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Too long take too much time and effort to make it look ‘perfect’. I haven't had it really short, but I would imagine there are drawbacks to that, too.
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Plait is a complex structure or pattern formed by intertwining three or more strands of flexible material such as textile fibres, wire, or human hair. Compared to the process of weaving a wide sheet of cloth from two separate, perpendicular groups of strands (warp and weft), it is usually long and narrow, with each component strand functionally equivalent in zigzagging forward through the overlapping mass of the others.
The simplest possible plait is a flat, solid, three-strand structure in some countries/cases called a plait. More complex ones can be constructed from an arbitrary (but usually odd) number of strands to create a wider range of structures: wider ribbon-like bands, hollow or solid cylindrical cords, or broad mats which resemble a rudimentary perpendicular weave.
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Unlike the simplest form of three-strand, in which all of the hair is initially divided into three sections which are simultaneously gathered together near the scalp, a French braid starts with three small sections near the crown of the head; these initial sections are braided together toward the nape of the neck, gradually adding more to each section as it crosses in from the side into the center of the structure. The final result incorporates all of it into a smoothly woven pattern over the scalp. If the main mass is initially parted into two or more sections along the scalp that are kept separate from one another, multiple ones may be created, each in its own section.
Compared to the simplest form of hair braid, a French one has several practical advantages: it can restrain from the top of the head that is too short to reach the nape of the neck, and it spreads the weight and tension as more elegant and sophisticated. However, it is more difficult to construct than a simple one because of its greater complexity; when performed on one's own hair, it also requires a more prolonged elevation of the hands above the back of the head, and leaves more tangled parts along the scalp when unbraiding.
It is unclear when it originated, or how it became associated with France in the English-speaking world; in the French language, the same one is called tresse africaine (‘African’) or tresse indienne (‘Indian’).
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Traditional Japanese art of paper folding, which started in the 17th century AD at the latest and was popularized outside of Japan in the mid-1900s. It has since then evolved into a modern art form. The goal of this art is to transform a flat sheet of material into a finished sculpture through folding and sculpting techniques, and as such the use of cuts or glue is considered kirigami.
The number of basic folds is small, but they can be combined in a variety of ways to make intricate designs. The best known model is probably the Japanese paper crane. In general, these designs begin with a square sheet of paper whose sides may be different colors or prints. This traditional Japanese art, which has been practiced since the Edo era (1603–1867), has often been less strict about these conventions, sometimes cutting the paper or using nonsquare shapes to start with.
Many books begin with a description of basic which are used to construct the models. These include simple diagrams of basic folds like valley and mountain folds, pleats, reverse folds, squash folds, and sinks. There are also standard named bases which are used in a wide variety of models, for instance the bird base is an intermediate stage in the construction of the flapping bird .Additional bases are the preliminary base (square base), fish base, waterbomb base, and the frog base.
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It not only includes the one that flies, requires inflation to complete, or, when complete, uses the kinetic energy of a person's hands, applied at a certain region on the model, to move another flap or limb. Some argue that, strictly speaking, only the latter is really "recognized" as action origami, first appearing with the traditional Japanese flapping bird, is quite common. One example is Robert Lang's instrumentalists; when the figures' heads are pulled away from their bodies, their hands will move, resembling the playing of music.
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A casual medium hairdo is unstructured, free-flowing and easy-going. It's the kind of the one you'd wear to the mall, a walk in the park, or perhaps if you were heading over to your friend's house for some takeout and a movie. It may be daring, or plain and simple in design.
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Some great things about casual styles are their versatility and changeability: you can wear them in a number of ways, in a variety of shapes and styles, and you can change them totally on the fly.
A formal medium hair-style can be described as tailored, structured, elegant and grand looking. It's the kind of one you'd wear to a formal occasion such as a wedding, prom, the Academy Awards, or any important function that requires dressing up. These ones vary from soft layered looks to one length cuts; from smooth flicks to pulled back half up styles. Shapes can vary depending on the haircut and styling technique of the day.
Depending on the texture and desired result, a whole range of styling products and aids are used; for example, hair-rollers, curling tongs, ceramic irons, pins, and clips. Styling time varies from 30 to 90 minutes.
