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How the feck do you paint your finger nails without making a mess of it?
I don't usually wear nail polish on my hands but someone bought me some nice stuff for my birthday so have been giving it a go but every time I end up with it on the skin around the nails and its hard to get off!
Buy some cutical sticks and push back the skin very gently. Leave a tiny space around the edge so you don't paint the skin around your nail. And paint your nails at night time, so if you do go over the edge onto skin , it will come off in your morning shower
I found having a couple of professional manicures helped my technique no end, plus buying some of the tricks of the trade (for smudges and going over the lines, I have an orange stick with a tiny bit of cotton wool on the end dipped in remover - smaller than a cotton bud, and pointy, so gets in the right places).
Dents this morning may mean your coats of varnish were too thick - best to do more sheer layers than fewer thick layers.
Sally hensen (think that is her name) does some quick drying drops. You put a couple of drops on each nail - amazing stuff! I do 4 layers and they dry fairly quickly and I no longer have dents the next day
Valium - Can I ask you about something else? Did you try that face concealer where they had run out of the samples? I have yet to order my samples and wanted to know whether you were pleased with it? Thanks.
When it first came I whacked some on and it looked HORRENDOUS, really dry and very very mask like.
I had another go using a stipple brush and it was much better, but the samples were all the wrong colours so couldn't really see the proper effect iyswim? Obviously it's all in the application.
I am going to give it a proper go when they have the full palette of samples in so I can try it with the finishing powder as well. It's just impossible to guess your correct colour from the screen.
I;m pretty sure there was a free service funded by charity where they come and colour match you properly which I imagine you would qualify for.
I think it would work well on the body, which iirc is what you wanted it for wasn't it? I have read fab reviews on Ben Nye make up as well which might be worth you looking at - they specialise in stage make up, I am interested in giving them a go.
Thanks. I have what I assume is vitiligo on my face. I am pretty pale so in the winter I just ignore it, but as summer comes I am aware that it is likely to get more noticeable as the rest of my face tans.
I am now wearing sunblock on my face in an attempt to not get a tan but would like something to cover it in the evenings if I go out for example.