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If you can't get enough of this design, read on to see more angles of the rainbow opal effect, plus some of May's best opal manicures to save for your next trip to the nail salon.Learn more
Mani Bootcamp’s goal is to help us non-professionals become bona fide pros after the first week and move our way up to more advanced skills in weeks two and three. Week one is basically manicuring 101, introducing the basics and practicing the “art of painting.” Week two will introduce nail accents, teaching us how to do ombré and apply sticker adornments without destroying the polish underneath. Finally, in week three, we’ll be ready to nail advanced-level designs like French manicures and half-moons. Check out the entire schedule here.Read more
Casimir is survived by his wife, Bonita (Zupon) Zajdel; brother, Alan Zajdel, sons: Jeffrey Zajdel and Philip Zajdel and wife, Sun-Hee; daughter, Michele Walker and husband, Eston; grandson, Cameron Zajdel; and granddaughter, Abigail Walker.Read more
Whether it’s a vibrant wallpaper or an interesting textural feature, there are so many ways to elevate a small space. Get inspiration from these stunning bathrooms that make the most of these compact spacesRead more
Show off some personality with cute dip nails. These ones take inspiration from fun flamingoes and mix various shades of pink with blue glitter. The verticle ombre is easy to achieve using the dusting method where you tap glitter off a soft brush along the side of the nail. Other cute designs include putting a different color on each finger — choose a rainbow or pick different shades of the same color. Alternatively, you could channel the spirit of anything in nature. Flamingoes are fun, but what about colorful macaws? Get the look by combining blue and yellow with a smattering of green glitter. Is watermelon your favorite fruit? Show it with pink and green ombre nails complete with large specks of black glitter. Your imagination for fun is the only limit!Read more
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Give yourself stylish, sexy nails at home, with a dip powder kit. There are dozens of options available online and hundreds of color variations. You’ll need some manicure basics to start, including a file, cuticle stick or trimmer, acetone nail polish remover, and cotton balls. Then, when it comes to kits, you’ll want, at a minimum, a base, an activator, and a top coat, plus your color powders. Extras that are helpful, but not essential, include a soft makeup or kabuki brush, a natural powder, a brush restorer, and a cuticle oil or vitamin serum. The best part about home kits is that the bottles are numbered, so you easily know what to use and when!
From marbled patterns featuring pastel coloring to negative space manicures that turn nail tips into a carefully crafted whirlwinds of color, this trend is all about mixing contrasting colors. Similar to a tie-dye manicure, marbled manicures feature swirled color patterns. However, this trend allows for the artist to embrace imperfections.
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“Because at-home DIY manicures are very much a thing right now, people are also opting for pretty neutrals that are a little more forgiving to apply.”
Plastic-wrap nail art is one of the latest trending techniques for unique gel manicures and involves painting the nail with a polish or thick builder gel, then spreading plastic wrap over it and pressing on the nail to create texture. Once it's dry and the texture is created, you can paint over it for a multicolor approach or dust glitter on it for a metallic marble effect. File down until smooth and seal with a shiny topcoat, creating a galaxy-like new set that will have everyone asking you about your nails. Of course, as with any art, the options are limitless, so keep reading to find our favorite picks from TikTok and Instagram, and get some nail inspo for yourself!
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When trying to grow back your brows, you want to avoid any products that might be inhibiting hair growth (or actually pulling out your hairs unintentionally). You want to avoid brow products with drying alcohol or heavy waxes that could be "suffocating the brow or drying them out," says Azi Sacks, a brow artist based in New York City. "A lot of brow gels contain alcohol, while waxy brow pencils could be heavy with a waxy texture, which can snap or yank on the brow."
Take inspiration from nail artist Miss Laj with bold, teal, square nail extensions or keep things nude with subtle nail art, like Metta.
5. The Perfect Mirror
This Parisian powder room created by Stéphanie Coutas of SC Editions is a visual extension of the apartment’s elegant interior. Coutas, famous for her bespoke design approach, adorned the powder room with custom-made pieces from SC Editions.
A statement light fixture, an antique mirror or stylish spouts add to the luxurious quotient and play on the eclectic feel. “Brass adds a touch of glam and so do mixed metals. Hardware can always be an opportunity to make a statement,” say Shah & Patwardhan.