They are great because they're not too long, meaning they won't get in the way and spoil gowns with higher necks or collars. They are also just long enough to pop up in a bun or a twist, without your hairstylist trying to work out what to do with any excess (as is the case with long one).
A casual medium straight hair-style is one that can be described as free-flowing, easy-going, and one that falls into place on its own. This type can be worn as an everyday look at work, home, or play. These consist of precision cuts, one length looks, varying layer cuts, and razor cuts. Layered and razor cuts will require some styling effort, whereas a one length looks relies only on gravity to maintain the shape. Self styling for one length looks saves so much time. For medium styles, where the sides are to the shoulders, the hair can be pulled back for a sleek short appearance or to get it out of the way; or it can be put up to make the look more formal. This length is not too short or long!
A casual medium wavy hairstyle can be described as free-flowing, soft, full, with lots of body and easy-going. These can vary from shoulder length graduated layers, to heavy one length looks, and even messy uniform layer cuts. When waves are natural or even artificial (permed hair), casual medium wavy styles are quick and easy to create because the waves and cut determine the shape of the hair. Waves created with curling devices and heat appliances require more time and styling products for hold. Some techniques you might like to try are simple things like ruffling, finger drying, and scrunch drying. The medium length of these also enables you to pull/tie your hair back- getting it out of the way or dressing it up more formally.
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Scientists view length as playing a large part in natural selection among many species, since long, thick and healthy one is frequently a sign of fertility and youth. As it grows slowly, length reveals several years of a person's health status and reproductive fitness. It is significantly correlated with female attractiveness, as rated by men as well as women. Length and quality can act as a cue to especially a woman's youth and health, signifying reproductive potential. The prevalence of trichophilia (partialism or fetischism) is 7% in the population, and very long one is a common subject of devotion in this group.
Ways of life often viewed as more rigid, such as soldiers and religious cultures, often have explicit rules regarding length. For example, Buddhist monks shave their heads as part of their order of worship. Even outside religious structures, cultures often associate male long one with ways of life outside of what is culturally accepted. Subservient cultures, for example, are sometimes detected by their rulers through length, as was the case with the Gaelic Irish under English rule and the Moors under Spanish rule in Medieval Spain.
Again, though, there are exceptions to these rules, notably among the long-haired and religiously devoted Nazarites of the Hebrew Bible (Samson being a famous example) and among the Sikhs.
East Asian cultures have traditionally seen long, unkempt in a woman as a sign of sexual intent or a recent sexual encounter, as usually they keep it tied up in styles such as the ponytail, plait, or any bun.
Women often have a stronger inclination towards long hair than men do. Younger women tend to have longer than older women. Length and quality can act as a cue to a woman's youth and health, signifying reproductive potential. Growing and wearing it long was almost universal among women in the western world until World War One.
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Casual long styles are designed and generated with a low fuss factor in mind. Variations include precision cuts, razor Cuts and various layering techniques that allow the hair to fall into its own natural shape and form.
Casual hair-styles are very versatile. You can wear your long casual updo (so it looks shorter), wear it half up and half down or even try some braids.
Long tends to drag down a long face. And this is the basic rule of finding a great haircut for your face shape: You don't want to highlight your problems. This means if you have a round face, you don't want short curly one that makes your round face appear rounder.
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It adds depth and dimension, complements the eye color, or simply draws attention to them. Shadow comes in many different colors and textures. It is usually made from a powder and mica, but can also be found in liquid, pencil, or mousse form.
Civilizations across the world use it - predominantly on females, but also occasionally on males. In Western society, it's seen as a feminine cosmetic, even when used by men. On average, the distance between eyelashes and eyebrows is twice as big in women as in men. Thus pale shadow visually enlarges this area and has a feminizing effect. In Gothic fashion, black or similarly dark-colored shadow is popular amongst both genders.
