Not everyone loves to get a manicure. and carry a couple of hand tools with them - but they definitely don't like to detect burrs and cracks on the cuticle. However, when choosing the right product, basic nail care can take less than a minute. Here are seven products and accessories to help you effortlessly make nail care a good habit.
Mavala Gants Gloves Cotton Gloves
In hand care, the same principle works as with fabric masks - the effect of a nourishing or moisturizing agent will be more pronounced if you use gloves. With such "hand masks", dry skin and cuticles recover faster, since an impressive layer of cream does not threaten either bed linen or not too active activities. Thin gloves wear out in a couple of years, and you can find them not only in professional stores - a good version of the Swiss brand Mavala is sold in popular chains, often at a discount.
Burt's Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream
A long-term bestseller and undisputed champion in its category, it is indeed a very successful cuticle oil in the form of a balm in a tin can. Unlike liquid oils, it is impossible to apply too much, the product heats up quickly under the fingers and is drawn in reasonable amounts. With constant use, it softens the cuticle well and slows down its growth, costs less than a similar cream in a Dior Crème Abricot washer, and smells no worse: many separately note a bright lemon scent. It is great to keep such a jar on your desk or by your bed for use at any time - the oil does not spread and does not leave a noticeable oily film.
NCLA Nail Polish Remover Wipes Take It Off
Napkins work in the same way as regular nail polish remover - the only difference is that the mobile format of the tool allows you to correct a manicure in any conditions. NCLA has, perhaps, one of the most expensive options, but they put ten pieces in the package at once, they have a pleasant fragrance and they wipe off even persistent varnishes and glitter products without a trace. It will be too expensive to use as a regular remedy, but for emergencies it will be the very thing.
L'Etoile nourishing cuticle and nail oil Angelique
Pencil Cuticle Oil with Synthetic Brush is the most comfortable option for travel and on-the-go use. These could be found at Mavala and Weleda, and now also at the own brand of the L'Etoile chain of stores at a nice price. They are not much different: these are all nutritious products that are economically consumed and conveniently distributed thanks to a dense brush, so you don't have to get your hands dirty when applying.
The Body Shop Nail Brush
The British brand ate the dog not only on scented body butters, but also on various brushes and washcloths. In their assortment there is even such an excess as a compact brush for cleaning nails - unexpectedly convenient to use and not devoid of sense thing. Thin, stiff bristles allow you to scrub dirt from under your nails without damaging your manicure if you have one (just don't rub too hard). Many inexpensive plastic-backed options can be found in manicure stores, but a wooden brush with natural bristles is much more pleasant to hold in your hand and on a bathroom shelf.
Mane 'n Tail Hoofmaker Original Hand & Nail Therapy Travel Size
Strictly speaking, nails and cuticles do not need special care - in order to maintain their neat appearance, it is enough to use an orange stick and a nourishing agent with a greasy texture. These are usually for hands and nails and exist in many brands.An excellent travel version is at the Mane ’n Tail brand, known for its" horse "shampoos - a dense cream with a simple composition that greatly softens the skin from the first use.
Sally Hansen Cuticle Rehab
Another easy-to-use cuticle cleaner, mainly thanks to its thin-nose packaging. A big plus of Sally Hansen's "rehab" is the gel texture, which again tends to drip much less than oil. Its composition is quite common for products of this kind: vitamin E and oil extracts. It is more recommended for home use (it is advised to apply it with a separate brush), but if you have ordinary napkins at hand, it is quite suitable for travel as an SOS agent.
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