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Your Nails Are Telling You Something

October 1, 2011 · Posted in: Beauty, Blog, Stylists Picks

Manicures and pedicures are a favorite indulgence for many women. It’s a beauty that is easy to attain regardless of weight or hair type. There is much more to your nails than meets the eyes. Discolored nails, brittle nail and irregular nail texture are not to be ignored. There are several things that your nails could be telling you…

Pale Nails & White Nails

This can be a indicator of liver problems as serious as hepatitis.

Blush nails ban be a sign of lack of oxygen and poor circulation. You can stimulate blood circulation with nail buffing and hand massages.

Ingrown Nails

Ingrown toe nails be caused from your narrow stiletto shoes.

Brittle Nails

Biotin is your solution to brittle nails. This B complex vitamin has been given to horses to improve the strength of their hooves. Much are mostly made by keratin, just like human nail and hair. Studies have proven that taking this supplements has drastically increased nail thickness.

Yellowing Nails

This condition indicates fungal infections. Antifungal treatments help most fungal infections, including athlete foot and ring worm. They relieve itching, burning, cracking, which often accompanying such conditions.

Schedule an appointment for a manicure and/or pedicure at XEX. You will not only enjoy a visual upgrade to your nails, but may also identify a health risk.

Charmain Thigpen,
Nail Care Professional at XEX Hair Gallery

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