Summer may be coming to an end, but the hot weather is sticking around, at least for now. The last thing anyone wants is melted, running makeup thanks to the summer heat. Skyy Hadley, celebrity beauty guru and owner of As U Wish Nail Spa, is sharing advice on cutting your beauty routine in half with lash extensions and perfecting your summer manicure. Read on for her tips on how to maintain both lash extensions and manicures to ensure that you look polished worry-free during your summer activities.
Tips to extend the life of your lash extensions:
Allow your lashes 24 to 48 hours of setting time before getting them wet. Moisture from showers or intense workouts could reactivate the adhesive and make your lashes clump.Avoid touching the extensions as much as possible. Lashes shed naturally on their own, buy by touching or tugging on extensions it could make them fall out faster.Maintain your lashes by making sure your natural ones are healthy. Apply lash conditioner, baby oil, or lash lengthening serum to make sure your extensions have a strong base.Consult your calendar. Do you plan on attending any weddings or taking that girls trip to Vegas? Opt for a more full and dramatic lash extension look that says glam but is secretly time saving. Just want to shorten your time in gernetic skin care front of the mirror and feel more confident? A less dramatic look is easier to maintain and still looks stunning.
Tips to extend your manicure:
Remove your polish and let your nails breathe for a good few days. If nails look discolored, squeeze some lemon into your lotion or rub lemon wedge directly onto nail to brighten nails.Apply a shea butter lotion or non-greasy cream to lock in moistureBegin painting! Apply a cuticle oil to the base of your nails (or even when they are already polished), focusing around the cuticle area to hydrate and bring moisture into the skin, helping the polish last longer.