How to Instantly Brighten Up Yellow Nails
At home, in minutes
Dark polish. Back-to-back gels. Peeling a bunch of oranges to snack on. There are a number of reasons why your nails are stained yellow, but one easy fix for getting them to gleam again.
What you do: Squeeze and spread a pea-sized amount of toothpaste onto each nail so the stains are completely covered. Let it sit for a few minutes (maybe check out that day’s Snapchat filters?) and then gently scrub your nails with the brush. Rinse hands thoroughly and repeat as needed.
Why it works: The active brightening ingredients in your toothpaste (peroxide and baking soda) lift discoloration from your nails the same way they do your teeth. No more gel-mani regret.