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How to Care for Nails this Winter

In the beginning of the winter I noticed something was wrong with how my nails looked and felt.  They were dry and very brittle. I initially thought it was my skincare causing this, but it wasn’t! After some research I found out that the chilly weather played a major role in the state of my nails. So I decided to look up ways on how to care for nails.

 

 

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Healthy nails contain water. What the chilly weather does is to reduce the level of water in our nails when you constantly move from the warmth of your house to the cold outside. Since the time I discovered the culprit, I have been experimenting with the aim of finding the right measures to protect my nails this winter and restore them to their healthy state. I was able to narrow down the hacks that worked to the 2 most effective ones.

I love these hacks because they focus on solving the core problems – lack of moisture. They are really easy to follow and the results are almost immediate. Here are 2 really great hacks that I found to be effective.

 

Intensify the use of moisturizers

Since the major reason why your nails don’t look so good during the winter is the lack of moisture, then this winter you should make moisturizer your best friend.

I know that there have been times when I caught myself moisturizing only once or twice a day but since the nail incident, I became committed to applying moisturizer regularly. Hand creams are now my friends! I am never without one.

Take a generous amount of hand cream and apply on your hands. Gently massage it in, working the moisturizer in your nails and cuticles.

Also don’t wait until your hands become very dry before you apply a moisturizer. Apply it as often as you can.

 

 

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Care for nails with a hydrating treatment

Another great way to care for nails this season is by giving your nails a hydrating treatment. This treatment is something that you can do at home. It’s really easy and your nails will thank you for it. I must warn you that this hack may seem a little strange but I’m asking you to trust me on this one.

 

Steps

Get a bowl of warm water. The bowl should be big enough for you to keep both your hands in. Dip your hands into the bowl of water and allow your hands to sit there for 10 minutes. That gives it enough time for your nails and cuticles to soak in the water.

The next thing you do is to take some Vaseline and apply it on your nails and cuticles. Gently work in the Vaseline on your nails and cuticles.

After applying the Vaseline, grab your gloves and put them on. It’s better to go for cotton gloves as they will help your nails keep the moisture in. Leave the gloves on for about an hour and remove them.

I now do this treatment every night before going to bed. It’s pretty effective. Your hands and nails will look amazing. They’ll feel stronger and look healthier.

 

What do you think of these nail care hacks? How do you take care of your nails in winter? Please share your tried and trusted tips.

Thanks for stopping by as always.

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Fashion & Style Police Reviews KNOW Cosmetics

Another week, another product review post. This review is all about Know Cosmetics. I had the pleasure of trying out 2 products from the beauty brand, and I am blown away by them. The KNOW  Cosmetics products I tried are No Thin Lips Secret Lip Plumper and No Bleeding Lips Secret Lip Liner.

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KNOW Cosmetics is the fixer brand that gives you the tools that fit seamlessly into your existing beauty routine.

KNOW Cosmetics’ products get the job done and keep it done… beautifully.

Now you KNOW.

 

KNOW Cosmetics No Thin Lips Secret Lip Plumper

So I found this beauty product quite interesting. It was my first time using a lip plumper and I am happy I got the amazing opportunity, even though my lips do not need any extra help. They are naturally full so I am good in that department but many do need some help every now and again, and that is where this product comes in. If you ever thought of having fuller lips, then you need to try this product. I can guarantee you won’t need to try any other product once you try this Lip Plumper. It fulfils every promise.

 

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This Secret Lip Plumper by KNOW Cosmetics is the solution to thin lips. It is a smooth, colorless gloss that instantly plumps and volumizes lips. With every application, this product keeps your lips looking fuller, moisturized and hydrated.

PROS
  1. I love the compact and simple packaging. It is so easy to use.
  2. I can feel the blood flow being stimulated with the gentle tingling sensation I get as soon as I apply it.
  3. It keeps my lips moisturised and hydrated.
  4. This Lip Plumper can be applied as often as needed.
  5. It stays on for hours.

 

CONS

None. This Secret Lip Plumper is a must-have this party season.

 

No Bleeding Lips

I now use this Bleeding Lips secret lip liner by KNOW Cosmetics on a daily basis. It is an amazing makeup product and I am thrilled I got the opportunity to try it out. I have always wanted an invisible lip liner in my makeup bag and I am glad I have one now.

 

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The KNOW Cosmetics No Bleeding Secret Lip Liner stops lipstick and lip gloss from bleeding & feathering, and creates a sheer defined lip shape. It delivers a clear lip liner solution that glides on effortlessly with a simple twist of the liner pencil. Just outline the lips and apply lipstick or lip gloss to achieve that perfect pout anywhere, anytime.

 

PROS
  1. This invisible lip liner does the job beautifully. There is no lipstick bleeding with this product.
  2. It defines my lips and keeps my lipstick on for hours.
  3. No Bleeding Secret Lip Liner can be used for all shades of lipsticks.
  4. It is waterproof, smudge proof and gluten-free.
  5. This lip liner is also one of the bestselling Lip Liners have  today.

 

CONS

None. I think this product is fantastic.

 

 

 

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What do you think of the final look below? Have you tried any of the makeup products before? Do sound off in the comments below.

Thank you.

 

 

*PR samples.

 

 

Giveaway – Montagne Jeunesse 7th Heaven Complete Party Pack

So my beauty loving readers would live this giveaway. I am giving away this beautiful Montagne Jeunesse 7th Heaven Complete Party Pack to one lucky reader. I think the holiday season is a great time to have some good old pampering. So make sure you schedule in some me-time during the festive season. You may not get that luxury of time once the hustle and bustle starts in January.

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This luxurious little beauty hamper would be a fantastic gift for anyone in need of a bit of pampering. This beauty pack includes a wide selection of products to get skin glowing. I think the box is really pretty and I am seriously loving the contents. It would definitely make someone smile this Christmas and I am glad to be in the position to give a lucky reader thanks to the award-winning beauty brand 7th Heaven. This amazing brand is the world’s number 1 face mask brand, completely natural and cruelty free. Everyone should go shop it!

7th Heaven has launched so many Christmas goody boxes and hampers, topped up with fantastic treats for your skin, hair and body:

  • Super Skin Essentials.
  • Top to Toe Treats.
  • Basket Full Of Goodies.
  • Pamper & Party Bag.
  • Complete Pamper Pack.

 

You can grab any of these in Argos stores nationwide, in stores and online.

 

Giveaway Box Contents

Includes 2 x Hair Masks, 8 x Face Masks, 1 x Strengthen Nail and Cuticle Masques, 1 x Soften Glove Masques, 1 x Soften Sock Masques, 1 x Flannel, 1 x Headband, 1 x Pom Pom.

 

Rules of Giveaway

Here is what you need to do to take part in this giveaway.

  1. Follow me on Twitter.
  2. Like my page on Instagram.
  3. Retweet this post.
  4. Share a tried and trusted beauty or skincare tip in the comments section. Remember to include your Twitter name so I can find you.

This giveaway is open to UK residents only and you have to be over 18 years old to take part. It runs for a week, ending 14 December at 10pm. The winner will be randomly selected and contacted on Twitter within 24 hours of the giveaway closing.

May the best woman win! Good luck guys.

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