Homemade cuticle softener

Soften dry cuticles

The essential oils in this rich, softening blend help to counter cracked and ragged cuticles. Tea tree oil is a proven fungus fighter, while lavender is anti-inflammatory and healing. You can find avocado and jojoba oil in health food stores, or you can substitute olive oil for either or both. … Read more

Nail care

What to Eat for Pretty Nails

From our newly revised best-selling book, Foods that Harm, Foods that Heal: These foods beat dry, brittle nails and restore strength and shine to make them pretty again. Have dull nails? A folate deficiency might be to blame. As you age, your body doesn’t absorb this essential B vitamin as well. Try … Read more

beauty with lemon

Beauty Tips with Lemon to the Rescue

Lemon is a health and endless beauty receptacle. We will never manage to thank it for all the free benefits it gives us trough its vitamins with miraculous effects for beauty and vigor. The rough skin on the elbows, knees and heels disappears if you rub it with a half lemon, … Read more

'breathable' nail polish O2M

Breathable nail polish for Muslim women

A “breathable” nail polish, which allows water vapor to pass through to the nail, is causing a stir among devout Muslim women who are unable to wear regular nail paint because of the washing involved in daily prayers. Inglot Cosmetics, a company from Poland, which is available in the US at Macy’s, … Read more

Nail trends for 2013

Nail trends for 2013

Staying ahead of the latest trends can be a tricky game, but luckily for you we’ve rounded up the UK’s top nail technicians to fill us in on the latest nail trends for 2013. From dark ‘n romantic to textured talons, there is a new nail trend to suit everyone’s taste. Us? We can’t wait to … Read more