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Holiday Makeup Look: My Favorite Things

It's time to sparkle and shine for that New Year's party, romantic dinner, or to just look fun and festive now or any time of year! I want to show you some of my favorite makeup items to add a little glamour and glitz to yourself. I have lots of favorite brands. All cruelty free of course! Today I will show you some things from Laura Geller, Too Faced and Zoya. Let's start with the Laura Geller's Baked Gelato Swirl Iluminator in Gilded Honey.  This remains one of my favorite things year after year. It can be used as an eye shadow or as a highlighter on the cheeks or on the cupid's bow for a gentle gold shimmer. I use this product all the time not just holiday time. It looks especially amazing in the summertime! I used it on my eyelids and cheekbones for my holiday look.  I also love Laura Geller's Baked Blush n Brighten in Pink Grapefruit. This is a great color. It is a multi colored powdered blush in peach and pink shades with a soft shimmer t

Zoya Twinkling Holiday 2019 Nail Polish Collection Swatches

As usual, Zoya never disappoints! The Zoya Twinkling Holiday 2019 Nail Polish Collection has a variety of beautiful colors to suit everyone's taste. There are creamy nudes, deep shiny creams, a glossy red, and sparkling metallics to get your nails twinkling in the holiday lights. They are perfect colors for the holiday season with all our parties,  get-togethers and celebrations. You can wear a sophisticated nude that would look gorgeous with a black outfit or choose a flashy metallic, a classic creamy red or a rich glossy cream. I have my favorites.... you know I'm partial to the blues! Here are all the beautiful colors so you can choose which ones you want to see under your tree or in your stocking! The Zoya Twinkling 2019  Holiday Collection Kaede Kaede is a sheer holographic glitter topper. It looks beautiful on top of colors or it can be worn alone for a flash of  gold glitz. Enza Enza is a soft warm toned nude cream. Glossy and sophisticate

Peeling Nails: should you file or not to file? Peeling Nails Treatment

Peeling nails is a problem many people deal with everyday. The edges of the nails peel away in layers leaving the nails thin, rough, and vulnerable to breakage. Nail polish doesn't stick well to the soft peeling edges of the nails. They look bad, feel rough, and polish chips off easily. The polish is especially prone to chipping on peeling nails because nail polish dries in a hard non porous sheet. The soft nails under the polish are porous and absorb water, then the nails bend, pulling away from the hard layer of polish which then chips easily. You want to file off the peeling area to make the nail look better and hope that it will stop the peeling, but should the peeling part be filed off? It's a good question.  You feel the need to file off the peely stuff to make the nail look better but when you do, the nail becomes thinner and weaker.  Should nail peeling be filed off? Only l ightly file the pieces of nail that are really rough and sticking up. Do not try to f