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BEST DIY HAIR MASKS THAT WILL REVIVE YOUR HAIR

Washing your hair every day can damage your hair and cause your scalp to get super dry, and you end up getting dandruff. It happens when natural oils are stripped off; the hair loses its quality and natural beauty. So to condition and revive your hair use these DIY hair masks made with your ordinary kitchen ingredients that will guarantee to improve the structure of your hair and repair your damaged hair. Try these homemade hair masks for a relaxing, spa-like experience at your home and let us know in the comments section if they worked for you.

Egg, Yogurt and Mustard Oil Mask (Dandruff)

Mix egg yolk in a cup of yogurt and two tablespoons of mustard oil and lather up this mixture on your head from scalp to tips of your hair and leave it on for 45 minutes. Wash it out with Luke warm water and as usual, shampoo your hair followed by a good conditioner. You will see instant improvement in your hair condition, egg yolk is nothing but rich protein that is essential for healthy hair, and yogurt has healthy bacteria that help remove dandruff and residue from your scalp, making it squeaky clean.

The mustard oil is highly beneficial in stimulating hair growth. It increases blood circulation in the scalp and is a major source of protein and omega-3 fatty acids. Not only this, but mustard oil also has antifungal and antibacterial properties that stop hair fall and nourish your hair.

Banana and Olive Oil Hair Mask (Repairs Hair from Chemicals)

You have a banana that’s has gotten overripe we have the perfect use for it, blend it with olive oil and Walla! You have the best hair mask for your gorgeous locks. This hair mask is most effective for hair that has damaged due to chemicals, hair dyes, heating tools, and sun exposure. Make sure to apply this mask to wet hair and cover all your hair. This mask is also helpful in controlling the split ends and helps bring back shine to your hair.

We assure you that your beautiful hair will feel softer and smoother after applying this treatment

Egg and Mayonnaise Hair Mask (Nourishes dry, damaged hair)

Mayonnaise is made up of eggs and oil and is highly rich in protein, and it deeply nourishes your hair. Mayonnaise mixed with an egg might sound like a bizarre combination but is the most powerful combination for dry and damaged hair. Leave this mask on for 20 minutes and see the magic happening. This mask will repair your dry hair, make it shine, and restore the moisture to your hair.

Pro tip: Add a little olive oil or apple cider vinegar to add shine for coarse and dull hair.

Coconut Hair & Honey Mask (Deep Conditioning)

Coconut is a magical ingredient for your body. It can be used on hair, face, skin, nails, and cooking. The uses and benefits are endless! Mixed with Honey, which is another rich ingredient that acts as a humectant, which means that it is a great ingredient to lock moisture in your hair. It deeply moisturizes and hydrates the hair.

This mask will keep your locks fully moisturized and prevent hair breakage due to higher moisture content and its retaining capabilities. It works most amazingly; it deeply penetrates the hair as compared to a regular conditioner resulting in beautiful gorgeous, soft, and silky, shiny hair.

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Add a tablespoon of Coconut Oil in one table of honey and mix them thoroughly and heat them until they are properly melted and mixed, now apply this mixture from top to bottom and cover with a shower cap. Let it sit for 20-25 minutes and rinse. This mask has endless benefits; it will help smoothen and soften your hair and bring back lost sheen and glamour to your locks.

Banana, Yogurt + Honey Hair Mask (Treat Frizzy Hair)

We go wild for bananas in hair mask recipes! Bananas can do wonders in conditioning your hair. They are a rich source of natural oils, potassium, carbohydrates, and vitamins that help moisturize and nourish the deal hair.  All of which increases moisture. Yogurt is an active and strong ingredient that helps control frizzy hair. It includes high levels of lactic acid, which is perfect for treating dull and damaged hair. Mixed with honey and banana it eliminates frizzy hair and brings life back in coarse, rough hair.

Add one banana to two tablespoons of yogurt and one tablespoon of honey, combine all the ingredients to make a thick paste and then apply this mask to wet hair from top to bottom. Leave for 45 minutes and rinse with water followed by shampoo and conditioner. Enjoy frizz-free gorgeous hair!

With the right combination of ingredients that you probably already have hanging around in your kitchen, it is possible to combine up your own homemade, organic hair mask right at your home to treat your damaged hair, however it is also essential that you consult a professional and get your hair treated from a salon for far more better and quick results. We at Bella Shades of Beauty provide you free hair consultation from the best hair expert. Book your appointment today and avail our special offers.

AN AMAZING EYEBROW HACK NO ONE TALKS ABOUT

We are obsessed with giving you the eyebrows. It is fascinating that however small, how eyebrows can frame your face keep the harmony and equilibrium of your features. So after a lot of research, we found something interesting that you guys might not have noticed about your eyebrows.

This hack we are talking about today will bring a significant difference to your face and make it attractive in a matter of seconds, so fasten your seatbelts and hang on tight.

DRAW YOUR BROWS SLIGHTLY CLOSER!!!!!

Yes that’s it!!!! Sounds silly, right? How just a little thing will make such a difference and how we are raving about it? Literally, by simply making your brows farther in by millimeters can make a massive difference in balancing your eyebrows and rest of the features of your face. We hear a lot about the shape, size, and arcs of the brows, but this little secret never gets mentioned; we wonder why?

Let us look at this picture below, even though it’s a little hard to figure out the difference, but the picture on the right looks much more appealing, and do you know why? Yes because the distance between the brows on the right is much closer, and the distance between the eyebrows on Image on the left is slightly broader. You can tell that by bringing your brows closer together, (Right Image) face not only looks slimmer but also balanced.

To accomplish this hack you need to draw eyebrow hairs with your eyebrow pencil/ pomade from where your eyebrows naturally begin. Yes we know you are still not convinced, but trust us, you will be astounded at what a difference it could make to the symmetry of your face.

Pro tip: If you like to contour your nose for it to appear thinner, this brow hack will also help you in making your nose look skinnier and much slimmer.

TIPS TO DRAW YOUR EYEBROWS TOGETHER

Follow these simple guidelines to make your eyebrows perfect and together:

1. Use a lighter color to fill your brows from the inner corner and a slightly darker color in center and out corner of your brows. It produces a gradient that makes your eyebrows appear natural and subtle.

2. Since both your eyebrows do not begin at the same place, so you may have to draw more hair on one of your eyebrows, keep a natural balance.

3. You do not have to buy any special products to achieve this, or a simple matte eye shadow or any pomade or Eyebrow pencil will do the trick.

4. When drawing your eyebrows, start with the less product on your brush, slowly working your way in, be careful as you also don’t want any harsh lines or the eyebrows to become too close together.

 To be safe, follow the general rule of using a little makeup brush, hold it at the side of the tip of the nose to figure out where your brow should start, mark it and start drawing your brow from there.

5. When you think you are done doing your brows, take a step back, and carefully observe in the mirror. It will give you a clear picture if you have accomplished the look you were after and whether your brows look balanced and even.

We can say it with certainty that by following this hack you will not only get attractive brows, but they will also appear much fuller and balance and will increase your appearance. However If you are one of those people who get their eyebrows done professionally, we can help you out with that too, book your appointment with one of our eyebrow experts and we will make sure you get the most perfect and suitable brow shape for your face.

Why Waxing Is The Best Hair Removing Method

Hair removal is something that has become unavoidable. The question that arises here is whether to wax, shave, thread, or go for laser hair removal treatment.

With so many options out there it is not uncommon to get confused, but we have tried and tested all methods for you and have concluded that waxing is the best way to go.

In this article we will discuss in detail why waxing is the most convenient way to get rid of unwanted hair on your body, so keep reading.

Removal of dead skin cells:

Waxing not only gets rid of unwanted hair on your body but also helps you get rid of dead skin cell.

When you wax it pulls off your dead skin cells and brings out a new layer of skin which is much healthier, smoother, and softer.

Long-lasting:

The results of waxing are much more long-lasting and effective than any other hair removal method.

Since with waxing hair are pulled out from the roots they are likely to grow back after a long time, on the other hand, shaving only cuts off the hair shaft and the hair grows back much faster.

Less Painful:

Threading and laser treatments are painful and can cause major stress while waxing, on the other hand, is less painful, and when done professionally does not hurt at all.

With regular waxing, the follicles of hair become so weak that you don’t even feel them getting pulled out of your skin. It is one of the reasons it is so widely popular.

Takes Less Time:

Waxing takes much less time than threading or laser treatment. These methods can take hours to get rid of your hair and can be most inconvenient and uncomfortable.

Image laying for hours to get your laser treatment done in a clinic or sitting to get your threading done. Waxing covers more ground and gets rid of hair in big patches from your body. Arms and leg waxing only takes approximately 10 minutes of your time.

Over Time Waxing Gets Rid of Hair Permanently:

With waxing the hair is pulled out from the roots, this makes the hair follicles weak, and hence, hair grow back much slower, over time these follicles get so damaged that they stop growing hair back. This method gets you rid of unwanted hair permanently.

