Brittle nails are prone to splitting and breaking.
Yellow stains on nails can be caused by frequent use of dark nail polishes or smoking.
Hangnails occur when the skin around the nail bed becomes dry and splits.
Nail peeling is often caused by excessive exposure to water or chemicals.
Dry cuticles can lead to painful hangnails and rough nail beds.
Vertical ridges on nails are usually a natural part of aging, but they can also be caused by nutrient deficiencies or dehydration.
Ingrown nails occur when the nail grows into the surrounding skin, causing pain and inflammation.
Nail fungus can cause discoloration, thickening, and brittleness of the nails.