Give Your Nails A Make-Over This Halloween: 7 Nail Art Ideas Worth Trying

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If you’re still curious about what’s everyone been talking about lately, don’t worry, I’ll tell you – it’s Halloween! Yes, pretty much most of the people around you are already looking forward to this year’s Halloween celebration. Kids, women, men and even the elderly are participating in this yearly festivity and everybody is already getting enthusiastic while counting down the days to go. Well, no one can’t blame them for feeling that way, besides, Halloween only happens once a year and it’s not every day that people could wear colorful costumes, collecting treats from neighbors, and enjoy a spooky night filled with fun.

Have you laid out a plan regarding what you’ll wear this year? If yes, then that’s great! You only have a few touches left to complete your preparation. If not yet, that’s ok, you still have a few more days to think about it and work on your outfit. Aside from the costume, makeup, and hairstyle, nail art is also a trending concept during Halloween – people are craving for it, especially girls. It is creative, stylish and you can design your won to complement the character you’re portraying. Not to mention, it’s a big plus to your overall costume. If you’re considering to have one, here are seven nail art ideas you could try.

 

  1. Pumpkin

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Just like Jack-o-lanterns, pumpkin-inspired nails are totally in every Halloween. You can do your pumpkin nail art in so many ways, like the simplest or basic one (orange and black nail polish), use glow in the dark nail polish, using or adding glitters, and trying out different colors to match your scary or fabulous costume.

 

  1. Frankenstein

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Halloween won’t be complete without Mary Shelly’s famous fictional monster. Frankenstein, though scary, has been a beloved character all over the world. For this nail art design, you only need two colors of nail polish: solid lime green or any shade of green you want and black. Neon colored nail polish is also a good choice for this.

 

  1. Spider Web

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Spiders are freaking awesome and during this magical festival, people love to design their place with its web – it adds spookiness to the setting. Most of the times, people dressed up as witches use this design, but you can wear it as you desire. Black and white or silver nail polish is being used to achieve this nail art design.

 

  1. Bats

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The thought of Batman and vampires add to the popularity of bats, hence, more and more people love them especially during Halloween. The possibilities of bat nail art designs are endless. For example, you can incorporate Batman theme on your French manicure or add bat designs using black and silver acrylic nail design. You can also draw inspiration from the internet – the choice is yours.

 

  1. Mummy

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These Egyptian characters just give us the chills especially when we see them in movies. It is also one of the most popular nails art designs. For this, you can use any color you want as long as it complements each other. Make sure that the eyes pop or stand out so that it will look creepier.

 

  1. Cats

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Everybody loves cats! They are the witch’s favorite pet and black cats are perfect for Halloween. You can make it cute, spooky, scary or adorable! Minimalist cat nail art designs are better especially if you already have a costume. Color combination of black and white is nail polish is mostly used for this but you can go for what color you prefer.

 

  1. Skull Nails

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When you say Halloween, the first thing that’ll pop in your head is bones or skulls. It’s a great accessory for this upcoming festival. Skull nail art designs are funky, cool and totally scary. Nowadays, people dig glow in the dark or neon colored nail polish for skull-inspired nail art. Still, you can use whatever nail polish you wish.

These nail art ideas we’ve mentioned above are only some of the best, and if you desire to create a design of your own, feel free to do so. Let your imagination work! Of course, nothing beats a good preparation so you better put your costume, makeup, hairstyle, and nail art plans in order, certainly, you’ll be freaky from head to toe. Also, you can simply wear black, put on a little makeup and let your nails work its magic. It’s also great to think out of the ordinary and add a little twist to your look especially in giving your nails a makeover. The most important thing of all is – you should have fun. Halloween is coming and fun beckons, are you to resist?

 

Got A Hair Fall Problem? 6 Natural Hacks You’ve Got To Try

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Did you know that it’s normal to lose 50 to 100 hairs a day? Yep, if you’re losing hair in that range, there’s nothing to worry about. It should only concern you if it goes over that because that would mean you might be having hair problems. Hair fall occurs to both men and women. Stress, hormonal imbalance, and immune system problems are just a few of the many causes why you lose hair strands. However, you are not helpless in this situation. There are a lot of ways on how you can win over it.

