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Interesting Facts about Nails

Most of us take our nails for granted, but the nails are also a complicated part of our body. One should need to know the importance of the nails. 

Interesting Facts about Nails

Here i am going to share some of the interesting facts about nails and the list is below:

Fingernails grow an average of 3.5milimeters per month

finger nails grow 3.5 mm per month

According to American Academy of Dermatology, fingernails grow an average of 3.5milimeters that is tenth of an inch, while the toenails grow an average of 1.6milimeters a month. 

Foods that are good for your hair are good for nails too

Healthy foods that are best for nails

Both nails and hair are made up of keratin. That means the foods good for hair are also good for your nails. A protein rich foods,and minerals are good for both. Healthy oils and fats are also recommended for moisturised and strong nails and hair. 

Men's nail grow faster than women's

According to American Academy of Dermatology, Men's nails grow faster because they don't have any harmonal changes in their body. 

Nail biting is a mental disorder

Nail biting is also considered a mental disorder

Nail biting that is called onychophagia is considered to be a mental disorder, according to a new research. It is a research that average adults on their age of 30 stop biting their nails. For tips on how to quit nail biting Click Here.

Nails are window to your body

Nails are window to your body


Well trained dermatologist can tell you about your health by simply seeing your nails. The color of your nails, tips of your nails can tell the story of your health. 

Faster growth of nails in the summer than winter

According to American Academy of dermatology, different factors are responsible for the growth of your nails. The seasons are one of the factor. Nails grow more in summers than in winters. 

Get plenty of sleep for healthy nails

healthy nails with perfect sleep

According to a research stress affect the most on your hairs and nails. For healthy nails, one should take his/her plenty sleep and avoid to take tensions, take stress relieving sessions. 

Cuticles seal moisture

cuticles are important for sealing moisture

Many dermatologists recommends to not cut off the cuticles because they provide a moisture seal and environmental germs out of the body. So it is important to not cut off the cuticles.

Nails need Oxygen

Nails need oxygen as other body parts need

Nails are made up of dead cells they dont breathe while nail cuticles and nail beds are made up of live cells that need oxygen. So don't cover your nails everytime with a nail color, because it will pale the nails and they don't get the oxygen too. 

 

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