Why are my Nails Yellowing?

There are a number of reasons that your nails may be yellowing or discoloured.

  • Nicotine from cigarette smoking
  • Long wear of strong coloured nail varnish
  • Medication – go back to your GP to review and discuss
  • Chemicals used in hair dyes – always wear gloves when handling these chemicals
  • Self Tan products
  • Age
  • Diet
  • Congenital abnormalities in the lymphatic system. Read our Health Notes on Yellowing Nail Syndrome