Yes, you remember that saying, “you can’t eat your cake and have it”. That is there is always advantage and disadvantages to everything.

Yeah, long nails are lovely. It has good benefits as well as negative benefits too.

Many ladies have confirmed that they love long fingernails, some say that it makes them feel more feminine, while some say it is part of beauty and fashion.

Yeah, No doubt, long nails look good on you, especially when it is neat and clean.

Now, get a chilled glass of water and relax as we look into the pros and cons of long nails.

So let’s look at the benefits of long nails.


Yeah, you remembered the last time you were admiring the long and beautiful nails of your friend, it’s very pleasant especially when it is neat and clean (

Having a long and clean nail can earn you thousands of nice and sweet compliments from your friends.

So if you want to feel like a king and queen with sweet compliments, then you should keep long and clean nails.

As a means of Defense.

Yes, you are amazed right?, Yes, but we’re not encouraging you to start getting into trouble.

But long nails can serve as a defense mechanism when you are in an unpleasant situation and you need to save yourself.

Your long nails can be of good help too.

As a tool

Long nails can serve as a quick tool when one is not available.

You remembered how you used to use nails to scratch voucher cards to see the numbers.

Yeah, your nail serves as a tool there. You can use nails to pick toast from a toaster machine and do many other things.

However, scratching your pet and people with your nails makes them feel good too.

As means of knowing your health.

Yes, your nails say a lot about your health.

Having long nails can make you notice any changes on your nails easily such as discoloration, change in shape and texture.

With your nail health, a lot can be said about your health generally.

Now, let’s dive into the negative effects of having long nails.

We wouldn’t be lecturing you more on the negative effect of long nails.

Ability to work.

Yes having long nails can reduce your ability to work and do small motor activities.

It’s very difficult to type with your long nails. You remembered how you struggled to tie up your shirt button.

Having long nails can make you nonfunctional.

Health problems.

Having long nails, especially when it’s dirt and not properly taken care of, can lead to other health issues.

Nail Infections

Long dirt nails house millions of germs, microbes, and bacteria. Which can many infections and pose a threat to one’s health.

Self-inflicted injuries

Long nails can lead to self-inflicted injuries, you can injure yourself with your nails, probably when you are doing some task.

You can cut yourself during washing or other activities

Wrapping up, long nails have their advantages and disadvantages, so it is left to you to decide whether to keep your nails or trim them short. If you must keep long nails, ensure to keep them clean