Cut your nails too short (or chewed them to the bone)? Here’s how to make that stinging stop

June 29, 2019 at 06:01AM by CWC Confession time: Up until about a year ago, I was a nail-biter. Before I started getting regular manicures—aka the key to finally stopping the habit for good!—I was often left with throbbing fingers from mindlessly chewing away. It was basically my prime stress-reliever. Whether you chew on your … Continue reading Cut your nails too short (or chewed them to the bone)? Here’s how to make that stinging stop

The secret to happy, healthy nails? Exfoliation.

March 14, 2019 at 01:16PM by CWC Whenever anybody asks me what the most important part of a skin-care routine is, I always say exfoliation without missing a beat. Dermatologists and facialists alike sing its praises for good reason—exfoliation, whether physical or chemical, is the secret behind sloughing off dead skin cells so that your … Continue reading The secret to happy, healthy nails? Exfoliation.

Brittle nails can wreck your manicure, so here’s how to make them stronger

March 06, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC I’ve got to admit that I put my nails through the ringer. I don’t remember the last time they weren’t painted, I’m clack-clack-clacking away on a laptop (or my phone) for the majority of the day, and I rip and tear packages and food containers open like a beast. … Continue reading Brittle nails can wreck your manicure, so here’s how to make them stronger

What causes those weird white spots on your nails? We asked the experts

March 04, 2019 at 07:58AM by CWC You know what’s annoying? White marks on your nails once you’ve finally given them a breather from all those pretty polishes. A quick dive down the Google rabbit hole can result in some pretty scary stuff. But those white marks on your nails are probably caused by leukonychia, also … Continue reading What causes those weird white spots on your nails? We asked the experts

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This cult-fave polish brand is coming to Target, so I’d better learn how to paint my own nails February 08, 2019 at 10:18AM by CWC I could write a master’s thesis on all of the beauty brands worth buying at Target right now. Love Beauty and Planet! W3ll People! Shea Moisture! Plus, all of those great … Continue reading CityWomenCo> Beauty> Nails

This cult-fave polish brand is coming to Target, so I’d better learn how to paint my own nails

February 08, 2019 at 10:18AM by CWC I could write a master’s thesis on all of the beauty brands worth buying at Target right now. Love Beauty and Planet! W3ll People! Shea Moisture! Plus, all of those great aluminum-free deodorants are making clean personal care way more accessible. Clearly, there’s good reason why it’s literally impossible … Continue reading This cult-fave polish brand is coming to Target, so I’d better learn how to paint my own nails

Who knew?! Cuticle oil is a powerhouse for all-around stronger, healthier nails

January 02, 2019 at 01:02PM The only thing I feel like I have complete control over is my nails. When my life turns into a barely manageable dumpster fire, I find solace in the fact that my nails aren’t simply done, but they look fresh AF (nail art on point 365). So during a recent trip … Continue reading Who knew?! Cuticle oil is a powerhouse for all-around stronger, healthier nails

Esther Perel nails exactly why relationships seem harder right now

December 15, 2018 at 07:39AM If you’ve ever listened to Esther Perel’s podcast Where Should We Begin?, you know that the psychotherapist and TED Talk star practices a form of almost radical compassion that gets results, in the most surprising ways. No matter how locked-in-battle the couple seems to be, by the end there’s new light … Continue reading Esther Perel nails exactly why relationships seem harder right now

pH balancing your nails is the best way to make a manicure last

December 04, 2018 at 11:21AM True life: I am physically incapable of making a manicure last more than two days. No matter what I do, the polish starts to chip by hour 48, leaving me seriously frustrated at the fact that I dropped hard-earned cash for what feels like no reason. Gel is slightly better, … Continue reading pH balancing your nails is the best way to make a manicure last

3 killer kettlebell moves Halle Berry nails using just a gallon jug of water

November 26, 2018 at 03:31PM If you’re ready to sweat, but don’t have fitness accessories (read: resistance bands, medicine balls, and dumbbells) on hand, you basically have two options. You could put off your workout until tomorrow, or you can emulate Halle Berry and transform everyday household objects into your make-shift gym equipment. (The latter! Go … Continue reading 3 killer kettlebell moves Halle Berry nails using just a gallon jug of water

