily in order to prevent the foliation and brittleness of the nails in the future. In order to ensure proper nail care, you must first understand how to do it correctly.
What are nails and how to care for them
Nails are located on the back sidefingertips horny plates. If expressed scientifically, nails (like hair) are derived from skin cells. They are necessary for a man not only to provide him with a place to decorate, but also to protect sensitive fingertips - and this, of course, is their main function. Even with the help of nails, you can scratch, take something very small, you can hold or manipulate any objects. In the end, with the help of nails, you can defend yourself by scratching your enemy. And some nervous people gnaw on them, which is very harmful to the health and appearance of their nails. Nail Care Nails carry important information about your overall health. Pale or deformed nails can indicate malnutrition, infection, or skin diseases. Proper nail care maintains a good appearance of your feet and hands and is part of the overall healthy lifestyle program. The main tips for nail care include the following:
- Keep them clean and dry. This will help prevent infection.
- Give them a straight shape, round or pointed nails are much weaker, and they are easier to damage.
- Do not bite or gnaw them. Damaged nails are at great risk of infection.
Nail polish and nail polish removercoatings and for its removal are used special varnishes, hardeners and solvents. All these are chemicals, most of them safe to use. But some people have allergic reactions to some of the chemical components, and it is important to make sure that you do not have allergies to this or that manicure remedy. Acetone, which is a part of many liquids for removing varnish, can dry out the nails, making them fragile and prone to stratification. Therefore, it is better to choose a nail polish remover that does not contain acetone. And if you decide to build up acrylic nails (although this is very irrational in adolescence!), Then ask in the salon where you are going to carry out the procedure of building up, whether methacrylate is used in the materials used. This compound causes in some people such a serious allergic reaction that in many states it was banned. Therefore, ask the salon to use alternative materials that do not contain methacrylate. Do not risk your health! Manicure and nail extensions. Since we are talking about nail extensions and manicure, it is worth saying that they undoubtedly help our hands look good. However, they can also become sources of health problems. We already spoke about allergies and over-dried nails. It must also be taken into account that manicure is made by tools that are used repeatedly. If these tools are improperly sterilized, then you can get a terrible infection: HIV, hepatitis B or C; in a less severe case, you can get infected with warts. Therefore, coming to the nail salon, do not hesitate to make sure that the manicurist has got for you the sterilized instruments.
Possible nail problems
Precisely because our nails are onfingertips, they are at risk of being injured. Each of us has ever broken a fingernail, hit something with a finger tip, and someone clamped a finger on the door or struck it with something heavy, after which the nail blackened or even went off the finger. And someone's nails cracked or stratified from excessive stay in water or using household chemicals without rubber gloves. But there are several common problems that can arise with nails:
- Torn nails, which we have already mentionedIf you chew on your nails, you open the gate for infection. Nails are more easily infected because their surface is either damaged or completely removed. And you can get very unpleasant things into your mouth, because under the fingernails there are particles of everything that you touched during the day. If you stroked a dog on the street, grabbed the door handle at the entrance or held a library book in your hand, and then began to chew your nails - it's like if you pulled into your mouth and began to lick all the named items. Pretty disgusting, is not it? In addition, gnawed nails look very unattractive.
- Fungal infections You can catch a fungus if you go barefoot in the pool or in the shower, or use the shoes of a person already infected with a fungus.
- Color change Nails can change color inresult of trauma, after taking some medications, imbalance of nutrients or health problems. If you notice that your nails have dramatically changed their color, the best thing you can do is immediately consult your doctor.
- Binds The skin around the nails can become inflamed,if there is an infection, when they are gnawed, or after a minor injury or exposure to water and chemicals. If the infection develops, you need to see a doctor.
- Ingrown nails This can be extremelypainful. Nails, as a rule, grow if they are not properly cut or walk in too hard shoes. If you have an ingrown nail, do not try to treat it yourself. The doctor will do it better than you.
How to make a manicure
If you want to do a manicure yourself, then proceed as follows:
Strengthening procedures for nails are very useful. You can hold hands in a bath with sea salt and lemon juice. Such a bath strengthens the nails, gives them a healthy color and prevents delamination. For the same purposes, you can use the lemon pulp: just dip your fingertips into a lemon and hold them there for 15-20 minutes. That's all the wisdom! Importantly, follow the nail care routines regularly, and you will easily achieve the desired result. We advise you to read: