Beauty Diaries

Beauty Diaries

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Essence Mega last (Super grip) base coat

​Hello Ladies! So last week I tried out the new mega last base coat polish from essence. I just have to say, I am VERY impressed! <3 I have terrible issues with my polish always chipping, and my nails always splitting and breaking. Well.... Its been well over a week now of using the mega last base coat and I am happy to say that I am still chip ...
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My First “Press on Nails” Experience

Hi BB'sI purchased my first Broadway impress PRESS-ON MANICURE a few months back at Clicks (for about R119) as I never tried these press-on nails before and wanted to give it a go. I remember using those Barbie press-on nails as a little girl and using prestik as my glue (but those press-on nails don't count, right?). I actually waited qu...
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My First "DIY" Nail Art Experience (beginner)

​Hi Ladies I've watched tons and tons of nail art videos over the years on You Tube & Instagram and it looks so easy and effortless and so quick! So after much contemplation, I decided to give nail art ago (very brave, right?). I chose a Christmas theme- red and gold. By no means am I a "nail art" professional, I'm just learning the art- so thi...
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Haul Out Some Trendy Nail Paints That Suites Every Skin Tone!

Haul Out Some Trendy Nail Paints That Suites Every Skin Tone!
Hey! Enough now, Just snatch in a fascinating tinge to make your grungy nails look beautiful. You aren't generally certain of which shading to pick for your nails? All things considered, girls, we completely get it. Grabbing an immaculate nail shine shading isn't something simple, particularly, regarding the matter of coordinating it with your skin...
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Two Toned Pink Manicure

Two Toned Pink Manicure
At times I get a bit tired of a plain manicure and I’m not always in the mood to create nail art. For those times a simple Two Toned Manicure works best. Alternating your nail polish colour on your nails is such a simple look to create and needs very little...
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My DIY gel nails at home routine

My DIY gel nails at home routine
I recently went out and bought the essence gel nails at home mini LED light and the peel off gel base and uv gel top coat and primer.  Now note that I've been playing with this so much that my bottles are almost empty and look old haha. But it seems...
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Nail Art For Beginners {Tutorial 1}

1424902343614 Good Morning Barbies. Some of you may not know but one of the things I want to accomplish this year is Nail Art and perfecting it. This would be my first ever post that is a tutorial and I tried my best to get the best pictures possible. I hope you...
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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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Easy French Manicure

Easy French Manicure
We all want pretty and pampered nails and a french manicure is an old time favourite and a classic look. Here is one of my favourite and easy ways to create a French Manicure. Again scotch tape has come to the rescue with helping me create another beautiful and easy nail...
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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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Pop Goes The Bold and the Beautiful

Pop Goes The Bold and the Beautiful
Fear not, my Beauties! Being bold is not for sissies....being bold is for trend-setters and not hesitating to be different and stand out.  I have no problem with this.  I have naturally red hair so I stand out wherever I go.  I've been a beacon of boldness since I was little. ...
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#outofyourcomfortzone nails

#outofyourcomfortzone nails
Challenge 3   So we have to do something we find difficult,  I have maybe worn nail polish a total of three times, and then applied by a professional,  my parents did not allow us to use nail polish and after I got married my husband doesn't like it, but anyways...
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#OutOfYourComfortZone - Challenge 1 - Day 1

#OutOfYourComfortZone - Challenge 1 - Day 1
So I am on a desert Island and all I have on me is my Avon Gel Finish Nail Enamel in Lavender Sky - OH MY WORD I Don't have anything to neaten my nails up with - Gosh what a mess *crying* I should have also packed my ear buds,...
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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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