Many people use shades simply to improve their appearance, but it is also commonly used in theatre and other plays, to create a memorable look, with bright and even ridiculous colors. Depending on skin tone and experience, the effect usually brings out glamour and gains attention. It attempts to replicate the natural shadow that some women exhibit due to a natural contrasting pigmentation on their eyelids. Natural shade can range anywhere from a glossy shine to one's eyelids, to a pinkish tone, or even a silver look.
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While it is frequently used to shade or ‘shadow’ the eyes, it is also used to lighten, brighten, and make them appear larger. Many different types of enhancements can be achieved through different uses of color, shading, and blending techniques.
Many popular eye shadows come in powdered form and contain talc, but there are also cream and liquid shadows. Cream shadows should be used above the crease of the eye and are not recommended for the area below the eye, as they can develop a crepe-like texture, adding years to the appearance. Liquid for creates a "wet" or shimmering appearance and both cream and liquid shadows work well as a base for powdered one.
The traditional way to use it is to apply different shades from one corner of the eye to the other, blending from light to dark. Starting with light colors from the inside corner and blending to dark will make them appear farther apart and larger. Keep in mind that light colors are used to highlight and accent the shape of the eye, while dark colors are used to shade and gently change the shape.
To remove it, a commercial remover can be utilized, though a rich face wash will usually remove all traces of color. Generally it is easy to remove, and simple water and soap can be used. Eyeshadow, eyeliner, and mascara may also be removed using baby oil. There are also wipes that can be used.
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As part of it, treatments for hands usually include soaking in a softening substance and application of hand lotion. The word comes from the Latin manus, meaning hand, and cura meaning care.
The process begins with ensuring that the working area and tools are sanitized and conveniently located. This might include sanitizing the working surface, such as a table top, placing clean metal implements into a jar with sanitizing liquid, and having sanitized towels and such near the working area.
Normally it starts with sanitizing of the subject's hands. Old nail polish or artificial nails are removed. The hands are then cleaned with soap and hot water and rinsing with hot water.
During the next phase, the finger nails are then trimmed and filed to the desired length and shape using a file. Metal files can be used for rapid removal of material, however, fine glass files are preferred. Disposable two-sided emery boards can also be used.
Proper filing technique starts with the file at the outer edge of the nail, moving towards the center. This is repeated from the other side to the center. The file should not be moved back and forth in a saw-like motion.
The cuticles are then pushed back with a cuticle pusher. A cuticle pusher is simply a wooden stick with a flat end, sometimes wrapped in cotton. Metal cuticle pushers should be used with great care, as they can damage the matrix. Orangewood is the preferred material because of its softness.
In this phase, the fingernails are polished with a polishing board made of hard foam, paper, or plastic. A softer foam layer is added to each side, and fine polishing surfaces are placed on the foam.
Other treatments may include the application of artificial tips, acrylics, or artificial gels. Some can include the painting of pictures or designs or applying small decals or imitation jewels.
A French falls into the ‘if you're not going to do it right, don't do it at all’ category. Thick, pasty tips with smudgy edges do not an elegant statement make.
If you're going to do it at home, set aside a bit of time. It'll take more than five minutes. How much more depends on whether it's your first time or your fiftieth, but the steps you'll follow are the same either way.
A quick top coat will give a finished look. DO NOT do anything with your hands until the polish is completely dry. You'll just mess up your hard work.
This home treatment will probably save you money. But if it's not a choice between feeding your kids and getting your nails done, you might want to splurge on a pro job.
To conclude, in most cases, the manicurist applies at least one layer of either clear polish meant to strengthen or several layers of color polish and top coat. It is usually finished with a hand massage using hand lotion or oils.
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It is an area of thick, delicate hairs above the eye that follows the shape of the lower margin of the ridges of some mammals. Their main function is to prevent sweat, water, and other debris from falling down into the eye socket, but they are also important to human communication and facial expression. It is not uncommon for people to modify their by means of hair addition, removal, makeup, or piercing.
Cosmetic methods have been developed to alter the look of one's, whether the goal is to add or remove hair, change the color, or change the position.
