Dirty and yellow nails create a very sloppy and careless impression. Both men and women who have dirty nails are considered unhealthy and unsanitary. For this reason, using nail whitening products is highly recommended. But before you avail any of these products, here's some DIY tips for you.
Get an old and worn-out toothbrush and clean your nails using a whitening toothpaste. Rinse with water and repeat.
After this, soak the cotton ball into 3% hydrogen peroxide. Gently rub the cotton ball onto nails and allow to dry.
Once it is dry, soak your nails in a bowl of water that contains a dissolved tablet of denture cleaner. Let your nails stay in the water for 5 minutes.
In a small bowl, mix 2½ tablespoons of baking soda and 1 tablespoon of 3% hydrogen peroxide until it becomes a paste-y consistency. Use a cotton swab and firmly press some of this mixture underneath the tip and top of each fingernail. Let the mixture stay for 3 minutes then rinse..
Aside from the DIY method, tmany types and brands of nail whitening products that can be bought and used. This is a preferred method since it provides quick and efficient results compared to the DIY method.
Nowadays, many nail whitening products can be bought just about anywhere. If you are able to find a nail whitening pencil, you can use it on your nails as they will make your nails look whiter in as little time as possible. You can also use nail bleach. Nail bleach is a topical solution that would easily whiten nails. It 's quite similar to a nail scrub with bleach, but just a bit milder.
If you prefer not using nail whitening products, you must learn how to prevent having yellow nails first which is essential. Having too much nail polish for a prologed period cause yellowing of nails. The top nail is mostly stained by nail polish. A proper way to prevent staining is applying a good base coat prior to application of colored polish.
When you can’t find any nail whitening products in your local grocery, you can check the online stores which sell these.