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How to Use CBD for Healthy Nails

By Amelia Fenner-Prowle | 1st May, 2021 in Wellness | 0 Comments

How to Use CBD for Healthy Nails

CBD is bringing so many lifestyle benefits to so many people, and we are discovering new perks from our customers all the time…Today we are exploring whether CBD has a role in keeping your nails healthy.

Why CBD Can Help You Keep Your Nails Healthy

Your nails look like an insignificant part of you, but they can tell us a lot. It can be upsetting when we have stubbornly dry or brittle skin, hair and nails. It can affect how we see ourselves and reduce our confidence, and aside from this - our nails can tell us about our general wellbeing.

There is a lot of research still underway into the therapeutic benefits of CBD. However, many of the advantages we do know about suggest that our hair and nails can certainly benefit.

CBD is a very potent health product containing fatty acids, vitamins, and antioxidants. CBD also has a significant quantity of omegas. These nutrients and substances play various roles in keeping your nails healthy. Flaking and nail splinting are quite common when there is nail dryness, particularly if you have a ‘hands-on’ lifestyle. Fatty acids and omegas can keep your nails moisturised and take away the brittleness, leaving you with healthy, attractive, and strong nails.

CBD also has antibiotic and anti-inflammatory properties that can come in handy with infections around the nails. The toenails and feet are especially prone to infection thanks to the excess moisture and warmth from wearing socks and shoes for too long. It might take a while for these infections to become noticeable but using CBD for healthy nails might help to prevent them.

Some manicure and pedicure services add CBD to their hand and footcare regimes. By gently massaging your hands and feet, they improve blood flow to your extremities. This also contributes to keeping your nails healthy as they have better access to the nutrients in the blood.


How to Use CBD for Healthy Nails

Cannabinol comes in various forms with various strengths – so do check out our guide to dosage before purchasing a CBD product.

  • Topical Products – there are CBD creams and lotions that you can use directly on your skin. It has lower general effects on the body, but it is great for targeted healthy skin and nails. Our CBD Hand Cream is ideal when massaged into the nails and cuticles. 
  • Oil and tinctures – CBD Oils and tinctures are made by infusing various carrier oils with CBD. This form of CBD is best taken directly under the tongue for overarching health, including your hair and nails. However, the oil can also be massaged directly into the nails and cuticles for targeted relief, particularly if you have specific problem areas. 

It is important to point out that our bodies react to CBD in different ways. While some people begin to see results almost immediately, others must wait a little longer to see the results or use a stronger percentage of CBD. The factors that contribute to this include the frequency, dosage, CBD strength, body mass index, lifestyle, etc.


Wrapping Up:

CBD contains fatty acids, vitamins, and antioxidants that can help keep your nails moisturised and reduce brittleness. It also protects against infection and improves circulation to keep your hands and nails looking and feeling fabulous. Find out more about our CBD Hand Cream here.

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