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Discover eight new ways to treat your nails to some tender love and care.
Whether they’re dry, dull, damaged (or all three), beat-up nails are never beyond repair. These souped-up staples nurse them back to health with advanced formulas for every care concern. Think of them as must-haves, mini spa treatments—they nourish, restore, and protect even the most worn-out nails and cuticles. Below are eight ways to neater nails. RENEE TRILIVAS
1. PREP WITH DEBORAH LIPPMANN THE STRIPPER LAVENDER NAIL LACQUER REMOVER
Get a clean slate with this aloe-infused remover. From dense darks to chunky glitters, the hydrating formula wipes away all traces of polish in one swift swipe while leaving behind a calming lavender scent.
2. STRENGTHEN WITH JULEP MIGHTY NAIL & CUTICLE SERUM
Fortify both nails and cuticles with one super-charged serum. These convenient, dial-up pen brushes put on the perfect dose of keratin-building proteins and peptides to treat nails without creating a sticky mess.
3. PRIME WITH FORMULA X FOR SEPHORA CLEANSE – NAIL CLEANSER
Eliminate residue and oil by priming nails with this soothing vitamin E cleanser. With purifying witch hazel, this pre-manicure treatment creates a spotless surface and solid foundation for lacquer to latch onto.
4. CONDITION WITH JULEP OXYGEN NAIL TREATMENT
Harden brittle, peeling nails with this creamy-pink tinted treatment that features a patented Hexanal formulation and anti-aging plant stem cell complex. Brush on the treatment once or twice a week and watch weakened nails transform in no time.
5. BRIGHTEN WITH PERFECT FORMULA PINK GEL COAT
Optically enhance stained, yellowed nails with this protective polish. The protein-packed formula amplifies the nails’ natural rosy glow while making the whites appear whiter.
6. SHINE WITH DEBORAH LIPPMANN GEL LAB
Give dull nails a healthy, gel-like luster without the damage. This two-step manicure kit delivers a super-shiny, longwearing finish—plus, an easy removal that’s gentle on nails.
7. SET WITH JULEP FREEDOM POLYMER TOP COAT
Lock in polish to a smudge-proof finish in five minutes flat. This rock-hard topcoat cures nail color while smoothing uneven brush stokes and application flaws.
8. FINISH WITH FORMULA X FOR SEPHORA DRY – NAIL DRYING SPRAY
Speed up drying time with this easy-to-use spray. After brushing on topcoat, wait one to two minutes, then mist to set color. The powerful formula penetrates all layers of polish—even down to the base coat.