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... I agree that you should manicure your nails. It really helped me. I went and bought a little kit and would take care of my own nails during the times that I was most likely to bite. I would keep all rough edges clipped off. ... (4 replies)
... I have been a nail technician for 37 years now and rarely use my nippers. The ONLY time I use them is if there is skin sticking up in the air waving at me. ... (6 replies)
... so it isnt a good idea to use those cuticle cutters like they use when they give you a manicure? my cuticles always annoy me. i always bite the skin around my nails too (6 replies)

... i don't think i'll ever need to give it up either. nothing i have found works long term. ... (14 replies)
... one never realizes the amount of bacteria that is on our hands at any given time. The bacterial spores love to hide around the nail plate because there are so many places for them to hide. Even more so when we 'canabilize' our nails. ... (13 replies)
... I have been there and done that. What worked for me was having fake nails put on professionally. One, It got me used to the look of having nice nails and put a desire in me to want to quit bitting them. Two, the plastic was a lot harder to bite through and discouraged me from biting. ... (7 replies)
... even since I was a lil kid. I still haven't stopped, but have tried many times. I just don't have the willpower to stop fully. But hopefully soon it'll get better. ... (14 replies)
Nail Biting
May 13, 2010
... I've even pulled away the skin around the nails. ... (1 replies)
... Hi, I'm Catherine, a very extreme nail biter, I started at the age of 6 and I'm 37 years old now. I have almost no nails left ,like Driesenbabe, 1mm per finger and my fingertips are badly distorted. The nailbeds are replaced by skin, my fingers look like stubs. ... (7 replies)
... This is my first time on this board and wanted to see if I could get some feedback about an issue that I had about 15 years ago and not it is repeating itself and it is leaving me a bit concerned. ... (0 replies)
... awful. i even rip the cuticles and the skin around the actual nail off. I have tried everything. ... (7 replies)
... One never thinks about what our nails come in contact with on a daily basis. ... (1 replies)
... Nail biters are on a quest for order. If there is one tiny bit of skin they can get their teeth on, they will canibalize themselves and ruin their nails in the process. Why not visit your local nail salon for a series of manicures? ... (14 replies)
... This is my first time on this board and wanted to see if I could get some feedback about an issue that I had about 15 years ago and not it is repeating itself and it is leaving me a bit concerned. ... (0 replies)




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