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What is causing the deep horizontal ridges and swollen cuticles in my client’s nails?

Interesting, I've seen this on people before...What is causing the deep horizontal ridges and swollen cuticles in my client’s nails

What do horizontal ridges on nails mean?

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Nails can tell you so much about your health, but there's a few things to look out for this Winter. White spots on your nails might indicate you're low in zinc or calcium. Dark nails might be a sign of vitamin B deficiency, and if you've got horizontal ridges across the bed of your nails, you may be feeling a little stressed or run down with the flu.

French physician Joseph Honoré Simon Beau first described "Beau's lines," or transverse ridges -- horizontal grooves on the nail -- in 1846.

♥ Natural Nail Care: If your nails are dry/brittle, eat more foods rich in vitamin A like garlic, papaya, parsley, & watercress. If your nails are fragile with vertical & horizontal ridges, there's a chance you're not getting enough vitamin B. Fenugreek, kelp, parsley, & dandelion are all rich sources of the B vitamin. Calcium's critical for the health of your nails. If your nails are plagued with fungus, try blending tea tree oil & lavender oil to use as a moisturizer at the base of your…

Hot roll hair on-base in bricklayer fashion.Create a horizontal parting at the parietal ridge on each side (this will be the largest section) and secure in a loose pony. Separate small sections of the pony and twist, knot or rope braid and pin to create the bottom design. With the remaining hair, mimic your design and work the two sections together. Finally, take the fringe section and create a loose French braid to intertwine in the design. Finally, set with a finishing spray

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