The health of your nails tells a lot about your general health. Your nails are mostly made up of a protein called keratin, which protects the sensitive nerves at the tips of your toes and fingers. Proper blood supply should keep your nails pink. Nail problems usually indicate nutrient deficiency or are caused by emotional or physical trauma.
The Signs and What You Can Do
For those of you who are do-it-yourself fanatics like I am,
our hands are always getting rough treatment. Between gardening, cleaning,
painting and puttering around they get exposed to a lot. What can we do to make
sure they don't look like they've through a boxing match without gloves? Gentle
care is the key. Wear gloves whenever possible so your hands aren't exposed to
cleaning products, dirt and paint. Now that I've said that, I'll admit this is a
hard one to do 100% of the time, but do try
Your hands are usually the first place on your body to
show signs of age, and they can make you look gulp'five to 10
years older than you really are ? But it's not too late to turn back the, er,
hands of time.
These are your hands? glory days: For the most part, they're soft, plump, and
evenly toned. Your primary concern isn't so much combating the signs of aging,
but preventing them