Lunula: small, but very important

Lunula: small, but very important "detail" on your nail!

Have you ever noticed a half moon shape on your nail? In fact, it is a very important and sensitive part of the nail, which requires taking a good care of.

So it is called "lunula", which means small moon in Latin.

Lunula: small, but very important "detail" on your nail!

This is a visible part of the root of the nail, and if it gets damaged, the whole nail, eventually, gets deformed.

Lunula: small, but very important "detail" on your nail!

The best view of lunula you can see on your thumb. Specialists claim you can indicate health condition of a person just looking at lunula.

According to Chinese medicine, the absence of this part of the nail may indicate of anemia and undernutrition, and bluish, light color of it indicate a diabetes possibility.

Lunula: small, but very important "detail" on your nail!

Red spots on lunula indicate cardiovascular system`s problems. Also, the lack of lunula may be alarming of toxin overload.

Lunula: small, but very important "detail" on your nail!

Now nail artists also could not ignore lunula, and paint different variations of half moon manicure every day!

Lunula: small, but very important "detail" on your nail!

 

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