Do you have nail envy? You know, when you see a woman with perfectly manicured nails and they’re for real! For the rest of us, it’s a struggle to keep nails all the same length without breaking, splitting or discoloring. According to Dr. Ariel Ostad, a Manhattan-based board certified dermatologist, our nails are a reflection of our health. “Dark nails or thin, flat nails are a sign of iron deficiency, says Dr. Ostad. “Peeling nails can mean a diet lacking in vegetable oil and a diet low in iron can cause nails to become thin and easily broken. Finally, yellow nails may indicate diabetes.”
Dr. Ostad recommends daily moisturizing with creams containing la
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