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How Can I Stop Biting My Nails?

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Question: How Can I Stop Biting My Nails?

A lot of people wonder how they can stop biting their nails. There are a few tricks you can use to stop nail-biting.

Answer: Unless you want to go the hypnosis route, which some people swear by, you do have a couple options other than sheer willpower. One is to apply the very disgusting (and therefore, highly successful) nail biting cream like Control It!), which you paint onto your nails. It tastes so bitter you won’t dare bite them. A new product on the market which doesn't taste any better, but is definitely worth trying is Jessica 'Nibble No More,' a no-nail-biting polish with bitter cactus extract as its secret ingredient ($5 at jessicacosmetics.com).

Another option is to keep your nails painted. My friend Deirdre swears a pricey manicure keeps her biting at bay and she suggests the brighter the color the better. After all, if your nails are painted, you won't be as apt to bite. Especially if you paid for the color.

Read more about Control It! at this handy Website we found: stopbitingnails.com

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