Fungal infections occurs from the overgrowth of fungi in, under, or on the nail and fungi thrives in warm, moist environments. Knowing this is the first step to preventing a fungal infection. Read on to see the top causes of nail fungus and how to avoid it. Long Toenails Unkept toenails are a breeding ground for fungal infection. Long, jagged nails could get caught on a sock, bacteria can get embedded under the nail and hangnails are likely to form, which are all causes for a nail fungal infection. Keeping your nails trimmed will give you one less thing to worry about. Sweaty Feet Everyone sweats, but walking around with sweaty feet all day, every day is not helpful. Keeping your feet clean and drying them thoroughly helps to prevent athletes foot and other types of toenail fungus from happening. Another way to keep your feet healthy is to alternate exercise shoes. Bad Manis and Pedis If you don’t know how salon staff disinfects their tools, ask. Emery boards, nail clippers and buffers are all vessels for fungal infections if not sanitized properly. If you’re worried about getting nail infection the next time you visit the nail salon, bring your own! It’s a great way to ensure you won’t get a fungal infection and keep your nails healthy.
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We know, nail kit creation isn’t on top of your list of things to do, but chances are you have most of these things lying around your house, so putting one together shouldn’t be too hard. Find a small vessel in which the nail kit contents can be carried, and store it in your purse, car or office desk. If you don’t know where to start, we’ve compiled a very short list below. You’ll thank us later. 1. Nail & Cuticle Treatments Treat your hands and feet like you do your face. When you wash your hands and feet, moisturize them. Hydration is key for hand, feet and nail health so any topical treatments and moisturizers that work best for you and your extremities is key. 2. Clippers & Buffers Everyone needs a buffer in certain life situations, and the same goes for you nails. A buffing tool is a great way to prep your nails for a manicure, as well as filling away any rough or even edges. Keeping your nails trimmed and smooth makes certain that you won’t catch your nail on something and cause an infection. 3. Tweezers this handy little tool will do more for just your nails and it’s why it should be in your ket. Tweezers are great for pulling out hair, splinters or ticks—if you’re more of the adventurous type—that could cause bacteria build up, infection or even disease. Pro tip: always opt for stainless steel tweezers because they are more hygienic and grip better. 4. Nail 17 This should go without saying. Nail 17 is a powerful, patented combination of essential oils that kills all 17 bacteria known to cause unhealthy nails. Not only is this easy to store in your nail kit, it’s so easy to use. Just swipe it on your nails and you’re done. No brainer.