Beauty & Lifestyle How to Stop Biting Your Nails: Summary By Sipho Nyiiro Nkoobe Posted on October 21, 2017 1 min read 0 0 567 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr Nail biting is a bad habit that can make your hands look unsightly. It can also permanently damage your nails, teeth, or gums. If you have this problem, read this to learn how to stop biting your nails. Keep your nails trimmed and maintain a healthy diet. Keep your hands busy. You can play, do a hobby, etc. Try a nibble inhibitor. Apply it several times a day, and carry a spare. Consider covering your nails with band-aids, nail polish, fake nails, or gloves. Take it easy. Break the habit one nail at a time.