Ever felt like your nail polish was begging you to be worn? It's almost like they're shouting at you, "pick me, you haven't worn me yet! No me! I'm more beautiful, please!" Don't worry, you're not alone! There's so many polishes but I'm trying one day at a time to get through them.
On my right hand, which I never use for pictures, my nails are peeling. They're short and growing, but the layers are separating. On my left hand, my middle finger nail is doing the same. It seems like it happens every time it gets to a certain length and it's super annoying.
At Ross there's a nail treatment brand called Nail-Aid with 4 products: 3 Minute Artificials, Collagen Nail Builder, 1 Step Fast Growth, and Triple Wrap Thickener. Each comes in a colored box: pink, green, yellow, and orange. They're straight forward in telling you what they're meant for. On the back of a box for example it'll say "Problem: nails that split and break easily." There's even user testimonies. They're US made, 4-Free, cruelty free, and cost $2.99 each. After research, I learned that they're good quality and they work. You can order from their website and get free shipping with any two items ($6.50 each). There's something for everyone. The products at Ross aren't listed. I think this is because they're newer versions. They're essentially the same products, just different names. Also, these products are apparently sold at Walmart, although I've never seen them at mine before.
Yesterday, I went to another Ross for Sally Hansen Nail Prisms. I didn't find any, but I saw a Nail-Aid treatment that wasn't at my Ross, Extreme Steel Hardener, for nails that split and peel in layers. I figured I would try it for $2.99 since I wouldn't be going back to that Ross any time soon, so I bought it and went home to test it out. It's recommend that you apply two coats and wear it every three days, alone or as a top and base coat. I put it on my thumb and while it dried slowly since I used thick coats, my nail was shiny and smooth.
Here's a look at the packaging. It's pretty simple, even cute.
Here's a closer look at the bottle. It's also very simple.
Although I haven't been fully able to test this product out, I'm hoping that it'll help my peeling nails and get them back to looking how they use to before they broke. Fingers crossed!