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Mavala

MAVALA Stop for Nail Biting and Thumb Sucking

A harmless, yet effective product that helps adults and children break the nail biting habit.
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  • Overview
  • A harmless, yet effective product that helps adults and children break the nail biting habit.

    SKU: F8142

  • Ingredients
  • Ethyl Acetate, Alcohol Denat., PVM/MA Copolymer, Phthalic Anhydride/TrimelliticAnhydride/Glycols Copolymer, Butyl Acetate, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, SucroseOctaacetate, Denatonium Benzoate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Benzophenone-1, D&CViolet No. 2.

  • Features
    • MAVALA Stop is a harmless, transparent formula with a distinct bitter taste.
    • It can be used alone or over color.
    • It will stop you from putting fingers to your mouth and biting your nails.
    • Also recommended for children who suck their thumbs.

    Directions

    Apply one coat of MAVALA Stop on the entire nail and allow it to dry for one minute. Repeat the application every two days until you have broken the habit of biting your nails.

    After 10 days, your nail should have grown normally but may require strengthening! We would then recommend our nail hardener MAVALA Scientifique and Nail Cream to complete the beauty of your "new" nails.

  • About the brand
  • Founded in Switzerland in 1958 by Madeline Van Landeghem (get it?) MAVALA opened its first manicure school in 1969. Best known for hand and nail care, MAVALA concentrates on combining beauty with treatment, offering everything you need to keep you hands looking pretty from cuticle creams to nail polish correctors.

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  • Disappointed. 1 Star Rating
    The orthodontist recommended this for my son's thumb sucking (ten years old and ruining his teeth). It didn't phase him a bit. I've been a nail biter for decades, so thought I'd try it out. I didn't think it had much of a taste at all. The 'hoof- stop the bite' stuff they sell at walmart is a lot nastier than this was. I was expecting a lot from the rave reviews I've seen all over... don't know if we got a bottle from a dud batch or what, but I wish I had my money back.

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  • Amazing! 5 Star Rating
    This product really delivers! My 3 year old daughter was a finger sucker and it was getting to the point where her teeth were getting mis-aligned. Within one week she has stopped! I couldn't be happier!

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    / United States
  • Didn't Work. Still Sucks Thumb Relentlessly Immediately After Application 1 Star Rating
    Apparently it isn't gross enough...

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  • Mavala Stop Really Works!! 5 Star Rating
    WOW!! My 2 yr old daughter started the nasty habit of nail biting. Her dentist recommended that we try this...much to my surprise, it worked the first day! I even stuck her fingernail to my tongue...horrible! Even after rinsing with Listerine I still had the horrible bitterness in my mouth. Great product! I have recommended this to the family for our other nail biters and thumbsuckers!!

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    / In The South
  • It's A Miracle! 5 Star Rating
    My 11 year old son has been a thumb-sucker since he was born. Doctors said he would grow out of it once he started school (never happend). As he got older, he would only suck his thumb to fall asleep. I have tried all type of home remedies from hot peppers,pure aloe to OTC nail biting solutions. Nothing worked! I knew it was more over a mental thing that he had to overcome, but it was extremely hard for him to stop after having this habit for 11 years. I realized that it was serious when he was afraid to sleep over a friends house because he was afraid they would see him sucking his thumb while he slept. At his last dentist appointment, his dentist recommended Mavala Stop. I was very skeptical about using yet another product but hoped for the best. I am SOOOO happy to say that my son is no longer a thumb sucker. The first night was tough, but we are going on week 4 now and he doesn't even think about it anymore. This product truly works!!! I do not usually write reviews, but this was well worth it! Thank you Mavala!!!

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    / GA
  • This Gel Helped Some But Not Like I Had Hoped. 4 Star Rating
    I purchased this product because Of the bad habits My daughters had. One sucked Her fingers; the other sucked Her thumb and bit Her nails. My oldest daughter has stopped sucking Her fingers but the other still sucks Her thumb. I have re applied the treatment & it doesn't keep Her from putting Her thumb in Her mouth.

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  • Works 5 Star Rating
    I put it on my nails and I wanted to see what it taste like so I bit my nail. The taste was terrible. I stop biting my nails because I knew that the taste was so bitter and nasty. I now have long nails because of this product. I will recommend this to anyone who is biting there nails or sucking there thumb.

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    Medium Brown
  • Absolutley Incredible!!!wish I Would Have Known How Good This Was 3 Years Ago. 5 Star Rating
    I have two boys 5 and 8. The oldest still sucks his thumb at night and during TV. He has had a dental appliance put on the roof of his mouth and STILL he sucks his thumb. It took 1 application of this product and it has been two days since the thumb has gone in his mouth. My 5 year old is a two finger type. All day, every day....Same thing, no fingers in the mouth. Both kids woke up in tears in the middle of the night because they put their thumb/fingers in their mouth, because the taste was "horrible". Call it cruel, or tough love. This product DOES WORK!!!!

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  • Unbelievable 5 Star Rating
    MAVALA STOP was referred to me by a trusted friend. If it had not been her I would not have tried it. But, I am so happy I did! My beautiful 5 year old daughter continued to suck her thumb and nothing we said worked. It was ruining her mouth and it was starting to really look bad and driving us crazy trying to figure out what to do. We put this on her thumb nails while she was sleeping and she woke up crying a little in the morning when she put her thumb in her mouth and tasted that bitter taste. She quickly calmed down and went on to school. She didn't suck her thumb and after 3 days she wanted to apply it again. It has been 10 days and she has not once tried to suck her thumb again and she is proud of herself and we are too! She looks so much better because now we can see that bful face without a hand up in her mouth. I never write reviews but if there are parents out there as frustrated as we were who need help - I wanted to let you know this stuff works. I put it on my finger to taste it and now I know why it works. For us it has been safe and no bad side effects.

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  • Nail Biting 4 Star Rating
    The product works well even on the thumb that was getting twice the unwanted attention. Place two coats on a day and it works well.

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