Candy Cane Nail Tutorial

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When it comes to playful holiday prints nothing feels more fun than a classic candy cane stripe. This simple recreation of the look manages to feel modern but not overly saccharine; festive without feeling kitsch.

The snow-white base makes a modern and minimal foundation for a sweet holiday look. The combination of bold and fine burgundy stripes is a subtle and elegant way to celebrate the season.

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This look features Sally Hansen Miracle Gel in Get Mod and Dig Fig.

Nail Prep: Paint a coat of the NEW! Sally Hansen Nail Rehab –The care you give your nails before applying nail polish is the real key to a healthy long lasting manicure. Using Nail Rehab a day before creating the look will ensure that ridges and imperfections are concealed while strengthening weak nails. It creates a defensive shield to protect against bending, breaking, and tearing making the nail look last throughout the busy holiday season. clean bare nails a day before creating the nail look.

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Step 1: Remove Sally Hansen Nail Rehab before beginning the nail look. Paint two coats of Sally Hansen Miracle Gel in Get Mod

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Step 2: Using a striping brush, apply diagonal lines using Sally Hansen Miracle Gel in Dig Fig leaving an ample amount of space between stripes. You can place stripes in opposite direction on different fingers to add some variety to the design.

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Step 3. Then paint skinny stripes in between these wider diagonal stripes and have them follow along the same angle.

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Step 4: Apply a coat of Sally Hansen Miracle Gel top coat

 

 

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Skincare Essentials – New Year’s Eve Prep

Ring in the New Year feeling confident and looking you best under the mistletoe! From selfie-worthy skin to beauty care saviors, get your New Year’s Eve prep on with the skincare essentials that will leave you radiant, refreshed and ready to head into 2017.

unnamedRemove any traces of deep down dirt and oil before you snap a selfie with the Bioré Deep Cleansing Charcoal Pore Strips! The iconic Pore Strips added with natural charcoal powder, reduce oil for a full 24 hours. Next generation, proprietary c-bond technology and potent charcoal, helps remove clogs and weeks’ worth of buildup so you’ll see 3x less oil as the formula works to refine pores and diminish their appearance over time! ($6.49; Drugstores and Mass Retailers)

Don’t worry about dark under eye circles once the clock strikes at midnight. Thanks to EyeRepair Spa by Look Beauty Dark Circle Reducer Eye Patches you’ll look wide awake into the wee hours of the night. Specifically formulated with key ingredients like Sunflower Seed Oil and Vitamins A & E, these patches help to make under eye area appear lighter, firmer and softer, increasing skin elasticity. ($9.99; Target.com) unnamed2

unnamed3Slip into your favorite pair of black leather jeans with skin that’s smooth and pant dandruff free thanks to Curél Hydra Therapy Wet Skin Moisturizer! This revolution in wet skin technology doesn’t simply calm, smooth and soften, it also heals dry, flaky skin and restores your body’s ability to retain its own much-needed moisture. The water-activated properties penetrate deep into skin’s surface all happens in the shower – no rinsing required — so you can just dry off, dress and go! ($10.99; Drugstores and Mass Retailers).

unnamed4Stay fresh and avoid embarrassing sweat as you dance the night away with Ban Roll-On Deodorant. The roll-on deodorant glides on easily with a formula that provides an outstanding 24 hours of invisible protection against odor wetness. Choose from Unscented for sensitive skin, Regular for a light and clean floral fragrance, Powder Fresh for a classic powder scent, Satin Breeze for a feminine touch with green and citrus notes, Fresh Cotton for a refreshing floral heart with a hint of fruit, and lastly Simply Clean for fresh and powdery amber notes with hint of peach nectar! ($4.99, Drugstores and Mass Retailers)