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[真•冇毒] 台灣小小PETIT指甲油

小篇今次為大家介紹台灣推出的指甲油品牌 – 小小PETIT

這個品牌於2016年成立,持著「大人小孩都能安心使用」的理念,製作出真•冇毒冇臭指甲油,而指甲油成份中70%的水30%礦物顏料,因此唔需要用卸甲水卸除,巧手一剝就可以輕鬆卸下顏色,絕對唔傷指甲!

而2020年3月份,小小Petit 還成為「全球美妝大獎Pure Beauty Global Awards」唯一入圍決選既亞洲品牌,而且獲得「最佳天然保養品」、「最佳設計包裝」、「最佳手部指甲產品」等多項入圍肯定。

所以家長可以安心買比小朋友,連孕婦亦可放心使用!

Quick N’ Funky Manicure Sets – Dashing Diva Magic Press Nail Sticker

This is not just another stick-on nails.   It is especially made for those who live on the fast lane.  The brand “Magic Press” from Dashing Diva has recently launch one of the hottest thing in Europe and the U.S. – the trapezoid tip and pointy tip manicure sets. You can find them on just about all the movie stars.  Different styles are available such as cutie style, simple style and oceanic, etc.  they also have toenail sets. Each set comes with about 30 nails. No glue is needed. You can stick them directly on the nails and your real nails will not be harmed.

You can order them online and get your nail done without stepping out the doork.Lin↓

https://www.dashingdiva.com.hk/categories/magic-press

[懶人恩物3.0] Dashing Diva Magic Press 美甲貼

呢個推介適合一眾心急的朋友仔啊,雖然這不是新鮮事,市面上也有好多類似產品,咁點解我又會介紹呢個品牌?

係因為他們推出了最近兩款歐美大熱甲型——梯型及尖型,差不多所有歐美明星都係呢種甲型,而且多款式選擇,有可愛、簡約、海洋風等,甚至連假腳甲貼都有,一盒有大約有30隻假甲貼,毋須膠水,只需貼上真甲面即可,不傷指甲。

香港的朋友可以使用郵寄,不需出門都可以有靚手甲啦!

Link在此↓

https://www.dashingdiva.com.hk/categories/magic-press

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Another Heart-Melting Design from Japan – Edison Whale Nail Scissors with Magnifying Glass for Babies

It could be a daunting task for parents to trim their sweet angels little finger nails. Japan brand, Edison, brought in this very thoughtful design. The whale nail scissors have a tiny cutting area with a magnifying glass. Parents can totally feel mind-at-ease when working on the little ones Nails.

Why are my hands peeling? What can we do about it?

In our last post, we talked about why the skin of the hands peeled when winter turned into spring. Now, let us discuss what we can do about it.

So, how can we take care of it?

1. Try to avoid washing hands. Always keep your hands away from dirt in order to avoid getting in contact with water. Avoid from using traditional bar soaps.

2. After washing the hands, wipe them dry and moisturize them. Massage for 2 to 3 minutes as follows.

Start by rubbing the two hands together from front to back. And then, slide the thumb and the index finger off one hand from bottom towards the top off each finger of the other hand.  After that, massage from the bottom off each nails to the in-between spaces. Repeat a few times. 

This is a great way to massage since not only it helps the circulation and absorption, it also help The hands to recover.

What kind of food can combat peelings?

There are five kinds of fruits and vegetables that can help.

1. Carrots are filled with carotene which can help maintain a good skin texture, smooth out fine lines keep the skin soft and moisturized which prevent peelings on the hands and the feet.

2. Broccolis are rich in vitamin a, vitamin C and beta carotene. These can strengthen skins ability to fight oxidative damage while helping to maintain skin elasticity.

3. Strawberries are high in vitamin C which help the regeneration of new skin cells.

4. Black sesame’s are high in vitamin E which helps keeping the skin moisturized.

5. Red dates’ vitamin a can strengthen the skins characteristic of water barrier.

Can peelings be prevented?

