01. March 2016 · Comments Off on 10 Manicure Tips for Beginners · Categories: nails

s-l300Painted nails can look great even if you are new to doing your own manicures. You don’t have to be a great artist or have any experience in previously painting your nails. Some girls learn basic manicure tips for beginners when they are young, or at least teenagers. Even if you have never painted your nails before, you can still get a beautiful, simple manicure with a little patience.

Using easy-to-follow manicure tips for beginners allows you to become comfortable with the nail painting process and all the options you have, from colors of nail polish to nail adornments and more. If you would like to paint your nails but worry that they’ll end up looking messy, don’t worry. You can always fix the imperfections in your manicures.

Consider these manicure tips for beginners to help you get gorgeous nails in no time.

1. Start with a pedicure for practice. If you are worried about painting with your non-dominant hand (and how your nails will turn out when you do), practice by painting a pedicure first since you get

20. January 2016 · Comments Off on How to Grow Long and healthy Nails · Categories: nails

How-to-Grow-Long-Strong-Nails-FastLet’s be honest, a beautiful set of, long, natural healthy nails looks classy and sexy. Immaculately manicured long nails say a lot about your personal style and confidence. We know growing long, healthy nails can be a challenge. Our simple tips show how you too can have a beautiful set of long natural nails.

First a quick biology lesson:

Your nails grow from the area under your cuticle called the matrix. The matrix is the living part of the nail. Your cuticle is the layer of skin that protects the matrix so the cuticle is very important for nail health and growth. As new nail cells grow in the matrix, older nail cells are pushed out toward your fingertips and become hard and compacted. Heredity and health determine how fast nails grow but nails typically grow about 0.1 millimeter a day, which means that it takes a fingernail about four to six months to fully regenerate. Healthy nails are smooth, without ridges or grooves. They’re uniform in colour and consistency and free of spots or discoloration.

Did you know:

20. December 2015 · Comments Off on Stop Biting Nails Tips · Categories: nails

e29c710a48545c28db68567d068117e8If you are reading this, you probably have a bad habit of biting your nails. But don’t worry, you are not alone. Millions of other people are also nail biters themselves. People of all ages, genders, backgrounds, and socio-economic groups can have this bad habit. But there are ways to help you get rid of this bad habit once an for all. By following these simple stop biting nails tips, you can finally stop biting your nails once and for all.

Some Quick And Easy Stop Biting Nails Tips
One thing to consider is to try and look at what makes you bite your nails. Do you do it at all times, no matter where you are or what you are doing, or only when facing certain situations? For some people, biting their nails is something they do when they are feeling stressed or anxious. Some only do it when they are alone and not being active. One of the best stop biting nails tips is to try to keep yourself occupied as much as possible. When you are truly focused

24. April 2016 · Comments Off on How You Can Remove Acrylic Nails · Categories: nails

Acrylic nails can be charming and delightful. They hold well and endure through the trials and tribulations of the day. This is what you want from a false fingernail, however, it can make them a little challenging to remove.

When it comes time to take off your acrylic nails, it’s important to do it properly so you protect your natural nails and cuticles. The glue used to hold acrylics is quite strong. While pulling or tugging the nail loose might be possible, it can cause problems for the surface of your natural nail.

Improper removal of acrylics can leave the natural nail damaged, chipped or peeling. It can also damage the cuticle, not to mention, ripping your nails off can be more than a little painful.

In order to remove your acrylic nails, you need to gently dissolve the glue that holds them in place. This is actually quite easy.

Start by using small scissors or nail clippers to trim the nail as short as possible. Place a clean towel or plastic bag on the surface of a table to prevent spillage or damage to the surface. Fill a small glass bowl with acetone

18. April 2016 · Comments Off on 6 Tips To Trimming Your Bulldog’s Nails · Categories: nails

Trimming your bulldog’s nails is something that can be real tough for both you and your them. No matter what your best intentions are, your bulldog may never be comfortable with having their nails trimmed. Knowing you have a few options will help you to figure out the best way to go about this chore.

For instance, you can decide to clip their nails in stages. You could clip one paw a day or even a couple nails off of the same paw a day. You can also have a professional groomer or your vet take care of it. The whole idea is to make sure you trim the nails before they become overgrown.

Here are some tips you can try when trimming your dog’s toenails:

  • Get your bulldog used to having their feet handled: This is very important because most dogs in general hate having their feet touched. The sooner they get used to this, the better!
  • Get some help: If for some reason your bulldog’s nails are too long the first time you go to clip them, you can get your veterinarian or a groomer to show you the proper length they should be
12. April 2016 · Comments Off on The Benefits Of Wearing False Nails · Categories: nails

Time efficiency is perhaps one of the leading reasons to wear false nails; the reason being that artificial glue-on nails can be done anytime, anywhere with the correct equipment in comparison to having bottles of nail polish, containers full of brushes, and q-tips, and also those little decorations all over the place. In addition, it only takes a matter of minutes to complete your new look. In fact, in the time that it takes to receive a manicure in a salon, one could probably have finished not only gluing artificial nails onto their hands, but also got a pedicure with false nails. The fact that they are time efficient makes them perfect for the busiest person, and for any occasion. It’s perfect for those who possess such a busy schedule that even visiting a nail salon is difficult. Just glue the artificial nails on during your spare time or during any breaks acquired at work or when the children are asleep.

