We're excited to continue our partnership with YouTube star and beauty guru Michelle Phan! Every other week, we'll be bringing you the best from her website, MichellePhan.com. This week, Michelle reveals why your nail file's not as clean as you think:
The condition of your nail file is probably something you don’t think of too often…but it should be.
According to cosmetics research, “nail problems compose about 10 percent of the conditions dermatologists treat,” and “fungal infections cause about half of all nail disorders.”¹ That's a lot of issues caused by germy nails, and that's only on the dermatological side of things!
A lot of nail and dermatological problems can be easily avoided through fungal and bacterial prevention with our hands, but washing them after a trip to the restroom isn't enough; ensuring nail tool sanitation could save you a lot of trips to the doc down the road. To see how you can stop the fungus among us, just keep reading.