How to Care for Your Nails
Remember toenails count
Everything that applies to your fingernails applies to your toenails, which experts say may be even more prone to problems due to careless pedicures. Because feet are more often inside shoes a dark, moist environment fungus can grow more easily, says Ravits. If you get regular pedicures, experts say take your own instruments and never let the tech dig under the nail or around the cuticle. Moreover, Ravits says cutting toenails at an angle instead of straight across increases the risk of ingrown toenails, which can be painful and sometimes develop into an infection.