❌No More Yellow Nails: 6 Ways to Get Rid of Them
Jul. 27, 2020
Accept it, no one is flawless. Many a times it happens that your body reacts negatively when you try and experiment things. This is certainly the case when it comes the fingernails. If you don’t give them sufficient time to respire regularly and apply too much polish, it will result in discolored fingernails. And sometimes even bacteria can lead to discoloring of your nails.
Since this is nothing to be ashamed of and can be a pretty quick fix, the below mentioned are some of the fastest, easiest and most appropriate ways to get rid of yellow nails!
When you apply a darker shade and later remove, it doesn't get off completely. It leaves behind stain on your fingernails with remaining dyes. A simple method to avoid that from happening is to always use a clear base coat before applying the polish. A base coat not only improves the longevity of your nail polish but it also seals and protects against staining the nails. Plus, using a base coat adds a layer between your nails and the polish which works as a shield. There are also base coats available which are intended to correct the color and enhance your nails before applying your polish.
If you've recently discovered that your nails are beginning to get discolored, consider using a buffing board and scrape some of the top layer of the nail. Make sure you don't scrub away too much, because of the fact that you want to keep your nails secure and strong. This may however help the discoloration to vanish if it is not too severe.
You don't want to soak your nails too long in anything that's super acidic, but lemon juice is a great option to massage on your nails to eliminate any yellowing. You can use a whole lemon, slice it in half, and rub on each nail for about a minute, or soak a cotton ball into lemon juice and thoroughly rub each nail. Allow the lemon juice to be absorbed and dried for about 10 minutes. Rinse thoroughly with water and you’re good to go. The lemon juice can lighten your nails much the same way it lightens your hair when sprayed on and exposed to the sun.
Take 1 tablespoon of hydrogen peroxide with 2-1⁄2 tablespoons of baking soda in a small cup. Using a cotton bud, cover the whole fingernail with the paste you prepared. Let the paste stay on for 3 minutes, then rinse with water. Repeat the cycle every 6 to 8 weeks. If baking soda is not available, then water should work just as well. One portion of the hydrogen peroxide may be combined into three parts of water to whiten the nails. Combine the mixture in a small tub and soak the nails for 10 minutes. Then, make sure to thoroughly clean your nails and apply some moisturizer.
Apply a thin coat of toothpaste containing hydrogen peroxide on all the yellowed fingernails. Using a soft bristled toothbrush or your fingertips rub your nails and let the toothpaste stay on your nails for about 10 minutes, then rinse with clean water. Apply lotion or moisturizer to your hands and nails after rinsing off the toothpaste, to keep them hydrated. Use this remedy 2-3 times a week on a regular basis for best results.
If it's not the polish that's causing the discoloration of your nails, you would possibly have a nail fungus. It’s unusual, but it does happen. To seek a home remedy to fix the problem, drop a little tea tree oil on your nail surface and leave for a few minutes to settle, and then rinse with warm water. Repeat this remedy twice a day for a few months to see the best results until you notice a considerable change.
Stained and yellowed nails can be extremely unattractive, particularly if you want to give your nails time to breathe between polishes. It's pretty easy to treat and avoid yellowed fingernails due to nail polish, needing only a few basic household products and some sensible nail care.
And when everything else fails and you're unable to get rid of those yellow stains, get a professional manicure from an expert in the salon. Usually, a thin film of transparent tissue covers the nail and that's the cuticle. Most of the time, simply having a great salon manicure can solve the problem as the expert knows the difference between cuticle and eponychium and the stain vanishes once the cuticle is removed.
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