Several options for removing hair to achieve a thinner or smaller one, or to correct a unibrow, include tweezing, waxing, threading and electronic tweezer. The most common method is to use tweezers to thin out and shape it. Waxing is becoming more popular. Lastly, there is threading method, where a cotton thread is rolled over hair to pull it out. Small scissors are sometimes used to trim them, either with another method of hair removal or alone. In time, hair that has been plucked will stop growing back. Some people wax or shave off theirs and leave them bare, stencil or draw them in with eye liner, or tattoo them on. In Western societies, it has become more common for men to pluck part of their eyebrows.
The first rule in how to shape yours is: You can only work with what you have.
You'll have to do the same, and work with what you currently have. You can remove hair or use pencil to make them look fuller, but you can't instantly grow them. The following steps will help you decide what hair to keep or to remove.
Draw an imaginary straight line from the outer sides of the ball of your nose to your brows. That is where they should start and where you should begin, especially if you're new to shaping. It's also good for wide set eyes (too far apart), because it makes eyes appear closer together. A large forehead also benefits because taking too much hair in between makes the forehead look even bigger.
On deciding on how to arch one of the most important parts of designing, we are going to use other features for a reference. For girl who doesn't have a lot of eyelid small arch for shape is perfect.
So placing a ruler (or something else straight like an eye liner) on the tip of your nose as a reference, and taking the ruler over your pupil brings you to a section where is going to be the ‘peak’ or highest point of your arch.
Another reference point is the top of the nostril, still aiming for over the middle of the pupil for a medium arch, but the far side of the pupil for a large arch. (Tip: right nostril for right eye, left nostril for left eye).
A big mistake women make is not trimming them. When the hair is long, sometimes women end up taking out too much hair when they really needed to take out bulk. Here's how to tell if you need to trim: Brush them straight up, and if there are any hairs longer coming out of your natural shape on top, then trim it.
Yes, you can do this on your own, it's very simple. Use a fine-tooth regular comb or an brush to push hairs up, and then just trim what is outside the shape with small scissors. If you have rather bushy ones, then you'll need to take additional steps to remove more bulk.
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There are many things to consider when you are planning to get a new haircut and especially one that will change your entire appearance. The longer your hair is now, the bigger the ‘wow effect’ will be.
You can feel your confidence growing and you catch yourself looking more and more often at photos of sassy haircuts and you are in front of the mirror every day to picture yourself? Then you are really ready for cut and all you need is just a little more motivation to really face the scissors!
They are perhaps the most mismanaged ones worn by women. Far too often, the decision is made based on utility and ease of care. As a result, it ends up being unflattering to the individual. The thing many women forget is that just because every woman CAN wear it, not every woman should. All of the standard rules apply when it comes to choosing style.
Luckily, ‘short’ is a relative term and can mean a fairly wide range of lengths. In addition, it can incorporate a wide range of wave patterns, too, which further assists in helping those who want to look good wearing it. The style has to flatter the face and needs to represent some measure of balance. While the length can vary, it is generally considered is seldom longer than the mid-point of the neck. Of course, most of them are shorter than this, and you can see virtually every increment possible.
While there really is no ‘rule’ against anyone wearing it, it should be noted that these looks are often best-suited to those with fine-boned and delicate features. Those who have weight issues or simply round faces will often think that it is good for them, and end up enhancing the troublesome features rather than minimizing them.
It can feature a variety of layering techniques. The hair can be blunt cut to a clean edge on the bottom line of the style, could have even long layers, or combine the two with a blunt edge and interior layering.
Colors aren’t specifically restricted by the inclusion in a shorter hairstyle. Rather we mention color here because color can often be used to add drama and excitement and take an otherwise ‘normal’ look and give it an edge.
Often, a woman chooses it solely for the convenience and increased ease of care it offers. In cases like this, when simplicity is the motivating factor, it can become boring. Perhaps the individual doesn’t think of the possible ways to adapt the look, or has it for so long that wearing it is habit and the look suffers from neglect.
To avoid this, it’s important to ask for a fresh look periodically. Perhaps having it textured with a razor and then a quick blow-out as a part of the styling process will give you a new twist on your look. Or maybe you should let it grow out a little and use the length to create additional volume in areas that better flatter your face. Perhaps your look could benefit from a splash of color. Or frankly, the answer could be a simple matter of adding a new styling product to take advantage of the traits it already has.
