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Smith and Cult Nail Polish Swatches—Read This Review Before Buying!

Nail swatches are an absolute must for modern nail polish lines. They are usually made from hard plastic and in the shape of a fingernail. You can stick the swatch over your fingernail to get an idea of how the color will look on you. It saves customers time, money, and frustration in finding the …

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How to Do a Manicure at Home—Step By Step Instructions

A great looking manicure always starts with clean and healthy nails. Healthy nails start with a diet rich in vitamins and minerals, many of which specifically affect the health of your nails. One of the essential vitamins for nails is Biotin, which is in the B complex of vitamins. If you find that your nails …

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Are Sunscreens with Oxybenzone Dangerous? Five Alternative Sunscreens

In recent years, we have come to understand the importance of sunscreen. When in the 90s, sunbathing was in, these days, people opt for a fake tan over sun exposure. At best, sun exposure can cause premature aging, skin dryness, and sunburn. However, at worst, extreme sun exposure can lead to skin diseases and cancer. …

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How to Apply Makeup After Microneedling

Microneedling seems extremely painful, but it delivers some pretty great results. This procedure aims to help the skin produce collagen and skin tissue to make the skin smoother and firmer. However, the procedure and the immediate effects aren’t as pleasant. For one, the process involves using a dermaroller with small needles that prick the skin. …

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How to Tell if Someone Has Had Lip Injections

Plump, plush lips are all the rage in Hollywood. Many of Tinseltown’s most famous actresses (and even actors) have had lip injections in the past. From Madonna to Jennifer Garner to Lindsay Lohan to Kylie Jenner, you can see the huge difference in their before and after pictures. However, it can be hard to tell …

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Is 24-Hour Makeup Bad for Your Skin?

Who wouldn’t want to wear makeup that can last all day and still look fantastic? Lots of brands have various products—from foundation to lipstick to mascara—that they claim can last for an entire day. However, while these products may look good, could they have long-term effects on the skin? Below, we’ll discuss the effects of …

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Which nail polish lasts the longest?

Ah, the question on everyone’s lips. A variety of gel polishes are known to be very long-lasting, such as Sally Hansen Miracle Gel, Essie, Deborah Lippmann Gel Lab, OPI Classic Nail Lacquer, and Smith & Cult. You can’t go wrong with Butter London or JINsoon Nail Lacquer either. These brands have been tested rigorously by …