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Diamond Nails: How to Perfectly Bling You’re Nails

July 28, 2015 By: admin Category: Uncategorized

Plain nail polishes these days are still good, but if you are looking for a more modern nail polish, you have to try “nail art”. A “nail art” is a process that does not involve painting your nails, but it involves decorating or designing your nails. Over the years, nail art has been widely affecting how women value the importance of their nails and how they have to take care of them, since your finger nails are one of your best “built-in” accessories. Sometimes, it just takes pretty nails to complete your look.

So, if you are like me, the reason why you have reached this page is because, you wanted to find the best nail designs that would help you achieve the best bedazzled look. Well, you are not wrong. I will be sharing to you a simple nail design that would be perfect for any occasion. This design requires you to bling your nails and make you stand out.

Have you ever heard of diamond nails? If you were not born under a rock and you polish your nails once in a while, diamond nails might have just came across to you. Do not worry this does not include nail polished that would be around $250 per bottle. This look will only cost you a few dollars and loads of patience, but the result is just perfect.

So, to achieve the diamond nails, here is the list of what you would need.

-A good quality of small rhinestones, preferably a clear one for a more realistic diamond resemblance-A nail polish of your choice – Top Coat and Base Coat Orange Stick – Nail Polish Remover – Q-tips

How to have the best perfectly blinged diamond nails?

Before proceeding, let me remind you that you can do loads of design. The bling can be made as an accent nail or you can choose to have bits and pieces of your rhinestones on each nails. Whichever you prefer all method promises great results. After all, nothing could go wrong with bedazzled nails. For this article I am going to provide a step-by-step guide for a diamond nail design with the diamond nail as an accent nail.

Using the wider tip of an orange stick, push the cuticle of your nails back to have a neater finish. Do it on all nails. Once done, apply base coat to protect your natural nails. Apply the nail polish of your choice in all of your nails except the ring finger for your accent nail. Remember, you accent nail can be any nail of your choice. I always like my ring finger as an accent nail. On the ring finger, you can apply a top coat the nail to glue the rhinestones. Cover the whole nail with rhinestones. You might require adding a few coats of top coat to ensure that the glued stones are sturdy to last longer. Once the entire nail on your ring finger is covered. Apply a generous amount of topcoat on it to seal the stones. Apply also top coat to the rest of the fingers to seal the polish or design and to add a beautiful shine.

Now you have the best diamond nails. Remember this design is very flexible and you can add this design in all other designs to make your nails look elegant, modern, and posh. Good luck!

 

Miracle Gel Nail Polish – Perfect Gel Nails without The UV Light

July 21, 2015 By: admin Category: Uncategorized

Nail polishes are just like makeup except you just specifically use it on your fingernails. Just like make up, nail polishes make your nails very nice to wear as one of your “built in” accessories. Choosing the best nail polish matter when you wanted to ensure that your nails looks very pretty and wearable especially on days when you require them to be, like going to work, meeting up with friends, etc.

So, if you are just like me who loves nail polishes, you might want to know about nail polishes that would last for a week before you could change them. Yes, there are nail polishes that you could apply on your nails that last longer that your regular nail polishes. A gel nail polish is a type of nail polish that pretty much does what I have stated earlier. Once applied, it has a very nice and shiny finish and it last long.

You might have heard about a gel nail polish. Even Michelle Obama was noticed to have been hooked up to this type of nail polish. Well, a single trip to the salon might just cost you around $30 or more for sessions, but it would really be worth it. Most gel nail polishes do not require drying time, but an exposure to a UV light. The UV light kit looks similar to a nail oven. The UV light helps the nail polish to stick to the nails and make a long lasting effect.

Some experts states that constant exposure to UV light is very harmful to your body especially your hands, it skills your nail beds and might just cause a permanent damage to your nails. After reading articles about these side effects, I was able to do some rain check if I would really like to risk in exposing my fingers into UV every time I have gel nails, and then I have realized, the possible effect is very disastrous and it is not worth it.

