Beauty products from around the world: Beauty Olympics
Dominican Republic
In this article

Dominican Republic

So stay with us for this one, cos it sounds bizarre. Simply peel and finely chop a clove of garlic and then...add it to a bottle of clear nail polish...and let it stew for a week.

Seriously, you will have nails that are as hard as, well, er, nails! You can send your thanks to the nail-lovin’ folk of The Dominican Republic.

Be warned: the initial smell is dubious (aka violent), but it quickly wears off and you will be left with talons of steel! The lengths we’ll go to for beauty eh?

The London Olympics 2012: Olympic special
Abby Driver
Rank this page: 

Don't miss...
Happy Birthday Jennifer Lopez! We Chart J-Lo's Greatest OutfitsThis Week's Emmerdale Spoilers
The best ideas for New Year's Eve worldwide!This Week's Eastenders Spoilers
Latest… 24/10/2016
Beauty News
The Best Winter Fragrances: 10 Perfumes We're Smitten With
These Harry Potter Makeup Brushes Are Bringing Magic To Muggle Faces Everywhere
This New Makeup Stamp Means You No Longer Need to Wing Your Eyeliner Skills
Super Easy Halloween Makeup For People Who Aren't Forward Planners
All Beauty news
Long Hair Goals: 9 Tips To Make Your Hair Grow Faster
Lowlights vs Highlights: Which Ones Are Right For You?
How to apply eyeliner: applying eyeliner
A Guide On To How To Use Makeup Brushes Like A Pro
See all Beauty guides
Video: 4 easy-to-achieve hairstyles
See all Beauty videos

Don't miss out!

...Join our newsletter
Get the sofeminine latest straight to your inbox
Find us on...