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X-mas Nails… for any occasion

X-mas Nails… for any occasion

I call this Mani X-mas Nails, because it reminds me of Christmas. But it isn’t a seasonal mani, you can wear this mani any time of the year. You will need burgundy nail-colour and silver glitter nail-colour. Apply two coats of the burgundy nail-colour. Allow to dry. Apply two coats of the silver glitter nail-colour to … Continue reading

Thick, strong, shiny hair with horse shampoo

Thick, strong, shiny hair with horse shampoo

My mom had strong, thick hair, that is until she went through chemotherapy. Her hair became brittle and dry, she started using Equiline horse shampoo. It helped a little to restore some growth. I heard the stories of how it prevents hair loss, speeds up growth and that it makes hair thicker, stronger and shinier. So … Continue reading

Ribbon Handbag

Ribbon Handbag

Here’s a handbag I made in February 2011. It is made weaving ribbon and scrap string through ‘orange’ bag.

Anaemia

Anaemia

So we recently had a staff wellness day at work, where we had our blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol checked. My glucose and cholesterol received perfect scores, but my blood pressure is a tad bit low… 😦  90/60 which could be due to anaemia (low iron levels). The word anaemia comes from the Greek word … Continue reading

Rhinestone Manicure

Rhinestone Manicure

For this Manicure you’ll need clear nail-colour, nude nail-colour, a cuticle stick and rhinestone in various small sizes. Apply two coats of the nude nail-colour, then apply one coat of the clear nail-colour. Now dip the end of the cuticle stick into a drop of clear nail-colour, and with the sticky end, pick up a rhinestone. Press the rhinestone onto … Continue reading

Tips for Bright eyes

Tips for Bright eyes

Here are some tips I found in a fsp magazine and the picture is from Lasik   Soothe tired eyes quickly: Apply cucumber, raw potato or chilled tea bags. Cucumber juice contains high levels of moisture-retaining potassium, which prevents water evaporating from the skin. Caution: avoid herbal teabags – they don’t usually contain all-important tannic acid. Ordinary tea bags … Continue reading

Newspaper & Comic Strip Manicure

Newspaper & Comic Strip Manicure

Apply 2 coats of desired nail-colour and let dry. Dip fingernail in alcohol. (surgical spirits / vodka etc) Press a strip of newspaper big enough to cover the nail onto your alcohol soaked nail. Pull newspaper off slowly. Apply a top coat, to finish off the manicure. Or substitute the newspaper for comic strip. Apply … Continue reading

Footware Care Guidelines

Footware Care Guidelines

I found these care instructions in one of my shoe boxes… always good to re-read these. I love my shoes 🙂 Here are some tips to ensure that your shoes last longer and retain their appearance and remain comfortable to wear. Protect New Shoes: Pre-treat your new shoes before wearing them with an appropriate protector … Continue reading