Infected hangnails have met their match with *this* essential oil

October 23, 2018 at 10:02AM Spotting a hangnail wreaking havoc on your otherwise flawless manicure is a beauty SOS moment in an of itself, but add a nasty infection to the equation, and you’ll be Googling furiously for a quick solution. According to Leigh Winters, MS, a neuroscientist and former fellow at Columbia University’s Spirituality … Continue reading Infected hangnails have met their match with *this* essential oil

*This* is how a wellness pro nails the healthy jet-set life

September 26, 2018 at 06:30PM Traveling often for work (or just for fun if you’re living your best life) is a great way to check off your tourist bucket list—but it can also throw a major wrench into your wellness routines. Well+Good video producer Ella Dove (more commonly referred to as the office jet-setter) is … Continue reading *This* is how a wellness pro nails the healthy jet-set life

25 seaweed recipes that prove it’s delicious beyond sushi

August 14, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC While seaweed may not be the sexiest superfood (It’s green! It’s slippery! It’s texture is meh.), the ultra-nutritious underwater plant has stepped into the spotlight as one of the “it” foods on the market over the past few years years. Yes, it’s often rolled up in rice and … Continue reading 25 seaweed recipes that prove it’s delicious beyond sushi

How this facial cleansing brush completely transformed my sensitive skin for the better

August 10, 2019 at 02:02AM by CWC I don’t know about you, but I vividly remember when facial cleansing brushes became a thing. Back during the Clarisonic boom, it seemed like everyone had added the Oprah-approved device to their skincare routine. Well, everyone except me. Even though they were in every magazines I flipped through, … Continue reading How this facial cleansing brush completely transformed my sensitive skin for the better

This 10-minute standing yoga flow can help improve your balance and posture

August 09, 2019 at 12:56PM by CWC Much to my surprise, a couple of years back, science proved that yoga can count as cardio. Sure, it can be relaxing AF and feel like a lullaby acted out by your body, but sometimes a vinyasa flow can get your heart racing. I’ve learned that the cardio-esque … Continue reading This 10-minute standing yoga flow can help improve your balance and posture

A podiatrist told me *this* is one of the worst things you can do to your feet in the summer

August 09, 2019 at 05:02AM by CWC There’s something about hitting the beach with a fresh pedicure that feels quintessentially summertime. The wabi sabi nail look with a backdrop of sand and sea screams fun IRL and Instagram. But if your nail care motto from June to August is paint, enjoy, remove, repeat, podiatrists say … Continue reading A podiatrist told me *this* is one of the worst things you can do to your feet in the summer

3 major signs you need new workout sneakers, according to a podiatrist and a trainer

August 05, 2019 at 08:00AM by CWC When it comes to knowing when to replace your workout sneakers, they say it all comes down to either how many miles you’ve clocked in them, or how long you’ve had them for. I have a serious issue with this: I do not track how many miles I … Continue reading 3 major signs you need new workout sneakers, according to a podiatrist and a trainer

Well, this bites: Mosquitoes are more likely to target some people more than others

August 02, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC Picture it: You’re having a perfect summer night, sitting around the campfire and laughing with friends. But while you spend the evening slapping away endless swaths of bloodthirsty pests, your pals, for some reason, are able to enjoy themselves unscathed by the unwanted party crashers. Okay, confession: The … Continue reading Well, this bites: Mosquitoes are more likely to target some people more than others

A spontaneous motorcycle trip through Chile got me over a terrible breakup—and made me feel alive

July 30, 2019 at 05:00AM by CWC “But how many tattoos does he have?” This was my mom’s second question after I told her I was taking a four-day motorcycle trip through Chile on the back of a guy’s motorcycle. Her first question? “What the hell are you thinking?” It was December 24, 2017, and … Continue reading A spontaneous motorcycle trip through Chile got me over a terrible breakup—and made me feel alive

Can’t decide how you feel today? Mood changing nail polish is coming for ya

July 27, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC I’m a Gemini, which means I change my mood—and my mind—as frequently as I change my lip gloss, which is… a lot (on a separate note, I’m super fun to date! Slide into my DMs, for real).  So picking out a nail polish color that I have to commit … Continue reading Can’t decide how you feel today? Mood changing nail polish is coming for ya