A Biting Comment


Uggh. I’ve talked before about my unattractive nail biting habit and my struggle to stop. I don’t know if I will ever be free from this particular habit. I found an article, however, that made me think twice about nom-ming on my nails and I wanted to share it with you guys. I found the article, as I find a lot of articles, through Jezebel.com.

Here is the original article from Time Magazine:

You Asked: Is Biting Your Nails Dangerous– Or Just Gross?

Here is Jezebel.com’s humorous slant/summation on the topic:

Biting Your Nails Is Even More Disgusting Than You Thought

Regardless of which article you choose to read, the message is clear: biting your nails is gross… both aesthetically and medically. Although I have never gotten pinworms, or met anyone who has (though is that information that someone would openly share?) the negative consequences mentioned in the article were enough to make me stop biting my nails… well, at least for three weeks. Oh well… back on the wagon…

Do you bite your nails? Are you a cuticle chewer? Do you have any remedies for this unsightly problem? As always, let us know!

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