Gels at home?

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According to BBC website, You and Yours. Dermatologists are worried about a number of chemicals used to bond and cure acrylic and gel nail treatments. If used correctly they are harmless, but experts believe their increased use at home is leading to more and more serious allergic reactions.  One of London’s top manicurists and fellow […]

5 Tricks For Taking an Amazing Nailfie

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Ever tried to take a nail selfie and #failed? Flattering finger shots are NOT a given. Well, one of the biggest names in nails, Madeline Poole, knows exactly how to nail a #nailfie. The Global Color Ambassador for Sally Hansen let us in on her top tips. 1 USE A COLOURED BACKGROUND  Coloured backgrounds are key to […]

Happy Birthday OPI & Essie

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If you haven’t heard about OPI and/or Essie then… well, we can’t help you! Both super brands are celebrating their 35th year! and what a whopping 35years its been for nail polish and nail art lovers everywhere. Here are a few facts you may or may not have know about these two super polishes. OPI makes […]

Keeping your nails RiRi fresh

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If you were one of the lucky ones to cop hold of the latests #RiRiMee box you would have seen OPI’s Nail envy making an appearance. Photo credit: Marta – Furious Filer If you’ve been experiencing nail damage due to over-filing has been done, a little TLC can go a long way. A nail strengthener […]

Nail Shapes

It has been said amongst the best nail technicians that to create a beautiful, balanced nail shape its best to determine the free-edge shape by mirroring the natural curve of your cuticle line. There are other factors that help determine flattering shapes such as length of finger, nailed width and length. But ultimately its a personal choice. […]

Trending: The 90s Manicure

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The French manicures ( as featured in our last #Hitched box) has been all over the runway for the past few seasons now. You may think they are basic… but basic they are not! Gone are the standard white white french manicure from back in the day and bring forward the creative use of colourful […]

Nail Care – Letting Your Nails Breathe.

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You should let your nails “breathe” between manicures. You might want to reschedule that weekly mani appointment — according to Jessica Krant, M.D., a board-certified dermatologist, founder of Art of Dermatology and an assistant clinical professor of dermatology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in New York City, it’s best to reduce the amount of time your nails […]

Winter Nail Care From the Doctor

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Winter Nail Care… We’ve teamed up with Dr.’s Remedy to give you the best tips and advice about looking after your nails this winter. 7 WAYS TO KEEP YOUR NAILS AND CUTICLES FROM WILTING THIS WINTER 1. DON’T CUT CUTICLES. Cuticles are the NATURAL barrier to warding off fungus, bacteria, and infection!! When you are […]

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