One square of jelly a day will improve the quality of your nails

@shelagh77 (3643)
May 23, 2007 11:03am CST
This is a tip ascribed to a guitarist. He said that he ate one square of jelly, from an ordinary dessert jelly, per day and the gelatine within the jelly ensured strong and healthy nails. Personally I would have thought you would have to rub the stuff into the nails, not eat it, but that is what he said. If you try this would you please let me know if it works for you?
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@rainbow (6763)
23 May 07
I've heard this lots of time but I have a problem, one square leads to another so it never lasts long enough for me to find out. It's a nice treat anyway, worth a try, can you get sugar free jelly cubes - I know you can get sugar free jelly chrystals?
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@shelagh77 (3643)
23 May 07
Buy it in bulk when it is on offer and share it around lol. I don't think the crystals work as well, but you could always conduct and experiment and let us all know :-)
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@rainbow (6763)
29 May 07
Well it depends on what flavour Tesco Strawberry Value is 12p but the orange is 23p - why the difference - I oten have some but not daily that could be why my nails are bad at the moment, oh that and cutting them through my fingers. Woops!
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@rainbow (6763)
30 May 07
This is wierd, I get best response on my list but not on the discussion, never mind, if I did really get it thank you very much and enjoy your jelly squares!
@Lakota12 (42684)
• United States
24 May 07
Really the gelitin like jello or knox is surpose to be good for nails eating it think ya hace to eat alot fo rmy nails never did anything lo but a guitarist should know for they use their nails to paly alot
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@shelagh77 (3643)
5 Jun 07
The gelatine is part of a regime, keeping nails short, massaging in oil etc, and I think you probably had the problems with your nails because you are so busy and yo don't actually get the time to massage in oil etc. Also you are always gardening and that itself is very hard on nails. However, when you consider your beautiful plants, you probably don't mind too much about your nails, do you. anyone can file their nails, very few can grow decent plants.
@Lakota12 (42684)
• United States
6 Jun 07
awwwww yes I love my plants and I never did have nails I couldnt keep them like you said am to busy and when I welded I was always breaking them off and here on the puter they break off to right in the middle lol
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@shelagh77 (3643)
7 Jun 07
All the more reason to work on those nails then! I also have the problem that I type for hours and it is very hard on nails, but I keep a buffer and emery board on the computer table and I use them when I read the longer mails, rub in the olive oil - if you have the cotton buds in the kitchen you can do this whilst waiting for a kettle to boil up for coffee - and I eat the jelly because I like it and it gets round my no sugar diet - not to mention the fact that it does strengthen the nails. If you do try any of these please let me know if they work for you. You can have nice nails and still garden, you know :-) awwwww yes I love my plants and I never did have nails I couldnt keep them like you said am to busy and when I welded I was always breaking them off and here on the puter they break off to right in the middle lol
@Nykkee (2523)
• Canada
18 Jul 07
Mt Gandmother has said that before too. You can also by gelatin capsules if you don't want to eat Jell-o. I think I will have to start trying to get more gelatin in my diet.
@shelagh77 (3643)
19 Aug 07
Oh it is no problem for me to eat jell-o, quite the opposite lol. I could easily eat the whole packet and have never figured why we go to the trouble of adding water and letting it set (or not, if we go mad with the water lol).