Stained finger and toenails are an ugly side-effect of modern life. Nail discoloration can be caused by simply wearing shoes, or not wearing them, painting or manicuring nails or working with your hands.

We found a nifty little trick that is a quick, easy and cheap way to "detox" your nails. This tip will get your nails clean and remove the discoloration with only toothpaste.

  1. Remove any nail-polish and clean your nails with soap and water.
  2. Pat your nails dry.
  3. Apply whitening toothpaste, with baking soda as the whitening ingredient, to your fingernails or toenails. Product recommendation: Arm & Hammer Advance White Extreme Whitening
  4. Wait 10 minutes.
  5. Wash the toothpaste off.

Viola! Your nails are clean and stains should be removed. Now you can leave them as they are or give them a coat of clear polish.