1. Foods like carrots, cantaloupes and eggs are rich with vitamin a.

2. Keep your diet light in taste. Avoid eating some things that are too cold, deep fried or spicy.

3. Keep your body hydrated by taking more water, more fruits and vegetables. Avoid coming in contact with stimulating materials.

What should you be cautious about?

1. People with peeling problems should avoid contacting alkaline based substances such as detergents.  Since it can trigger peeling or worsen the existing problem.

2. Avoid touching surfaces with extreme temperature. When your hands are hot, keep away from very cold surface. When your hands are cold, do not grab anything hot.

3. Minimize the chance to get wet.Avoid soaking your hands. This will worsen the peeling problem.

4. Moisturize your hand: Click on Has you skin been dehydrated by alcohol-based hand scrubs?  Let us do some simple care for our hands.

Remember to keep your hands clean during the time of fighting the virus pandemic.

Why are my hands peeling?

Some people will have peelings on their hands at the time when winter goes into spring. It occurs mainly on the palms and the fingertips. They are not itchy or painful. It first started as white spots. Then they get worse at parts where there are frictions. Is there anything we can do about it?

Why would peeling happened on the hands?

Hand peeling generally happens when the weather enters from dry winter to humid spring. It is not yet hot enough for the hands to sweat. The hands feel oily but lack of moisture.  When there are too much friction peelings happen.  Some Chinese medicine practitioners believe that this is a sign of poor circulation and Excessive heat inside the body. Lack of nutrition can be a reason too. Other common causes include contacting with chemicals and hereditary.

Can lack of vitamins cause peelings?

Lacking Vitamin A to a certain degree can cause peelings on the hands. Also, some bad habits and skin infections can be the underlying causes of peelings which eventually triggered by dry weather.

1. Dyshidrotic eczema is a skin problem with fluid filled and itchy blisters.

2. Psoriasis may starts at a single finger. Then, it will spread to the rest of the hands and work on to the feet.  If not being careful, the problem will spread to the rest of the family. Since psoriasis is highly contagious, getting treated by the doctor is an urgent matter.

3. Tearing off the peels is not a cure. When you tear of the old skin, the good skin will be injured.  This will expand the peeling area and it does not help to grow new skin.

On our next discussion, we will talk about caring and treatment.

Fighting the Pandemic with your Nail

In these days, you should not leave home without a mask if you want to protect yourself from COVID-19. But the masks are not just for your face. Some nail artist got the idea to put them on the nails.  And along with a Crown-like virus, isn’t that hilarious?

抗疫之指甲

今年皆因covid-19,口罩已經成為大家日常生活必需品。

口罩除了可戴上面,小編近日仲見到外國既美甲師有一個大膽的設計,就係將口罩戴上指甲上呀!依個設計相當盞鬼,連細菌小子都戴埋上指甲,搞鬼之餘創意簡直係100分!

[Reasons of Thick Toe Nails] 5 Causes you must know (II)

In our last post, we talked about the five causes of thickened nails. In fact, there is one more major cause — nail fungus.

Fungal nails and nail thickening

1. Fungal infection is the leading cause of thick nail

Our last post talked about thick nails being a sign of other conditions. However, thickened fungal nails are quite common amongst elderlies.  Thick nail is the inevitable sign of fungal infection.

2. How does a fungal infection lead to thickening of the nail?

When fungus invades into the nail plate or the nail bed, it will quickly multiply itself and make the nail thick.  The accumulation of Cornified substances further add  thickness to the nail.  This causes the nail to discolor.  Generally, the nail can be beefed up by two to three times thicker

3. Fungal infection can cause serious problem to the nail

If the problem is left untreated, lifting will occrwhile it continues to thicken.  The nail will look cloudy And  eventually come off.  What makes it worse is if there is athletes foot atthe same time, cross infection can happen between them and ends up in  much more complicated problem

If this is the case, go to see a specialist as soon as possible.