Monthly Archives: January 2012

PROBLEMATIC NAILSIngrown nail is the most effective treatment at home

Self-correction of ingrown nail

Also see: Manicure. The pedicure. Nail-art – 12 lessons

BREAKAGE AND DELAMINATION

Brittle nails may be due, in addition to age-related changes, exposure to cold, frequent immersion of hands in water, the action of detergents and cleansing and degreasing tools, as well as the frequent use of nail Polish.

Keratin, the main substance of the nail, characterized by a high content of sulfur, which is part of cystine. This amino acid is 12% of the nail and 16-21 % of the hair. However, in diseases and during aging the percentage of cystine falls into the nail to 10 %, respectively reduced the amount of sulfur. Continue reading