Maybe it’s a knock-on effect from the pandemic, but we’ve never been more invested in our natural nails. Whether they’re completely bare or accentuated only by minimal products, there’s just something understated and chic about a naked-looking manicure.
It’s a look that’s also simple enough to achieve at home. All you need is a strong foundation, and a few expertly-curated products to buff, shape and gloss your digits into perfection. Thinking it’s something you’d like to try? We’ve compiled all you need to achieve perfect natural nails right here.
CILK Beauty DAILY RADIANCE Collagen
Daily collagen supplementation is known to promote long, strong, healthy nails. Cilk’s DAILY RADIANCE is made sustainably using wild-caught deep sea cod, and a proprietary enzyme to assist with absorption. Try adding a scoop into your water every morning.
CHANEL LE VERNIS Longwear Nail Colour in Ballerina
Chanel’s Ballerina is the perfect soft, sheer pink shade that will even out your nail bed and promote a glossy finish. One coat is all you need for a ‘your-nail-but-better finish.
Dior Abricot Protective Nail Care Base Coat
This hardening base coat works under polish as well as on its own, thanks to it’s soft, peachy tint that illuminates each nail. The strengthening formula also treats minor breaks, peeling and evens out ridges.
Bare Hands The Dry Gloss Manicure Kit
If you want to simply enhance your bare nails, this Dry Gloss Manicure kit comes with a glass file and nourishing cuticle oil to buff, shape and hydrate. The result is a smooth, glossy bare nail with minimal effort.
Byredo Rose Hand Scrub
Remove dry, flaky skin with a dedicated hand scrub. Byredo’s Rose version contains castor seed oil, macadamia oil and shea butter to smooth and nourish.
Lanolips Hand Cream Intense
It’s difficult to find a hand cream that is supremely hydrating but not sticky — however Lanolips Hand Cream Intense Manages to do just that. Made on a base of lanolin, it provides long-lasting nourishment, soothes any cracks, and sinks in fast, leaving your hands soft and gently scented like rose.