I'd like to think it's purely the fault of the central heating at this time of year, but really my nails are in a pretty poor state because of sheer neglect. I never wear gloves for cooking, washing up, cleaning... the list is endless. I also spend my life at a computer keyboard which really doesn't help. So my nails are thin and weak and don't just break when they get to a certain length, they shatter!
Dr Lewinn's Renunail nail strengthener. This treatment protects your nails from things like harsh detergents and soaps which dry out nails and therefore is a real boon in the battle against flaking, peeling and chipping.
The full treatment is 25 days but after a week I saw a difference for just a couple of minutes a day and am still living in hope that my nails will be near on perfect by Christmas.
It's easy to use. Day one you apply two coats avoiding the cuticle area, then you apply a fresh coat for the next 5 days. On the 7th day you remove with nail varnish remover and repeat the process again until the full 25 days are up. You do have to let your nails rest for 1-2 weeks between each 25 day cycle and they do recommend using Renunail Nourishing Oil into cuticles when each application is dry. I used a different oil and it seemed to do the trick.
Renunail is £17.50 for 30ml.