Colored nail polish can stain our nails, giving them a yellowish color. This is not just an unpleasant aspect, but shows that the nail is affected by the ingredients from the nail polish. Do not ignore this problem if you want to maintain your nails healthy.
You should not panic if you are in this situation. As you are millions of other women who do their manicure. Normally, yellow nails can regain their natural color fast, unless it is a hidden disease. Here’s what you can do if you have yellow nails and want to get rid of this unpleasant aspect:
Use a toothpaste with whitening effect. Put on your toothbrush some toothpaste and clean all your nails well. The stains will disappear and your nails will be brighter. Repeat this treatment whenever it is necessary.
To whiten nails, try a treatment with lemon. Squeeze a lemon into a bowl with warm water. Soak your fingers in this solution for ten minutes and then rinse with warm water. The astringent juice of this fruit will effectively clean all the stains.
- Hydrogen peroxide
Soak a cotton pad in hydrogen peroxide (a substance that helps to whiten nails and teeth). You can also make a mixture of warm water and a few drops of hydrogen peroxide, in which you soak your nails for five minutes.
- Baking soda
Mix 3-4 tablespoons of sodium bicarbonate with water as to form a paste maintain the nails in for a few minutes, then rinse with warm water.
Mix in a bowl equal parts of warm water and apple cider vinegar. Keep your nails in this solution for 15 minutes, then rinse well.
Tip: Next time you’re using nail polish, do not omit to apply a protective base to your nails because it has an extremely important role, namely to prevent the action of chemicals contained in nail polish. This is even more important if you are using dark nail polish.