Wear rubber gloves whenever you do housework or wash dishes to protect your digits from harsh chemicals in many cleaners. Simple household chores, like gardening or scrubbing pans are murderous on your nails. To prevent nail fungus, turn the gloves inside out to dry when you’re finished. If your job requires frequent hand washing, Dermatologist Dana Stern, MD, told WebMD.com that it’s a good idea to be extra vigilant about moisturizing.
Next: Dry your hands well