In many respects the quality of the result depends on what manicure tools do you use. To cut the cuticles you nail clippers, scissors and trimmer. Ideally, the cuticle is better not to cut and to handle special structures that allow you to soften it and remove excess skin. With this method of processing the cuticle, grows slowly, looks healthy and smooth. In addition, this method does not injure the skin.
If you decide to use nail clippers to prepare the skin for hair removal. For this, the skin needs softening. Prepare a warm bath for hands in the water can add butter or your favorite aromatic products. Soak your fingers in water until cuticles become soft and pliable. Dry your hands. Gently push the cuticle towards the root of the nail special manicure spatula, wooden or silicone stick. Cut the cuticle, starting from one end towards the other. Try to shoot it smooth "ribbon". Trim the edge all the same tweezers that the edge of the cuticle was smooth. Well moisten the skin around the fingers nourishing cream.
Scissors to remove the cuticle must be perfectly sharpened, in order not to tear the skin. Wet the skin using baths for hands, dry it. Push the cuticle towards the root of the nail with special tools. Cut the cuticle from one side to the other. Be careful not to damage the skin of your finger, work only with the tips of the shear blades. Cut away the cuticle smooth "ribbon". Work the edge of the cuticle, removing all bumps and burrs, moisten the skin around the fingers nourishing cream. To remove the cuticle scissors are better than nail clippers.
The trimmer is designed specifically for hair removal. He usually looks like a stick with two tips. On the one hand an extensive metal tongue blade with spatula to pan the cuticle. This tool is a better choice than clippers or scissors, but only as long as the blades remain perfectly sharp. Prepare the skin, slide the cuticle to the nail root. Install the trimmer from one end and guide it along the line of growth of the cuticle, without stopping or interrupting the line of the skin. Don't press too hard so as not to remove part of the nail plate, and too little pressure is not worth it, not to "lose" captured trimmer skin. Point the tip of the trimmer in the direction of the far edge of cuticle and slightly up. Correct the irregularities (if such remain) clippers or scissors. Treat the skin around the nail cream.
Advice 2 : How to cure the cuticle
Inflammation of the nail and redness of the cuticle can occur for various reasons: abuse of the varnish, damage to the cuticle, bacteria or Allergy. The cuticle treatment is carried out in beauty salons and at home.
Methods for the treatment of cuticles
For successful treatment, first eliminate the cause of the disease. Do not use nail Polish, put away washing, cleaning powder, dishwashing detergent and other household chemicals. During cleaning and washing, be sure to wear gloves. Do not cut the cuticles with scissors and try not to injure the skin around the nail plate.
For the treatment of cuticles, use a grapefruit, castor, apricot or lavender oil. The latter is a strong antiseptic, therefore it promotes rapid disposal of cuts, inflammations, cracks. Just lubricate the purified cuticle lavender oil 2 times a day.
In order to get rid of unpleasant feelings during inflammation of the cuticle, prepare a special ointment made from calendula and sage. Put in a saucepan half a Cup of calendula flowers, sage and 10 grams of vaseline. Heat the saucepan on a water bath. Once the vaseline has melted, remove the water bath, cover the bowl and leave overnight. If in the morning on the surface of the petroleum jelly will make the water, remove it. Again melt the mixture, strain the jelly and store it in a separate container. Using the ointment and treat the cuticles, causing it to inflammation. After a few hours the result will be.
It is also known treatment cuticle cornmeal. First wet the nails with water. Then sprinkle on the cuticle cornmeal and RUB it into the skin. After 15 minutes, rinse the flour with warm water and dry your hands. Conduct this procedure once a week. Tea tree oil is very effective for the treatment of hangnails. Use it in concentrated form, just applying it on the problem areas. Very useful to wipe the cuticle grapefruit peel, as it contains essential oils and vitamin C.
Diseases of the nails and cuticles, under which you should consult a dermatologist
If the treatment oils and ointments do not help, you should contact with your problem to the dermatologist. Perhaps the cuticle and the nail struck by the infection, fungal infection, paronychia or felon.
Paronychia is manifested in redness of the cuticle and periungual roller. The disease is infectious. It arises from the penetration of microbes in the injured cuticle or under the nail plate. Paronychia can cause pathological changes in the nails. Sometimes there is a thickening or darkening of the nail plate. And on the nails can appear cross-striations. Paronychia is treated with antibiotics, vitamins and means of external use.
A felon is a purulent inflammation of the cuticle. This disease is also occurs because of dirt that is entered into wounds, cuts, and cracks around nails. The main symptom of the disease - festering bubble under the nail or around the nail shaft. Touching a bubble causes pain. You may feel a burning sensation. A felon cannot run, otherwise it will cause sepsis, dehydration of the nail and paralysis of the finger. To avoid surgery, time to consult a dermatologist. Do not open festering bubble of their own.