The white tips are white and even, the surface is smooth and has a subtle shine. Cuticles are intact and well moisturized. Hangnails are absent.
Aside from the occasional manicure, broken fingernail or stubbed toe, most of us tend to take our nails for granted, not giving them much beyond a passing thought. But they might be more complicated than we think. For starters, nails are made up of more than just the part we paint over with polish.
Skip to content. Fingernail or toenail abnormalities are often a sign of infection or injury. They can sometimes be a sign of an underlying condition.
Like hair, nails undergo changes over time, due to disease, internal processes in the body as it agesnutritional deficiencies, or external factors like long-term exposure to chemicals or ultraviolet light. The changes nails may undergo over time involve growth rate, texture, thickness, shape or contour, and color. Nail growth slows slightly over time.
Your fingernails grow at an average rate of 3. To put this in perspective, the average grain of short rice is about 5. If you happen to lose a fingernail, it may take up to six months for that nail to completely grow back.
Thumb and little finger nails are commonly grown long by Indonesian men. Seven years ago when I came to Indonesia for the first time I saw many men with long fingernails. Usually it was the little finger and thumbnail that was long, and all their other nails were short.
July 11, at pm Finger Nails. Apparently if you chop them on a Sunday you will be followed by the devil all week. Sunday came round, maybe I was willing something bad to happen or maybe I simply needed to cut my nails- which seemed to be growing extremely fast in the heat.
By poncho veeloDecember 16, in Off Topic. I have heard that about like a single hair growing out of their neck or something I have seen old asian men with 1 single hair growing out of a mole on the face like 8 inches long From what I gather, this is the most logical answer.
When we were in Cuba earlier this year we noticed a lot of men, in different parts of the country, had long little fingernails but short nails on their other fingers. Does anyone know the significance of this. I wish we'd plucked up the courage to ask, as curiosity is killing me!!