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Swimmers - how do you look after your nails?

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Gingefringe Fri 27-Oct-17 17:34:11

I've joined a new gym which has a lovely swimming pool and intend to use the pool a few times a week. However, after only a few sessions my nails are in a terrible state.

Is there a product that I don't know about that can protect my nails when I'm swimming? I don't want to give up the swimming as I want to be more active.

WhatwouldAryado Fri 27-Oct-17 18:23:41

I eat a cube of jelly 3 times a week! I know that sounds crackers. I swim about 4 times a week.

flamingnoravera Fri 27-Oct-17 18:44:12

I swim 3 or 4 Times S week and my nails deteriorated when I started this regime. I now rub a layer of Vaseline onto my hands and nails before I get in the water, I wear a cap for my hair and I take hair and nails vitamin supplements. They have improved from this time last year. And yes to jelly, I get cravings for jelly babies, and I eat a bag of them a month!

Teaandchoccake Fri 27-Oct-17 19:24:42

I swim four times a week and have shellac fortnightly. Never had problems with my nails

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