Prom night is a very special night and one spends days and hours deciding on the dress, the shoes and the trendy accessories. However, many people don’t pay attention to their nails till the last moment. Not paying enough attention to your nails before prom may actually spoil your whole look for the prom. Therefore, it is important to spend some time before the big day, looking after your nails and making them look perfect.
To prevent hangnails, you must massage your hands with any hand cream of your choice. Start from the wrist and massage till the tips of your nails. This will not only prevent any new hangnails, but also make your fingers soft and nails strong. Massaging should be done at least two to three a weeks before prom and must be done every night before going to bed. Also, wash your hands and make them completely dry before starting the massage.
Protecting one nails before the big day is very important. Don’t use your nails for dialing the phone number, or for other rough work like removing staple pins. Use a pencil for dialing the phone and invest in a pair of good quality gloves, to wear when doing household chores. These small and simple steps will go a long way in keeping your nails look beautiful.
To keep your nails strong, you must have a diet which is rich in the necessary vitamins and minerals. Having at least eight glasses of water per day will go a long way in making your nails healthy, strong as well as beautiful.
If you have wide nail beds, there is no reason to worry. There are certain techniques which make them less noticeable. Don’t use intense colors; instead go for pale and pastel nail shades. The classic oval shape is considered to be the most flattering and suitable shape. However, it really depends on the shape of one’s fingers and hands.