Deadpool nail art

Deadpool nail art

 

Who doesn’t love a superhero? Today we will make another pair of nerdy nails with one uhm… pretty special superhero. Deadpool, that is.

 

I’ve seen both the movies and they are so unique I could not miss to make Deadpool nail art

 

You’ll need:

  • Black nail polish
  • Red nail polish
  • White nail polish
  • Dotting tool

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Start painting the town red- well at least your nails

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Now make some fancy Deadpool stripes on all fingers beside one- that one will be the mask- then take the chosen finger and paint on two diamond shapes for his mask with the dotting tool or the pen from the black polish

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Please give him some eyes too – just two dots would be fine

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And that’s all! Now you are ready to take over the world AND look good while doing it!

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PS: I know I missed my thumb, but it’s just like the three other fingers with stripes 🙂

 

I hope you all have a happy life, one day at a time ❤

 

Xoxo

Luna

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Benefits of onions

Benefits of onions

 

Why onions you might ask?

Well, that’s because onions are easy and cheap to incorporate in your food.

 

And exactly WHAT is it good for? Well…

 

  • Promotes healthy digestion.
    Onions contains a fiber called inulin that helps your body maintain a good level of healthy bacteria in your body. Beside this there is natural ingredients in the onions that can help ease constipation
  • Helps keeping your bones healthy.
    A study has shown that women who ate onions regularly had 5% more bone mass than those who ate less, and another swiss study has found that a compound in white onions can reduce bone loss.
  • Onions might help against allergies and inflammation
    some nutrients in onions has been shown to help prevent inflammation. They might also help against allergies since they prevent the cells from releasing histamine. Beside this, onions can also help with opening and drain sinuses, and help reducing nasal congestion.
  • Might accelerate wound healing
    because they have a lot of antibiotic effects
  • Improve your immune system
    Onions contains a mineral called selenium that can stimulate immune function.
  • Improves sleep
    In onions we find prebiotics, which has been shown to improve sleep and reduce stress.
  • Onions can give an energy boost
    Some of the fibers in onions slows digestion and keeps energy levels stable. The inulin also helps maintain your stamina levels.
  • Helps to keep your skin healthy
    Since onions are packed with vitamins (A,C and E), your skin might stay beautiful forever (well kind of at least) because these contribute to skin health. These protect the skin from aging prematurely. Beside this, onions are a powerful antiseptic that can shield the skin from bacteria that cause issues.

 

 

As with everything else I talk about on here: REMEMBER: everything in moderation 😊

 

I hope you all have a happy life, one day at a time ❤

 

Xoxo

Luna

 

Pokemon nails

Pokemon nails

 

I absolutely adore pokemon and right now especially Pokemon GO (yes yes that might be a little geeky, but that’s just how I am)

 

So today, we’ll get a little nerdy with some quirky nails!

 

You’ll need

 

  • Red nail polish
  • Black nail polish
  • White nail polish
  • Top coat
  • Dotting tool

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First paint your nail red, make sure the nail polish is dry before applying more nail polish.

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Afterwards paint about half the nail white- don’t worry about being messy, you can just clean it up afterwards with a cotton swab

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Paint a black stripe in the middle of the nail

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Use the dotting tool to make a black dot in the middle of the black stripe

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Now use the dotting tool to make a smaller dot in white, inside the black dot

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Finish with a top coat

 

That’s easy, huh? 😉

 

I hope you all have a happy life, one day at a time ❤

 

Xoxo

Luna

 

Homemade lip scrub

Homemade lip scrub

 

Ever feel like your lips need a little love and tenderness? Well you can give them some, and it’s cheap and incredible easy 😊

 

I gathered 5 different homemade recipes for lip scrubs, and they are all ready for you to choose from.
All five recipes are great for exfoliating and creating blood flow in your lips. Just take a little from the jar and rub it on your lips, then wash it off with warm water.
Which one you want to make is entirely up to you.
They can last up to 3 weeks stored in a cool and dry place, out of direct sunlight 😊
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Chocolate lip scrub
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  • 3 tablespoons cane sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla aroma
  • ½ teaspoon of honey

