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Hi. My nails are really weak and so I was wondering if anyone had any tips to get stronger nails. Thanks


Posted anonymously, 4th July 2014


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  • Weak nails often has to do with a nutrient deficiency, you may want to visit a naturopath when it’s an ongoing problem.


  • I bought the Sally Hansen nail hardener from Priceline and it did help


  • Use Revitanail you can get from a chemist,it works!


  • you can paint them and file them regularly


  • Revitanail Nail Strengthener actually works well.


  • I used to add a teaspoon of powdered gelitin to a glass of orange juice and drink this everyday. Now i have very hard nails.


  • I recommend blackmores hair skin and nails supplement, since taking this they have become a lot stronger I also use cuticle oil and Sally Hansen hard nails regularly.


  • great tips here, the cold weather makes my nails very brittle so I’ll be trying so of these suggestions


  • There are some great tips here thanks


  • Every woman I have spoken to has lost stregth in there nails from having arcrylics so this would be a no no! try and take a vitamen for hair and nails; and see how that goes, I have strong nails the downside is my toe nails are also very strong.


  • I will be reading the tips, thanks.


  • Take Silica and calcium to enrich your nails and do not wash your hands in very hot water


  • I have been using a product by sally hansen for strong nails, and it’s been working so far.


  • Great ideas here.. thanks everyone. I have the same problem and have always blamed biting my nails when I was younger but will now look at my diet a bit closer


  • increase your zinc and magnesium :-)


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