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While shaving my legs in a hurry yesterday I somehow managed to slice through my nail with the razor. As you'll see in the pic there are two slices that go a few mm down onto the nail bed. (my nails are v soft!) It didn't bleed, but feels tender and gives me the willies when it catches on things! I've been wearing a plaster over it, but expect it will take weeks to grow out, and fear that the moist plaster world could be a lovely breeding ground for infection. What do I do? Is it possible to superglue it or something? I do do my own gel nails so could try putting a hard layer of gel over but not sure if that's a terrible idea?
When I broke one of mine low down so it was painful I did: - remove current polish and file to as straight as possible - cut a piece if tissue the same size and shape as the nail - apply base coat and add tissue whilst damp ( I'd probably use gel now and cure) leave to fully set
- add another base coat, followed by the rest of colour ( again, probably would continue with gel nowadays)