How to kick that your horrible nail biting habit for good
Do: Keep your mouth and hands busy
Anxiety is the leading cause behind nail biting, so always have gum or a stress ball nearby. If you get the urge to bite throwing a piece of your fave gum stick in your mouth and find ways to use your hands like doing a craft with your besties.
Don’t: Get down on yourself
Don’t get discouraged if you go a week without touching them and then by the end of your math test your pretty nails are gone. Keep on trying and making a conscious effort to not bite -- your nails will be as good as new in no time, promise!
Do: Cover them up
Whether that means putting bright polish on your nails as a reminder or dipping your fingers in nail polish remover, find a way to give yourself a red flag to stop.
Don’t: Do it alone
Tell your BFF that you want to stop biting your nails and ask for help! If she see’s you biting, have her remind you of your goal. When you have someone calling you out on your habit, it'll be easier to remember how bad you want to have salon-ready nails.
Do: Reward yourself
It’s been two weeks since you last bit your nails and they are the longest they’ve ever been...time celebrate (woop woop!). Go to the salon and get that nail design that everyone has been going gaga over. And now that you finally have nails that are long enough, you gotta post a pic on Insta!
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