Star-Print Manicures – A Classic!
If you have paid attention to the current nail trends, then you will know that star-print manicures have become an all-time favorite. But with so many colors, patterns, and designs to choose from, familiarizing yourself with this classic look and applying it to your own nails can leave you a little “star-dazed”. The good news is that – like always – we’re here to help!
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Familiarizing Yourself with Star-Print Styles
Whatever your own unique style is – there’s a star-print design waiting for you. In fact, we encourage you to delight in the fact that most professional nail technicians will have a box full of stars and a mind full of ideas to compliment your personality. However, if you feel like taking control of your nails – then here are a few ideas to draw inspiration from:
If you like the less-is-more approach (such as a one-color background with a sprinkling of pizazz, for example), then we’ve got you covered! Minimalist-chic is, at its core, all about classic and neutral color combinations. So, when it comes to choosing your main nail color, choose a color that you love, and you know will pair well with most of your outfits. And then, to add that touch of sparkle, ask your nail tech to add a cute star sequin to either one accent nail - or, to play on the boundaries of minimalism and go a little star-crazy!
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2. Glitter & Glam
If you’re going for glitter, do it right. It’s all or nothin’ honey! Bring out your glamourous side with some glitter confetti to add even more shine to your star-print nails. And then – just when you think there’s enough glitter, add some more (we dare you)!
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This next way to accent your nails with star-print designs lends itself more to those who are starry-eyed and enjoy a touch of whimsy. With this method, you can create your own fairytale-look with tiny star-prints dotted on your nails - to give that “magical” effect. With this manicure, you can be the heroine of your own fairytale!
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4. Star of The Show
Let your nails do the talking with this star-print design. Polish-up your natural nails for this one and then -add as many stars as you can get your hands on! You can go for a colorful approach or keep to a more modest one-color design.
Hot tip: Keep this star-print patter neat and tidy, but don’t hesitate to mix and match different colors on the naturally toned foundation.
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5. Galaxy Nails
These nails pack a space-age and powerful punch. We call them - Galaxy Nails! These pattern-types can vary from ombre colors to holographic star sequins, just take your pick. If you are looking for nails that truly draw inspiration from the galaxy – then this is THE set!
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Flashback to the late 90s where grunge and rock n’ roll was all the rage. Here we have stars that “pop”. Mix and match with vibrant fuchsia pinks and lightning blues to create the ultimate pop-star duo. This look is fun and funky and allows you to play around with glitter - without making your nails look elegantly glamourous (which is so not “rock-star”).
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A star-print manicure is an effortless way to add a touch of whimsy to your life. With a dash of color and a sprinkling of stars, your nails can sparkle and so too can your disposition. This is a classic nailset that you need to try once, at the very least.
Sensitive Skin Game changer ❄️
What is the product? Avène - Thermal Spring Water Spray How does it work? Thermal Water works by soothing the skin and calming any irritation What are the notable ingredients? Mineral Spring Water What is the price? $18.50CAD Where can you purchase? Shoppers Drug Mart, Rexall Pharmacy and online How long have I been using it for? I’ve been using thermal water for over two years, I started off using this product on my body and now still use it on my face What is my experience ? My experience with thermal water has been good, I suffer from eczema on both my body and face. It was hard finding products that wouldn’t irritate or cause a flare up. When that happened this product saved my skin and soothed it. At first I was not exactly sure how water would help my skin, but after doing research thermal waters are meant to have healing properties for the body and skin. What are my thoughts? This product is nothing short of amazing, you are able to use it for multiple areas and it lasts so long. The mist is super fine which makes it perfect for spraying on large or small spots, and pressing into the skin similar to how you apply a toner. Would I recommend to a friend? I would absolutely recommend this product to a friend or family or even someone looking to help soothe their skin but who doesn’t want to break the bank!! My overall rating? 5/5 Would I repurchase? I have and will continue to repurchase this product until I find something that exceeds how amazing this is! #CheriePartner
✨Cute Bun Hairstyle✨
Hi Guys!!! I recently saw this scrolling on Pinterest and I wanted to recreate it! It’s SO easy and took about 5 minutes total!! It looks so fancy yet it’s so simple! I have medium to thin hair but this can work on pretty much all hair types! (: (tip: spray texture spray beforehand) this helps it stay in better!)☺️ HOW TO: -I like to pull my bangs out first (: - you’re going to section it as if you’re doing a half up half down hairstyle -then you’re going to start twisting that part of your hair -I twist it around like I’m doing a ballerina bun😅 -then I secure it with a hair tie ❤️ -you can leave like that! Or I like to pull it out a little so it’s more loose!✨😊
Why pH of skincare products is important?
