Bright manicures and nail art are huge trends for spring. But heading to the salon for a weekly manicure can get costly. Instead, try doing your nails at home. All you need is a few tools and a little patience for a home manicure.
Bath and Body Works True Blue Spa 60-Second Manicure Hand Scrub
This sugar scrub exfoliates dead and dry skin on your hands and ragged cuticles. Rub this scrub on your hands for a minute to get soft, fresh-from-the-spa hands at home.
Butter London Melt Away Cuticle Eliminator
This 3-free home-manicure product (free of tolulene, DBP, and formaldehyde) breaks down and softens dead skin cells for gentle cuticle removal, eliminating the need to nip. Apply to overgrown cuticles, wait a few minutes and then push back cuticle, remove debris with a soft brush.
Sally Hansen No More Ridges
Try this four-step tool for prepping your nails for a manicure at home. Use the first side to file your nails down to the perfect shape. Then switch to the smooth side to remove ridges from your nails, and buff side to even out the surface to nail polis goes on smoothly. Use the shine side last to add natural shine to your nails.
CND SolarSpeed Spray
This product dries your nail polish lightning fast, so you don’t chip your nails and have to start from the beginning again. Draws solvents from nail color layers for a faster set. Naturally light oils keep skin soft and supple.
C.O. Bigelow Chapped Hands Remedy
The last step for your at home manicure is hand cream to keep your hands soft after your manicure. (After all you want to show off all that hard work!) The C.O. Bigelow cream contains 40.7 per cent glycerin to keep hands feeling super hydrated and soft. The non-greasy formula absorbs fast, so you don’t have to wait around for your hands to soak up the lotion.