2 remedies with aloe vera to whiten and strengthen nails
If your nails are yellow and weak, aloe vera is an excellent natural remedy. We propose 2 home remedies with aloe vera ideal to strengthen and whiten your nails.
The yellowish color in the nails can be a symptom of a malfunction of our organism of how we are in health or simply appears as a result of aggression to which we submit to the nails.
The reasons why the nails lose their white tonality to become yellowish can be several, such as those detailed below: liver problems, the use of nail polish, false nails, snuff, the consumption of some drugs, the presence of fungi (onychomycosis), an excess of vitamin A and lack of vitamins, minerals and proteins, essential for the good health of the nails.
Once discarded that the cause of the yellowish tone of the nails is not due to any disorder in our body we can resort to natural and home remedies to return to the nails the healthy hue that characterizes them.
Some medicinal plants are effective to restore both health and healthy tone that the nails should have, among these plants, we highlight the properties of aloe vera.
Aloe vera contains beneficial properties for the nails, helps to regenerate and hydrate the nails, strengthening them while at the same time returning the pink and healthy tone without the nails being damaged.
In addition to strengthening them protects them from bacteria and also provides softness to the skin.
Below we provide two homemade remedies that are made with aloe vera gel, these remedies are effective both to whiten the nails and to strengthen and regenerate them.
Natural remedies to whiten and strengthen the nails with aloe vera
How to prepare a homemade aloe vera mask for nails
This mask is ideal to regenerate and strengthen the nails.
To prepare this homemade aloe vera mask for nails we need:
A leaf or aloe vera stalk.
A few drops of lemon juice.
One teaspoon of wheat germ oil.
We cut a leaf of aloe vera or penca.
Remove the ends and put the leaf in soaking water for a day.
After the time we removed the skin covering the leaf to obtain the aloe vera gel also known as aloe vera.
With the help of a spoon, we remove the gel. We put the gel in the blender and beat it.
We add a few drops of lemon juice to aloe vera gel, and half a teaspoon of wheat germ, we beat again.
Mix well until you get a creamy texture. We put the mask in a glass jar sterilized and hermetically sealed. We will keep it in the fridge to use it whenever we need it.
To apply the mask we will use a brush and we will put a little on each one of the nails.
We keep the mask on the nails for about 15 minutes.
Next, we wash the nails with cold water and dry with a soft towel.
To finish we will apply a moisturizer for nails.
How to prepare a homemade aloe vera cream to hydrate the nails
In addition to strengthening, regenerating and whitening the nails, aloe vera moisturizes while smoothing the skin surrounding the nails.
To prepare this homemade cream and moisturizer for nails we need.
A little aloe vera gel.
A little moisturizer for nails.
We take a leaf of aloe vera and with the help of a knife remove the ends.
We remove the skin from the leaf and with a spoon we extract the gel that is inside.
Once the gel is obtained, we will mix it with a little moisturizer for the nails.
We remove and apply the nails.
We rub gently so that it penetrates well.
The homemade nail cream can be applied once a day.