𝐓𝐨𝐞𝐧𝐚𝐢𝐥𝐬 protect our toes from injuries. Additionally, they increase our sensitivity to touch, further protecting the fragile bones underneath from harm. Our toenails are protected by our cuticles which serve as a protective seal to keep infection away.
𝐃𝐢𝐝 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐤𝐧𝐨𝐰?
– Nails grow faster in the summer than in the winter.
– Toenails grow at an average rate of 3 millimetres a month.
– Psoriasis, eczema, lichen planus or lupus can alter the nails. Abnormalities may include pits, grooves, or crumbling nails.
– Toenails are twice as thick as fingernails