How To Maintain Healthy Nails During Your Summer Holiday, Because Chlorine & UV Rays Can Really Take Their Toll

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One of the most popular age old beauty rituals we undergo before taking a summer holiday is usually making sure our finger and toenails are looking tip top. It can be a fun part of the process to pick out a bright summery colour, buff our nail shape and make our hands and feet look the best they can be. But going on a summer holiday can actually take a huge toll on our nails in a number of ways. With this in mind, I set out to discover how to maintain healthy nails during your summer holiday.

When we think about a summer holiday, we think hot weather, indulgent foods, and lots of swimming in the sea and in the pool. For us, this is our idea of heaven, yet for our nails, it's a bit of a hellish scenario. Strong chemicals such as chlorine, more adventure activities that require our hands, and damaging UV rays from the sun can actually be our finger and toenails' idea of an anti-holiday.

I've picked out some of the best ways to ensure you keep your nails looking great and feeling healthy and strong, from including certain foods in your diet to cracking down on the SPF usage. You can thank me later...