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Stronger Nails

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almost 4 years ago

My fingernails are so brittle! What can I do to make them healthier and stronger?
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  • User_2475
    almost 4 years ago
    Fish oil! It's made my nails so much stronger--they actually grow long now! I just get a daily supplement at whole foods, nordic naturals, works really well.
  • User_2485
    almost 4 years ago
    Biotin supplements - for real.
  • User_2476
    almost 4 years ago
    Yes - biotin supplements can help: http://prod.youbeauty.com/nutrition/supplement-guide
  • User_2606
    almost 4 years ago
    I like Nailtiques Nail protein. They carry a whole line depending on your nails' needs. Nailtiques made a drastic difference in my flimsy nails that I had been biting and peeling for years.
  • User_6057
    over 3 years ago
    I had to quit getting artificial nails, so it's just mine own nails now. Good nutrition is going to help a whole lot. I eat "clean", so I feel like I'm getting what I need by nutrition. 90% of my food is unprocessed and organic. I take Omega 3 supplements as per my eye doctor's instructions for macular degeneration and this helps a host of things as well.
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    about 3 years ago
    An old trick is to simply cut a small piece of garlic in half and rub that right on your nail. I tried it and my nails were surprisingly hard and strong, so it really did work for me. I recommend doing this about 3- 4 times a weeks for about 3 weeks. You should see result in the second week. Hope I helped!
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    about 3 years ago
    Biotin supplements work, and make your hair healthier and stronger too.
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    about 3 years ago
    I am thrilled for a solution to my brittle nails that peel endlessly! Hopefully the Biotin supplement will do the trick. Thanks again :)
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    over 2 years ago

    Stop using them so much, if you are.

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    over 2 years ago

    Soak your nails in olive oil for about 10 minutes.

  • User_763193
    almost 2 years ago

    biotin is great for nails skin and hair but when i take it... it makes hair grow that i do not want to grow! chin hair etc! jello and gelatin are fantastic for nails! eat it drink it! you can buy gelatin packets in cooking aisle bit i mix pack of flavord jello a little water and drink it!

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