How To Un-Wreck Your Nails

Illustrated by Sydney Hass.
By the time you notice your nails are in need of a little TLC, things are already horribly wrong. Your cuticles are crappy, you've got more ridges than a bag of Ruffles, and why, oh WHY, can't you get rid of these crazy yellow stains? It's time to stop the hand hate and bring on the healing.
We reached out to Jaclyn Ferber and Adair Ilyinsky, cofounders of the magical tenoverten salons and nail-care line, to give us the details on how to rehab your digits when you've got a 911-worthy situation on your hands. So, read on, and learn how to un-wreck your nails — for good.

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