How to whiten fingernail tips

how to whiten fingernail tips

How To Do Nail Whitening

Outlined below are a few home remedies for nail whitening, easily and naturally.

These whitening tips are for yellow discoloration of a superficial nature.

If your nails have changed color from illness or medication, you are best to seek a health care professional opinion.

There are many reasons why a nail may change in color, and the most obvious one, many women have discolored fingernails is from wearing nail polish. This is not only the most common cause, but one where your natural color can easily return.

Having yellow nails, can be very embarrassing, and continually covering them up with polish, is only increasing the change in your natural nails color.

How to Whiten Fingernails
  • Dissolve a denture tablet in water, and soak your fingernails for several min, repeat this process daily until your discolored nails are back to normal.
  • Lemon juice is an oldie but a goodie. Cut a fresh lemon in half, squeeze the juice into a small bowl and soak in the juice for a few minutes, can also add a small amount of water.

    Do this daily until normal color returns.

  • A good way to whiten fingernails without drying out your cuticles, is to soak your nails

    in lemon essential oil, for about 15 minutes once a day.

  • Give your fingernails a light buff, with a fingernail buffer. this may help, if not, it will give them a lovely shine at least.

    Don't over do the buffing if they are still discolored, as too much buffing will thin your fingernails.

  • You can buy whitening pencils, which you will find in any nail section. Use these to whiten the tips of the fingernails, not the whole nail.

  • Put 1 tablespoon 3% hydrogen peroxide and equal amount of water (important to always use water), in a small bowl and soak your discolored nails in it for a few min. You may be able to buy this from a chemist or online.

    You can also mix 1 tablespoon 3% hydrogen peroxide with 2 1/2 tablespoons of baking soda.

  • Brush your fingernails with a toothbrush and whitening toothpaste. This is an easy one to do.

  • Peel a small piece of garlic, and rub over your nails.

  • Combine baking soda and lemon juice together to form a paste, and rub over nails.
  • Remember, these nail whitening tips are only good, if your discolored fingernails are due to a superficial reason.


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