Thinner Hair:

As discussed above, waxing pulls out hair from the follicles, so the hair starts to weaken and grow back much thinner.

They become very easy to pull which not only makes the whole waxing process quicker but also makes it painless.

Smoother Skin:

The removal of hair from their roots makes the skin very smooth, soft and gorgeous. Threading and shaving will not give you the same satisfaction, as threading is much slower and painful while shaving only cuts off the hair from the surface of skin which makes the hair grow much faster, so the final result is not as smooth as waxing.

No hyperpigmentation:

Waxing prevents hyperpigmentation on skin. For those of you who are unaware of hyperpigmentation, it is a skin condition that makes some areas of the skin darker than the rest of your body.

Shaving can cause appearance of these dark spots due to friction of razor on skin while this can be stopped with waxing.

No itching:

Shaving and Laser can cause major itching; however that is not the case with waxing.

The common problem areas legs, arms, armpits & pubic areas for women and men who shave but now with wax you can get rid of itching all together and enjoy a soft smooth skin.

No cuts or bruises

With waxing, you can now say bye-bye to all the cuts and bruises you may get from shaving and laser treatments. You do not have to fear about cutting yourself with a sharp razor or buring laser as waxing can save you from the harm.

Although the wax can be hot, the hair removal professionals are experts in handling it effectively. They make sure that it does not burn your skin at all.

Variety of Waxes Variety of Waxes

There are lots of different kinds and flavors of waxes available in the market. Now you can choose from endless types of good quality waxes that suit your skin and leave you looking radiant and beautiful.

There are fruit waxes, hot waxes, hard waxes, stripped waxes, scented waxes and waxes for sensitive, the options are endless. Make sure to visit a good salon that offers good quality waxing services.

Pocket-Friendly:

Laser treatment can sure sound appealing and attractive way to go with, but its hefty on the pocket on the other hand waxing does not cost you an arm and a leg. It is the most affordable and convenient method that will give you long-lasting results.

Now that you have read all the benefits of waxing you should not try it on yourself if you are a first timer or are not an expert.

We advise that you visit Bella Shades of Beauty and get acquainted with the best waxing services from our hair removal expert and also get answers to whatever additional questions you may have about waxing.

To book your waxing appointment call on the no. Given below:

07598546919

daily Skincare tips

10 SECRETS TO A HEALTHY SKIN|SKINCARE TIPS|GET RADIANT SKIN

With thousands of different products available for skincare, it gets so confusing to keep up with the healthy habits that can help you improve your skin. Today we are bringing ten tips that will help you get healthy and radiant skin.

1-    Always wash your hands:

Well, the first and the most important habit you should adopt is washing your hands. Only after you wash your hands you should apply makeup or skincare products on your face. Washing your hands will decrease the chances of spreading bacteria from your hands to face and will keep your skin safe.

2-    Remove your Make-up before hitting the bed:

Never skip this step, if you don’t remove your makeup before sleeping it will transfer oil, dust, and bacteria into your skin.Your pores will get blocked, and it might also trigger breakouts.Always use an oil-based makeup remover to take off your makeup ad follow up with a nice cleanser to wash your face.This double cleansing method will get you a nice fresh and clean skin.

3-    Get your beauty regimen in check:

You need to have a strict beauty regimen in place, which means you need to have good beauty hygiene. Make sure only to use the products that suit your skin type and discard the products with harmful ingredients. Always make sure to use a good moisturizer to make sure your skin is always hydrated

4-    Wash your pillowcase regularly:

Did you know that when you sleep, the temperature of your body rises, and your skin heals itself?

Sounds amazing right but this mechanism of your skin trying to repair itself produces sweat and sheds dead skin cells which get transferred to your pillow. If you keep using the same pillowcase daily, the chances are you will get those dirty germs back on to your face so make sure you are regularly washing your pillowcase.

5-    Wash your makeup Sponges and brushes:

Your makeup sponges and brushes should be washed regularly. If you don’t wash your brushes long enough, they will turn into a breeding ground for dirt and bacteria. Every time you will apply your makeup you are also transferring dirt, oil, and germs back onto your skin so make sure to wash your makeup brushes at least once a week and keep them covered. Rinse your sponge every time before using it.

