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How can I strengthen my nails naturally?

How can I strengthen my nails naturally?

Try Biotin: Try taking biotin 3-5000 ug daily. Silica supplements may help also. Finally, be sure not to disturb your cuticle and avoid harsh chemicals. ...Read more

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How to strengthen the skin under my nails?

How to strengthen the skin under my nails?

STRENGTHEN SKIN NAIL: I DO NOT KNOW OF ANY METHOD TO "STRENGTHEN" THE SKIN UNDER THE NAILS. SORRY . . . ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies for strengthening nails?

Are there any good home remedies for strengthening nails?

Hard as Nails: There is a product called "Hard as Nails" that helps to strengthen them. You can also use clear coat acrylic nail polish which will help. ...Read more

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We use latex gloves at work and my nails get damaged. How can I strengthen them?

We use latex gloves at work and my nails get damaged. How can I strengthen them?

Biotin: Does not sound like a latex allergy. So i would recommend using hand moisturizer at work - there are some specifically made for glove wearers. Also taking biotin daily like in a hair, skin and nail formula vitamin from a health food store can help too! ...Read more

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How can I grow longer hair and nails naturally?

How can I grow longer hair and nails naturally?

Options: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat, v carbonated drinks, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (like walnuts),vit.E (fruits & veggies), D & B vitamins, biotin & zinc. Avoid sulfates & formaldehyde in shampoos, excessive blow dry heat & curling irons. ...Read more

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Why is the top white part of my nail really weak? How do I strengthen it?

Why is the top white part of my nail really weak? How do I strengthen it?

Nail weakness: I cannot tell really what part of the nail you're referring to. The distal edge of the nail or the free edge of the nail is whitish but this is weaker only because it's not attached. Sometimes with aging the nails get thinner and weaker. ...Read more

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I've been biting my nails for a few years and I want to grow them, they've grown a bit but they always bend and are so weak, how do I strengthen them?

I've been biting my nails for a few years and I want to grow them, they've grown a bit but they always bend and are so weak, how do I strengthen them?

Nail biting: nail biting may cause a local nail fungal infection called paronycha, which can make your nails fragile and deformed. Please see a doctor and this is very easily treatable ...Read more

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How do I soften my toe nails naturally at home?

How do I soften my toe nails naturally at home?

Warm water soaks....: Just add a little vinegar, epsom salts, mild soap. You can also apply moisturizing creams or other prescription creams, like something with 40% urea cream. ...Read more

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My toenail became black and i trimmed the nail down and naturally, the nail came off all the way. Now the matrix is swollen and puffy, is this normal?

My toenail became black and i trimmed the nail down and naturally, the nail came off all the way. Now the matrix is swollen and puffy, is this normal?

No not normal: No it is not normal.You need to consult your doctor or a dermatologist to find the cause and get appropriate therapy you may have a fungus infection or bacterial infection secondary to cutting your nail. ...Read more