For many women, dry, brittle nails are a huge problem.

Winter weather takes a toll on a lot of things, including your hands.

If you’re like a lot of us, the day-to-day stresses of everyday life may inspire all kinds of unruly nail-biting habits and cuticle abuse. And, on top of everything else, we’re just starting to see the light at the end of the long winter tunnel, a season which isn’t particularly known for being friendly to our hands.

While many women spend time and money on age-defying products for their faces, it’s important to take care of your hands. But how should you go about making your hands appear more youthful?

While many women only indulge in pedicures during sandal season, treating your feet in the cold months too can be a great pick-me-up. However, a winter pedicure requires a little more TLC than a summertime one.

Many people who go home for the holidays spend the week after Christmas taking a break from work and relaxing with family. And now that the stress of the holiday season is behind you, why not treat yourself to some at-home beauty treatments? It’s a great way to look and feel your best before New Year’s Day.

Finding the perfect present for a loved one can sometimes leave you scratching your head until the very last minute. If you still need a gift for your mom, sister or best friend, why not put together a winter beauty survival kit?

While some women keep a few go-to beauty products in their car and others carry a small cosmetic case in their purse, ladies who spend the majority of their time at the office may want to stash a few necessities in their desks.

While girls who are planning their weddings can often feel overwhelmed by massive to-do lists, there is one component that ladies should not neglect – their beauty routine! Not only will the bride be the center of attention on her big day, her look will be immortalized in the hundreds of wedding pictures taken throughout the celebration.

When preparing your beauty routine for the transition from summer to fall, there is more for women to be aware of than simply a change in color palettes. As the temperatures drop, ladies who drink hot beverages and take hotter-than-usual showers should remember to keep their skin cool.

While brides-to-be often focus on their gown, hair and makeup before their upcoming nuptials, few may take time to think about an extremely important feature – their hands! Women who are about to say ‘I do’ may want to treat themselves to a manicure – as soon as rings are exchanged, guests will be glancing at your hands all night.

While many women focus on their makeup, hairstyle and wardrobe to keep them looking young, experts at Allure magazine warn that ladies might often neglect taking care of their hands.