The simplicity of gluing on the nails is amazing. One generally only needs glue and a set of 10 nails that are already created in the perfect size for their hands. Literally, all that needs to

06. April 2016 · Comments Off on 3 Simple Tips to Treat Your Nail Fungus Effectively · Categories: nails · Tags: , ,

Nail fungal infection is also known as “onychomycosis.” This type of infection has been receiving a great deal of advertisement and press time these days because there have been numerous treatments and drugs proliferating in the market.

Onychomycosis appear in various forms. The most common involves the thickening and discoloration of the nail when fungus invades it. Oftentimes, your entire nail will be very thick with huge amounts of debris accumulating under it. Other superficial forms have minimal destruction except for some whitish discolorations appearing on the nail surface.

Before you treat your nail problem, let a doctor examine first the type of fungi that infected you. Some molds cause infections too, such as ringworm disease and athlete’s foot. Other diseases, such as psoriasis of the nail for example, are also frequently mistaken as fungal infections. Some physicians will even snip a piece of nail and study it microscopically to be really sure of their diagnosis.

1. Treat Properly

First of all, you’ve got to treat nail fungus infection early. If you use a good solution on its initial stages, experts agree that your nail fungus will be best resolved. However, when you ignore

22. March 2016 · Comments Off on How to Save Money on Nail Polish · Categories: nails · Tags: , ,

With every new season comes an onslaught of new and beautiful nail polish colors. If you are the type of person who likes to freshen up her cosmetics collection with each new season, you may be able to benefit from some tips on how to save money on nail polish. Various nail polish brands offer new and exciting colors from time to time, and whether you shop high end or on the budget-friendly shelves, you’ll be sure to appreciate some tips on how to save a few bucks on your purchases.

Whether you like OPI, nubar, Revlon, Wet n Wild, Lacura, or any other brand of nail polish, you are sure to love the savings you can get by purchasing nail polish on sale and at a cheaper price. Consider these tips to help you save money on your nail product purchases.

• Shop the clearance shelves at your favorite drugstores. CVS and Rite Aid are notorious for marking down beauty items, and especially cosmetic to 50% or even 75% off, if not more, from time to time.

• Clip coupons. You can often find coupons for Revlon, L’Oreal, Almay, and others in your Sunday

15. March 2016 · Comments Off on DIY Camouflage Nails · Categories: nails · Tags: ,

These are the things that you need:

1. POLISH (enamel /acrylic paint)
• Dark green
• Dark brown
• Light green
• Light brown
• White (enamel)
• Black

2. Best nail polish Base coat

3. Best nail polish top coat

4. Dotting tool

STEPS:
1.Start out with a base coat to protect your natural nails.
2. Apply White as your back ground color.
3. Use dark brown acrylic paint and a doter to add spots with different shapes on the nail.
• You may put dots or asymmetrical spots on the nail as many as you like.
4. Use dark green acrylic paint to add more asymmetrical spots, in vacant places of your nail.
5.Use light brown acrylic paint to add more asymmetrical spots and dots.
6. Use light green acrylic paint to add more asymmetrical spots and dots.
7.Now you can put black acrylic paint to add more spots, to make sure that the entire nail is fully covered.
8. Finally, apply your best nail polish top coat it to seal in your ready to battle nails ^.^

Sharing to you some useful tips that I know about nail art

08. March 2016 · Comments Off on The Types Of Nail Polishes · Categories: nails · Tags: , , ,

Nail polishes have been around even before I was born. A swipe of color on your nails bring a new dimension to your style. With the advent of various nail arts and YouTube videos allowing access to many creative options, you can virtually create many designs on your nails. However, for those of you who are just starting out with nail polish, you might get confused with certain names and types. With that being said, here’s a 101 on the types of nail polishes.

TYPES OF NAIL POLISHES

1. Finishes

Nail polishes come in different finishes. They range from matte ones to glittery ones. Matte polishes are those polishes that has little or no shine in them, and they often look flat. They are one of the most classic polishes that one can pick up. If you are a big fan of classic polishes, then this is recommended for you.

Cream and Pearl Finishes contain a little shimmer that reflects beautifully when light is shone on them. They are a step above the matte polishes. Cream and pearl finishes are one of my most favorite types.

