Keeping your hands and nails properly moisturized is a simple natural cure that can help to treat the hangnails as well as keep any future happening at bay. If tou are prone to hangnails, try applying alotion or haod cream to your nail beds 2-3 times daily. This easy step can jave a huge impact on your overall nail health.
A simple soak
Soak your affected nail in warm water for 10-15 minutes, as it will hel drain the pus and it will also make the pain subside. Once you soak the infected nail in the warm water, it will be much easier ans less painful to clip the hangnail. It is good to clip a hangnail after it becomes soft rather than it is hard, as clipping a hard hangnail can cause bleeding and burning pain.
Use hydrogen peroxide
To cure hangnail infection, wash it with soap and water or hydrogen peroxide (better). Take water in a big bowl so that you can soak your fingers for 20 minutes. By this way, you can clean your fingers. Afterwards, take warm olive oil or coconut oil and massage it carefully on your nails, cuticules and fingers.
Salty water is good solution
Dissolve salt into warm water and soak the infected hangnail in the solution for around 20 minutes. The salinity of the bled can act as an antibacterial agent, because microbes cannot bear the osmotic pressure produced by the salt. One such other remedy is to make a solution of vinegar and water, soak your fingers in it for two times a day for some weeks. As well, you can soak your finger in a solution of bleaching powder and water.
Make use of almond mask
Take a few almonds and make a fine paste by grinding them. You can also include some almond oil to the paste in order to dilute the almonds. Further, add egg yolk in it and blend properly to ger a fine and smooth paste. Apply this paste on infected hangnail.