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How To Strengthen Your Nails

We all know that having long, strong nails is the definition of goals but getting your nails to that point can be very difficult and sometimes almost seem impossible. Here are some tips and tricks on how to get nail goals!

How to grow and strengthen your nails:

  • Invest in a soft nail file, this is for a smooth finish and to prevent nails from tearing or splitting. We recommend Jessica Emery Boards For Soft Nails.
  • Say hello to your strengthening and nail growing heroes, OPI Nail Envy and Jessica Critical Care these will bring your nails back to life. We recommend applying two coats to your bare nail, then applying another coat every other day for the best results.
  • Check your filing technique. Back and forth motions will only cause the nail to splinter, that is why it is important to always file in one direction.

How to make nails stronger:

  • No need to panic if you don’t have time for a full manicure, applying a hydrating and strengthening base coat can prevent nails from peeling and becoming weak. We recommend to change your regular base coast for an OPI Nail Strengthener or for Jessica Fusion, these are formulated to help nails grow stronger and stop them from peeling.
  • Try OPI Expert Touch Nail Lacquer Remover, this will sweep away even the darkest of shades without drying the nail out.

Don’t forget to hydrate:

  • Healthy cuticles equals healthy nails. Stop trimming or manipulating your cuticles in any way. Use OPI ProSpa Nail and Cuticle Oil or Jessica Phenom Oil, use daily to repair nourish and moisturise. Dry, brittle nails will only lead to splitting and chipping.

Your hands say a lot about you, so keep those nails in good shape with these easy to follow tips.

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Emielia Echeverri
Monday, January 27, 2020


Acetone Free Polish Remover 110ml


Moisturising Aloe Vera formula quickly and effectively removes all traces of nail lacquer without dissolving artificial nails.

Cannot be shipped overseas

£8.15 £7.00


Critical Care


A powerful growth booster using Keratin, Soy and Wheat Protein and intense strengtheners to bring the nail back to life.

£21.50 £16.00

Phenomen Oil 14.8ml


A healing and rehydrating cuticle oil with Jojoba and Vitamin E.


Prospa Nail And Cuticle Oil 8.6ml


The perfect travel and handbag size so you can always pamper your nails, cuticles and dry rough skin on heels and elbows.


Nail Envy Sensitive And Peeling Nail Strengthener 15ml


A formaldehyde free formula that helps protect your nails from peeling, with the additional antioxidant vitamin E, Kukui Nut Oil and Aloe Vera.

cannot be shipped overseas


Fusion Base Coat


For peeling nails. Bonds the nails delicate layers.