Nail Care: What Does White Spots Actually Mean? And How To Avoid Them.

Whether you perfer you nails to be covered in wonderful and werid nail art? or like a much more sleek and elegant netural nail colours? or even just want stronger and healthier nail foundation for a great maincure. But one of the common problems that can pop up – really out of nowhere – is ‘white spots’ on the nail bed, that can be certainly noticable when they appear if you don’t have your nails painted.

What Actually Causes ‘White Spot’ On Your Nails?

It often thought that white spots are caused by vitamin deficiency, which can be a factor but it more likely to be caused by damage to the nail bed. This could be through you accidentally bumping your nail bed, a chronic nail tapper or gone a little to hard on your cuticle – causing trapped air between the nail layers and creating a bubble which over time, will grow out.

Are You Able To File Or Buffer White Spots Away?

The answer is basically yes and no – as while you can do file or buff away white spot, it isn’t advised as it could end up cause futher problems. Plus if the trauma is the caused and has started deep within the nail, you’ll have to buffer away too many layers to truly wipe out the white and this can weaken the nail even more.

Nailcare Products That Will Remove ‘White Spots’?

If the cause of the ‘white spot’ is from trauma to the nail, then i really sorry to tell you that you’ll just have to wait patientally for it to grow out. However, if the spot are cause from using gel or polish then try a gentle buffing and cuticle oil ‘OPI ProSpa Nail & Cuticle Oil’ to help protect and prevent futher damage.

Cuticle oil is really the best way to prevent spots from appearing on your nails in the first place as it will hydrate and also strengthen the nail.

Can Diet Help To Strenghten Your Nails?

When it comes to your diet, white spot can definitely be caused by certain deficiencies even thought this is pretty rare. So if you suspect this might be the cause, then the best thing is for you to visit your doctor to look into it.

Aslo there are certain food that can really help to stregthen you nails. The recommended protiens is fish, seeds, beans and nuts which will help to promote keratin, that is the main nail protein.

Nailcare Strengthening Products

OPI | Pro SPA Skincare Hands & Feet £14.56

Keep cuticles in tip-top condition with OPI Prospa Nail and Cuticle Oil; a lightweight, fast-absorbing and non-greasy formula that nourishes, moisturises and protects. Infused with nourishing Sunflower, Cupuaçu and Grape Seed Oils, the luxurious treatment deeply conditions the nails and cuticles, leaving them perfectly pampered and comfortable. Features a convenient dropper applicator for mess-free use. Ideal for hands and feet, you can expect stronger, smoother nails and healthy-looking cuticles.

OPI | Pro SPA Nail & Cuticle Oil To-Go £9.12

OPI’s ProSpa Nail and Cuticle Oil To-Go works to restore and protect. The fast-absorbing formula helps to nourish nails and cuticles for a softer, smoother and healthier appearance.

Enriched with grape seed, sesame, kukui and sunflower oils, the treatment provides moisturisation to help target dryness and signs of ageing. The travel-friendly oil is ideal for giving nails and cuticles well-deserved nourishment on the go.

OPI | Pro SPA Nail & Cuticle Oil £10.24

Keep cuticles in tip-top condition with OPI Prospa Nail and Cuticle Oil; a lightweight, fast-absorbing and non-greasy formula that nourishes, moisturises and protects. Infused with nourishing Sunflower, Cupuaçu and Grape Seed Oils, the luxurious treatment deeply conditions the nails and cuticles, leaving them perfectly pampered and comfortable. Features a convenient dropper applicator for mess-free use. Ideal for hands and feet, you can expect stronger, smoother nails and healthy-looking cuticles.

OPI | Nail Envy Nail Strengthener £16.40

Help to strengthen weak, damaged nails with OPI’s Nail Strengthener Treatment Original. Infused with Hydrolysed Wheat Protein and Calcium, the formula works to prevent nails splitting and peeling.

The best-selling treatment aims to nourish and protect natural nails, leaving them feeling stronger and supporting the growing process. Can be used alone or applied as a base coat.

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