close up of woman biting her nails

How to stop biting your nails

Garlic breath for your nails

It’s no fun getting close to somebody who has just eaten what seems like a bulb’s worth of garlic in one sitting.

Apply the same garlic overload to your nails and you may just steer clear of them too!

Garlic breath for your nails

Give aloe vera a go

Although aloe vera gel isn’t the most offensive smelling thing on the planet, it still doesn’t taste too good.

Try dipping your fingertips into some aloe gel and leaving it to try and see if it puts you off biting your nails.

Give aloe vera a go

Reviewer: Doaa Almosawi

Joined Holland & Barrett: March 2019

Qualifications: BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Science

After completing her BSc in Biomedical Science, Doaa worked in Research and laboratory for 3 years. Doaa was also a member of a product development team in a manufacturing company specialising in sun care and personal care products, researching and providing regulatory advice regarding international regulations.

Doaa is now an International Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate at Holland & Barrett.

Reviewer: Doaa Almosawi