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For strong, beautiful nails, look no further. We take a look at the best products to grow them, nourish them and keep them looking beautiful. Plus, from files to drops, check out all the tools for the best manicure and pedicure.
Crafted from all-natural Pyrenees mountain stone, this sturdy nail file last forever and has two different types of coarseness on each side for the perfect manicured nails.
Mavala Nail Hardener has been created to tackle soft, flaky and brittle nails. Apply to polish-free nails twice a week. Once your nails have become stronger and healthier use two to three times a month to keep them in top condition.
This little bottle by Bourjois has truly changed our life...well, at least it's saved us lots of time since we've started using it. Apply this dry oil straight over the nails after painting them with polish and in a few minutes they'll be dry. We can't get enough!
Buff, smooth and polish nails in seconds with this nifty device. The MICRO-Nail is very gentle, yet effective and you can apply polish immediately after if you wish, or show off your beautiful, shiny, buffed nails instead.
Mavala has created these handy double-edged sticks which push back cuticles, clean nail polish mistakes and under the nail. A must-have for the perfect DIY mani.
Acetone-free polish removers such as this by Lottie London are a must if you suffer from weak, brittle nail as they are much gentler whilst being effective. This little pot does the job of removing polish really quickly and fuss-free. Simply stick your finger in it, move it around and hey presto, it's all gone!
Nail clippers are a bit like umbrellas: they constantly break and they are easy to lose. Invest in a good, sturdy pair such as these by Klhip. Made with stainless steel these clippers have been designed ergonomically for maximum, balance, security and ease to use. And they look great too, which let's be honest, is not something that's often said about nail clippers!
These genius anti-bacterial wipes can be used after taking off nail varnish, to remove the last bits of lacquer and moisturise hand and nails thanks to the added vitamin E.
Nailberry have created a 'healthy' nail polish that lets the air get through to the nail allowing it to breathe and absorb moisture. The ethanol free formula is hardwearing and long lasting and the added UV filter protects the nails from harmful sun rays and prevents discolouration.
Precise nail shaping and cutting require a good pair of scissors such as these Mavala ones, which are made of stainless steel and have non slip handles for salon-like results.
You know the drill: you've just spent an hour or more doing your mani-pedi, only to notice unsightly dry cuticles sticking out. Picking them makes them look messier, so this is when you truly must use a targeted product. Calcrystal does a really easy and speedy cuticle remover. Simply brush onto your cuticles, let it sit for a minute to soften them and remove with a stick or a nipper.
After softening your cuticles with a product such as Calcrystal Cuticle Remover, gentle cut them with a good quality tool, such as Champneys Precision Cuticle Nippers for a groomed and healthy looking mani.
A good quality base coat is essential to protect nails from staining when wearing coloured polish. Ciaté Underwear Base Coat also protects nails from the weakening effect of water absorption.
Recommended on top of clear, natural, French and gel manicures, Calcrystal UV top coat prevents discolouration and damage caused by UV rays. Apply a couple of times a week to keep your nails looking beautiful or more often if sunbathing.
A top coat not only makes your nails shiny, but it also protects the nail polish underneath. Just like their varnishes, Nailberry Top Coat lets your nails breathe whilst giving them a glossy finish.
With vitamin A and E and biotin, Seven Seas Perfect 7 Woman has been especially created to improve and maintain the health of nails, hair, skin, vision and even brain function. Great if you suffer from weak or brittle nails.
This nail treatment helps to strengthen and promotes nail growth. With biotin, pentavitin, acqua-biomin, calcium and vitamins A and D, this products nourishes, protects and moisturises.
If your nails are 'bumpy', apply Nail HQ Ridge Filler before polish, for a smooth manicure.
It may not be glamorous to talk about fungal infection, but many people suffer from it. This handy pen applicator takes a minute to apply and no nail filing is required. Excilor creates a hostile environment for the fungi to grow by changing the nail's PH level. One application is equivalent to a full treatment per infected nail.