The good news is, I was able to check on some nail polish brands and was able to find the Miracle Gel Nail Polish formula by Sally Hansen and what made me purchase the kit (a miracle gel nail polish and s step 2 top coat) is the fact that you do not need to expose your fingers to UV light. The kit cost about $15 and purchasing another color is for $10.

I have applied the nail polish and was able to find out that I have to apply 2 coats of the nail polish to achieve the right opacity. Once done, I applied the top coat and have run through the edges of the nails to ensure that the polish is locked up and to ensure longevity. Just like the regular nail polishes, you just need to give it some time to dry, but once dry it looks like a salon manicure. Just perfect! It does not last long than the real deal, but it last for a week and I find it very cool since I used to change or cover chips of my nail polishes every two days. So, try the new nail polish formula by Sally Hansen and see for yourself.

I just love the product that I have purchased 5 more colors before writing this review.

How To Do A Perfect Shellac Manicure At Home

July 14, 2015 By: admin Category: Uncategorized

Girls love painting their nails. If you are reading this material right now, then you are one among the many girls who just finds pleasure in putting nail polish and making your nails look very beautiful. A beautiful nail is one of the best accessories a girl could ever have. Today, the manicures have just stepped up a notch by not only painting your nails, but so as designing them.

If you have been coloring your nail for a while now, you would be aware that depending on your activity your nail polish just chips off most often than not in less than a week. If you want to maintain your nail color for more than a week, you might want to cover the chipped areas with the same color or just remove the color and repaint your nails again. This could be very tedious sometimes, especially when you do not have much time to prep your nails for an occasion, but a girl has got to do, what she has got to do.

Have you ever wished of a nail product that could provide you long lasting colors and shine without chipping off? If you do, you need to know the CND Shellac nail color. This brand takes pride in producing wide variety of shellac nail colors that you can wear for 16 days max and still looks exactly as perfect as the first time you put it in your nails.

There are different salons that offer shellac manicure. One visit can cost you $20-$30. To some this might not be much, but for those who know on how to paint their nails very well you can buy the entire kit and just paint your nails on your own.

Where can you buy the shellac manicure set?

You can buy it from there website, cnd.com or you can buy it from ebay.com. There reviews that you can read online stating that they have purchased their shellac manicure set on ebay for just $130 or so.

What does the shellac manicure set include?

The kit includes: base coat, top coat, two colors of your choice, and the nail oven. Given the price this is just worth every penny. Unlike regular nail polishes, shellac nail colors are applied in thin coats. You just need to apply two very thin coats on your nails and your done; therefore, buying the kit could be a good way to save some cash if you can make use of the product for a very long time.

How to use shellac nail colors?

It is very easy. After prepping your nails, you can apply a very thin layer of basecoat in all of your nails, and then put your hands in the oven for 2 minutes. After that, you can apply two coats of the color you prefer. Remember, two very thin coats, and then put your hand back to the oven for another two minutes. Then, put on the top coat, again, one thin layer and then to the oven for 2 minutes. Once you are done with your nails, you need to wipe the top with an alcohol. You can do so by using just a napkin. You do this process to avoid the stickiness. Do not worry you would not ruin your nails. Voila! Perfect Shellac manicure.

Shellac Nails: How to Remove Them Safely At Home

July 08, 2015 By: admin Category: Uncategorized

I hate chipped nails and I am not the type of person who has the liberty of time to change my nail polish every 2 or three days. So, if you are reading this because you are faced with the same dilemma, then cheers! I am writing this material because I am eager to share some methods or brands of nail polishes that will help you achieve the best long lasting polished nails.

Shellac nails and gel nails are two of the hottest trend in the nail industry today. Most nails salons have doubled their income by providing these two services. I have tried both and the results were exemplary. You can do every activity that you do on a daily basis without worrying about chipped nails or without the need of reapplying top coats to maintain the glossy finish. A session of either having a shellac or gel mani would cost you from $20 -$30 dollars. It is relatively inexpensive, but I the next sessions where DIY.

