It’s easy to slip winter toes into thick socks and boots, and let them be until the summer months. Your hands, however, are another story. Don’t succumb to dry cuticles and peeling nails – help is at hand! Here, a few of our favourite winter nail remedies:
Sally Hansen 18k Gold Hardener, R99.95
Known globally for their hardworking nail products, Sally Hansen does it again with this brand new addition – and it contains real 18k gold! The formula hardens nails to lock in moisture and to prevent breaking and splitting. With time, nails become stronger and grow longer.
Sally Hansen 18k Gold Cuticle Eraser, R99.95
Looking to clean up your cuticles? This pen-like applicator contains a gold gel that exfoliates and moisturises the cuticles, making them more manageable. Simply squeeze the tube and gently massage the cuticles with the liquid before pushing them back with the angled cap.
Essie Millionails, R200
Enriched with iron and amino acids, this little bottle is your ammunition for bulletproof nails. Did you know that it contains 1 million molecules that help resist peeling and splitting?
LCN NailCare Urea Boost, R195
Struggling with extremely dry or stressed nails? Try this overnight treatment – it contains 3% Urea, and penetrates deep into the nails, to leave them healthier and shinier.
LCN NailCare Wellness Gel, R205
This pretty gel contains small beads filled with almond oil – simply brush on the gel and massage the beads into your cuticles and nail plate. When they burst open, the vitamins are released and you’re left with a lovely scent.
Crisnail Total Care, R110
Filled with calcium, soy and vitamins, this hardworking product has just the right combination of ingredients to help strengthen and nourish weak, tired nails.
Essence Studio Nails Ultra Nail Repair, R30
Thin or brittle nails? This nail polish fills ridges and makes nails more resistant to damage, all while helping repair existing damage. It contains keratin and can be worn alone, or under your favourite nail colour, as a base coat.
Have you tired any of these products yet? Tell us in the comments box below.