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Showing posts from March, 2015

Eye Makeup for Glasses

Eyes can get lost behind glasses. They can look washed out or eye makeup can look too bold.  There are a few things you can do with your makeup to enhance your eyes, give you a younger look, help eyes stand out and look beautiful while you are wearing your glasses. Eye Makeup Tips When you Wear Glasses Wear the Right Eye Shadow Color Start with a little color. Neutral shadows have been the rage for the past couple years but I find a bit of eye shadow with color can add a brightness and help eyes pop behind glasses. Nothing crazy like bright blue. Some nice combos are pink and plum  peach and olive green mauve and charcoal pale gray and denim blue Eye shadow with a soft shimmer also adds light and brightness. Avoid those old fashioned heavily frosted eye shadows. Here are a couple palette with some good colors along with Amazon Affiliate links to do some shopping. The Too Faced Chocolate Bons Bons Palette gives you a nice selection of colors to work with. Buy from Ama

How to Repair a Nail with a Nail Wrap

Nail wraps are a great way to fix a broken nail. Not those beautiful Jamberry wraps used as art for the nails.  I'm talking about the old fashion wraps that were used years ago to fix broken nails or overlay the nails for strength.  The advantages of nail wraps are they are lightweight, thin, have flexibility and do minimal damage to the natural nails. They are the most natural way to fix a nail.  My nail business is the care of natural nails, as opposed to doing artificial acrylics and sculpting gels, so I use wraps often.  I have clients who have permanent vertical cracks in their nails. I keep those types of nails wrapped all the time and maintain them each time the client comes in for a manicure.  Here is a bit of nail wrap history... Types of Nail Wraps Paper Nail Wraps paper nail wrap Nail wraps became popular in the 1970s as paper wraps that were applied to the nails using a nail polish like adhesive.  They did no damage to the nails at all. The problem w