The Insider's Guide to Healthy, Long Nails 

Long, healthy nails provide a much larger canvas on which to display nail art than do short, fashionable ones.  

Micro-French, negative space, and textural elements?  

But what if you don't have hand model nails? How do they get brittle, weak, and short to begin with?  

They pose no threat to anyone with long nails. 

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You may be predisposed to inherit brittle nails due to a family history of the condition. 

Nails can absorb a lot of water, which can be bad for them. 

Chemical exposures include acrylic, shellac, and gel manicures, nail polish remover, and hand sanitizer.  

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