Manicures before chores honey. The chemicals in cleaning products are bad news for your fingertips as they can overdry or strip them (especially where bleach is involved), some even contain nail polish removing acetone. Prolonged exposure to water can weaken your nails too. In short: crack out the Marigolds. Or leave the dishes to someone else – you can blame your mani, or me.
How to avoid chipped nail polish
There’s nothing more annoying than chipped polish. Especially on freshly manicured nails, but a little care will help them go further. That feeling you get stepping out the salon? Yep, I’d like to maintain that as long as possible. Tapping my Oyster card, holding drinks in my Insta shots, high-fiving anyone who’ll take it, I’m that person. So to keep my fingertips preened and fully polished, here’s what to do.
By Rachel Spedding