Just mix it all together in a small bowl and put it in a small container.
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Lip scrub with cinnamon
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  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar ( I know I also put cane sugar on the picture- that’s my bad)
  • ½ tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ tablespoon honey
  • ½ tablespoon cinnamon powder

Combine all in a small bowl and put in a small container.
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Honey lip scrub
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  • ½ tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons cane sugar
  • ½ tablespoon olive oil

Mix everything and put it in a small container
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Mint flavored lip scrub
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  • 1 tablespoon of petroleum jelly
  • 3 tablespoons of cane sugar
  • 1-2 centimeters of a scented and flavored lip balm (mine was mint, but you can use any kind you want)

Just put everything in a small bowl and mix them, then put it in a small container
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Lip scrub with licorice
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  • 3 tablespoons cane sugar
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon of licorice essence

Mix all together in a small bowl, and put it in a small container
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For all of these recipes. If you don’t feel like using brown sugar but instead regular white sugar, just do it. Both the sugar and the oil can be replaced with another kind of sugar or oil.
Beside this, if you want the honey to be easier to work with (if you have a firm honey) just heat it for a few seconds in your microwave 🙂

 

I hope you all have a happy life, one day at a time! ❤

 

Xoxo

Luna

Avocado toast with eggs

Avocado toast with eggs

 

For today, we’ll do something that has been a longe time since we did last!

 

Today will be a recipe for a healthy and easy meal! That is, Avocado toast with eggs!

 

You’ll need:

  • 1 avocado (I know there’s two on the picture, but I ended up only using one 🙂 )
  • 2 eggs
  • Bread (I used 2 pieces whole grain)
  • Salt and pepper

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I started toasting my bread and fried the eggs.

 

Afterwards I just cut the avocado, assemble everything on my bread and top it off with salt and pepper.

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And there you go! A healthy and easy meal!

 

I hope you all have a happy life, one day at a time! 🙂

 

Xoxo

Luna

 

Why you should start peeling or dry brushing

Why you should start peeling or dry brushing

 

Peeling is a very popular spa treatment that has a lot of benefits for the body.
I myself love peeling, and I do it around once a week with a sugar scrub from Green People (it’s the one in the picture, taking directly from their website) and it feels amazing while also hydrating and softening my skin.

 

First of all, a normal peeling is a little wet since it is often mixed with either water or oil. It’s done with sand, sugar, salt or the alike, to get the dead skin cells of the skin. After peeling with this kind of peeling, you need to wash the rest of the products off, so it might get a little messy. I recommend doing it in the shower.

 

Second, a dry brushing is done with a glove or brush with a rough surface to brush the dead skin cells of the skin. To get the best outcome, you should always brush your body towards your heart. This might be better for you if it is your first time or if you don’t want to do so much work, since this type isn’t sticky. It is easy and fast, doesn’t need water and is good if you have allergies for products.

 

Before I tell you the benefits of these, there are some precautions to take.
Even though it is not deadly (I’m sorry it sounds so dramatic, but it CAN be dangerous), I would strongly recommend you do not peel or dry brush without taking precautions when you:

  • Have allergies for the products used
  • Have skin cancer
  • Have extreme psoriasis or eczema
  • Have Phlebitis
  • Are sunburned
  • Waxed within 24 hours
  • Are pregnant in your first three months

 

Now to the fun part! Why YOU should start either peeling or dry brushing:

  • It removes dead skin cells
  • It strengthens the cell renewal by stimulating the lymph and your body circuits
  • It softens the skin
  • It Improves the skins complexion
  • It can seem calming
  • It relaxes the muscles
  • It calms the nerve endings
  • It detoxifies the body

 

All in all, I feel more alive after peeling, and it helps me feel calm and refreshed.

 

The link to the sugar scrub from Green People that I use, can be found here

 

 

Now. Have you ever tried peeling and dry brushing and why do you do it?? 😊

 

 

I hope you all have a happy life, one day at a time!

 

Xoxo

Luna