Today, I have preferred shellac nails because I have read articles about the risk involved in constant UV light exposure. I cannot afford to have dead nail beds or worst cancer. So, I have opted for a safer alternative. To achieve perfect salon-like shellac mani, I have checked online for the CND Shellac Nail Kit and I have found one in ebay for about $130 and it already includes the nail oven. Perfect! The kit also includes a base coat and top coat and two nail polish color of your choice. I love my Shellac nails kit.

I have enjoyed my nails, but I have to admit that removing them really takes a while. I have watched a lot of video tutorials hoping to find the best way to remove my shellac nails and through a collaborative input I was able to manage to remove shellac nail polish way easily at home without spending too much.

Here are the things that you need:

5 – 8cotton pads, cut 5 pieces into ¼ pieces leaving the three for extra use Pure Acetone , the acetone nail polish remover will not work Kitchen Foil, cut into small squares enough to cover your fingers. Scissors, for cutting Orange Stick Cuticle Moisturizer

How to remove the shellac nail polish?

You would need to soak your cut cotton pads wit acetone. Cover each of your fingers. Once the cotton is placed properly and has covered each of your nails. Wrap each of your fingers with the kitchen foil properly. Make sure all fingers are covered tight enough to let no air pass through. Leave it for 10 minutes. Before completely removing the foil, make sure that you hold the tip of the wrapped finger where the cotton is placed and give it a good twist to shake off the polish. Most of the nail polish would not be removed, but do not fret. You just need to get your orange stick and flake off the excess polish. Remember not to scrape since it is not necessary and will just damage your nails. If there are stubborn particles of nail polish, you can soak your remaining cotton pad with acetone and you just need to rub it to areas that require it. Do the process to all of your nails. Once done, make sure that you moisturize your nails with a good moisturizer and in a few days you are ready for a new nail polish

 

How To Achieve The Perfect Stiletto Nails Using Fake Nails

July 01, 2015 By: admin Category: Uncategorized

Do your nails need a quick makeover? Do you want to try a new nail shape, but your nails are just not fit for it? Well, if your answer to the entire question is yes, then read on through this material to know great tips on how to achieve the perfect stiletto nails using only fake nails.

My nails are normally square tip because I very much like it that way and I feel like my fingers looks great that way; unfortunately, there are just days and occasions that square tip finger nails seem not to fit the requirement, if that makes sense. For example last Halloween, I joined a Halloween party and I have decided to go as Evanora (the bad which of Emerald City from the Movie Oz the Great and Powerful) and to make sure that I would portray her perfectly I have to have the perfect stiletto nails.

I do not wish to change the shape of my nails so I was planning on having acrylic nails instead; unfortunately, I have had mu fair share of bad experiences with acrylic nails and I do not have plans of getting through that phase again, so I have stick to nail glue and fake nails since I do not have plans of wearing it for a long time. I was able to achieve my perfect evil Evanora Stilleto nails and here is how I did it.

For the nails:

Nail Glue Fake Nails, preferably nails that can be used as full nails or tip Nail Clippers Nail File Nail polish, for design Cuticle pusher Nail Buffer

What to do:

Clip your original nails to provide space for your fake nails. If you have nail polish on your nails, you have to remove it before gluing the fake nails. Using a cuticle pusher, you need to push your cuticles back to make your nails look neater. Take the nail buffer and buff your nails a little bit, to ensure that your fake nails would adhere better. Glue your fake nails. You might need to file the edges of the nails before gluing it to ensure that they just fit your nail bed perfectly. So, apply a generous amount of glue on nails to ensure it holds strong. Hold the nail for a few seconds to make sure it does not fall off while the glue hardens. Just be patient it does not take that long. Glue all your nails on. Once you are sure that all nails have dried up, using your nail clippers again, clip your nails to your desired length. Clip again the side of your nails to form a rectangular finish. Using a nail file, file the clipped portion of the nails and just file your nails according to a shape of a stiletto nails. Once done, just apply your favorite nail polish. In my case, to complete my Halloween look, I have created the Evanora nail design. You can look for how to videos on how her nail design could be achieved.

So, make sure that you have great stiletto nails in Halloween on year round with the help of fake nails and nail glue.