Cuticles are an extension of your skin and protect your nails by acting as a barrier for bacteria. You can tell if your cuticles are dry if they’re flaking, cracked, or peeling. Some causes of dry cuticles:
- Not moisturising skin.
- Washing hands too often.
- Using hand sanitiser or harsh nail polish remover.
- Cold weather.
- Some medications.
- or cuticle biting.
Here at Feetlife we have a range of products to help reduce cuticle dryness and improve the appearance of dry nails/cuticles. Improving your every day nail and cuticle care can hugely help. We recommend:
- Using a moisturising skincare cream daily.
- Avoid contact with harsh soaps, sanitisers and nail polish removers.
- Increase your water intake for overall hydration.
This information is for guidance only. If you are in doubt at all, please consult your nearest health professional.