After taking a long hiatus from acrylic and gel nails, I thought my nails would finally be at a point where they would be growing long, strong and healthy. Instead, I have slightly brittle nails that peel and often break so far down to the nailbed that it’s painful. At first I thought, maybe, I’m too rough with my hands.
So what’s the reason? Are some women just not capable of growing a full set of healthy, strong nails, or is there something some of us are just doing wrong? In my quest for healthy nails, I found several possible reasons why I may be missing out.
From too much water exposure to vitamin deficiencies, check out these 9 possible causes behind brittle, cracked nails and the solutions to get the natural nails of our dreams.