Tips for DIY manicures, pedicure, hair color and more

Posted at 11:29 AM, May 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-18 11:29:41-04

NEW YORK — While the tri-state area begins to slowly reopen for business, it’s going to be a while before people can go to personal care facilities such as nail salons and spas.

PIX11’s Betty Nguyen spoke with health and beauty expert Nicole Young, founder of, about do-it-yourself beauty fixes for manicures, pedicures, hair coloring and hair straightening.

Problem: Nails need a manicure
Solution 1: Sally Hansen Salon Gel polish kit, $55
Solution 2: Rebecca Minkoff X ImPRESS Press On Manicure Collection, $8.99
Available at CVS stores and

Problem: In need of a pedicure
Solution: LOVA | SKIN Instant Foot Peel, $59.99
Available at

Problem: Exposed grays or faded hair color
Solution 1: L'oreal Temporary Color Spray, $10.99
Solution 2: L'oreal Magic Root Coverup, $10.99
Available at Walgreens and other retailers

Problem: Grown out chemical treatment for hair
Solution: Pantene Intense Rescue Shots, $6.99
Available at Walgreens and other retailers