6-    Use Sunblock:

A secret to younger-looking and radiant skin is “Sunblock.” The dangerous rays from the sun are the rootcasue of all skin damge; we can not emphasis enough about the harmful effects of sun and UV rays on your skin. Half skin problems are caused due to sun exposure, and the only thing that can prevent and slow the damage is by using SPF daily. No matter what age you are SPF daily is the most important thing for your skin. Using an SPF 40+ is the most suitable and will help you immensely in getting naturally radiant skin.

7-    Exfoliate Regularly:

Exfoliate twice a week and make sure you religiously stick to it as it will remove all the dead skin cells from your skin and clear out your pores. You should try out the exfoliators that agree with your skin type and do not strip your skin of essential oils. Exfoliation will clear out your skin and make it soft and smooth.

8-    Hydrate Hydrate Hydrate:

Yes, we know you must have heard this a million times before but a secret to healthy skin is hydration. Water makes up 60% of the human body and is the most important thing for your skin. Not only it flushes out all toxins from your body, it also helps get a clearer and shinier skin. You should drink at least 2 liters of water every day to stay completely hydrated.

9-    Get 7 to 8 hours of sleep every night:

As we mentioned above,  your skin repairs and regenerates itself naturally while you are asleep so for your skin to do that it is important that you get a good nights sleep every day no less than 7-8 hours of continuous sleep.

10-     A Healthy Balanced Diet:

Have you heard the phrase, “You are what you eat”?  It is absolutely true, whatever you eat ultimately affects your body and skin directly. A healthy diet with lots of green vegetables, fruits and juices will get you a much nicer skin. Make sure to keep your diet balanced and limit the intake of junk food.

 All these tips will guarantee to give you much better and nicer skin. Be consistent and patient with your routine as nothing happens overnight. Introduce regular facials and body massages into your lifestyle to help you relax and get fresh and clean skin.

We provide best beauty services in Newcastle and areas around it. To get in touch with us call 07598546919 and enjoy free consultancy from our head beautician.

Night-time Skincare Regimen

Did you know you could have beautiful skin while you are sleep? Yes, the expert opinion is that as you sleep at night your skin naturally heals itself so your nighttime skincare should be a priority.

The skincare products will make the natural repairing process much faster and effective. Here is the best way to set your nighttime regimen in order:

STEP BY STEP BREAK DOWN OF NIGHT-TIME PRODUCTS

We are listing the sequence of skincare products that are essential a good night time regimen for healthy skin:

STEP 1: CLEANSER

It is utmost important that you start your skincare routine with the removal of your makeup, dirt, or oil that may have gotten on your skin due to pollution and dust in the day.

We advise you use a good oil-based make-up remover as it is the most effective. The oil helps dissolve all your makeup and get rid of dirt on your skin without stripping your face of natural oils and making it dry.

Then use good cleansing foam or your regular cleanser to wash your face to get rid of any remaining makeup residue, sebum or dirt. This step is significant and should not be missed. It plays an important part in prepping your skin for the next step of this routine.

STEP 2: TONERS AND SKIN-CARE BOOSTERS

After washing, your face is now fresh and clean and ready for the next step. You should now apply a toner that suits your skin type. The toner balances the PH level of your skin, tightens your pores, and makes your skin more fresh and younger-looking.

 You can also add serums and skincare boosters with active ingredients into your night-time regimen. The active ingredients in these products help restore moisture in your skin and keep it hydrated.

If you are using more than one product, always follow the rule of applying these from thinnest to thickest.

STEP 3: EYE CREAM

Those tiny wrinkles that form on the corner of your eyes and dark circles do make you look old and drag down your confidence.

To avoid that it is crucial to start using good eye cream daily, the eye cream reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles around your eyes, protects the delicate area around the eye and keeps it hydrated.

STEP 4: PRESCRIPTION CREAMS AND SERUM­­

If you have problematic skin and use dermatologist prescribed topical skin treatment creams or serums, this step is where you put them on your skin and let them absorb.

The prescription creams like retinols and antiaging infused with active ingredients have a better chance of working if used at night. The natural rejuvenating process of skin along with infusion of these active ingredients sure speeds up the healing process and leaves your skin looking flawless and supple.

STEP 5: HYDRATING MASKS & BEAUTY OILS

­­­­­­­­­If you have dry skin you should introduce your skin to hydrating masks/gels or beauty oils.

These will make sure that the prescribed creams do not dry out your skin and make it look flaky in the morning. These are mild and a great way to give your skin an extra boost of hydration.  

STEP 6: MOISTURIZER OR NIGHT CREAM

­­­­­­­­­­The very last step is to use a night cream. The night cream is a little heavier and thicker than your day time moisturizer as it is designed to get absorbed in your skin throughout the night.

