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What's in the BAG?!?!

What's in the BAG?!?!
Hey Beauty Babes! New post is up on my blog. What's in the BAG?!?! is my birthday post that is way too late lol. Go check it out!
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What's in your nail polish? WARNING: It's scary!

What's in your nail polish? WARNING: It's scary!
  Although gel seems to be taking over, nail polish is still the most popular, because you can buy it everywhere and you don’t have to spend a fortune on a bottle. A simple coat or three of nail polish can lift your spirits. And there are so many colours...
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My Nail care Routine

My Nail care Routine
It is important to me that my nails and hands are taken care of, so I make sure that I give my nails and hands a pamper at least once a week. I have set up a nail care routine that ensures that my nails are clean, taken care of and...
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Nail Polish colours to have in your kit

Nail Polish colours to have in your kit
I have found that these colours are a great base to work from. Everyone needs some essential colours that will work for almost any occasion, style or with any outfit. Here are some nail polish colours to have in your kit. You can off course choose your own colours, but these...
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Essential tools to have in your nail kit

Essential tools to have in your nail kit
Every one should have a kit made up of the essential tools that are used to take care of your nails. I find that having these items in my nail kit enables me to take care of my nails and keep them looking good. Here are Essential tools to have in your...
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Elegant Touch Gel Rocks Duo Nail System

Elegant Touch Gel Rocks Duo Nail System
Elegant Touch Gel Rocks uses an innovative gel activating top and base coat system and it is really easy-peasy to apply and it promises to last for up to 10 days.  The Gel Rocks comes in eight gorgeous colours. All you do is choose a colour, paint the colour on in...
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Fix a torn nail

Fix a torn nail
Hi ladies! Today''s post is on how to fix your nail if you tore it. In the process of packing my hands keep getting so dirty from all of the dust that collected in cupboards. I hate that feeling of dirt and unfortunately my repeated hand washing caused my nails to...
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Nail File 101

Nail File 101
Going to the pharmacy, supermarket or even the nail salon you will notice different types of nail files. Buffing blocks, emery boards, crystal/glass nail files and metal files. So how do you know which one to chose or which one is best? I think it's more a choice of personal preference....
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Storing Nail Polish

Storing Nail Polish
Did you know that high temperatures and direct sunlight exposure is NOT good for your nail polish?  or any of your beauty products for that matter.   Remove your nail polishes and skin care products from your window sills.  The high temperatures can ctivate a nail formula’s solvents, which gives your...
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Got Yellow Nails?

Got Yellow Nails?
Did you get yellow nails from wearing your favourite dark nail polish for too long? Scrub your nails with a nail brush and whitening toothpaste.  I kid you not! It gets rid of the yellow color. Try it It works pretty well, and you end up with minty fresh fingers and...
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Black and white music note nail art pictorial

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Disney nail art tutorial 5

Disney Minnie Mouse nail art tutorial 5!   Below is the final nail art tutorial.   You will need: White nail polish Red nail polish Black nail polish A dotting tool Nail art brush   Step 1: Apply a base coat, and then paint your nail white.   Step 2: Using...
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Disney nail art tutorial 3 and 4

Disney Minnie Mouse nail art tutorial 3 and 4!   This tutorial has two tutorials in one. The middle finger, and the index finger.    Lets start with the middle finger design... Unfortunately I forgot to take pictures of all the steps, but I will try my best to explain in...
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Disney nail art tutorial 2

Disney Minnie Mouse nail art tutorial 2!   Below is the second nail art tutorial for the ring finger.   You will need: Red nail polish Black nail polish White nail polish Nail art brush 2 tiny rhinestones(mine were too big, and made Minnie look a bit like a gremlin) Base...
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Disney nail art tutorial 1

Disney Minnie Mouse bow nail art tutorial 1!   This is very delayed, i know... But here is the start of the Disney nail art tutorial. Because I did a different design on each finger, I have split up the tutorials into different posts.   You will need: White nail polish...
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Black and white music note tutorial

Black and white music notes tutorial   Below is how I did the music notes nail art.   You will need, white polish, black polish, a thin nail brush, dotting tool, striping tape(not necessary but makes life easier) and a little red heart. And of course the base coat and top...
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Disney on Ice- Minnie mouse nails

Disney on ice! Minnie mouse nails   A while ago, my boyfriend and I took my 3 cousins and 3 of his nieces and nephews to watch Disney on ice. I decided to do Minnie Mouse inspired nails for the occasion. It was harder than I thought to get the shape...
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Red hot and feathered up

Red hot and feathered up!   A while ago, my cousin had red nails, a stunning highly pigmented colour from the old faithful Essence. I then decided that it's too boring, so lets add a feather.    Below is what the finished product looked like. We were quite impressed!   You...
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Black and Gold nail art tutorial

Black and gold tutorials   Below are the tutorials for each of the black and gold looks from the Black and Gold post: http://prettifulblog.blogspot.com/2013/06/black-and-gold.html    They are all really easy to do and don't take very long.     I haven't put the finished looks individually on this tutorial, as they are...
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Caviar manicure, here today, gone tomorrow

Caviar manicure; Here today, Gone tomorrow   For anyone who has tried a caviar manicure will know that it doesn't last very long, but don't despair! Caviar is perfect for a night or day out, and then the beads start disappearing. The first picture shows my caviar mani in black and...
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