Your nails can get discolored easily because of excessive use of nail polish or vitamin and mineral deficiencies. A good base coat is highly recommended to creates a stain-proof barrier between your nails and the polish. Discoloured nails doesn’t look pretty and they can be a real embarrassment. Thankfully, there are plenty of inexpensive, simple at-home treatments that can help you whiten your nails in times of crisis. Checkout these effective techniques to whiten your nails:
Lemon Juice And Baking Soda
Squeeze half of a lemon in a bowl. Mix baking soda and make a paste. Apply the paste to your nails and let it sit for 10 minutes. Scrub your nails with the paste. Rinse your hands with mild soap and water. Mixing lemon juice and baking soda creates a powerful cleansing paste for your nails. It works instantly to whiten and brighten dull, discolored nails.
Apply toothpaste to your nails and let it sit for 10 minutes. Scrub your nails gently. Remove the toothpaste with the help of cotton balls soaked in water. Whitening toothpaste is the easiest way to get your nails ramp-ready. Some toothpaste contain baking soda and peroxide that work together brilliantly to fix that yellow tinge on your nails.
Pour one cup of warm water into a bowl. Add one tablespoon of white vinegar to the water. Soak your nails in the solution for 10 minutes. Rinse your nails with lukewarm water and pat them dry with a towel. Apply lotion to your hands to prevent your skin from drying out. Vinegar is another mild acid that can strip stains from hard surfaces.
Try out these nail whitening techniques and let us know about your experience in the comments section below.
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