What is Contact dermatitis – Causes and Treatment

What is Contact dermatitis? Contact dermatitis is a type of an inflammation of the skin that happens when substances contacting your skin cause an allergic reaction or irritation. The resulting itchy rash, red isn’t life-threatening or contagious, but dermatitis may be very uncomfortable. In everyday life Culprits include jewelry, cosmetics, soaps, fragrances or plants like […]

What is Onychatrophia – Causes and Treatment

What is Onychatrophia? When a fully grown nail is atrophied, it loses its shine; loses healthy look, starts to shrink in size, and may eventually falls away. This condition is called Onychatrophia and also known as atrophy. There are number of degrees of onychatrophia condition. An individual can have only one nail that has atrophied. […]

Risk of Using Cheap Nail Polish

Various people have suffered from health conditions because of their cheap nail polish. One of the health problems is allergies. People may experience an allergy somewhere on their body, and they don’t even know that this allergy is due to the toxic chemicals in nail polish. How will you understand, if you have a health […]

Tips to Prevent Ingrown Nails

An ingrown nail is one of the most dolorous foot problems. However, many times ingrown nails are hereditary, ingrown nails caused by erroneous the trimming of the nails. So, nails become more dolorous when they are squeezed by shoes that are very tight and short. Luckily, there are easy tips you may follow to prevent […]

What Causes Dents In Fingernails?

Dents in the fingernails are normal which is caused by the vitamin B-12 deficiency. Some other causes of dents in the fingernails include illness, trauma to the nail like injury, malnutrition and nail biting. Taking daily vitamins and eating a healthy diet can get reduce the dents in the fingernails. Perfectly strong, smooth, and well-manicured […]

Do You Know These Food Are Bad For your Nails?

Just like your skin, your nails are also affected by the bad foods habits. The nails can become dry and brittle without the correct dosage of nutritious picks in your food. The nails are made from a protein which is known as a keratin. Obviously, the other lifestyle choices also play a vital role. Since […]

How To Stop Your Child From Nail Biting?

Onychophagia, the technical term for the common disease of nail biting is prevalent amongst 30% of children aged between 7 to 10 years. However, how does this addictive habit of nail biting start? What causes children to continuously bite their nails? Is there a way to prevent this from turning into a habit at a […]

Ingrown Toenail Home Treatment

Ingrown Toenail Home Treatment With every step the pressure from shoes reminds us of the pain of an ingrown toenail. Most of us have experienced an ingrown toenail and will likely experience them again. Though they are annoying and painful, thankfully they can typically be treated at home by following some simple steps. 1. Clean […]

Biotin for Nail Growth

Biotin is a water-soluble vitamin found in small amounts in numerous foods. It is also known as vitamin H or vitamin B7. Biotin helps to metabolize food (fats, carbohydrates etc…) to glucose. According to University of Maryland Medical Center, bacteria in intestine produce biotin. So, there are very rare cases of biotin deficiency. There are no […]

Toenail Fungus Grabs Limelight From Celebrities

Feeling shy to go out bare foot? Like many, you may feel extremely uncomfortable to go beach and walk bare foot like your friends. Athlete’s foot and toenail fungus are spoil sports. Wait! Ask yourself. Are you only the one who got toenail fungus? 1 in 10 people are affected by Athlete’s foot (source) and […]