Nails

  • 21 Footwise: six steps to trim toes
    Are your feet fit for public display? Or are they rough and ragged from being neglected all through the long winter months? It's easy to remember to take care of our hands as they're constantly on view,...

  • 22 Vamp it up for 'Twilight: Eclipse' with fabulous fingers
    It's almost time for The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, as the movie premieres in LA. But the majority of us are extremely unlikely to have made it for the first night – especially with the hordes...

  • 23 Are your nails up to scratch?
    Your hands and nails have probably weathered the winter with very little protection, so why not take time now to focus on your fingers? Simple health is the basis of beautiful nails. After that, it's up...

  • 24 You’re a fake! Top beauty myths busted
    There are enough tips, tricks and techniques we need to learn to make the most of our natural beauty without wasting time on the old wives’ tales that can get in the way of a good, basic routine… Chocolate...

  • 25 Jodie Prenger talks hair, makeup, signature scents and surgery
    Jodie Prenger, 30, won last year's BBC reality show I'd Do Anything to take the role of Nancy in Oliver!, now playing in the West End. As Rowan Atkinson leaves the role of Fagin, which is to be taken over...

  • 26 Quick tip for top tootsies
    Now that British summer-time has finally arrived, we'll be pulling out those strappy sandals – a la Courtney Cox Arquette and Victoria Beckham - from the back of the wardrobe once more. But...

  • 27 Bold nails are back
    It’s going to be a riot of colour for nails this spring/summer, according to one of our best-known nail experts, Marian Newman, who’s been working with Emma Watson and Kylie lately –...

  • 28 Jodie says 'I'd Do Anything' for a bit of glam
    Jodie Prenger became an instant star last year when she won the BBC's I'd Do Anything series to become Nancy in the latest West End production of Oliver!, starring Rowan Atkinson. As she celebrates the...

  • 29 Raise your glass to a merry manicure
    Get yourself into the perfect party spirit with a festive manicure that brings three benefits. First, you get dazzling digits so you'll look perfectly groomed at the Christmas bash. Second, a delicious...

  • 30 Nails, hands and feet tip: Help stop nails from flaking
    Carry nail polish over the tip of the nail as you draw the brush upwards – it helps prevent moisture loss from the layers of the nail plate and also reduces flaking.

  • 31 Nails, hands and feet tip: Protect nails from staining
    Here at hellomagazine.com's Beauty channel, we love dramatic nail colours and wear dark or bright polish all the time. Yet we never have yellowing nails – usually caused by pigments in the polishes...

  • 32 Nails, hands and feet: Cheat your way to slimmer fingers
    Polish isn't just there to decorate your fingertips – you can use it to flatter the shape of your hands, too. If your fingers look a little squidgy or stout, or your nails are short, concentrate...

  • 33 Nails, hands and feet tip: Double up to make varnish last
    Don't skimp on polish if you want your manicure to last – you need two layers to prevent wear around the edges. Though make sure you stop there – three is too many and leads to peeling.

  • 34 Nails, hands and feet: Stop nail polish from bubbling
    If you can see tiny bubbles in your nail varnish once it's dried, it means your nails weren't thoroughly clean before you applied it. The two most common causes are oils from moisturiser and residue from...

  • 35 Nails, hands and feet: Quick tip for smoothing flaky nails
    Nails flake for all kinds of reasons – a low water intake could be one, as water is needed to bind the fats that stick the layers of the nail together. Old emery boards can also fray the edges of...

  • 36 Eva Longoria paints it black
    Her public and professional image has always been a glamourpuss rather than a trendsetter, but Eva Longoria's nailed the gothic trend for autumn/winter with a beautiful dark shade of varnish on her fingertips...

  • 37 'Karl Lagerfeld of nails' launches high-street collection
    She's worked for Givenchy, Vivienne Westwood, Valentino, John Galliano and Alexander McQueen. Her creations have appeared on fashion pages shot by Nick Knight, Mario Testino, David Bailey and Patrick Demarchelier....

  • 38 Get your nails done for breast cancer awareness
    It's the start of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when fashion and beauty brands across the globe come together to raise funds for this increasingly common illness. Journalist and breast cancer...

  • 39 Is Jodie nailing a new trend?
    We're not sure if this is going to catch on, but Jodie Kidd and Christina Milian have both been spotted wearing alternate shades of nail polish on their fingertips of late. Christina has been mixing very...

  • 40 Leona's in the pink with Olympics role
    As she rose from out of the number 2012 London Olympics bus to perform Led Zeppelin's Whole Lotta Love with legendary guitarist Jimmy Page at the closing of the Beijing Olympics, Leona Lewis looked cool...



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