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Sorry probably been done lots already but can anyone give any advice on my awful nails?
Not had any acrylics on them or anything but they are weak and messy. Tried nail envy and some dr. Lew something brand but no improvement. Main irritation is the fact my polish last hours before chipping and flaking despite good base and top coats and think it's all down to the peeling and weakness of the nails.
I had this after some major stress. I used Sally Hansen Miracle Nail Thickener. They do lots of different ones with slightly different names, but that's the one you want. Can get from Superdrug, can't remember how much it was, maybe £6 - £10.
I was desperate as my nails were literally peeling off. This stuff just painted on and made them rock solid again within about 7 - 10 days. It looks like clear nail polish, but don't put it on too thick. I removed it completely and repainted about every three days.
As the previous poster said, I think lay off the varnish altogether and keep putting oil on your nails - I really like Dadi oil or OPI Avoplex. Both have made a different to my nails when they are looking dry and sad after too many Shellacs!