Gardening is a noble and nature-friendly hobby. It’s not only contributed to your responsibility towards nature but also gives you inner peace. In addition, It nurtures your health as you do indirect sweaty exercise. It is always a pleasure to watch the plants grow. In the end, it is the result of your hard work. Nature responds very well to your love, care, and dedication.
And in this process, your hands play the main role. Your hands get dirty and especially your nails, as you cannot use gloves every time. Sometimes, it takes much time to remove stains from nails and becomes irritating and time-consuming. But now, you don’t need to worry about it. We are telling you easy, affordable, time-saving, and readily available tips.
Simple home manicure
This idea will not only remove stains but also make your hands beautiful. Take warm water, gentle shampoo or body wash, and lemon. Mix all these in proper proportion and dip your fingers in the mixture. You should rub your nails with a soft brush(The toothbrush will also work). You can also use rose water. It will remove your stains gently and without a sweat.
Baking Soda and water
Baking soda will help you get rid of hard stains that do not go easily. Add water to baking soda until it makes the paste. Apply this paste to your nails with the help of cotton and rub it. You can see the stains are fading, and your nails are clean.
Lemon and olive oil
Lemon has lightening properties that help our body to shine. Same as for our nails. Add some drops of olive oil to lemon juice and apply to your nails. Lemon will help you to remove stains, and olive oil moisturize nails.
Vinegar and warm water
Vinegar will also do wonders for your nail stains. Mix white vinegar or apple cider vinegar into warm water. Soak your nails into this mixture for 10 minutes. Wipe the nails with the clothes, and you can see some differences.
Sugar scrub is the best method to remove stains and the discoloration of nails. You can use a combination of sugar with olive oil or lemon. Rub this mixture on nails like a scrubber using a soft brush or cotton. Wash it and see the results.
While gardening, dirt is fixed in the cuticle and causes stains. Cuticle oil will ease the process of this problem. Apply this oil to your nails, and then clean your nails with the help of a cuticle stick. This scrubbing process will help to clean stains while rubbing the cuticle stick on your nails. There are a variety of cuticle oils available in the market. You can buy it and use it.
Use a bar of soft and mild soap.
You have to take a soft and mild soap and scratch your nails on it. Continue the scratching until and unless all dirt comes out from the nails. Baby soaps are preferable as it contains fewer chemicals and are soft.
Use cuticle scissors
You can use cuticle scissors to remove dirt from your nails. Plenty of cuticle scissors available in the market are gentle towards your hands and pocket-friendly. Don’t use sharp scissors as they will harm your nails.
So, guys, these are some tips for removing gardening stains and dirt from your nails. I hope you like it because it is natural, pocket-friendly, and ready for tips. We know that gardening will not work without the mess. But, as we say, “precaution is better than cure”. So, try to take care of your nails beforehand. Try to wash your hands frequently after the soil work, use hand gloves when it is possible, don’t use strong fertilizers, bare hands, etc.
Sometimes it will take time to fade away all stains. Sometimes, you need to repeat these hacks. So, be patient and gentle with your nails. Try these hacks and tell us your experience. Till then “Happy Gardening”.