The tip of the nail is the most fragile, most unprotected part and breaks easily. It frequently needs to be strengthened , Mavala was the first to produce a penetrating nail hardener that actually hardens nails immediately and helps prevent splitting of flaking.Product Features: Brand: MavalaType: Nail Care & PolishEAN-13: 7618900900097Details: Formulated in 1958, Mavala Scientifique is absorbed into the nail tip to harden and strengthen it. One small 5 ml bottle holds a year’s supply. Made in Switzerland.How to use: Remove polish or any oily film and clean nails thoroughly. Brush on to the free edge of the nails. Leave on for one minute to set. Apply twice a week at the most until your nails have become healthy and strong, then two to three times per month if necessary.Precaution: Never apply under nail, on cuticles, or skin to avoid hardening of the epidermis. If any product runs on to the skin, wipe it off with damped cotton pad.