My top tips for healthy nails
How are you? Thanks for checking out my blog.
Frankie, Mollie, Vanessa, Rochelle and I have been rehearsing for a couple of Christmas TV appearances we’ve got coming up and we’re all very excited to be back together again.
I’ve just put Aoife down for a nap, given myself a manicure so now I’ve got time to catch up on my blog while I wait for my nails to dry â€“ I’m all about the multi-tasking today. Aoife’s so hands on that it’s the only time I get to do it, I’m just hoping they’ll be dry by the time she wakes up.
I’ve done my toes with a very festive red glittery polish but I fancied something a bit more neutral on my fingers so I’ve chosen a nude, mushroomy shade by Mavala which is a brand I’ve never tried before.
I’ve got a massive box full of different brands of nail varnish. I find it’s trial and error with nail polishes and sometimes the cheaper ones actually last longer. I like the Kate Moss Rimmel ones and I’m a fan of Orly’s ‘Crawford Wine’ shade. I love the O.P.I. ones too â€“ they’re good quality and the names are great too.
I love getting Shellac done on my toes in the summer because my feet are out all the time but I don’t tend to bother in the winter and just do them myself.
My top tip for keeping your nails healthy and looking good is to use a good cuticle oil. I’ve recently started using Essie’s apricot cuticle oil every night and it’s made a real difference to the overall condition of my nails.
It’s also very important to use a good base coat especially if you’re wearing dark colours or red because they’ll stain your nails yellow.
I know people say to use a base coat and top coat but sometimes I find that a top coat makes the colour chip really easily because it becomes so hard.
I’ve got to dash â€“ Mummy duties call!
Love Una xxx