Ohhhhh stress, where do we even start? The typical day to day things usually doesn’t cause us so much stress that it creates a significant enough imbalance in our bodies to affect our nails. However, chronic stress can cause many problems, not only in your body but your nails.
Many women and nail technicians are unaware of the effect hormones can have on nails. “A change in hormones can cause nails to become drier, more porous or even brittle. And this will absolutely make a difference on how products will adhere,” says Doug Schoon (scientific nail guru and author of nail education books worldwide).