What are damaged fingernails?

A healthy nail is smooth, transparent and adherent to the nail bed. Instead, signs of a damaged nail can include opaqueness, flakiness, thickness and, in some cases, detachment from the nail bed. Such symptoms create, among other difficulties, considerable aesthetic discomfort. Damaged nails can occur frequently as the hands are exposed to many different factors that can cause damage, including:

  • Trauma
  • Poor blood circulation
  • Fungal infection
  • Inflammatory diseases
  • Beauty treatments

What are the causes of damaged fingernails?

Nails get damaged as a result of various factors, the main causes include:

Today, a frequent cause of nail plate damage is reconstruction with gel. When the gel is removed, the nail plate appears flaky, opaque and brittle.

The most frequent disease affecting nails is psoriasis. This causes a detachment between the lamellae of the lamina, known as psoriatic onycholysis, whereby the nail appears opaque, yellow, thickened, sometimes shattered or completely detached.

mycosis of the nail is very rare and leads to destruction of the nail plate.

How to treat damaged nails

Apply 2S Cream to the affected area. This cream, based on Sulphur and Salicylic Acid, is able to work on damaged nails by keeping fungal infections at bay and tidying up the lamellae, promoting normal nail regrowth.

  • Extreme manicures and pedicures to respect the cuticles that protect the nail
  • Continuous use of the polish, it is necessary to leave intervals free
  • Continuous nail reconstruction

Nails are made up of keratin with sulphur bridges. There are scientific studies that do not link vitamin deficiencies to nails. It has been shown that vitamin-deficient individuals do not have brittle nails, but other health problems. Nor is there any correlation with calcium deficiency.

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