... Your nail growth and strength are genetic. If your parents have thin, weak nails, so will you. The nail plate cells are 'born' in the matrix. The longer tha matrix, the more cells it can produce, therefore, the thicker and stronger the nail plate. ... (6 replies)
... No, that's not what I am saying. What I am saying is that products that 'claim' to speed nail growth or to make you nails thicker cannot legally make those claims unless they are prescription medications. ... (6 replies)
... I have pretty strong nails on the whole ... but recently allowed some stupid nail techinician to repair three broken nails and he used the electric drill to file of the top layer off ... ... (6 replies)
... I use nail-tek, I think it is wonderful and filing them straight across is the right idea.
They don't tend to break so easy if at all. Nail Tek can be found on the internet for about $7.00, $19.00 in a store if they carry it. They have a lot of things you can buy, but I just bought the the teck one and put one coat on and a polish and a coat over the polish or just use the... (6 replies)
... I always had bad nails, but then I started using Sally Hansen's MAXIMUM GROWTH and it works great. You put on two coats, then add one coat per day for five days, then take it off and start over. ... (6 replies)
... eep your nails more flexible so they do not break as easily. What they do is 'toughen' the nails by adding much needed oils and moisture and will 'plump up' the nail plate cells. ... (6 replies)
... the nails will break the same either way...I put my hand in my pocket too harshly and the cuticle will bend upward and I'll have to cut it, or if I don't have a nail cutter handy, I use other fingers or teeth, which I know isn't too good. ... (6 replies)
... I will definitely bring it up. The Maximum Nail Growth does have formaldehyde and I have been using it for approx. 15 years! It does work. I'll tell you that. My nails do look good when they're all grown out. ... (38 replies)
... I've been trying to grow my nails out since the fourth grade, but I can't. I get them to grow so nicely and they just rip and I have to cut them so they grow even again. Since I got this neat manicure kit thing, I've been growing my nails really long and then using the sanding tool to sharpen them to a very sharp point, but they break nonetheless.
I heard that drinking lots... (6 replies)
... As the saying goes, an ounce of prevention is a pound of cure. Here are five ways you can help your weak nails and ensure strong healthy nail growth in the future. ... (2 replies)
... It is now slightly more than 4 months since the accident. It was a very good idea to have the toe nail removed, as leaving it in place would have impeded growth, as well as been painful when wearing shoes. ... (2 replies)
... Specifically their Green Tea Growth Treatment and their Maximum Growth Biotin Formula? ... (9 replies)
... speed drill should 'never' be used on the natural nail plate. Nail technicians use them so they can do a very fast service, and these 'rings of fire' are always the result. ... (1 replies)
... hardness which also equates to something that is easily broken. Something that has the combination of strength and flexibility equates to something that is 'tough' and less prone to breakage. ... (11 replies)