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Fingernail Ridges – Make Them Go Away

 

As you gaze down at what should be your beautiful nails you see ugly lines created by fingernail ridges. “How can I make the bad thing go away?” You lament. Well, it may not be all that difficult. With a little effort on your part, your fingernails can be as gorgeous as you, the goddess, deserves.


There are two types of fingernail ridges; vertical and horizontal. Horizontal ridges or changes in nail color may indicate underlying medical conditions such as respiratory disease, malnutrition or possible heart attack. Therefore, it is advisable to visit your physician and have a checkup if you have horizontal fingernail ridges.

Vertical fingernail ridges, those running from the base of your nail to the tip are usually not a concern unless they are accompanied by other changes in your nails. Though the actual cause of these ridges isn’t known, they often occur as we age, but they can occur at any time and at any age.

Most common conditions associated with vertical fingernail ridges and also brittle nails include:

Getting rid of fingernail ridges

How to buff nails

The goal here isn’t to remove the fingernail, just the fingernail ridges, so buff gently. If done correctly, your nails will look lovely and have a great natural shine.

Keep in mind that ongoing stress has a very unhealthy effect on your body. There’s no reason to assume that some of the effects of stress may manifest in your fingernails, particularly since it’s common knowledge that stress effects hair, and both hair and nails are made of the same constituents.

One last thing, a manicure set that includes buffers and polishers will make the divas in your life happy.

Now go have fun and relax.

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