If you haven’t used a nail polish for a few months (or years!), or if you’re favourite varnish is running low, then you may find that it’s gone gloopy and that your manicure doesn’t look too great. However, we have discovered a cheap and effective way of thinning out varnish… using nail polish remover! Whilst it may seem illogical, when well mixed – and providing you don’t add too much – the remover will thin the polish and restore it to almost its original quality. Continue reading
To smell glorious all over, spritz some perfume onto your hairbrush before brushing. The perfume will penetrate your hair shaft and therefore the scent will last longer than it does on your skin.
Gentle waves that make it appear as though you’ve spent the whole day at the beach are such a desirable look for summer! It can be tempting to buy expensive salt sprays to help you achieve the sexy, seasonal look, but a far more cost effective alternative is to make your own.
A clean spray bottle
200ml of filtered or distilled water
Half a tablespoon of sea salt (the more finely ground, the better)
Half a teaspoon of coconut conditioner (for a beachy smell, and to counteract the drying salt)
A dab of cheap hair gel
Put all of the ingredients into the bottle and shake until thoroughly combined. You can add more salt if you have thick hair or want more texture, but the more you add the more it will dry your hair out!
Applying a sweep of nail polish remover to your nails before painting removes any natural oils and dirt on the nails, allowing for a smoother finish and a longer-lasting colour.
If you want super soft lips then a mixture of olive oil and caster sugar will make a gentle lip scrub!