Use Garlic For Stronger Nails

My fingernails are thin and always breaking off/spliting. I was watching Dr. Oz the other day and they had a young woman on talking about how to make your nails stronger. She said to take chopped garlic and put it in clear nail polish. Let it sit for 7-10 days and polish your nails with it. She said that your nails will be as hard as acrylic nails. That's my plan.


Source: DR. OZ - T.V. show

By Great Granny Vi from Moorpark, CA.

May 14, 20100 found this helpful

I saw the same program and I have started painting my nails with garlic polish, it definitely has a garlic odor to it. I suggest polishing them in the morning, not at night just before you go to bed like I do or should I say did. I love garlic, but not smelling it all night long. I'm using it like my normal polish. I put a coat on every day then just take it all off once a week.

I did not find any information on Dr. OZ websites on how to apply. It certainly would be nice if it did work.

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May 14, 20100 found this helpful

I saw that show too, and I want to try it. Another tip was using cranberry juice for hair that has "gotten old" :) My friend tried it and she said it really worked. Her hair has never been so nice. She used the natural type cranberry juice with no added sugar.

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May 14, 20100 found this helpful

Let us know how well it works in a couple of weeks.

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May 15, 20100 found this helpful

What has worked for me is Almay's Daily Dose Fluoride that you put on your nails every day. It is not like a regular polish. You never have to remove it with polish remover. Your nails get stronger and stronger. Cheers!

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