Chronic Fingernail Split Along Ridge

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Ramon Amira
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Re: Chronic Fingernail Split Along Ridge

Post by Ramon Amira » Thu Apr 09, 2015 3:17 pm

One of my students turned me on to a nail hardener called "Irene Gari Calcium Base Coat. I creates a beautiful thick coat that lasts long, and really protects your nails.

I just developed a split in my RH thumb nail. I put two thick coats on, and it filled the split top and bottom so full and thick that I cannot even see the split. It's been holding, and I've been playing, and so far it's working great.

If you try it, I think it will fill the ridges and create a smooth surface, and possibly hold the nail together. It's also great for general nail protection.

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