Why Do I Have Vertical Ridges on My Nails?
Oprah.com | From the January 2011 issue of
O, The Oprah Magazine
Why do I have vertical ridges on my fingernails?
Everyone eventually develops a few ridges because as we age the body simply no longer produces smooth nail, says Zoe Diana Draelos, MD, editor of the
Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology.
Keep in mind:
You can buff your nails smooth, or cover ridges with an opaque (rather than sheer) polish (like OPI Isn't That Precious?, $8.50;
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