While the world is on its way towards recovering from COVID-19 outbreak, there’s a large part that is still fighting the pandemic. Hence, every aspect of hygiene matters in these tough times and nail health and hygiene is one of the crucial, yet most neglected. Ignorance towards nail hygiene not only invites germs but also gives way to viruses that can silently cause havoc to one’s overall health thereby making the body into a breeding ground for countless diseases.

While COVID-19 pandemic has re-instigated the global attention to nail hygiene, here are some quick points to remember – nails are a visible index of the body’s well-being; poor nail hygiene can lead to viral infections; frequent use of nail paint remover, hand sanitisers and harsh soaps can cause dryness of the cuticles and nails, causing further complications.