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ask: what treatment is there for vertical /lines on your nails.

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My nails are very dry, brittle and small vertical lines have appeared. I recently stopped getting artificial nails eg: wraps, gels. Could that have caused this? Is there a treat you recommend?

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Hi Anon,

Welcome to EmpowHER. When you wear fakes, Usually the tech roughs up the surface of the nail plate so the adhesive can bond. This weakens and damages the nail or can also be from any trauma to the nail. Taking a supplement with 2,500 micrograms or more of biotin (a component of the vitamin-B complex). Can help the nail to strengthen. It might be good to show a doctor.

Here's a link that can help

http://www.empowher.com/condition/nail-ridges

Best,

Daisy

 

December 16, 2011 - 4:32am
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