The pH is defined as the negative logarithm (base ten) of the concentration of free hydrogen ions in aqueous solution. The pH of skin surface ranges from 4.5 to 6 making it slightly acidic. The acidic nature of the whole skin surface was first claimed by Heuss in 1892; however, the first scientific study was carried out by Schade and Marchionini in 1928, who called it the acid mantle. The “acid mantle” protects the skin by inhibiting the growth of pathogenic organisms, regulating keratinization, desquamation and wound healing. Any disruption in the acid mantle disrupts the activity of enzymes involved in barrier function and anti-microbial protection. The skin pH and the buffering capacity of the skin surface are made up of the components of the stratum corneum as well as the secretions from sebaceous and sweat glands. Sweat is an important contributor towards skin acidity owing to its content of amino acid, lactic acid, and urea, which supplement skin NMF levels. The formation of stratum corneum barrier requires enzymes that are pH dependent. Two lipid-processing enzymes β-glucocerebrosidase and acidic sphingomyelinase require a pH of 5.6 and 4.5, respectively. An increased skin surface pH activates enzyme serine proteases, which causes degradation of corneodesmosomes and affects the skin barrier. pH also has a big impact on the skin microbiome. The bactericidal activity, because of dermicidin and nitrites in sweat, occurs optimally at pH 5.5. The resident bacterial flora changes as pH increases causing increase in population and activity of P. acnes and Staphylococcus aureus which are responsible for acne and eczema. All these result in contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, ichthyosis, acne vulgaris and Candida albicans infections. Products with high pH cause swelling of skin follicles affecting the permeability of the skin making it dry, sensitive, and susceptible. Most of the skincare products are formulated within the pH range of normal healthy skin except the exfoliating products that contain alpha-hydroxy acids (AHA’s), Vitamin C products and chemical peel which work at low pH. Facial oils, cleansing oils, balms are not pH dependent.
My AM routine while rocking cherie merch!
@cheriethanks for the cute sweatshirt! I am obsessed. Here is my am routine! sisley - FLORAL TONING LOTION First I tone and prep my skin with this toner. I love this toner so much because it is so hydrating and doesn’t strip the skin. It also moisturizes while helping to clean and prep it to absorb other products. NATURIUM - Hyaluronic Acid Essence 2% Then I use this essence. I love this brand so much and this essence is so hydrating and light. It helps plump and prepares it for the serum. NATURIUM - Niacinamide Serum 12% Plus Zinc 2% Next I use this serum which I have been enjoying. It is super gentle that I can even use it during the day. So far my skin has been tolerating it very well. I also notice my dark spots decreasing much quicker. LORD JONES - Acid Mantle Repair CBD Moisturizer Then I use this moisturizer that I am obsessed with. It so far has been my favorite product of the year. It’s so hydrating and calming. It feels amazing on the skin as well. Last I finish off with a sunscreen. I previously reviewed this before! It’s from Korean brand Corthe. ^^ what do you like to do in your morning routine?
Let’s learn a no heat style! ￼Start by gathering your hair to one side ￼Begin a rope braid in the front by twisting two pieces. Add hair to each section and twist again. Continue this pattern until you reach your ear. ￼Split the remaining hair into two. While holding the section pop index finger and thumb through. Grab through the other section and repeat! Secure with an elastic. Xo
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