Metallics are those that appear metallic or

29. February 2016 · Comments Off on How to Differentiate Artificial Nails · Categories: nails · Tags: ,

If you want to learn about the different types of artificial nails, then you’ll want to read this article. Specifically we’ll discuss acrylic nails, wraps, gel nails and press on nails. There are some other specialties but we will not talk about them since those specialty nails differentiate from location to location. After reading this article, you should be able to tell the difference between each one of them.

The artificial nails you see today are so good and look so real that it is hard to tell the difference to the real thing. They are sturdier compared to natural nails but you still have to take care of your hands and nails. Just a reminder, do not rip the nails off your natural nails and do not use them as tools.

Acrylic Nails

Acrylic nails are the most popular kind of artificial nails. They are available in all nail salons anywhere. The last for a long time so their durability has been tested and it is very affordable. It also doesn’t damage the natural nail too much as long as they are applied properly. The main downside is that your nails are weakened even

22. February 2016 · Comments Off on How to Apply Nail Foils · Categories: nails

Ever look at celebrity nails, such as Lady Ga Ga and Jessie James, and wonder how they got those detailed nail patterns. The new craze for celebrities and beauty followers are foil nails. You don’t need to be a nail artist to create these looks. Read on to find out how to create the look for under £5 yourself.

Do you want to know how to create nails like celebrities? I will explain how with nail foil art. Trendy nail wraps are the new craze and let me explain to you why. The professional detail that is created is amazing. Foil for nails create the ultimate designs, once you apply these for the first time you will be very proud of your own creative work.

Steps 1 – Clean your hands and nails and make sure that they are free from dirt and oils. Use an oil free nail polish remover to cleanse the nails. This will create a good clean base for applying the nail foils.

Steps 2 – The stickers will come in around nine different sizes. The best way to size them is to trim each sticker to the same size and

12. February 2016 · Comments Off on Nail Tips for Your Nail Treatments · Categories: nails

Beautifully done and manicured nails appear to be exceptionally appealing and alluring. It helps in bringing out one’s overall best look. Nail care is very important when it comes to good grooming. For example, a woman who has applied her makeup meticulously and dressed herself with the most glamorous and fashionable outfit, but has neglected to take care of and keep her nails healthy and beautiful will look a bit off. How will she look if it is obvious? A little scruffy, right? Just a few minutes spent on fingernail care on a regular basis can reflect a very huge difference in the overall appearance and will always work for everybody be it at work or at home and most especially, in social gatherings.

A very popular trend nowadays is the creation of nail art. Art is becoming very common among women of today as it makes the nails look really attractive and interesting. The market is packed with different colors and shades of polishes that are available to be applied on nails everywhere. Glitter, stickers, gems and rhinestones can also be applied to improve and brighten their looks. Art designs look best on shaped and long

02. February 2016 · Comments Off on How to Have Beautiful Nails · Categories: nails · Tags: ,

Looking after your nails to make sure they are healthy is the first step to beautiful nails. Eating fresh fruit and vegetables will ensure strong nail growth and help fight any infection if you have been unfortunate enough to get a nail infection. There are many different medications available if you have a problem with nail fungus and I would suggest a visit to your doctor if the infection persists, as this can actually take a few weeks to heal if simply treating with a home remedy.

Nail fashion has become big business over the last few years and the products available are amazing, you can obtain everything you need to give yourself a beautiful manicure and save yourself a lot of time and money spent going to a salon. It is important that you purchase quality products as infections can happen when false nails get broken off. Shopping online is an excellent way to obtain the products you need, I personally like to shop from Amazon as the variety is limitless and delivery is usually very quick.

Nail art is extremely popular now and you are only limited by your imagination! Many false nails can

30. January 2016 · Comments Off on How To Use Nail Art Accessories to Create Unique Designs · Categories: nails · Tags:

Many people may think of beauty accessories as being makeup and hair styles; however nail art accessories can be added to this list as well for complementing your whole look with some added sparkle and style to your hands.

And it doesn’t matter how long or short your nails are, adding a touch of sparkle or style to plain nail polish may just draw attention to your other accessories like rings and bangle bracelets.

Having a variety of nail art accessories on hand has become a hit trend among many women to update their everyday French manicure with some French manicure designs, for example, using nail wraps only on the tips of the nails.

All over the country nail studios are opening their doors offering beautiful and unique manicures. And fashion blogs have been touting celebrities with some of their outrageous nail designs too, like Lady Gaga’s lace nails in her videos.

But you don’t have to be a professional technician or even have a natural talent at doing salon manicures to have beautiful nails. You can actually create salon perfect nails in your own home with a few inexpensive nail art accessories that

10. January 2016 · Comments Off on 10 Tips to Keep Your Nails Strong and Pretty · Categories: nails

It’s that time of year for spring cleaning and outdoor gardening. While our hands and fingernails are an integral part of these chores, you don’t have to ruin your manicure.

