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Why do your finger nails break way down?


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October 19, 2009 1:54AM


You are lacking calcium in your diet. Drink more milk or introduce more dairy products. You can also buy nail strengtheners and if followed correctly this will help your nails from breaking away. Sally Hansen puts out a good product.

Silk wraps are another good way to protect a finger nail that is getting damaged, split or worn down. They are easy to do yourself and can protect the nail until it grows out a little. See the link in Related Links for step by step instructions.