Even if you have strong healthy nails with beautiful form, they will look bad when there is a yellow tint. Why nails turn yellow? This is facilitated by some bad habits such as smoking. Some people have with age acquire a yellowish nails tinge. Fortunately, getting rid of this is fairly simple. First, you can use hydrogen peroxide, which excellent removes yellow plaque. Secondly, you can use a white nail pencil to touch up the tips of nails.
How to whiten nails
If you want to get rid of the yellowish plaque on the nails, try to whiten them with hydrogen peroxide and baking soda. Place 1 tablespoon of 3 per cent hydrogen peroxide and 2 1/2 tablespoons baking soda in a small non-metallic dish and stir until the mixture acquires the consistency of paste. Then, using a tampon made of natural wool, apply this mixture on the surface of the nails and under the nails, treating first with one hand. After 2-3 minutes rinse with warm water, this composition. If traces of bleach remain on the nails, clean nails with the brush of natural bristle. Then apply the bleaching agent on the other hand nails. Repeat after 6-8 weeks.
Like other bleaching agents, such as, for example, lemon juice and buttermilk, hydrogen peroxide can cause irritation of the skin or nail tissue when in contact with them for a long time. Therefore we should not allow contact with the bleaching agent nails exceed 2-3 minutes. If you want to carry out this procedure more than once every 1,5-2 months, carefully inspect your nails after each session. And in any case, do not use more concentrated solution of hydrogen peroxide. Peroxide has long been used as a light antiseptic for surface applications, so it does not harm the skin and nails if you follow all the instructions.
How to use a white nail pencil
If you prefer not to use bleach or you want your nails have a more elegant finished appearance, you can use a white pencil nail. Buy a pencil polish, do not forget to buy a sharpener, because the tip of a pencil at work must be sharp. Put the pencil under the nail tip. You must press the tip of pencil to nail, and not to finger/toe. To make things easier to work, put your hand on the table. Then lead the pencil from one side to another. Periodically sharpen your pencils, so it is much easier to work if the pencil is sharped.
Even if you feel that your nails do not have a yellow tint, try to use bleach and/or white nail pencil. The white tips of nails have a more elegant finished appearance. You'll be pleased with the result!