Nails are just as important as what outfit you are going to wear and the make-up you may apply onto your face. Many of us look forward to going to the nail salon to try out the latest trend. Whether it be trying to pick a nail colour, (which is always the hardest decision.) Or, being brave and trying out a trend. However, at the base of it all having the foundations for beautiful nails starts with healthy nails. Here are the best products for healthy nails!
Cleansing your nails:
Cleansing your nails is not an often talked about step. But just like any other part of your body, cleaning your nails is important to remove dirt, debris and grease to ensure a healthy foundation for nail polish. Kiko have this covered with their First Step Cleanser product. Enriched with kuki oil this product not only cleans, it enriches your nails for whatever life throws at them.
It is a well-known fact taking care of your cuticles is vital for healthy nails. Fortunately, L’Occitane: Shea Nail and Cuticle Nourishing Oil is here to save us all. The product softens cuticles whilst strengthening nails, it also comes in a handy little tube which is great for on the go.
Long and Luscious for the win:
Long nails are what we all dream of, right? But what if you could get them in 5 days, yes 5! Apply on Monday and by Saturday night you can show of your lengthened nails to all your friends and family. Sally Hansen has brought to you Nail Growth Miracle. This salon quality product is enriched with soy protein to enrich and strengthen. What is not to love about this high street product with high end results?
The multi-functional product: colour and protection
Another well-loved brand OPI has brought us all are prayers in one mighty product. The OPI Nail Envy Strength and Colour is available in a handful of pretty pink shades. Not only does it speed up the process of your nail growth, it makes them stronger and healthier, all whilst looking beautiful.
The supplement for amazing nails:
When we think of getting amazing nails, we normally think of oils, creams and polishes. But what about a small supplement you can take which does the work from the inside, genius right? Perfectil offers a supplement for Nails, skin and hair. The supplement contains selenium and zinc which contribute to the maintenance of normal nail health. This sure beats spending an hour applying coats of nail polish!
The very best oil:
Yes, another oil, but there is no greater feeling than rubbing amazing smelling oils into your dry brittle nails. The best of the bunch is from C.N.D called Solar Oil. The award-winning product is infused with jojoba oil and vitamin E. Using this product frequently drives the oil deeper into your natural nails, making them stronger and healthier. This is one of the best products for healthy nails!
The Nail file that does it all:
Having healthy nails, starts with the right tools. A nail file is a staple for anyone. Whether it be for a split nail, an un even nail bed or for just a general tidy up. Fortunately, Nails Inc have created the three-way nail file. For a salon experience at home the file with its unique design allows one side for effortless filing, one for buffing and one for polishing. This brilliant product gives you complete control at home, all in one product.
The nail corrector:
If stained nails are a problem for you, look no further. Cutex Stained Nail Corrector Treatment. This small bottle of wonder contains brightening particles to neutralise dull tones of yellow or stains from dark polish. Formulated with Vitamin E, it restores and instantly whitens nails.
A serum for your nails:
Yes, we have heard of serums for the face and normally think of oils and creams for nails. But a Serum? Superdrug have launched Damaged Nails Hydrating Serum Treatment. The highly concentrated serum is formulated from amino acids and argan oil for an intensive treatment to enhance smoothness and to counteract nail breakages. B5 helps strengthen the nail structure and to promote nail growth. This powerful serum really does it all!
The top coat to protect and seal:
Barry M’s Nail Polish Plumpy Topcoat is a drugstore saviour. This product gives Hi Shine nails the plumped gel inspired finish to any look. The plumping properties protect polish from wear and tear all whilst providing a clear super shine finish.
What are your favourite nail products for healthy nails to use? Are there any products for healthy nails you would suggest? Let us know in the comments below!
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