A broken nail can be fixed using super glue and a tea bag. Start by gathering super glue, a nail top coat, scissors, a nail file, a nail polish remover, a cotton pad and a tea bag. This procedure takes a few minutes.
- Cut the tea bag
Empty the tea bag. Using scissors, cut a rectangular strip from the tea bag that fits the broken area of your nail. Blow off any tea remains from the cut strip.
- File your nail
Using the nail file, the broken area of your nail to create a smooth surface. If necessary, buff your nail bed lightly to make it smooth and even for better results.
- Apply super glue, and stick the tea bag to the nail
Apply a thin layer of super glue on the torn area, and place the tea bag. Press the tea bag lightly with your finger to stick it bag to the nail. Apply a second thin layer of super glue to reinforce the bond. Wait for a few seconds for the super glue to dry, and apply a final third thin layer of super glue.
- Trim the paper, and apply nail polish remover and the top coat
Use scissors to trim the excess tea bag paper to make it flush with your nail . Put nail polish remover on the cotton pad, and rub off the excess super glue residue and seal your damaged disguise with a top coat.