How To Make Your Nails Grow Faster: Tips And Tricks

Do you worry that you don’t have longer and shiner nails like your friends? You may have the liking for polished nails, but due to lack of good growing nails, you can’t fulfill your wish. The rate at which nails grow depend from person to person. Just like your hair growth rate, nails growth rate also depend upon hormones and other factors.

There are some bad habits that stop nails from growing naturally faster.

Reasons Your Nails Are Not Growing

Nail Biting

If you bite your nails regularly then you may get infected by bacterial infections which can hamper the growth of nails and skin in that specific area. Here’s a tip : Keep your nails polished so that you avoid bringing them close to your teeth!

Skipping Base Coat

Whenever you plan to apply nail polish, make sure that you never skip the base coat as it acts as a protective layer in middle of your nail polish and real nail.

Too Much Use of Acrylics & Gel

If you have the habit of spending too much time in salon for getting acrylics and gels, then stop it right now! Too much usage of these products, will affect the natural process of nail growth. We recommend you to use gels or acrylics once in a while.

Chopping Nail Polish

If you directly chop the nail polish from your nails then let me tell you that it affects your nails in a bad way. Peeling of the nail polish is just like removing the topmost layer of your nail.

Ways To Grow Your Nail Faster

Lets now learn to grow your nails faster, better and stronger than before.

Lemon Juice

Lemon juice is a bleaching agent which helps in removal of yellow nail stains. There is also Vitamin C present in lemon juice which help in healthy growing of nails. You can take a slice of lemon and gently rub it against your nails for five minutes every day. After that wash your hands with warm water.

Olive Oil

There is Vitamin E present in Olive Oil which improves the blood circulation of the body and helps in growing nails. Once a day, just soak your nails in warm olive water for ten to twenty minutes.


Experts say that nail growth can’t be improved by just doing one thing. You have to perform few of the methods for the development of your nails. We hope that the tips will help you make your nails more stronger and shiner.

The information on this website has been assessed by Dr. Soumya Podduturi.

Dr. Soumya Podduturi is an Aesthetic Dermatologist, Dermatologist, Dermatosurgeon, Trichologist, Pediatric Dermatologist, Cosmetologist with 8 Years Experience

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