9 Fast Ways To Get Rid Of Nail Discoloration
Obviously, none of us are perfect. Sometimes our bodies react to the things we put in (or on) them, and things can get ugly.This is definitely the case when it comes to our nails. Too much polish equals discolored fingernails if you don’t give them time to breath occasionally. Plus, too much bacteria can also result in some, well, pretty disturbing colored nails.
The reasons for discolored fingernails may differ from person to person. Usually discolored fingernails are a resultant of allergies or reactions.
Here are some instant home remedies to get rid of stained and discolored fingernails.
Toothpaste: Apply some toothpaste on your discolored nails and brush them with a tooth brush. But ensure that the bristles of the toothbrush are not too harsh and brittle. Do this for twice or thrice a day and your discolored nails will certainly get back to normal.
Mouthwash: The Listerine mouthwash in particular has great curative powers. Take a warm water bowl, and add around one fourth of the bottle of Listerine in it, and soak you fingers in it for about 20 minutes. You can use any mouth wash you have handy.
Lemon Juice: Citrus fruits are great for stain removal, so just take a lemon, cut it and apply it on your nails. You can use cotton to apply lemon juice on the nails, or simply rub lemon on the nails. Or squeeze in a lemon in a bowl and dip your nails in it.
Vinegar: Pour some clear vinegar in a bowl, you can use the one you use for cooking or apple cider one, and soak your nails in it. You can also dilute vinegar and lemon juice and soak your nails in it.
Baking soda: Mix a tablespoon of baking soda in equivalent quantity of lemon juice and apply it on your nails. Buff this off. Wash and moisture your hands after this. Mix approximately three tablespoons of baking soda with one table spoon of 3% hydrogen peroxide. Apply this paste on to your nails. Wash after about 10 minutes and moisturize.
Onion peel: Rub an onion peel on your nails regularly; you can do this while cooking too. This will make your nails whiter and curb all possibilities of fungal growth too.
Alcohol: Alcohol abuse causes nail discoloration too, but the same alcohol can treat your nails too. Soak your nails in alcohol for around 10 to 15 minutes and wash them thoroughly. DO not forget to moisturize.
Olive oil: Simply massaging your nails with olive oil is great for your nails too, but then mixing olive oil with oregano oil and massaging the dilution into your nails is simply great for discolored nails.
Honey: Honey shall kill the possibilities of any growing or nurturing fungal growth which may also affect your nail’s color. Thus preventing nail discoloration.
Salty water: The water of the sea or simple water mixed with lots of salt helps you in getting rid of discolored nails. Simply soak your nails in salty water and scrub them of gently with a brush to have bright nails.