The nightcream creates a protective barrier on your face, does not let the moisture leave your skin, and maintains the water content, which is crucial for healing and rejuvenation.

Aftering following all these steps you are now ready for bed and can catch up on your beauty sleep while your skin repairs itself. To get healthy and model-like skin only using these products won’t be enough, you also need to consume a balanced diet, drink plenty of water and get regular facials.

At Bellas Shades of beauty, we offer the best facials for as low as £20

Book an appointment today. Call 07598546919

Eyebrow-Shaping

How to Find the Right Eyebrow Shape for Your Face

Your eyebrows can change how the features of your face look. Now with the ever-changing eyebrow trends, it gets hard to decide which eyebrow shape will compliment your features.

Let us help you find out which eyebrow shape you should choose according to your face shape.

Start by figuring out what your Face Shape is. To do that you will need to inspect your face closely in the mirror and carefully observe your features.

Once you are sure about your face shape you can decide the shape of your eyebrows that will suit you the best but before you decide on your eyebrow shape let us first help you figure out what your face shape is.

A Guide to finding your Face Shape

  • Oval Face

If your forehead is wider than your chin, you have strong cheekbones, and your face narrows down to your chin, be assured that you have an oval face.

  • Round Face

If you have a face that is uniform and is widest at the cheeks, then you have a round face.

  • Long Face

You will have a long face if your forehead, cheekbones, and jawline are of the same width, and your face is narrow on the whole.

  • Square Face

If your forehead, cheekbones, and jawbones are all aligned and are the same width, but you have a square jawline then you have a square face

  • Heart Face

Heart face shape is much similar to an oval, but the chin is slightly pointed.

  • Diamond Face

Diamond face shape is usually not very common, the face is angular, and forehead is shorter, but the face is wider at the temples.

Your perfect Eyebrow shape according to Your Face Shape

Now that you have discovered what your face shape is let us discuss which eyebrow style will be the most flattering according to your face shape.

1- Soft Angled Eyebrow Shape for Oval Face Shape

For the oval shape, you should go for a soft angled brow shape as it will make your facial features more appealing.  This brows shape will play an integral part in toning down the harshness of your face. Soft angled brows are straight from the top, has a soft arc and gently curves round towards the outer corner of your eye. This eyebrow shape will give you the illusion of having a rounder, slightly less oval face.

2- Rounded Eyebrows for Heart Shaped Face

Eyebrows for heart shaped face

Rounded brows are perfect for a heart-shaped face. A low, rounded arched brow that will give a natural look your face is ideal for you. You can soften the shape of your face by opting for a softer curved arch and create a gorgeous heart shape utilizing the curved brows and point of your chin.

A low arch can enhance the beauty of your natural heart shape but if you feel like you have a rounder and smaller face you should consider high arched eyebrows as they will add length to your face and make it seem bit longer and dramatic.

The curve of the brow is soft, feminine, and attractive and also creates the heart like look of the face.

3- Straight Flat Brows for a Long Face Shape

If you have along face and you want it to appear shorter and rounder we will advise you to get flat straight eyebrows, as they will help your face seem wider and more attractive.

4- High Arched Eyebrows for The Round Face Shape

Higher arched eyebrows will be the most suitable if you have a round face shape, not only these brows will help you create an illusion of having bigger and longer eyes but will also help you appear more feminine and draw attention to your face.

5- Sharp Angle and Defined Eyebrows for The Square Face Shape

A square face shape features a strong jaw so, in order to balance it, sharp-angled & defined eyebrows are the way to go. Darker brows combined with the right arch can help you soften the overall appearance of your face, and it will also tone down the strong features.

6- Round & Curved Eyebrow Shape for Diamond Face

Curved or round eyebrow shape is helpful to soften the wider angles of your diamond face shape and will even out all your features, so they appear to be aesthetically pleasing and attractive.

FILL YOUR EYEBROWS

Use the right products and color shade to shape and fill your eyebrows and make them look beautiful and attractive.

The eyebrows are the most interesting features of one’s face these days and thanks to Instagram the eyebrow game has become much stronger and integral part of your face so one should not experiment on them on their own as one wrongly plucked hair can ruin your whole shape. We advise you to get your eyebrows shaped from a professional expert and let them lead you to into world of beautiful brows.

We at Bella Shades of Beauty are experts in shaping all types and shapes of eyebrows. Book your appointment with us today and let us help you figure out the most flattering eyebrow shape for your face type. Call us at 07598546919

DIY Mani-Pedi

DIY Mani-Pedi in 5 Easy Steps

Gorgeous painted nails can not only look professional and neat but also play a vital role in increasing your self-esteem and confidence.

