Ever been tempted to trim your cuticles for that perfect home mani? Seems easy enough, right? Wrong! Put the nail scissors down and hear us out: here’s how you need to be taking care of your cuticles.
Even the most beautiful of manicures can hide how healthy our nails really are. So how can you be sure your nails are at their best, even underneath the polish? We’re here to help you spot the signs of healthy nails and show you how you can keep them in perfect condition.
With the stress that our nails undergo every day, if we don’t take care of them, they can easily break while we play sports, get too tap-happy with our typing, or even when we snag them on our sweater. Don’t worry though! You can take steps to repair damaged nails that break easily – we show you how.
It’s true that there is such a thing as healthy nails with a dab of polish, but excessive use of paint, gel and acrylics can take its toll on our poor nails over time. Here we answer how often you should take a break from acrylic nails, and how you can restore your brittle, damaged nails to their former glory.
Defined by weakness of the nail plate or loss of consistency that results in peeling and breakage, brittle nails affect 27% of women, according to a Dermatology Journal study. Apart from looking aesthetically unpleasant, they can be painful and very often affect self-perception. Here are five definitive tips for strong, beautiful, healthy nails.