Nail care tips from Eastern Europe

According to Women’s Health Magazine women in Eastern Europe create a soak of warm olive oil and a few drops of vitamin A to help keep nails moisturized.

Nail care tips from France

Ever had problems with discolored nails after using blue or red polish? Next time try soaking your fingers in warm water and lemon juice. This, according to Women’s Health Magazine, is regularly practiced by women in France to help remove discoloration from polish.

Nail care tips from Dominican Republic

Garlic is known for its strengthening and antibacterial properties, and women in the Dominican Republic swear by it for maintaining strong, healthy nails. Woman’s Day reports that women create a nail strengthening mixture by mincing a garlic clove and adding the minced garlic to clear nail polish. They then let the polish sit for one to two weeks before applying it to their nails.

Nail care tips from Japan

Women in Japan use camellia nut oil to strengthen their nails, according to the Huffington Post. This oil is chock full of botanical compounds including vitamin E and oleic acid that may promote strong, healthy nails.

Nail care tips from the Middle East

Women in the Middle East sometimes use black cumin seeds for strengthening their nails. They love these tiny seeds for their nutrient rich compounds including vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, C, Niacin, potassium, magnesium, and zinc (Today Show).