10 Bizarre Tricks For Beautiful Hair And Nails

StyleList Home | June 26, 2011 - 4:30 pm

When you’re in a jam and desperate for hair or nail help, the perfect fix can come from some highly unexpected places. Whether you tore a nail and can’t get to the salon, need a manicure to dry fast, or forgot your curling iron before a big event, as our friends over at DailyMakoever report, there’s slightly bizarre but excellent assistance for you when you keep reading.Weak or chip-prone digits? Dump a teaspoon of finely chopped garlic in your base coat. It strengthens nails really well (some people claim it also helps them grow faster) for a fraction of the price of drugstore nail hardeners.

Want curls, but forgot your iron and rollers? Put a paper bag on your head. Seriously. “Paper bag” curls work on the same principle as rag curls. Tear a big paper grocery bag into strips, then roll your towel-dried hair up in them. You can sleep on them or, for faster results, blow dry them and spritz with hairspray. Read more…