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From fixing nail problems to the best DIY mani, here's how to get beautiful hands

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Make sure your nails are filed correctly and your cuticles are healthy before you add nail polish. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/Getty Images)
Make sure your nails are filed correctly and your cuticles are healthy before you add nail polish. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Before you go ­anywhere near ­coloured polish, your nails need to be in top ­condition. We asked nail expert Karon McKendrick-­Taylor for all the answers.

The cause Weak, peeling nails are linked to your diet, right? That’s only half the story. Flaking is usually associated with how nails are filed.

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