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A lot of hair products and solutions to aid hair fall are available in the market right now, the best way to do that is naturally. It’s safe, toxic-free and most of all, won’t dig a hole in your pocket. You can treat hair fall at the comfort of your home and you can save yourself from the trouble of the side-effects of chemicals and medications. Here’s how you can say goodbye to hair fall in a natural way.

1. Egg

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Egg contains components that promote hair growth such as sulfur, phosphorous, selenium, iodine, zinc and protein. It is also great for preventing and controlling hair fall.

What to do:
• Take one egg and separate the white from the yolk.
• Put it in a bowl and mix it with a teaspoon of olive oil.
• Continue beating the mixture until you acquire paste-like consistency.
• Apply it to the entire scalp and hair. Leave it on for 1-20 minutes.
• Using cool water, rinse your hair and scalp with a mild shampoo.

2. Coconut

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Coconut milk and oil are both effective against hair fall. It contains essential fats, minerals, and protein which greatly contribute to reducing hair breakage as well as keeping your hair healthy, and strengthens it right from the root through the shaft to the tip.

What to do:
• Prepare coconut milk by grinding the grated coconut and squeezing its milk.
• Use a hair dye brush and apply it to your scalp.
• Cover your head with a towel or a shower cap and leave it for at least 30 minutes.
• Remove the towel or shower cap and rinse with cold water and a mild shampoo.
• If you’re going to use coconut oil, warm the oil first and apply it from hair root to tip.
• Massage thoroughly and leave it on for an hour.
• Rinse with cold water and mild shampoo.

3. Aloe Vera

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Aloe Vera is one of the most popular shampoo ingredients. It helps balance the pH level of the scalp and hair. Aside from that, it promotes hair growth by penetrating deep into the scalp and hair.

What to do:
• Wash your hair with shampoo and rinse.
• Extract the pulp from the aloe Vera leaf or stalk. Apply it to your hair and massage thoroughly in a circular motion.
• Leave it on for at least 15 minutes. After that, rinse it with cold water.

4. Amla (Indian Gooseberry)

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Vitamin C plays a crucial role in hair growth as well as strengthening of hair. It is one of the nutrient essentials of Amla which helps build collagen which promotes hair growth and absorb iron which keeps your hair strong and healthy.

What to do:
• Place the dried Indian Gooseberries in a pan and boil it in coconut oil. Wait until the oil turns black and removes from heat. Set aside to cool.
• Then, use the oil and apply it to your scalp. Massage thoroughly and leave it on for at least 20 minutes.
• Rinse with cold water and mild shampoo.
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• Extract the juice from the Amla or Indian Gooseberry fruit.
• Place 2 tablespoons of this juice in a bowl and mix it with 2 tablespoons of lime juice (freshly squeezed).
• Apply the mixture on your scalp. Leave it on until it is dry.
• Rinse with warm water and mild shampoo.

5. Onion Juice

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One of the causes of hair fall is scalp infections. Onion is known to contain antibacterial properties which can eliminate infections and it is also rich in sulfur which encourages hair growth by improving blood circulation to the hair follicles.

What to do:
• Take 1 whole onion, grate it and squeeze it to extract its juice.
• Using a clean cotton ball, dip it into the juice and apply it directly to your scalp. Make sure to cover the hair strands from root to tip.
• Leave it on for at least 30 minutes.
• Rinse with cold water and mild shampoo.

6. Chinese Hibiscus

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Chinese hibiscus contains essential nutrients which stimulate circulation, hence, enhancing hair growth and strength. Its components include vitamin C, phosphorous, and riboflavin.
What to do:

• Place 10 Chinese hibiscus flowers in a pan, add 2 cups of virgin coconut oil and heat the mixture.
• When the flowers are charred, remove from heat. Strain the mixture and set aside the oil to cool.
• Apply the oil to your scalp and hair. Leave it on overnight. You can use a towel or shower cap to cover it.
• Rinse your hair the next morning with cold water and mild shampoo.

Easy-peasy, right? You don’t have to go anywhere else just to find solutions for hair fall – what you need is just in your kitchen. No need for expensive hair products or medications! Just remember, though, if your hair fall condition becomes worse or if the hair fall count is no longer normal, immediately seek professional assistance to ensure that you will be properly taken care of. Until then, natural is still the best way to go!