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What's Gr8? A perfect 10 - Get tips to keep your nails healthy and looking stylish. Learn nail health, care, and polish tips you'll actually use.

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Nail care is your avenue to healthy, stylish nails that you’re proud of. Grooming is its own form of self care, and nail care is a pillar within it. Nails are amazing for showing personality and identity, but their beauty and worth is far from skin deep. We can come to understand other areas of health better by paying attention and grooming our nails with care.

At GR8NESS, we believe nail care is at the base of your self-care routine. Here, we’ll share inspiration for manicures and tips on how to make sure your nails’ health stays in top shape.

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Nail Care

Keeping a clean, polished, or groomed set of nails can help a person feel confident and comfortable in their skin. The act of grooming is a versatile way of caring for yourself, and it can lead to lots of choices. People tend to have preferences when it comes to their hair, style, and way that they present themselves.

Nails are a part of this. When it comes to nail styling, nails are often seen and understood as a sign of personal statement. We come to know who likes their nails short and neat, who likes a simple topcoat, and who will go for a daring coffin shape.

However, nails can signify a lot more than color or cut preference. They’re yet another glorious tool that the body has given us to reference to understand our health better.

Nails and Health

Your nails share an interesting link with your overall health. Our hands are so prevalent in our lives, sometimes on an automatic level that we may not entirely realize. It’s normal to hit or get your finger caught at some point without really noticing, unless it’s painful.

For this reason, we may not be shocked when a nail breaks at an edge or a sudden mark appears. However, little marks and changes to the nail bed are important resources for understanding health concerns under the surface.

Discoloration, bumps, ridges, and markings might seem like normal wear and tear to the nails, but in reality, they can speak for vital organs like the heart, liver, and lungs. Signs of decreasing health in each of these may show up on the surface of the nails.

Nails can also be an insight into our diet. A diet lacking or deficient in certain vitamins may lead to nail irregularity or marks. Many times, adding rich foods or supplementing with what you’re deficient in can help.

Apart from underlying conditions, by observing the state of your nails regularly, you’ll be able to catch any fungal or bacterial growth that may occur.

In our nail care space, we’ll provide with the facts and tools to understand what your nails might be trying to tell you. We’ll help you better navigate when a nail problem can be potentially sorted on its own, versus when it’s best to get an opinion from a doctor.

Nail Aesthetics

Nail care, from the perspective of health is one thing, but aesthetics is a whole other sparkling, glossy story. It’s the common association many of us have, and the reason nail salons are booked to the max. As humans, we use our individual aesthetic choices as a means for telling the story of who we are. We groom our hair and nails in ways that support our being.

For some, this means committing to a certain look that they maintain often. For others, it can mean constantly mixing it up or trying what’s new. In some cases, people just need their aesthetic to be clean, simple, and supportive of their lifestyle.

Here, you’ll find insights into the latest in nail trends, color picks, and conversations relating to all of the above. Nails are a fun personality indicator, and we like to play with this idea in the form of quizzes and other provocative information that might be useful for you in making selections.

Expect to experience a well-rounded approach to caring for your nails. We believe health and aesthetics are both important, and that everyone’s needs are different. If you find yourself coming here to look for a bright summer shade one day, and reading up on deficiencies the next, that’s our aim. However your nail care self-care evolves, we’ll be here.

It is our goal to give you a handshake free of overlooked health concerns, and full of the individual magic you bring to the world.

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