Consider the following nail care tips and your nails will never show that you have been digging in the dirt or scrubbing that kitchen floor.

1. For spring cleaning and daily household chores that require you to get your hands wet, wear cotton-lined rubber gloves to protect your nails. Why? Our fingernails swell when they get wet and shrink as they dry, which causes our fingernails to have less strength. Cotton-lined rubber gloves will help absorb moisture while keeping your hands and nails dry.

2. While working in the garden, it is important, as with cleaning, to wear the right kind of gloves. When dealing with damp soil, chemicals, or liquid fertilizers, it is best to wear rubber gloves that are water resistant. For gardening projects such as digging or weeding, consider wearing thicker gloves made of cowhide.

3. Before putting on cleaning or gardening gloves, apply some lotion on your hands or apply cream on your cuticles to moisturize. Try hand creams that

01. January 2016 · Comments Off on Healthy Nails Tips · Categories: nails · Tags:

Nails are an enlargement of our skin. Nails seem conformist to your general state of health. Nails are made commonly of a protein called keratin. They are produced by living skin cells in the fingers and toes and they echo our personal habits and overall health. Nails too require to be taken care of correctly. Good nutrition is important for a healthy body and healthy nails. Foods that are load in iron, calcium, vitamin B and potassium are as good for your nails as they are for the rest of your body. They involve soy products, celery, yogurt, eggs and seafood too. Eating a healthy diet is important for your nails.

Healthy diet is important to involve sure vitamins in your daily diet to insure that your nails are healthy and look pretty. Eat protein affluent food for white bands across the nails. Drink fresh carrot juice as frequent as possible as it is rich in calcium and phosphorus and good for powerful your nails. Keep your nails safe and dry so bacteria and other infectious organisms don’t gather, particularly if you wear synthetic nails. Use moisturizing lotion daily. Apply moisturizer, such as an alpha hydroxy acid

15. December 2015 · Comments Off on Nail Art on Acrylic Nail Tips · Categories: nails

Women are becoming more and more addicted to buying different accessories and improving their looks even if it means spending over expensive things and the like. Manicuring nails is one of the most frequent beauty rituals that almost every woman is very fond of. Due to the undeniably outstanding development acrylic nail tips has been born. Acrylic nail art is one of the most loved accessories of women today as it can really make nails look a lot more appealing and sexy.

Designs and Form

Acrylic nail art is simply an artificial extension of nails which is often attached on the nails to give it a more sophisticated and sexy look. Acrylic nail art include different designs and forms that you can choose from. Here are some of the most common designs and forms of acrylic nail tips so you can familiarize yourself with them:

1. White square-shaped tips.

2. Pink oval-shaped nails

3. Dotted black and white combination

4. Floral-designed nails

Techniques

In making acrylic nail art, you must be familiar with the different kinds of techniques that those cosmetic experts have developed to further improve conventional making of

10. December 2015 · Comments Off on 5 Different Nail Tips for 5 Different Nail Types · Categories: nails · Tags: ,

Different people have different types of nails. Knowing your particular nail type will allow you to properly care for and maintain healthy nails. For example, there are people who have nails that grow slow and there are others who feel like they have rough and dull nails. When you’ve identified what you’re dealing with, treating and caring for it will be easier. Here are 5 different nail tips for 5 different nail types:

1. Soft fingernails – soft fingernails are easier to break. Also, they rarely and slowly grow longer than your tips. Since these bend and break easily, you can make them harder by regularly applying nail hardener. The hardener will help reduce the peeling and, at the same time, protect the protein fibers, thus the stronger fingernails. Other tips include:

a. Avoid hydration – this will make them soft and prone to breaking. You can protect them by wearing gloves when performing chores at home.

b. Avoid chemicals and detergents – this can also affect the integrity of your fingernails.

c. Apply Elemi oil – if you don’t have gloves, you can use this as it repels water from your fingernails.

05. December 2015 · 3 comments · Categories: nails · Tags:

Nails consist primarily of Keratin, which is a hard protein. The body’s protein is the building block of the body that protects the fingers and toes from injury or trauma. In truth, the significance of caring for the nails has been around for one hundred years.

People before already recognized the importance of caring for the nails in order to protect them and beautify the feet and hands. Simple caring for the nails can be achieved at home. First, wash your nails with soap and lukewarm water. After washing, push the stubborn cuticles if they are long and ragged.

File after trimming your nails to remove the stubborn nail edges. This will eliminate the dirt and sustain the nail beauty. Finish your nail regiment with a moisturizer for smooth and soft skin you will love to show off. Two techniques are commonly used for caring nails, which are manicure and pedicure.

The professionals in these two fields have sufficient knowledge on caring for your nails. Significantly, it is advised for people who seek nail care to go directly to them. However, professionals of manicure and pedicure are costly. Nonetheless, you can reduce the number of