We know how difficult can it get to take time out and visit a salon every week just to get a mani-pedi, so we are sharing some top of the line salon-quality step by step way to accomplish a basic mani-pedi so you can achieve the same salon like professional treatment at the comfort of your home without spending a fortune.

This article will also come handy for our young girls now when you are planning a sleepover at your friend’s place make sure to follow all these steps to impress your clan with the oh so lovely manicure and a relaxing pedicure.

Step 1: Cleaning and Filing

Step 1 is simple all you need to do is wash your hands and feet properly with water so all the dirt is removed from your skin. Towel dry and you are now ready to remove any nail polish you might have put up on your nails with the help of a good nail polish remover.

Then make sure to use a dry sandpaper tool, easily available from beauty stores and are also included with manicure & pedicure sets and remove coarse skin you might have on your heels or toes.

Next comes the trimming and filing your nails into whichever shape you prefer, you can go with good old fashioned round, oval pointed or square nail shape.

Step 2: Soak and get a Relaxing Hand & Foot Massage

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Soak your hands and feet in soothing warm water and enjoy a relaxing hand and foot massage from your favorite spa. A thorough massage combined with acupressure will take away all your worries and stress and will make you relaxed and light as a feather.

Step 3: Cleanse and Exfoliate

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Use a hand and feet cleanser, gently massage it on your skin and then wipe it off or wash with water. The next step comprises of using a good scrub and massaging in a circular motion on your hands and feet to remove dead skin and any dirt that might have left on your skin. This step will make the skin on your hands and feet softer, smoother and glowing.

Step 4- Buff and Polish

Add the finishing touches to your spa-at-home manicure & pedicure by cutting your cuticles with a cuticle nipper but it can get tricky as you have to be very careful with this, instead easy way is to push back your cuticles with cuticle pusher tool. Now buff your nails removing the top dull layer to make a perfect smoother base for your nail color.

Step 5- Apply Nail Color

It’s time to give your mani-pedi final touches and reward your fingertips with a color of your choice. Don’t forget to apply the base coat before you apply the nail paint and then top it off with the topcoat perfection let it dry completely and voila! There you have it folk’s perfect Salon-quality manicure and pedicure. Oh, and last but not the least don’t forget to apply a good moisturizer or Vitamin E oil or lotion regularly to keep your hands and feet from getting dry.

Try it out and don’t forget to flaunt your beautiful manicured nails around for everyone to see and get jealous 😀 Although mani-pedi at home can be an easy way out you still need to visit a professional nail salon now and then to pamper yourself and enjoy a relaxing day.

We provide excellent manicures and pedicures for only a minimal price that will leave your hands and feet look radiant and flawless. To book your appointment today call 07598546919.

Mani-Pedi Ideas 2019

Long gone have those days when the only noticeable part of your body was the face, looking after your hands and feet has become equally vital nowadays to look your best.

Can you imagine your face looking gorgeous, like those models on magazine covers and your hands and feet looking dry and rough with uneven cuticles? It sounds like a nightmare, right?

Well not to worry we will help you out with the best mani-pedi ideas so your hands and feet can look ravishing every hour of the day.

We all have that one friend that keeps up with the latest manicure and pedicure ideas and we envy her for looking picture-perfect all the time.

We do realize that it can get daunting to keep up with the ever-changing designs and colors every year so we bring you the best and the trendiest and latest mani-pedi ideas for this year so you can become that uber-chic friend that everyone else is envious of.

Classic French Manicure

French Manicure Looks Great on Shorter Nails or longer nails and opting for this option is always the safest.

You can achieve a super classy and chic look with this ever-green trend. You can always opt for the traditional classic look or add a little twist of your own, you will never go wrong with this trend.

You can also add some pink color to this technique and give yourself uber-chic Barbie nails.

Ombre French manicure is also the latest trend to go with, not just this looks extremely fabulous but will make your hands and feel much younger and nicer.

Gel Manicure & Pedicure

Gel Manicure and pedicures have made lives so much easier, now you can say good bye to the days when your nail color use to get chipped and look brittle.

Choose a gel color of your liking and enjoy a long lasting mani pedi for weeks of glossy wear, not to forget all those gorgeous to die for shades.

The weather is in the transition from summers to the winter season and what better way to switch up from bright to dark fall nail colors and gel nail colors have a variety of options to choose from. Don’t know about you, but we are extremely excited about the darker shades of gel nail colors. 