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Common reasons are to cover grays, to change to a more fashionable or desirable, and to restore the original one after it has been discolored by hairdressing processes or sun bleaching. In the 1661 book Eighteen Books of the Secrets of Art & Nature, various methods of black, red, and white are explained.
The four most common classifications are permanent, demi-permanent (sometimes called deposit only), semi-permanent, and temporary.
Bleaching is a chemical process for removal of some or all natural or synthetic. Hydrogen peroxide and ammonium hydroxide are common bleachants. Any treatment to change to a lighter requires bleaching. Subsequent to bleaching, a light colored permanent or semi permanent dye or toner may be applied.
Bleaching has the side effect of rising of the cuticle, making it more porous.
Temporary is available in various forms including rinses, shampoos, gels, sprays, and foams. Temporary is typically brighter and more vibrant than semi-permanent and permanent. It is most often used for special occasions such as costume parties and Halloween.
The pigment molecules in temporary are large and cannot penetrate the cuticle layer. The particles remain adsorbed (closely adherent) to the shaft and are easily removed with a single shampooing. Temporary can persist that is excessively dry or damaged in a way that allows for migration of the pigment to the interior of the shaft. It lasts for about a few hours to 1 day.
It was traditionally applied to the one overall color. The modern trend is to use several different to produce streaks or gradations, either on top of the natural or on top of a single base. These are referred to as highlighting, where sections are treated with lighteners, usually to create blonde streaks. Lowlighting, where sections are treated with darker.
These can be applied by the following methods foiling, where pieces of foil or plastic film are used to separate; especially when applying more than one. Cap, when a plastic cap is placed tight on the head and strands are pulled through with a hook. Balayage, where is painted directly onto sections with no foils used to keep it contained.
All application techniques can be used with any type. For highlights, it will usually have to be bleached before coloring.
A minority of products are designed to create not typically found in nature. These are available in almost any imaginable, including green and fuchsia.
It involves the use of chemicals capable of removing, replacing and/or covering up pigments naturally found inside the shaft. Use of these chemicals can result in a range of adverse effects, including temporary skin irritation and allergy, breakage, skin discoloration and unexpected results.
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Also known as a bobtail is a type of hairstyle, typically worn by women, where the hair is pulled back from the face, twisted or plaited, and wrapped in a circular coil around itself, typically on the back of the head or neck. They can either be secured with a hairpiece, a hairnet and bobby pins. They may be tightly gathered or slightly messier and more informal. They, like ponytails, may cause headaches if worn too tight or up too high on the head.
In India, it's common for female college professors to wear their hair, in order to identify with their profession.
Men are not often seen wearing them, but they can do so. This may be because they are using it in a practical way such as in sport (like samurais) or using it in a formal way.
Also known as a ‘ballet,’ this hairstyle is used by nearly all female ballet dancers and some male ballet dancers, with a few notable exceptions. Ballet dancers often use hairnets and bobby pins to make it as tight and neat as possible. This is especially important while turning, as loose ones may fall out and it has to look presentable.
In China, it is known as ‘ox horns’. It was commonly used up until the early 20th century, and can still be seen today when traditional attire is used. It differs from the odango slightly in that it is gender neutral; Chinese paintings of children have frequently depicted girls as having matching ox horns, while boys have a single in the back. Some are for ballet classes or dance class.
The Beehive is a woman's hairdo that resembles a beehive; it is also known as the B-52, for its similarity to the bulbous nose of the B-52 Stratofortress bomber. It originated as one of a variety of elaborately teased and lacquered versions of ‘big hair’ that developed from earlier pageboy and bouffant styles. It was developed in 1960 by Margaret Vinci Heldt of Elmhurst, Illinois, owner of the Margaret Vinci Coiffures in downtown Chicago, who won the National Coiffure Championship in 1954, and who had been asked by the editors of Modern Beauty Salon magazine to design a new hairstyle that would reflect the coming decade. She originally modelled it on a fez-like hat that she owned. In recognition of her achievement, Cosmetologists Chicago, a trade association with 60,000 members, created a scholarship in Heldt’s name for creativity in hairdressing. The beehive style was popular throughout the 1960s, particularly in the United States and other Western countries, and remains an enduring symbol of 1960s kitsch.
