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How can I grow long and healthy fingernails?

My nails are pitiful. They are soft and break easily. Anyone have any tips on how to make them stronger? Does any type of nail polish work?

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3mom627

Asked by 3mom627 at 7:12 PM on May. 17, 2011 in Beauty & Style

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Answers (6)
  • never let them touch chemicals or dishwater
    wear rubber gloves
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 7:15 PM on May. 17, 2011

  • you can try garlic...and soaking in jello so.........it works ok
    greens11

    Answer by greens11 at 7:16 PM on May. 17, 2011

  • Long natural nails require constant maintenance.  Keep them polished using a base coat and top coat and file them frequently.

    beeky

    Answer by beeky at 7:48 PM on May. 17, 2011

  • Take prenatal vitamins. lol. There are other vitamins you can look up which ones to take to make your hair and nails stronger.
    bdflykisses

    Answer by bdflykisses at 7:51 PM on May. 17, 2011

  • DO NOT bite them. That's my biggest flaw right there. Keep them polished so you don't pick/bite them, or misuse them.
    M.Galvan

    Answer by M.Galvan at 9:39 PM on May. 17, 2011

  • Eat Knox gelatin it will make them stronger, and keep them polished with strong as nails, don't file too often mine grow long but break once I file them
    Momabear455

    Answer by Momabear455 at 10:22 PM on May. 17, 2011

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