Ugh, got a peeling problem? Let's nip it in the bud ... without sacrificing nail length.
Here is a day time shot after buffing out the peel. As you can see the peel is gone, but the buffing does create a weak area. Polish will not adhere in this area as well and I will show proof of concept at the end.
Before the how to ...
First a disclaimer:
Prevention is really key. Your nails should not be peeling on a regular basis. If they are you need to evaluate either your health or your day to day nail activities. Consider your moisture routine, filing techniques, do you use your nails as tools or inflict other physical trauma, and are you using the right treatment?
Before you run for the buffing block you should understand some people with very thin nails should just avoid it all together. Buffing will only make your thin, weak nails worse. Perhaps it would be best to take down the nail length instead.
As always, you need the right tools for the job. If you are NOT familiar with nail files and their corresponding grit strength you may want to check out ...
A few other less relevant posts, but still helpful:
Taking down nail length
Shaping the free edge - Square
Shaping the free edge - Oval
Shaping the free edge - Squoval
Sealing the Nail Plate
Now for the tutorial ... in video form! :D
Again ... buffing is not evil. You just have to evaluate whether your nail is a good candidate and then be gentle.
220/320 grit (blue)
400/600 grit (pink)
~320 yellow buffing block
Revlon - Tropical Temptation
If you want to see more proof like this see my wear test for Sally Hansen Sweet Tulip