1. This moment, here and now, is the time to taste life. -Osho

Make the best of nail art….NOW…!!!

  1. Patience and Perseverance are the two essentials to success. -Anon

If you feel you have nothing else to do, get a PHD in nail art and do it with perseverance and Patience. 🙂

  1. One of the most valuable things any person can learn is the art of using the knowledge and experience of others. –Napoleon Hill, The Law of Success

Look up and read through blogs and inspire yourself to get the nail art perfection.

  1. The battle for achievement of success is half won when one knows definitely what is wanted. -Napoleon Hill, The Law of Success

The moment you decide how you want your nails to look today, you already won half the battle.

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After the dnd nail polish, white, black and yellow have become a combination that I’ve fallen in love with. I remember seeing a nail art tutorial on YouTube and I’ve been inspired ever since. I just wish I could. I’m sorry I cannot search for the video URL right now. This exact same combination was again used by VOV and the dark lines were drawn using sketch pens designed for nail art.

If given the opportunity, what colour of nail polish would want to be? Why does it seem that everyone else believes we only use reds and pinks? Or extreme light shades of nudes, reds and pinks?

I was thinking the other day while in the fingernail salon, if everyone went by what style experts say on fingernail enhancement, everyone would be dressed in nail polish colours that complement their complexion. We understand everybody opts for what rocks their boats eventually. Fashion experts keep a variety of extremely stylish nail polish shades out, especially the ones that are not boring.

These folks called “Style Experts” believe whatever kiara sky nail polish colour you wear should be based why you are wearing it, what you do for a living, what you wear in general and your skin tone. I only agree with one section. Say if you are attending a black-tie event, putting on a red nail polish seems too off unless it matches your gown for the evening.

Now, who made up the concept that you only use black nail polish during the winter, light shades in springtime and shiny ones in the summertime? Does this mean if you choose to wear dark nail polishes all year long, you have broken the laws of fashion?

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What shapes do you like your nails? This is always a manicurist’s question when you want to get your nails done. If you think about it, you would realize your answer have always been spontaneous because you almost never give it a thought. This could be as a result of not wanting to be stuck with a shape you don’t like due to constant changing. Or it could be you feel your current nail shape best describes you.

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Both outcomes are completely true but let us consider the second reason. Your nail shape does not reflect your personal style; it also tells people who you really are.

Below is an analysis of some nail shapes:

  • Sharp Stiletto Nails: This best describes the rebellious (fashion wise). This is the kind of nail shape for women who don’t mind looking or being different, being trendsetters and are completely aware of what’s going on.

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Indeed you know that maintaining a healthy diet is good for you in a variety of ways; it can improve your sleep routines, boost your energy levels and greatly reduces your chances of falling ill. But did you know certain foods can enhance your physical appearance? In this article, we will highlight the various classes of nutrients that can aid your nail and hair growth and also give it the extra durability and glow it deserves.

VITAMIN H/BIOTIN:

Vitamin H also knows as Biotin can fix thinning or splitting hair, as well as repairing damaged nails. Vitamin H has even been used to treat hair loss, a situation known as alopecia and when taken with corticosteroid clobetasol propionate and zinc, it is super effective. DiBona Nina, a dietician at the Sports Club in the US, confirms. “A lack of in Vitamin H could result in hair loss or brittle hair.” A less stressful way to recall: The H in supplement H represents “haut and haar,” which indicates “nails and hair” in German-born, as the dietician says. Try eating salmon, peanuts, lentils, eggs, cauliflower, beans, and banana.

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OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS:

To get more shiny hair, make omega-3 part of your diet,  which improves scalp health and could also give your hair extra glow and lustre, according to Nina DiBona. The stratum corneum is the exterior part of the skin and it relies on eicosapentaenoic acid, linolenic acid and alpha which are necessary fatty acids in the body to function properly. The stratum corneum also contains keratin and this gives helps its water-holding abilities. Lack of these necessary acids can lead to dandruff or a dry scalp. Try eating walnuts, tuna, spinach, sardines, salmon, mackerel, fish oil, flaxseed and eggs.

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If you are fond of biting your nails, then you need to stop whatever you’re doing and read this. Studies suggest that individuals who indulge in mindless activities like nail biting and hair twisting possibly possess certain character traits.

A study was done at the University of Montreal in 2015 and it revealed that involuntarily biting your nails, pulling your hair or other related practices can uncover a person’s trait or personality. The study also revealed that people who get frustrated or bored easily or an impatient person to be a hair puller or nail-biter or twister etc.

According to the study, these characteristics indicate perfectionism. A publication in the March 2015 edition of Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry suggests that the perfectionist trait could be a major cause of these lifestyles, and also that perfectionism is something that people ought to take seriously.

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A lead author and Professor of the University Psychiatry department, Dr. O’Çonnor Kieron said he believed people with such repetitive characters are likely perfectionist, and it means they are unable to perform tasks at a normal rate and are also unable to relax. He also said they are easily frustrated, prone to dissatisfaction and are impatient when they do not achieve their goals. They also get bored easily.

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