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Hello. I'm a newbie to MumsNet so please be nice to me. (You all seem very nice already)
I am looking for some advice on nails. Mine are weak and prone to breaking. Can anyone recommend a nail product that actually works and will make my nails look nicer. I would really love nice nails and am willing to invest in them so any advice would be greatly appreciated.
My friend swears by Nail Envy - about 16 quid a bottle to grow her nails and keep them strong.
My colleague and I are currently in love with BioSculpture gel overlays though. NailsInc sell it as their 'three week manicure' and it really is. They paint on a thin layer of gel, set it with UV light, and then it stays put until it is soaked off with acetone. You can have colours or french. It stops your nails breaking or splitting, and doesn't damage them. Costs around 35 a time including all the manicure
tbh i have been using superdruh nail hrdener and that is doing the trick. But you might also need to look at your diet. foods with calcium and zinc are obviously good for nails. eggs, fish, (oily, like salmon) nuts, seeds, fruit and vge whole grains (cucumbers, apples, grapes) all very good for nails and hair
My job does not allow me to wear nail varnish or false nails, but for the last year and half I have been using a nail buffer. The first one was from Browns at Chester and came with a lot of other stuff and cost around £24 but I bought a replacement of the buffer from E-bay for much less. I buff my nails with the 3 step process every 3-4 weeks and they come up to a lovely shine and have been much stronger since I've been using it.