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.

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

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.

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

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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