How to paint nails in “nude” style

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Agree that if the girl is beautiful, she is beautiful in everything, isn’t she? This refers to make-up and hair-styling as well and surely to manicure. Modern trends of this season look into direction of simple and natural things, and this is a perfect chance for us to show how beautiful Mother Nature has created us, not hiding this under layers of make-up. Well if we are talking about manicure, under acrylic nails! I think there aren’t so many girls that didn’t wear them. And I used to sin with that too. I had plenty of them for any taste: either long claw, with which I cut not one tights, or all possible kinds of ...

How to make cuticle balm

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When taking care of hands you should pay your attention not only to nails and hand skin, but cuticle as well – skinny roller surrounding nail plate in the lower part. Cuticle has protective role, protecting nail growth area. Its edges are consisting of already dead skin cells, if they over dry and peel off painful hangnails may occur. So that cuticle always stays beautiful, soft and flexible you should use softening and moisturizing means. Shea butter - 0.10 oz (3 g) Sweet almond oil - 0.18 oz (5 g) Beeswax - 0.03 oz (1 g) Lanolin - 0.03 oz (1 g) Rosemary essential oil - ...

How to make hair removal paste for face at home

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For many women removing unwanted hair from the body has already become permanent procedure, which doesn’t cause any questions. But everything is far more complicated with removing hair from face. Generally women strive for getting rid of hair above the upper lip that may start growing actively or becoming darker due to some personal reasons. As face skin is very tender, common methods of depilation here are absolutely not suitable – there is a great risk of getting irritations. You can ask for help to cosmetologists, but their services of painless hair removal using modern technologies will be ...

How to make up eye shadows to get colorful spring makeup

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Inspired by warm rays of spring sun, beauty of spring nature colors and simply having high spirits I decided to experiment a little bit with makeup, decided to try something new absolutely not of my style. In my makeup I rarely use bright colors like green, blue, violet, always giving preference to classics tested within my experience – black, white, beige. But it’s spring outside and can we ever find better time for a changes? That’s why I actually want to share with you the makeup I got. I really wanted to bring something spring-like into my life and my look, so I decided to take out my well-forgotten little ...

How to make glycerol hand cream

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Glycerol is one of the most popular moisturizing ingredients of cosmetic means. And whatever opponents of glycerin would say, adding this component into composition of creams allows to turn dry, dehydrated skin into perfectly smooth, soft and gentle. The main rule when using glycerol – it shouldn’t be used in its pure form and in compositions of creams it’s advisable not to exceed it to 7% concentration. Hydrosol of chamomile – 2.82 oz (80 g) Shea butter (karate) – 0.17 oz (5 g) Laurel oil – 0.10 oz (3 g) Emulsifier NeemWax - 0.17 oz (5 g) Olive wax – 0.07 oz (2 ...

How to make refreshing shampoo for greasy hair

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Industrial shampoos for greasy hair don’t solve the main head skin problem – excessive sebum secretion, so owners of such type of hair are doomed to wash head frequently. The shampoo with menthol and grapefruit essential oil not only refreshes head skin and hair, but also adjusts the work of sebaceous follicles allowing visibly extending the interval between procedures of washing hair. It’s very simple to make such a shampoo. Rosemary hydrosol – 2.19 oz (62 g) Shampoo base – 1.06 oz (30 g) Water-soluble macadamia oil – 0.10 oz (3 g) Crystalline menthol – 0.10 oz (3 ...

How to make a sugar shampoo

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Sugar is such a common and widely spread foods that few people perceive it as a cosmetic ingredient. And it’s in vain, as such famous cosmetic means as sugar scrubs and masks are good confirmation of that. Adding sugar into a shampoo allows decreasing aggressive effect of surfactants on your hair, because it moisturizes scalp and makes foam especially soft. This kind of shampoo is perfect for beginners as you need the minimum of components to make it while the perfect result is guaranteed. Lime-tree hydrosol – 2.26 oz (64 g) Shampoo base – 1.06 oz (30 g) Sugar – 0.18 oz (5 ...

How to make watermelon soap from scratch with a cold way

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Watermelon is widely used in home cosmetology as cosmetic ice, tonics; various masks with watermelon juice visibly improve the state of complexion. The soap turns out to be very well-made, boiled on watermelon puree. Coconut oil - 2.82 oz (80 g) or 20% Rapeseed oil - 2.82 oz (80 g) or 20% Palm oil - 2.11 oz (60 g) or 15% Grapes seed oil - 2.11 oz (60 g) or 15% Peach kernel oil - 1.41 oz (40 g) or 10% Olive oil - 1.41 oz (40 g) or 10% Shea butter - 0.99 oz (28 g) or 7% Carnauba wax - 0.42 oz (12 g) or 3% NaOH - 1.81 oz (51.41 g) Watermelon pulp - 4.94 oz (140 g) or ...

How to make Beldi from baby soap

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Real Moroccan black Beldi soap is made by hand from alkali and olive oil and adding of eucalyptus leaves. Its consistency reminds moldering butter, is easily applied to body, softly and deeply cleansing your skin and activating microcirculation of lymph and blood in the skin as well (this property of Beldi is used during anti-cellulite procedures). Rather laborious and lasting process of making natural Beldi may be significantly simplified, by making it from common baby soap. Very often at first having tried Beldi made from baby soap, many people decide to make Beldi from scratch according to ...

How to make a Mohawk with feathers

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You’ve always dreamt to amaze your friends with an eccentric hairdo? If so, this can be your chance! To make such a Mohawk, you don’t need neither to shave your temples clean nor to spend half a bottle of hair gel. Artificial or natural feathers of any color a tongs shaped oblong metal hairpin with 8 holes (in case if you don’t have a hairpin with holes, make them in a usual one with the help of an awl or a hole punch) An awl or a hole punch Glue A ribbon Scissors We are going to use the French plait as a basis. You should plait not by ...