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Caring for Your Hands, Feet and Nails

In order to keep your hands and feet looking fresh, you have to take care of them at home. Read about the best hand and foot scrubs and moisturizers to keep your feet sandal ready at all times, as well as the best manicure and pedicure tips.
  1. Hand - Foot Product Reviews (32)
  2. Shellac Nails (4)

How To: Polka Dot Nails
Polka dot nails are simple to do an can add a fun look to any outfit - especially if you're wanting to go retro. It's super simple to get this look. See our step-by-step with pictures to help.

Ridges in Fingernails: Why Do I Have Them and How Do I Get Rid of Them
Are you wondering what those ridges in your fingernails are from? Is it a vitamin deficiency? Another medical issues? Genetics? Come see what they are, why you get them and how you can cover them up.

6 Fall 2012 Nail Trends to Try
Following along and trying out the seasons nail trends is an easy way to stay in with the season without going all out on a new wardrobe. Here are 6 fall 2012 trends worth giving a try.

Can I Get a Pedicure if I have a Wart on My Foot?
A reader writes in wanting to know if she can still get a pedicure if she has a wart on her foot.

Can I Reverse the Look of My Aging Hands?
A reader writes in and wants to know if there is anything she can do to reverse the aging that is now visible on her hands. Check out our advice to her.

Common Fingernail Problems Explained
Ridged fingernails, white spots, brittle nails - there are many different types of fingernail problems that we notice on our nails at times, but when are they a serious problem? And what can we do to fix them? We asked nail technician Hillary Fry to give us her advice.

Exfoliating Your Body: Head to Toe
Your skin is your body's largest organ and it sheds dead skin cells at an alarming rate. But exfoliating is not a one-size-fits-all job! Your feet need different techniques and care than your face. Your hands are not the same as your lips. Read our tips on exfoliating your entire body - head to toe.

How to Whiten Your Nails
If you wear dark nail polish on your nails, you might find yourself with yellowing, stained nails. No one wants yellow nails! Here's a super easy way to get them white again.

5 Nail Care Tips
Keep your nails looking in tip-top shape with these 5 nail care tips.

6 Tips: Say Goodbye to Your Hangnail

Nail Polish Strips - Reader Review
Have you tried nail polish strips? What did you think of them? Did they look natural on your nails? Share your review and include a picture of your manicure if you'd like to share.See submissions

6 Brands of Nail Polish Strips to Try
Nail polish strips are a fuss-free way to polish your nails without waiting for them to dry. Are they right for you? You won't know until you try. Try one of these 6 brands of nail polish strips - some mainstream and some wild.

10 Navy Blue Nail Polishes
Navy Blue nail polishes are completely back for fall 2010. They're a perfect choice if you like the look of dark nails, but shy away from black polish. And because nail polish is usually so reasonably priced, we love how easy it is to play around with the polish trends. We've compiled a list of 10 Navy Blue Nail Polishes for you to pick from.

5 Top Peppermint Foot Lotions
We love peppermint foot creams here at About.com’s skin care site, especially after a long day on our feet. See which ones we're currently using.

Barielle: 60 Second Mani-Pedi
Review of Barielle: 60 Second Mani-Pedi.

What to do About My Peeling Nails?
If you're nails are always peeling, try these nail care tips and see how easy it is to have strong hard fingernails.

2010 Shellac Nail Polish Color Swatch
Shellac's initial 2010 color swatch has a color for everyone. Whether you like bright, neutral or dark polish, one of the following 2010 Shellac 12 will work for you. Here are the color choices starting with the lightest, moving up in intensity.

Square or Oval? How to Shape Your Nails
Should you shape your nails square or oval? Take a look at your nails to find what's best for you.

What Should I Expect at My First Manicure Appointment?
You've scheduled your first manicure; I'll tell you what you should you expect.

5 Steps For Younger Looking Hands
By following these five easy steps, you will notice softer younger looking hands.

Summer Color Trends: Orange and Purple
Summer 2013 colors to try are orange and purple and they will work on any skin tones! (Yes, even yours!) Come check out 15 makeup and nail products in orange and purple worth checking out.

Nail Care - Nail Polish Excess Easily Removed
One nail care product you may not have, but if you regularly use nail polish, you should invest in.

Should I Get a Pedicure? I Don't Like My Feet!
If you've never had a pedicure, you're missing out. Find out why your fear about ugly feet is silly. Then, see what you can expect at your first appointment.

Treat Your Feet with a Foot Cream - 6 Pampering Foot Creams
Did you know that the average person walks approximately four times around the world in their lifetime? That's about 115,000 miles! Find a fantastic foot cream to pamper your feet.

Give Yourself a Relaxing Foot Spa
Pedicures are expensive, but it's really easy to do one right at home. Find out how to give yourself an pedicure at home and save the costly spa treatments for special occasions.

Soothe Dry Skin on Your Hands and Feet Tonight
If you're looking for a fast way to soothe dry skin on your hands and feet, try this quick tip before you go to bed.

Try On Nail Polish Online
Do you ever wish you knew what the polish would look like before you picked it? OPI has an online tool that does just that. Pick your skin tone and then you'll see a hand that matches yours. Try on every color and jot down your favorites.

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