Nail Care

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Though hangnails may seem rather insignificant in the grand scheme of health problems, they can become infected and lead to a handful of other issues. Fortunately, there are many ways to avoid hangnail hazards.

By Sarah Siddons

Like the skin anywhere else on your body, cuticles can get dry. How are cuticle creams specifically formulated to heal these areas?

By Elizabeth Whitmore

If your brittle nails could talk, they would probably demand more protein or moisture. How can you get it to them and keep your nails happy and healthy?

By Jacob Silverman

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Unless you always hide your hands and feet, someone's bound to see your nails eventually. Wouldn't it be nice if they weren't a funky, dried-out yellow?

By Maria Trimarchi & Jonathan Atteberry

Sometimes, you just can't seem to help yourself. You resolve to quit biting your nails only to find your fingers looking ragged and bloody at the end of the day. How can you kick your nervous habit?

By Shanna Freeman & Colleen Cancio

You notice a white dot on your fingernail. You try to scrub it off and realize the little white dots are not paint; they're actually part of your nail. What could they be?

By Jason Nell

Mind your mother when she tells you to stop biting your nails! If you find that your cuticles and nails are separating, it may be due to a nasty -- but easily treatable -- infection.

By Elizabeth Whitmore

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Whether trimmed or long, polished or plain, your nails say a lot about the state of your health. What warning signs are literally at your fingertips?

By Maria Trimarchi & Jennifer Sellers

Your toenails and fingernails can suffer from a variety of problems. The good news is that by following practical recommendations, you can keep your nails problem-free. Learn about home remedy secrets to maintaining nail health.

By Editors of Consumer Guide