Re: Nair to soften nails

From:Rod Slyter

Nair does work to soften nails i use it straight. Its the calcium hydroxide in
the Nair that softens the nail, so if you want to do it the easy way buy some
calcium hydroxide from sigma and make it yourself, Nair take a while because of
the low concentration of nair

"Rich, Nina J Ms WACH" wrote:

> I would like to know if anyone has had any experience using Nair to soften
> toenails and fingenails. I know I have heard of using this before but am not
> sure of the details.
> Do you just mix a little Nair in water or use it full strength?  And how
> long do you leave it soaking?  Has anyone had any other experience using
> something else to soften nails?  We will be doing fungus stains on these
> specimens as well.  Any help would greatly be appreciated.  Jean

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