Manicure for Beginners: Tips and Tricks

How to make a manicure

For hands and nails always look well-groomed, you need about once a week to do a manicure. This procedure can perform a master in the beauty salon – quickly and accurately. But, in some there is no possibility to do a manicure in the salon, in other time and desire. We advise you to learn how to do a manicure at home yourself. With a little practice, and your nails will look as if you regularly visit a beauty salon!

Types of manicure

There are many types of manicure and above all, it is to determine what is best for you.

Edged or classic

The treatment of the classic manicure includes cuticle removal using tweezers or sharp metal nail scissors. Manicure suit owners of coarse and thick cuticle. This kind of the most traumatic. Inadvertently, you can get hurt, cut too much skin. Because of this inflammation can occur, as further will become coarse cuticle and begin to grow more rapidly.

Non-edged (European)

This type of manicure includes cuticle removal using special tools on the basis of soft acids (milk and fruit). Edged manicure for women with thin and delicate skin of the hands. Means and painlessly dissolve the cuticle gently.

The whole process takes much less time than with the classic manicure. However, this method does not remove the cuticle suited to owners of sensitive skin, as on components of the agent may be allergic.

12 tools required for manicure

This arsenal is simply necessary to perform high-quality manicure.

1. The sharp nail scissors
If you plan to radically change the length of your nails, the nail clippers are handy.

2. Nail File
Do not use metal nail files, they injure the nails, which then begin to exfoliate. It is better to buy a glass nail file or nail file on a cardboard base with fine-grained abrasive coating. First, by the way, will last you much longer than the second.

3. Metal tweezers, if you do a cut manicure.
When purchasing tweezers note the material from which they are made. Those that are made of surgical steel, long remain sharp.

4. Stick of an orange tree or a metal blade, which you will push back the cuticle.

5. The necessary funds for the trays: olive oil, sea ​​salt, essential oils and so on.

6. Nail polish remover
Choose the one that does not contain acetone. This liquid is easily and gently remove nail polish and do not harm them. If you have nail polish remover with acetone, the experts advise to add to it a little glycerin. It will keep the moisture inside the nail, which is usually “picks” acetone, allow to ruin or nails. Remove nail polish with this cocktail is also easy.

7. Cotton balls or discs
Helps remove nail polish and around the nail bed.

8. Softening oil for cuticles
Apply before its removal procedure.

9. Cuticle Remover
It helps to quickly remove the cuticle without scissors.

10. Hand Cream
You must use all the time, the skin is soft and does not peel off.

11. The base coat and hardener
Allow varnish to hold on longer nails.

12. Nail Polish
It is best to have a large range to choose the mood and dress ensemble.

How to make a perfect manicure
Technique manicure: 4 stages
If you follow all the steps of performing a manicure, your nails will look beautiful and healthy.

1. Tray
If you decide to do manicure, be sure to hand bath. This procedure softens the cuticles and can be removed easily and without trauma.
Pour into a bowl of hot water so that you can immerse themselves in her fingers. Add two or three tablespoons of olive oil, two tablespoons of colorless sea salt, a few drops of essential oils (eg lemon, which lightens yellowed nail plate).

The oil softens the skin and nourish your nails with valuable vitamins and salt will make them strong. Dip your fingers into this solution and keep about 10 minutes. Once the cuticle is soft, proceed to remove it.

2. Removing of the cuticle
Taking out one finger, slide the spatula or stick to the base of the nail cuticle.
We must act with sufficient force, but do not overdo it – you can damage the base of the nail. Then, using a sharp stick or side blades, clean from the remnants of cuticle skin.
f there are burrs, remove them with tweezers. Tweezer need to bite the skin, not to tear it. So you will avoid cuts.
If you do a not-cut manicure, cuticle is removed by special tools – cuticle remover.
Apply gel around the nail, not forgetting about the area under the nail.
Then gently remove with a stick tool with dissolved cuticle.
To put it better than all the fingers as remuver quite dries quickly. Treat two nail.
Many Manicurist advised to apply for removing cuticle on nails varnished. Since some of them have pretty aggressive compound that destructive effect on the nail plate.
3. Correction of nails
If you decide to shorten as much as possible their nails, use nail scissors. Clipped nails one confident movement.
Choose the future shape of the nail. Their are several: pointed, stiletto, oval, square, round. If you have long nails are strong, then you can afford to draw out the nails. And if you – the owner of weak nails, then they had better to square.
Shaping nails, direct sawing one way to nails are not sloilis. Note that all the nails are of equal length.
4. The application of laquer and care
If you want your nails to be OK, did not go beyond the boundaries of the nail, follow these instructions:
To start degrease nails by using nail polish remover to decorative coating is flat and without bubbles.
Apply a base coat, which not only protect them from the harmful effects of yellowing and nail polish, and align the nail surface.
Now take a little polish on the brush. Swipe the brush from the base to the edge of the nail.
The second and third take a swab from the base of the nail well, bringing a kind of brush arc toward the edges.
At the end, use the fixing coating that will give manicure shine and prolong his life.
If you hurry, please use the so-called “drying”. In total, however, a drop of “drying” at the base of the nail – and the nail polish dries almost instantly.
If you have gone over the edge of the nail, adjust the imperfections with a small brush, cotton swab and means for removal of a varnish.
Remember to always use a moisturizing or nourishing cream for hands that will relieve the skin from dryness and flaking. In addition, take care of the cuticle. Use nutritious oil, which should be rubbed into the cuticle until completely absorbed, and it will always look neat.

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Best shapes for eyeglasses and sunglasses

When it comes down to choosing your prescription glasses or sunglasses you need to know first what face shape you are and which glasses will complement better your facial expression and tone. Glasses nowadays represent your personality, life style and they became an importnat fashion item, especially to women.

Glasses should not only help to give a lift to your face but also have a complementary effect when wearing them. Here is the list of face shapes and type of glasses more suitable an attractive to every particular case.

Glasses Faceshapes

Oval face – it is considered the best face shape as it has the most balanced proportions and can generally pull off any style of glasses. However it is best to pick a frame that is as wide as or wider than the broadest part of the face.
Rectangle face – for that type select a distinctive, wide, horizontal frame with some weight at the top and bottom and rounded sides or with decoration on the temples to add fullness and width to this narrow face.
Inverted Triangle face –  for this type pick glasses that take the attention to the top rim of the frame like semi-rimless glasses on top and colored or thicker frame on the bottom.
Heart-shaped face – select frames which give the illusion of fullness at the cheek area, that bring balance between forehead and chin. To balance this out you may find it advisable to pick glasses that take the attention to the top rim of the frame and in this way glasses will accentuate the breadth in the lower half of your face.
Pear-shaped  face – select frames with a broad horizontal line at the top and little or no heaviness to the rest of the frame. This will bring balance to the wide jaw-line
Square-shaped face – Select a frame with not only straight horizontal lines to give the illusion of width, but also a narrow oval shape or anything with rounder, softer edges to give the illusion of roundness.
Round face– select softly angular, narrow frame or glasses with more width than depth give a more contoured shape. It will lengthen your face and make it appear thinner and try to avoid any big round glasses.
Diamond-shaped face – select frames that give a straight look to the top and bottom, giving the illusion of width.

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The study showed that purple reigned highest in women’s eyes and black shirts came in second place with 36 percent of women accepting dates. The worst colors for men to wear according to women are blue or pink.

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Carven Le Vetiver – New Fragrance(2009)

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