An updo is a hair style that involves arranging it instead of allowing it to fall freely. It can be as simple as a ponytail, but is more commonly associated with more elaborate styles intended for special occasions such as a prom or wedding.
A French twist is a common ‘updo’ styling technique. It is created by gathering it in a low ponytail (not secured) and twisting the ponytail upwards until it turns in on itself against the head. It is then secured with pins, clips, sticks or a comb.
French twists are usually worn to proms and weddings when they are in a tight fashion; however, one could wear a messier, looser look to the office or out on the town. Hairclips are also commonly used with French twists.
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Artificial, also known as fake, false, fashion, enhancements, or extensions, are coverings placed over fingernails as fashion accessories. Some of them attempt to mimic the appearance of real ones as closely as possible, while other designs may deliberately stray in appearance from real ones. Artificial ones are made from a wide variety of materials.
They are not a replacement, but an extension for natural ones. There are two main approaches to creating them—tips and forms. Tips are made of lightweight plastic plates that are ‘shaped. They are glued on the end of the natural one and it is then applied over the entire base. Tips are now available in many different colors and designs, ranging from simple colors such as yellow or blue to flamboyant designs such as animal prints and mixed metallic colors. Forms are fitted over the natural and then an artificial is molded out of material and the form is removed and then properly shaped and buffed to a shine.
There are several popular techniques that can be used to create longer, better-looking enhancements.
One popular material commonly called ‘Polymethyl methacrylate’ is a mixture of a polymer powder and a liquid monomer. The mixture starts to harden in 30–40 seconds after application and continues to cure to final hardness typically within fifteen minutes. Powder and liquid ones can be removed by using a variety of solvents (usually acetone is used). They are the strongest and last the longest of all the overlays. But, if they aren't done well, they can look thick and artificial. This type usually needs to be filled in every two to three weeks.
Another material, commonly called ‘UV Top Coat’ hardens under ultraviolet light. Depending on brand these can show a broader variety of quality and properties (flexibility, strength, etc.) but may be more expensive. They generally cannot be removed by organic solvents, but only be removed by filing (or left to grow out with the natural one). There are, however, a variety of soak off UV which can be quickly and easily removed using acetone.
Another popular alternative are fiberglass or silk wraps. They are done by cutting pieces of actual fiberglass or silk fabric to fit on the surface or tip and then it is sealed down with a resin or glue. These are a possible alternative for those who are allergic to chemicals used in the acrylic process. These sorts of treatments are commonly used to protect the naturals if they have been broken. The silk or fiberglass overlay acts as a false layer and thus protects to nail plate from splitting or becoming damaged any further.
Other materials can be used, as well as combinations of them. There are also temporary, cheaper flexible tips that can be quickly glued at home without help from a professional.
Sculptured -In this process, it is applied to your natural, and the material is lengthened and sculpted over metal or foil. Or, a plastic tip can be applied with glue, and then gel, fiberglass or silk can be laid over the entire fingernail.
Powders are available in a variety of colors and can use ‘special effects’ such as contours, sparkles and the very popular French manicure (pink or tan and white appearance).
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As if selecting color weren't difficult enough, you are also faced with many different types from which to choose. They come in a variety of finishes, from matte to glittery, and formulas that promote growth, strengthen, dry fast and extend the life of your manicure. Which type you choose will depend on the health as well as the amount of time you have to commit to painting them. Read on to learn about the different types so you can choose the right one.
While polish comes in every color imaginable, there are also a variety of finishes you can choose from, with each creating a very different look. Matte polishes are often the most conservative; they are a flat color with a subtle shine. There are also formulas made to have extra shine, so that they look as if they are still wet.
Cream or pearl finishes have a subtle amount of shimmer when they catch the light. The next step up is a metallic finish, which as the name conveys makes them appear like metal. Metallic ones are popular in copper, gold or silver. The most flashy of all finishes is glitter. It will contain little pieces of glitter, which can range from tiny specs to noticeable chunks. This type is most common for nighttime wear.
