Browsing articles tagged with " manicure"
Jul
17
2012

Why You Should Use a Top Coat & Base Coat on Your Nails

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Ever wonder why your nail polish stays so much longer when you get it done at a salon rather than doing it yourself at home? It’s because nail salons (most of them) take their time filing, priming, and applying base coat, polish and top coat, with sufficient amount of time to dry in between.  All of these things are important, but the most important are the application of the base and top coat. What the [...]

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Jun
28
2012

Alternative Uses for Dawn Dish Soap

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Alternative Uses For Household Products: A Series. We all know that Dawn is the “grease getter” when it comes to washing dishes, but did you know that there are over 20 other uses that Dawn dish soap can be used for? The more research I did, the more I was amazed at how many household chores can be cleaned up using Dawn.  Needless to say, Dawn dish soap has just been added to MY grocery [...]

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Jun
24
2011

Home Manicure Tips

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I manicure my nails at home. How about you? At first, I wasn’t very good at it and it took me a long time. Now, my nails look great, and I can whip through a manicure in no time. It was a trial and error process for me. Here are some tips and tricks to help you with your own manicure. Sally Hansen’s Teflon Tuff Extra Strength nail protector makes my nails long, strong, and [...]

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Jun
8
2011

Summertime Manicures

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I always change up my nail polish colors and do things a little differently in the summer months. I feel that I want to go with brighter, lighter colors for my summer manicure. I shorten my nails the tiniest bit, make sure I add a top coat for plenty of shine, and use a shiny nail polish that pops. When I’m out in the bright summer sun, I find myself admiring my nails more; do [...]

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May
31
2011

Nail Care Tips: Doing Your Own Manicure

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Nothing is more beautiful on a woman than beautifully manicured nails, in my opinion. They do, however, require some care and maintenance. The current shape trend is nails that are straight across the top with a rounded edge, but any nail that is well manicured looks good, so don’t let trends keep you from wearing what you think looks best on you. I have short, square-tipped fingers so I let mine grow out past the [...]

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