To make nails grow faster, eat a healthy diet, consume health supplements, if necessary, moisturize your cuticles, reduce hand washing, use nail oil, and avoid nail polish. Be consistent. Nail transformation takes time, and the exact length of time it takes depends on factors such as age, health and climate.
- Eat a protein-, zinc- and iron-enriched diet
Protein, zinc and iron play an important role in healthy and faster nail growth. Eat a diet enriched with all of these nutrients.
- Take vitamins or health supplements
Take health supplements that support nail growth, such as Biotin, vitamin C and vitamin E.
- Moisturize your cuticles regularly
Moisturize the cuticles regularly to promote faster nail growth and to avoid nail breakage.
- Reduce hand washing
Reduce the number of times the hands go into water, as warm water causes skin and nails to dry out. Use cool water when washing your hands, and wear gloves when washing dishes.
- Use nail oil
Use nail oil regularly. Be sure to push back the cuticles when doing this.
- Avoid using nail polish and polish remover
Avoid using nail polish or nail polish remover for one month. Avoid using gel polish and wearing fake nails as well, as these can inhibit healthy nail growth.