Voorkom deukjes in nagels met deze tips

Prevent dents in nails with these tips

Nothing can give you more confidence than beautiful nails, but sometimes your nails can suffer from imperfections. Consider, for example, horizontal dents and ridges in the nail. These unwanted dents can make your nails look less healthy. In this blog we delve deeper into the causes of this common nail problem and share tips to prevent and treat dents in the nail.Prevent dents in nails with these tips!

Causes of dents in nails

When we talk about dents in the nails, one of the most common causes of this is damage to the nail matrix. The nail matrix is ​​the area where nails grow. Damage to this can be caused by hitting your nails too hard or filing your nails too roughly. Another possible cause of dents in the nails is the use of nail polish and nail polish removers that are overly aggressive chemicals contain. Although you don't think about it, these can damage the nail structure, which can ultimately lead to grooves and annoying dents.

Nail health

Riges and dents in nails can also be a sign of underlying health problems, such as psoriasis or eczema.If you regularly suffer from this, it is advisable to consult a doctor.

How to prevent dents in nails

Now that you know what causes dents in nails, it's probably a good time to talk about how you can prevent this problem. With the following tips you can quickly protect your nails and prevent potential dents in the nails:

  • Use gentle nail care products

First of all, it is important to choose gentle nail care products, such as those from Herome. Avoid nail polish removers with harsh chemicals and opt for acetone-free formulas. Herome offers special products that care for and strengthen the nails without causing damage.

  • Protect your nails well

Also, always try to protect your nails against possible damage (remember: bumping your nails too hard and/or filing your nails too rough). Therefore, for example, do not use your nails to open packages. By protecting your nails from these types of situations, you protect your nails well.

  • Healthy lifestyle

A healthy lifestyle and balanced diet with sufficient vitamins and minerals can help maintain strong nails. Consider nutrients such as calcium, iron, zinc, vitamin A, vitamin B and vitamin C. In addition, ensure sufficient hydration by drinking enough water every day to keep your nails healthy.

Hopefully you can benefit yourself from the above tips, because prevention is of course better than cure.

Treatment of dents in the nails

If you are dealing with dents in your nails, it is absolutely not a lost cause. There are a number of different ways you can treat this nail problem, namely:

Herome Nail Hardener & Nail Essentials Set

At Herome we offer special nail hardeners that help improve nail structure and reduce horizontal dents and ridges. Apply the nail hardener according to the instructions for best results.

We would also like to introduce you to our Nail Essentials Set. With this manicure set you can prevent splitting of your nails and improve the health of your nails and cuticles.

File regularly

What also helps to get rid of dents in nails is to file them regularly. Use a soft file and move in one direction to avoid further damage.


Cuticle oil

Moisturize your nails and cuticles with cuticle oil to improve their health. A nourishing nail oil restores the health of your nails and keeps them flexible. In addition, the oil promotes the growth of weak nails and cares for the cuticles

Say goodbye to those dents!

Although dents in the nails can be annoying, you can prevent and treat them with the right care and products such as Herome.

In short, be good to your nails, avoid aggressive chemicals, protect your nails from damage and use the right nail care products. With the right approach, care and attention, you will soon be able to enjoy beautiful, healthy nails that will boost your self-confidence.

If you experience other problems with your nails and no longer know what to do with them? You can always contact us at  Instagram. We would like to hear what we can advise you on.

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