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How to Instantly Brighten Up Yellow Nails
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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 need: A tube of whitening toothpaste and a nail brush (a clean toothbrush works, too).

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.

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