Luckily for me and my apparently weak and now very gimpy thumb, I had just finished picking Mazz Hanna (celebrity nail artist and founder of her eponymous, crystalline nailcare line) about her best tips and tricks for those looking to strengthen their nails. While I didn’t think her answers would hit quite so close to home, (I’ve always prided myself on my nails and my favorite nail-blessing supplement intake), her intel proved mega-helpful and interesting all the same.
Plus, she gave me one of her signature crystal manicures a few months back, and I’ve been wistfully daydreaming about the experience ever since. So I’m spilling the dirt! Here, 10 top nail tips for how to strengthen your nails—celeb nail artist approved.