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Autumn 2017 Nail Trends

We pick out the Autumn 2017 nail trends we’re most excited to try!

Autumn 2017 nail trends are upon us and here are the trends we most want to try. Shop everything nails online at allbeauty right here.

Autumn 2017 Nail Trends – Glitter Nails

Never out of fashion, glitter nails mean party season is almost here! We love this mix and match look (that’s also a great way to use up polish).

Autumn 2017 Nail Trends – Metallic Nails

Glitter’s second cousin, metallic nails are a little more subtle and we think ok for work. Echoing chrome and metal, they say festive but restrained. Try painting every other nail with a soft shell pink, or mixing two colours on one nail like this:

Autumn 2017 Nail Trends – Autumn Colours

Echo the colours of nature with rusty reds, burgundy and green. These also go well with this season’s tartan clothing trend.

Getting ready for fall!!! #salonpriorityone #shellac #fallnails2017 #nailedit @mali7s0s7a

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Autumn 2017 Nail Trends – High Gloss

A high gloss, bold colour is so do-able at this time of year, when you can get away with deeper, stronger colours. We like the OPI Infinite Shine range.

Autumn 2017 Nail Trends – Red Nails

An annual favourite, red nails are a must at this time of year. Avoid the Cruella de Vil look by keeping nails short. Opt for an orangey shade by day and go deeper for night.

Inspired? Have a look at your current nail collection and throw out anything that’s been open for 3+ months or that seems a little gunky. Stock up on new season colours right here.

Our Guide To Strengthening Weak Nails

Strengthening weak nails is something we all have to do at some point! If you’ve ever used artificial nails, worn polish for weeks or been hard at DIY, chances are your nails have suffered. Here are the best ways to strengthen your nails and return them to full nail health.

There are great products now available for strengthening weak nails. Happily they don’t take long to see results!

A Little About The Nail

Nails are made from a protein called keratin, which is essentially dead skin cells (we know…) When we talk about nails we really mean the nail plate ie the hard, top part we can touch. Underneath is the nail bed, which includes the growing part of the nail.

Most people believe that nails aren’t permeable but actually that’s not true! Nails are more permeable than the skin and you may find certain cosmetics or nail colours have an effect on your health after contact with the nail. The good news is this means treatments applied to the nail can and do have a very real effect on their health. Nails can also dry out (just like your skin) so a regular moisturiser will help. Dedicated nail oils are ideal but you can use olive or jojoba oil if that’s to hand.

Dr LeWinn’s Renunail 3 Step RegimeDr Lewinns Renunail 3 Step Strengthening Weak Nails
If we can recommend any product or treatment to you for strengthening weak nails, this is the one. Renunail has been a best seller for longer than we can remember and here’s the reason why: it works! Fortified with calcium, Renunail is a strengthening nail treatment that’s applied daily like a nail polish, for a period of 4 weeks, resulting in stronger, longer nails. For best results use the 3 step routine or, if preferred, you can buy Renunail by itself. Step one of the regime is to apply the strengthening solution every day for 4 weeks (remove the product every 7th day as a rest period). After this time you should apply Renunail Nude Nail Strengthener as a nail colour to maintain your healthy nails. The nourishing oil should be used as often as needed to keep nails and cuticles soft and moisturised. You can actually use the Renunail strengthener as a base coat under your usual nail colour to keep the results going.

The ‘No Routine’ Nail Strengthener

strengthening weak nails Mavala
If a routine isn’t your thing then don’t despair. Strengthening weak nails can be done with a single product. Try Mavala Nail Care Scientifique Nail Hardener. This product actually penetrates the nail and strengthens the nail bed, perfect for those who have nails ravaged by false nails or nail glue. Remember, the nail is porous so the product won’t just sit on the surface, it will sink deep into the lower layers. Application is twice a week until nails are back to their former glory. Mavala nail hardener is a great product for men suffering from weak nails.

 

Tips For Nail Health

  1. Never ever ever pull off artificial nails! Always soak them off or use a recommended remover
  2. Give your nails a rest. Let them be polish or tip free every few weeks
  3. Keep nails well moisturised – rub oil into bare nails using a cotton bud (an ideal time is whilst watching tv!), or just use your regular hand cream
  4. Keep nails trimmed and filed. There’s less chance they’ll split plus risk of bacterial infection is reduced
  5. Use gloves! Especially when using hot water or cleaning products…
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Extra-mild nail polish remover such as this acetone free one from Mavala will help prevent nails from drying out. Prevention is better than cure – this nail shield duo from Mavala is a powerful nail protector that keeps them strong and able to resist daily tasks.  Crystal (‘glass’) nail files are the best – they last forever, all you need to do is wash them! Plus they’re safe to carry onboard planes thanks to their rounded tips.

Summer Nail Trends For 2016

Summer nails are here! We look at the summer nail trends for 2016 and the colours that should be on your radar.

The summer nail trends for 2016 we’re all loving feature bright colours, acid yellows and metallic metals. As always shop these colours and more at allbeauty.com, for less than the usual RRP.

Acid brights are huge right now. How amazing is Butter London Bright Laquer in Wellies????

@butterlondon ‘Wellies’ – 3 coats + topcoat. More chartreuse in person. #butterlondon #wellies

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A nude nail works for EVERY occasion – we love Tom Ford Nail Laquer in Toasted Sugar

Metallics are back this summer, especially warm bronze. We adore Butter London Metallic Laquer in The Old Bill


Bold nail colours in tropical brights –  perfect for parties and holidays. Tom Ford Nail Laquer in Indian Pink ticks all our boxes!


A play-it-safe colour for any day, Yves Saint Laurent La Laque Couture in Rose Romantique is divine.

YSL Rose Romantique aka. the prettiest manicure pink shade 💅🏼💕💅🏼💕 (thanks @graceward__ 😜)

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We’re CRAZY for Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colour in Mediteranée – look at that colour pop!

Chanel Mediteranee

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We’d LOVE to see your summer nail colours. Take a pic and don’t forget to tag us! Check this post for details of all our social media accounts.