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DIY: Gelcrylic/Acrygel Nails

Going to the nail salon to get your nails done can get quite pricy, especially if you are paying for quality work. I’ve taken to doing my nails at home and I first started out with acrylics, moved on to gel, and now I’m doing a combination of the two. You’re probably wondering, why use both? Well…I personally find the…

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Nail Stickers: Maybelline & Donna Michelle

Now here’s a blast from the past. A few months ago, I got a great deal on some nail stickers from the Dollar Tree. One brand was Maybelline, and the other was Donna Michelle (the dollar tree brand). My only regret is that I didn’t put enough effort into the Maybelline stickers to make them last longer than one day.…

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Tips for a Successful Bantu Knot Out

Here are some tips I learned over the years that help me keep my bantu knot outs from looking like this (see, I had to throw it in an updo to save it): Bantu Knot Out Fail Make sure your hair is fully de-tangled. This will make separating easier and reduce the chance of frizz.  Smaller sections dry faster and…

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Twist Out Using Xtreme Gel by Wet Line

I heard about this gel a long while ago but didn’t purchase it until a couple months ago. I used it a couple of times but then I just let it sit in my cabinet. I decided to pull it out and give it another go 🙂 I purchased mine at a Mexican grocery store but I know you can…

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