The tasty secret to STRONGER NAILS

There’s a surprising way to strengthen brittle nails in time for a festive New Year’s manicure: Eat an omelet for breakfast! Our nails are 98% protein, which means a deficiency in the nutrient can weaken them. But eating one or two eggs daily supplies protein, plus the amino acid cysteine, which binds the strains of keratin (the main protein in nails) together. For a topical fix, mix 1 egg yolk with 1TBS. of jojoba oil, then massage into nail beds. Rinse after 10 minutes. Doing this three times weekly fortifies nails in 14 days.

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