Three Tips for Making that Winter Mani Last Longer

Photography: Getty Images

It's no secret your clients are going to want perfect nails this holiday season, so we spoke with the experts for some tips on how to make sure we get the most out of our manis. Here's what you and your clients need to know for making their holiday nails last:

  • “Cold air can cause brittleness, dry and cracked cuticles, and breakage. Fight all these battles with a strengthening base coat and cuticle oil. But not just a daily dose of cuticle oil, I'm talking regularly throughout the day. As well, to prolong any manicure, reapply topcoat every two days to freshen the shine and re-stabilize the manicure. Thinner topcoats are best for this.”—Rita Remark, global lead educator, Essie
     
  • “Always moisturize. Moisturizing cuticles with an oil helps keep nails looking and feeling healthy and will help prevent any additional cracking.”—Taylor Daniel, brand namesake, Morgan Taylor Professional Nail Lacquer
     
  • “Set up a regular regimen of care before the parties start. Have the appointments pre-set in the books from Thanksgiving through New Year’s, which is the season when time melts, but need rises.” —Jan Arnold, cofounder and creative director, CND
     

Show us your holiday nail designs! We're on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Be sure to tag #AmericanSpaMag for your chance to be featured!


RELATED STORIES

Five Must-Try Holiday Nail Looks

Calling All Female Leaders!

Women in Wellness West | October 28, 2019

Calling all female leaders and women who aspire to leadership in the wellness industry! American Spa has a curated conference designed just for you. Join us in Huntington Beach, CA, October 28, 2019, for the debut West Coast Women in Wellness Conference. This powerful, all-day event will address some of the most pressing issues facing women leaders and leaders-to-be with compelling keynote speakers, breakout sessions, workshops, networking opportunities, and more!

Meet the Nail Studio That's Giving Back to its Local Transgender Community

Seasonal Sparkle Shines at Nail Salons This Winter

Suggested Articles

Watch Erin Lorow, national director of sales for Pevonia, as she explains the benefits of the Rapid-Restore duo.

Two industry legends—American Salon and the International Beauty Show—have joined forces to launch a platform unlike anything before seen in the beauty…

Wallethub's recent study determined the happiest states in America of 2019. See where your state ranks here.