Why Do Fingernails Split Vertically?

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Fingernails split vertically as a result of heredity, due to the use of strong solvents in the workplace or at home, including household cleaning solutions. Chemicals should be handled with gloved hands to prevent this.
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Finger nails can split from a poor diet being eaten. The harsh chemicals we use can make them brittle and split too. Wear rubber gloves when you wash dishes and use a protective polish
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1. Remove all nail polish from the broken nail. 2. File the edge of the split until it feels like it will not snag on anything. 3. Cut a piece of fiberglass into a strip wide enough
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Weak fingernails is usually caused from the elements, having them in water to often. Taking a biotin supplement can help, and massaging fingernails daily with sunflower oil, olive
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Split fingernails are typically a result of repetitive or prolonged contact with water
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