Yellow nails can really look ugly and take away the charm from your hands and feet. Yes, keeping them covered under a coat of nail polish is something you can do, but yellow nails are not healthy.Besides, what are you going to do when the nail polish chips off suddenly?
There are a lot of things that can cause nails to become yellow. One of the most common one is using dark nail colors. These often leave a faint yellow stain when you remove the color. Try using paler colors instead.
Ways To Get Rid Of Yellow Stains
If you have a weakness for dark colors try leaving your nails nude for a few days in between applications. This lets your nails breath and stops them from turning yellow.
Make sure to take off the nail polish and not leave it on for too long. We often do this with our feet. Use a good nail polish remover, as opposed to a cheaper version which will be high on acetone and cause more damage to your nails.
If you are a smoker, the nicotine from the cigarette will leave a stain on your nails. Quit the habit, it will do you a lot of good overall and give you a lot more health benefits, than just clean nails.
If you can’t get yourself to kick the habit, try buying one of those filters that can be attached to the cigarette. This way you can avoid the direct contact with your nails and prevent staining.
They are easy to use and fast. Keep the jar in the bathroom over your sink counter as opposed to in your dresser, this way you will use it more often.
Rubbing some lime on your nails also helps you get rid of the stains. Mix some sugar with the lime juice, this way you can get the benefits of a scrub, which is the easiest and cheapest one you can ever get your pretty hands on.