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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

Louboutin Manicure

Louboutin Manicure

This is a simple, iconic look made famous by Christian Louboutin shoes. This look is more impressive the longer your nails are. For this manicure you will need black nail-colour, red nail-colour, and a clear top coat. Apply the red nail-colour underneath your nails and let it dry. Now apply 2 coats black nail-colour to your nails. Apply … Continue reading

Healthy Juices

Healthy Juices

I received these recipes via email a few years ago… In my search to find where they originally came from I found THIS awesome pic with all these recipes… Print it and Enjoy improved health the natural way!!! Carrot + Ginger + Apple  = Boost and cleanse our system.    Apple + Cucumber + Celery =  Prevent … Continue reading

Half Moon Manicure

Half Moon Manicure

You can use any colours for this Look, but remember to use the lighter shade for the half-moon. For this specific look in the picture you will need navy nail-colour, a silver or metallic nail-colour, 10 ring reinforcement stickers and a clear top coat. Apply 1-2 coats of your silver / metallic nail-colour. Ensure you … Continue reading

Honey Facial Masks

Honey Facial Masks

Honey, Honey, Honey… A good all-rounder for skin. Honey naturally moisturises the skin and is great for fine lines and wrinkles as it is packed with anti-oxidants. It is naturally anti-bacterial which makes it a pimple killer. Also there’s  no chemicals, so there’s no negative reactions which makes it perfect if you have sensitive skin. … Continue reading

Galaxy Nails

Galaxy Nails

For this manicure you will need, Dark Blue Nail Colour for the base layer, and a 2 or 3 lighter sparkly or glittery shades of Nail colour. Apply dark blue nail-colour as a base layer and let it dry. Layer your glitter colours over the base layer at random – use all of the shades on … Continue reading