Tips to Clean Fingernails

Introduction:Fingernails can tell a lot about a person. They let a person know if they are very athletic or very sophisticated. It is very important, no matter what kind of person you are, that your fingernails be clean. If not, people may think of you as a slob. Read on for advice on cleaning those nails.

  • 01

    Clean Nails

    Always clean any dirt from underneath your nails. This is very important in maintaining clean fingernails. You can use soap, water and a toothbrush to get the job done. Then wash the rest of your hand to get the dirt off and dry them.

  • 02

    Brush Them

    Now use the same brush and clean off the rest of your fingernails. Make sure you are not scrubbing too hard or have a rough brush because you do not want to hurt your skin.

  • 03

    Remove any Polish

    If you have nail polish on, use a remover to scrub your nails hard to get rid of every scrap of nail polish. You should start at the base (towards the rest of the hand) and move up.

  • 04

    Warm Water

    Now take your nails and place them in a bowl of warm water. Only the fingernails can be in, not the entire hand if you do not want. You should let them sit there for about three minutes.

  • 05

    Wash

    Wash your entire hand with soap and water again. Dry them by putting your hands, not rubbing, on a cloth or towel. Patting them dry is better than rubbing them dry.


Final Thoughts

Cut your nails or file them as you want. Make sure that the nails are all of even length.

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