10 Tips to Keep Your Gel Manicure Safe

24 Dec 2012
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Gel manicures are known for shining brighter and lasting longer than aregular manicure, lasting as long as two weeks without a crack. But can the special process that gives your nails their patent leather gleam also be harmful to your health? The gel manicure process requires four or five coats of polish, with each layer followed by a finish under a UV light, a similar light to those used in tanning beds, only far weaker. Safer Mani-Pedis: Steps You Can Take Some dermatologists warn the typical 5-10-minute exposure to the light during a gel manicure could be harmful.  A 2009 article in the Archives of Dermatology concluded that “further investigation”.

A Primer of Permanent Makeup

24 Dec 2012
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Permanent makeup, known as micro pigmentation, provides the opportunity of freedom from daily makeup applications of the eyelids, eyebrows, and lips. It is very crucial to realize that such medical makeup is a permanent decision and may require touchups at some point with some expected fading. Therefore, we would love to sit down with clients for a thorough pre-treatment consultation with removable liners before the procedure is ever scheduled. Essentially, the primary goal of permanent makeup is to substitute the daily routine of applying cosmetics. Specifically, the placement of permanent pigments into the skin relieves the day-to-day application of eyeliner, brow, or lip. Permanent makeup is the precise placement of.

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