Brittle nails that peel or split into layers affect as much as 20% of the population.
Although both fingers and toe nails splitting and peeling could be the sign of an underlying health condition, if only your fingernails are affected the cause is likely to be external. In most cases, moisture is the cause of splitting nails. Repeatedly wetting and drying your hands can cause the nails to dry out, leaving them brittle and more likely to split easily. Too much moisture can also weaken the nails, softening them and causing them to peel.
What can you do to help? Wear gloves while hands are immersed in water to prevent nails softening and use products that contain forms of Essential Fatty Acids to relieve dry and brittle nails.
When it comes to nails, hygiene is hugely important. Our hands come in contact with almost everything, so it is very important that when having a manicure or pedicure you can be confident that your nail technician is using the best and most hygienic equipment.
Health and hygiene laws are currently in place in all salons across the country, checking hygiene standards and qualifications to insure the best service. Dreamers are proud to say that all of our protocols are always up to date with all of the latest requirements, so you can be assured you’re getting the safest and best treatment around!
Your body is your most precious commodity and untrained people may cause injury, scars or infections. It is important therefore that you check your beauty professionals and nail technicians are trained and have the relevant, necessary qualifications.