It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Nail Problems Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-05-2007, 06:20 AM   #1
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Capac, MI
Posts: 9
NayNay2626 HB User
What is the best way to get nails to grow strong?

What is the best way to get nails to grow strong? And how to get them to go fast. You see I am a nail biter but I have recently quit but my nails are hardly growing. Any suggestions?

 
Old 10-05-2007, 09:23 PM   #2
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: Rosenberg, TX.
Posts: 2,605
Marti HB UserMarti HB UserMarti HB UserMarti HB UserMarti HB UserMarti HB UserMarti HB User
Re: What is the best way to get nails to grow strong?

Nail growth and thickness are all genetic, you get it from your parents, jsut like you inherit your skin and hair type and everything else. The longer you bite your nails, the more trauma they experience.

Eat a healthy diet, drink plenty of water and schedule a series of regular manicures at your local salon. Also, go to your local Sally Beauty Supply and get a bottle of Botanical Oil in the nail department. Apply at least twice a day and massage into the skin and nails. This oil will help to rehydrate, condition and moisturize the skin and nails and help them to grow in healthy. Nothing will make them grow faster.

Last edited by Marti; 10-05-2007 at 09:23 PM.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 10-05-2007, 10:06 PM   #3
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Posts: 2,361
AnnD HB UserAnnD HB User
Re: What is the best way to get nails to grow strong?

Nails grow very slowly so it will take a long time for them to even grow out but what helps me keep strong nails is taking Centrum 21 multivit. It has what the nails need to grow stong. It will take about a year to notice but it sure did make mine stronger. I use to have the kind that peeled off so I always had weak and short nails. I have tried other things but after 15 years I have discovered that one thing is the best thing I ever used.

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
EXTREMELY short nails, is there a solution to this? amanduur Nail Problems 2 04-27-2010 07:08 PM
how to grow strong nails DLewi45 Nail Problems 3 09-11-2008 01:21 PM
Need help for problem nails!!!! Kaycee41 Nail Problems 2 06-21-2007 07:17 AM
Acrylic nails relyt Beauty & Cosmetics 5 02-20-2006 10:28 PM
Help!!!Ridged Nails ldsbumpma Nail Problems 17 11-02-2005 06:14 PM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added








TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



Marti (19), flamesabers (8), gmak (3), janewhite1 (3), Stacia (2), bubbles44 (2), clennys (2), KE274 (2), Jkool (2), girlgato (1)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1180), MSJayhawk (1007), Apollo123 (906), Titchou (851), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (759), ladybud (755), midwest1 (669), sammy64 (668), BlueSkies14 (607)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:45 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!