P.s did we mention Gel manicure and pedicure last so much longer than the acrylic mani-pedi?

Gel manicures are not just light on the pocket but also feel natural and not too heavy. They are more flexible than the acrylic nails, which are rather stiff and feel artificial.

Matte Nails

For those of you who don’t like shiny and glossy finish, matte nails are perfect for you. The matte nails look perfect with darker as well as lighter shades making you look more confident and put together.

We prefer pastel shades for this look but you can choose any shade of your liking and it will look stunning.

Ombre Nails

Ombre manicure and pedicure designs are one of the most popular designs. Everyone wants them and there is no wonder why, because they look super glamorous and pretty

Ombre nails can represent your personality and mood in a true sense, your hands and feet get an instant impressive makeover and make you look intimidating all the while showing off your fierce side.

Not only they make you look more feminine but are also very easy to pull off at every occasion, paired with all the outfits.

Holographic and Chrome Nails

Take your manicure and pedicure up a notch and go for holographic or chrome nail designs to give your nails an extra oomph. These nails have not just been the rage of the year but also are the trendiest and stylish way to go.

Although this look might not be appropriate for mature, working ladies who want to look professional they sure look appealing and gorgeous.

Bling it Up

Shiny and glittery nails are simply more festive and flashy. You can always accessorize your manicure and pedicure with sequins, gemstones, and blings to treat yourself with the royalty feel and channel your inner diva.

All these mani-pedi ideas are is among the top nail art designs and colors you can choose to have this year.

You can get them done in a variety of colors and designs and they guaranteed would look great on everyone.

Book a Mani-pedi Treatment of your choice at Bella Shades of Beauty and let us take care of the rest for you.  

You can easily browse our wide range of face and beauty treatments and avail the best services in town. To book your appointment call us at 07598546919.

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Beginners Guide to Day-Time Skincare Routine

It is has become essential not just to wear trendy outfits and lots of makeup to look pretty these days but also your skin has to look flawless! With the abundance of products available for skincare in the market these days and many beauty gurus sharing their skincare routines, it can get quite intimidating and overwhelming. It’s hard to find the correct products for yourself let alone figure out which sequence or skincare routine to follow. We will try to ease that problem for you and list below a beginner’s guide to skincare to give you a basic understanding of a good skincare routine that works for everyone.

Why the sequence of your products matter?

The application order of skincare products is extremely important. Naturally, the skin is designed to keep everything out of your body but for your skincare products they must get absorbed in the skin to work their magic. This can only happen when these products are applied perfectly and in the correct order.

Step by Step Daytime Skincare Routine

Day time means being exposed to UV rays from sun, dirt, and pollution so it is best to follow a skincare routine to protect your skin from the harmful elements.

STEP 1: USE A CLEANSER

After you wake up in the morning, the first step you need to follow is by thoroughly washing your face with cold water. Then use a mild foam or creamy cleanser whichever suits your skin type, be cautious of using a harsh cleanser as it will strip your skin of natural oils and will make your face dry and dull.

STEP 2: TONER

This step may not be a necessity to everyone but it sure has its benefits, toning your face can serve a variety of different purposes. They balance out your skin’s PH level after using the cleanser. Face toners can provide vitamin derivatives and antioxidants to your skin and help improve the texture of the skin. Each type of toner serves a different purpose so be sure to select a toner that is designed for your needs.

 STEP 3: SERUM

Skincare concentrated serums are a nutrient-dense treatment that is specially formulated to address specific skin concerns. To add a suitable serum into your daytime regimen you first need to figure out what purpose you want to achieve with it. There are several types of beauty serums available for day and night time use which are not only beneficial for your skin but also help in neutralizing any damage. Apply the serum evenly on your face and let it penetrate your skin to be able to work.

STEP 4: A GOOD EYE CREAM

One might think eye cream is only applied at night time but according to the dermatologists, it is vital to keep up the health of your eyelids during the day time as well. You need to keep the skin of your eyes and areas around it hydrated so it does not lose its laxity or experience loss of collagen. Applying a good eye cream will fight against the fine lines, dryness and the aging process around the eyes. It is best to include an eye cream with SPF during the daytime to further protect the delicate skin of your eyelids.

STEP 5: SPOT TREATMENT CREAM

This step might not just be for everyone if you have a nice clean spot-free skin, you are lucky enough to skip this step and should jump right on to the next step in this skincare routine. Spot treatment creams can help kill bacteria from spreading from infected parts of your skin with spots to the clean parts and help reduce the appearance of spots with time. However, keep in mind most spot creams have benzoyl peroxide that is effective but can dry out your skin so only apply on the spots for the desired result.

