Faultless manicure cannot be created if comprehensive care is not taken of cuticle. What approach is better – radical measures for removal or gentle care behind cuticle?
What is cuticle
Many consider that the cuticle is annoying and unnecessary fold of skin around nail. But it absolutely not so! The cuticle is natural protection of new cages of keratin of which nails consist. It covers soft layer of "young" nail which has not got stronger yet. If it is wrong to cut off this protection, then it is possible not only to spoil nails, but also at all to lose them!
The cuticle is live and lifeless. The first densely adjoins to the surface of nail at its basis and serves for its protection. She requires permanent care and additional support and food from the outside. The second is the "fulfilled" cuticle. Here it also needs to be deleted regularly.
For home care of the defender of nails in Arsenal of each lady have to be:
- oil in tube pencil,
- soft antiseptic agent,
- nippers and shovel for removal of the died-off skin,
- file for nails.
As it is correct to delete cuticle
There are several ways of removal of cuticle. Each of them is in own way good, but blindly to use method which has suited mother, the sister or the girlfriend, it is impossible. It is necessary to choose the, only way of removal of cuticle as method of tests and in compliance with the type of skin and features of nails.
During such procedure the dead layer of the keratosic cages of cuticle is ground by the special machine. Removal of old cages happens softly, the live cuticle at the same time is not damaged and harm to nail plate is minimized. But if the procedure is carried out by the layman, then the risk of damage and protective layer of skin, and the nail basis is high. It is possible to trust the hands only to the qualified specialist.
This method the oldest and the most checked, but also the most dangerous. During the procedure it is possible to damage or infect easily both skin, and nail plate. Trimming – aggressive influence and new skin which grows on the place of cut, as a rule, more dense and more rough it often bursts and grows much quicker. Not to allow such consequences, before the procedure it is necessary to steam out well cuticle and to process special means – the moisturizing creams or oils, and after trimming – antiseptic agent and nutritious cream for cuticle.
Not cut way
To use this method of removal of cuticle, it is regularly necessary to look after it, to do massage with use of the softening oils and creams. During the procedure, the cuticle which is steamed out and softened by means of special remuver accurately moves orange stick to the nail basis. It is possible to do it only when skin of hands absolutely dry. After manipulations the moistening nutritious means corresponding to type of skin of hands is surely applied on cuticle.