If you have especially weak or brittle nails, look for a strengthening formula that promotes growth. There are many clear nail polishes that offer these benefits, but there are also colored ones that can provide the same results. This type will prevent them from splitting or chipping, so you can have longer ones. Typically growth enhancing contains strengthening fibers and proteins to promote healthy growth. For best results, reapply it every two to three days.
It is very frustrating to have it chip just a few days after you apply it. If you do a lot of household chores, such as washing dishes, you want to be sure it is up to the task. Choose a long-lasting one to ensure your manicure lasts a week or more.
To further enhance the effectiveness of this type, be sure to apply it to the tips as well as the tops. Finish with a top coat and reapply every two or three days to ensure an effective seal.
It usually takes a long time to dry. If you paint them, you must be able to commit at least an hour before trying to do anything with your hands. However, some of us simply don't have the time to sit around. Fortunately, there are quick-drying formulas that will be dry to the touch by the time you finish painting your other hand. Still, you should take care not to smudge it for at least 15 or 20 minutes after application.
To make your manicure last and avoid discoloring, you should use a base coat before you apply it and a top coat afterward. However, these extra steps take a lot of precious time. Cut your manicure time by a third and use an all-in-one formula. It contains both a base and top coat, so you can paint it right on your bare. You should still apply two to three coats (for darker ones) to ensure thorough coverage.
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It is a cosmetic product containing pigments, oils, waxes, and emollients that applies color, texture, and protection. Many varieties are known.
Dark red was popular in the 1920s. Flappers wore it to symbolize their independence. It was worn around to form a ‘Cupid's bow’, inspired by actress Clara Bow. At that time, it was acceptable to apply it in public and during lunch, but never at dinner.
In the early 1930s, Elizabeth Arden began to introduce different colors. She inspired other companies to create a variety of shades and it was seen as symbol of adult. Teenage girls believed that it was a symbol of womanhood.
In the mid 1940s, several teen books and magazines stressed that men prefer a natural look over a made up look. Books and magazines also warned girls that wearing cosmetics could ruin their chances of popularity and a career. The implication of these articles was that rouge was for teen girls who acted very provocatively with men.
Black became popular in the late 1970s and into the 1990s. In the 1950s, black had been worn by actresses starring in horror films. It became popular again due in part to punk and goth subcultures.
In the mid-1980s, so-called mood were sold to adults by mainstream cosmetic companies. This type changes colors after it is applied, based on changes in skin's pH that supposedly reflect the wearer's mood. They had resurgence in the very early 21st century, offered by inexpensive as well as more exclusive cosmetic lines, and color changing chemicals also appeared in lipgloss, such as Smashbox, and blush, such as Stila Custom Color Blush.
In the 1990s, colors became semi-matte. Shades of brown were very popular. These shades were inspired by several shows such as ‘Friends’. In the late 1990s and into the 21st century, pearl shades became very popular. They were no longer matte or semi-matte, they were shiny and contained several interference pearls.
Lip gloss is a product used primarily to give lips a glossy lustre and sometimes subtle color. It is distributed as a liquid or a soft solid (not to be confused with balm, which generally has medicinal or soothing purposes). It can be completely clear, translucent, or various shades of opacity, including frosted, glittered, glassy, and metallic finishes.
It comes in a variety of forms and may be applied in different ways. It can be contained in a small cylindrical bottle and applied with a rounded or sloped applicator wand (known as a doefoot applicator) or with a built in brush. Or it can come in a small, soft, squeezable plastic tube designed to be passed over the lips or applied with a fingertip or brush. Solid or semisolid glosses come in boxes and tubes and sometimes blur the distinction between lip gloss and balm.
New types of ‘plumping’ lipgloss contain ingredients that make them appear softer and plumper. Gloss is often used when a person wants to have some color, but does not want an intense, solid color effect. It is also often used as a sort of introduction to makeup. It is often used by preteen and young teenage girls who want to wear some, but are too young to wear more intense colors.