STEP 6: MOISTURIZER

Everyone, yes you read that right even the people with oily skin type need a good moisturizer in their skin regimen. Your skin must get the proper hydration it needs to stay healthy and keep the sun, dirt and harsh chemicals at a bay. The best way to get most out of your moisturizer is to apply it on the skin while it is still bit damp so it can easily penetrate in your skin and lock in the essential hydration your face needs. Never skip this step!

Step 7: SUNSCREEN

This might just the most essential steps in your routine so never become too lazy to apply a sunscreen with a good amount of SPF on your face and neck to prevent the damage from the sun. The sunscreen provides an effective barrier between your skin and the harmful UVA and UVB rays that are constantly trying to damage your skin.

Sunscreen should be the last and the most important step in your daytime skincare routine, it will not just protect your skin but with consistency and time, it will prevent your face from aging and forming any aging lines. Make sure to cover every inch of your face and neck evenly before applying it to your hands and any other exposed skin parts you might have for best results.

You must wait a few minutes in between all the above-mentioned steps as all it takes time for your skin to absorb all the active ingredients from the products. Be sure to consult a professional before adding any skincare products directly in your routine as every skin type is different and not every skincare product will suit you.

We not only provide full beauty and spa services but also extend our expert consultancy services to our clients. If you are in need to find suitable skincare products for your skin type book your appointment with Bella Shades of Beauty today and enjoy free consultancy from our head beautician.

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Top 5 Bridal Hairstyle Ideas 2019

1. Half up half down

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The most common and trendy new hairstyle which has been the top trending this year is the half-up half-down hairstyle. It is timeless and has always been the most popular hairstyle for the brides. This versatile hairstyle is perfect for the brides who want to look attractive, younger and carefree. A little beehive on the upper half of the hairstyle and loose curls on the half-down hair paired with cute hair accessories can bring out your inner princess to life.

This hairstyle works and looks stunning on all hair types and lengths. You can also add a little twist or add a braid to give this look a royal touch.

2. Braids

Everyone knows how unbelievably stunning braided wedding hairstyles are. They aren’t just for young girls or fairy tale princesses they are also the perfect choice for a bride. You can never go wrong with the braided hairstyles, it does not matter whether you have long or short hair there is always a braid that will suit you. Ask your hairstylist to get creative and play around with braids in your hair to bring out your style and personality.

The braided hairstyle does not just make you look sophisticated it is also very practical and will allow you to enjoy your big day with confidence and without your hair getting in the way. You can always accessorize your braids with pearls, gems or flowers to give your hair a little something extra.

3. Good old Fashion Buns

The bun hairstyle doesn’t particularly mean to be high and tight, it can be worn in any way you prefer, and the latest messy, loose bun hairstyle is a hit among the brides in 2019. The neat and tidy buns are also worth considering as they can add instant glam and sophistication to your wedding look.

The new sophisticated look that makes you look uber elegant, chic and perfect your special day in the low bun. This look features some teased and tousled strands from the front and sides to create a fanciful bridal look with a slight sexy messy touch. You can go with small and simple or big and bold low bun hairstyle as the styling options are endless with this hairstyle.

Braided buns are in the spotlight of the year 2019 and have become the signature look for the brides. To achieve this look you can pull together a bun with a braid at the nape of the neck for a charming and desirable look. The elegance of this hairstyle all comes from the plaited braid, which is woven around the bun to hold it in place and make a bride look something out of a fairytale.

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4. French Twist:

Another well put look that you will never regret is the super glamorous, chic French twist updo hairstyle. This stunning wedding hairstyle sits perfectly well with the long hair and will make you look like a million bucks. You can let a few strands loose for a more casual and stress-free look.

5. Pony Tail Hairstyle

We saved the best for the last, the super cool and bold Ponytail hairstyle. The elaborate puff at the top and curls at the back will bring out the most stunning you have ever looked in your life and that too on your wedding day! We guarantee this look will grab the attention of every guest at the wedding.

Pony Tail Hairstyle

We hope all these super glamorous and alluring hairstyle ideas have helped you make your decision in choosing the right hairstyle for your big day. These hairstyles not only compliment the traditional bridal looks but also the modern-day brides can carry these looks and look stylish.

We provide all the bridal services including these gorgeous hairstyles, for free consultation and appointments contact us today

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