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We Use Latex Gloves At Work And My Nails Get Damaged How Can I Strengthen Them
Hi. Trying to get piece of acrylic nail off nail bed. Nothing works. Filed nails & now that piece of fake nail seems attached to nail bed . Tips?
Brittle nails get dirty always even wen kept short&even w/light work. No c curve. Are their being thin make dirt attach to them easily? Options?
Rough dirty nails: The roughness more then the brittleness of the nails is probably why they are collecting dirt. Ensure that you are getting adequate protein in your diet, and eat gelatin to help thicken your nails. In the short run, use a thick lotion or petrolatum on your fingertips to fill in the gaps and prevent accumulation of dirt prior to working in soiled environments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have terry nails, fatigue and hair loss. I'm only 26, don't drink or take meds/drugs. Is this likely due to bad diet or should I get blood work done?
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
Stronger Nails: Apply prescription Genadur to your nails once a day and take Biotin 2.5mg per day to strengthen and grow your nails. ...Read more
Here's an idea: I believe this is mostly genetic. This is a behavior that's hard to alter. There are even animal models for preferring to keep your nails very short. Rather than try to have "beautiful nails" like somebody in hollywood, clip them short every day. If anyone asks, "personal preference"; i suspect it's more hygienic. ...Read more
Nails: Stop biting your nails and then apply Nail tex which accelerates growth ...Read more