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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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

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

How to love yourself  

How to love yourself  

Well hello again friends! 😊

 

Today we will look a little at something that is both health and beauty related. That is: how to love yourself. When you love yourself, you find yourself feeling better, but also looking better.

So today I will talk a little about what I do, to remind myself and my body, that I love it. Because I-and you guys too- deserved to feel loved ❤


To love oneself is a hard but rewardable task.

A few great reasons to love yourself are: self-love attracts love, it reduces stress, helps you make healthier decisions, makes you feel and look younger, motivates you and make you seem more attractive.

Some of the ways you can achieve this:
Stop comparing yourself to others. Instead of saying they are prettier or more clever, realize that you are both awesome.

Take care of your body. It is the place you will live all your life, so make it feel great by pampering it once in a while and staying healthy.

Do something you love every day. This is a reward to yourself and a reminder that you are worth it.

Speak kindly to yourself and DO NOT call yourself names. It never helps on anything to call yourself ugly or stupid. You are listening so it will only make you feel down, and at some point, you will start believing it. Instead try turning it around so that when you want to call yourself stupid, tell yourself that everyone makes mistakes and it happens.

Know that you are not perfect, and no one is. Humans were never born to be perfect, they were born to be individually awesome. Instead embrace who you are and try playing by your strengths and strengthening your weaknesses.

Compliment yourself on a daily basis. If you compliment yourself daily, you will start believing what you say, so remember to tell yourself something great every day.

Learn to say no (or yes). Remember to say no to things that you sincerely do not want to, or things that just stress you out. But still remember to say yes to some things, like new experiences or stuff you deep down want to go to. You are worth it to be true to yourself.

Laugh every day. Laughing reduces stress and increases the happiness hormone in the body.
 

These was some of the things I do, to let myself feel loved, and I hope you will do some of these to. Some of these things might be hard to do when you start, but as you go on, everything gets easier. So do your best every day, because you deserve it, and you are worth it.

I love, love, love you guys, and I hope you all have a happy life, one day at a time. ❤ 😊

 

Xoxo

Luna

Love yourself!

Love yourself!

Loving yourself is one of my hardest challenges. I have tried so many things for 6 years now, and I am FINALLY at a point in my life where I can say that I love myself (At least most of the time. This makes me really happy to say)

Therefore this post will be about exactly the same. Loving yourself. (Because you’re worth it!)

My favorite reasons on why you should love yourself

  • Self love attracts love
  • It motivates youself-love-greatest-motivationv.jpg
  • Helps you make healthier decisionse4c4be0dffed47d673d99aa933eae774
  • Can make you look and feel younger
  • You instantly seem more attractive
  • Reduces stress

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Ways to achieve this:

  • Stop comparing yourself to othersstop-comparing-comic2
  • Know your strengths and weaknessestrue-success-lies-in-knowing-your-weaknesses-and-playing-to-your-strengths-quote-1.jpg
  • Take care of your bodydownload
  • Do something you love everydaydownload
  • Speak kindly to yourself and DO NOT call yourself names. No it doesn’t help at all to call yourself ugly or stupid.f198036a314263fd6e6f284651a1821c
  • Know that you are not “perfect” and no one isyou-were-born-to-be-real-not-to-be-perfect-quote-1.jpg
  • Compliment yourself on a daily basisCompliment-Yourself-Daily
  • Learn to say no (or yes)download (1)
  • Laugh everyday

What ways do you usually use to remind yourself that you love you?

I hope you set it as your priority to love yourself, because when we love ourself life always seem brighter! 🙂

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

Xoxo

Ps: remember: I love you guys

A distraction and a preview of the next post

A distraction and a preview of the next post

 

IS IT A BIRD? IS IT A PLANE? NO IT’S…… MINION NAILS

 

Hands up, I’m obsessed with minions- I really love them (They can somehow find something good in every situation and I just love their (bad) humor and pure hearts)

So today I will show you a short tutorial on how to do minion nails (beware some of the pictures are a little blurry-I seriously have to charge my camera):

Materials:

  • Black, blue, white, yellow and silver nail polish
  • Base and top coat (mine is 2 in 1)
  • Dotting tools (If you dont have these you can just use a toothpick or try dotting with the nail polish brush)
  • A small brush

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  1. Make sure your nails are clean
  2. Start painting your nails with a base coat
  3. Paint your nails with your yellow colour (either one or two coats-mine needed two)16216085_10209232076746705_902261081_n
  4. Now take your small brush and paint on those cute blue pants16237424_10209232076586701_1458314127_n
  5. Use your dotting tool to first dot a black dot as eyes (you can choose one or two dots)16216401_10209232076386696_1763022962_n
  6. Now take a smaller dotting tool and make a silver dot inside the black dot-this it the goggles16237171_10209232076466698_1312356344_n
  7. Now take an even smaller dotting tool and make a white dot inside the silver dot-this is the eyes16215975_10209232074306644_981800929_n
  8. Now you take an even even smaller dotting tool (oh all these dots) and make the pupil16176813_10209232074066638_1162399618_n
  9. You now take your small brush again and make the google straps with a black nail polish16215475_10209232074346645_1406271556_n
  10. Now you just need the small black dots to hold the pants up (yes! More dots)16176802_10209232332233092_505803953_n *This one has kind of stange eyes, but I think it just make it even cuter
  11. Last a top coat and voila!

That was it for the minion nails- I hope you liked it!
Have you ever made minion nails before(Or any other minion craft) feel free to comment below-I love everything minion related and would love to see what you guys can come up with

 

Then I have a preview for you guys. I’m right now making something amazing for you guys!

You remember how I promised to make a tutorial for some of the Christmas presents I made, well a lot of them was made out of old magazines.

Next time will be the big reveal on the purse I made for my mom, but this time will be a little easier.

This time it is magazine coasters:

Materials:

  • Glue stick
  • Old magazines (or any other kind of paper)

 

  1. First you take out some pages in your magazine and cut them in half (on the long part)
  2. Then you cut them in half again (still the long part-and it should look like this)16176283_10209232365553925_2094559070_n
  3. You then fold the paper in half twice(you can glue it together to make sure it won’t open by itself)16216192_10209232365473923_1437933330_n
  4. Now just take your paper strap and start rolling it so that it makes a spiral (remember to use glue so that it won’t unroll by itself)16176481_10209232365433922_1774152845_n
  5. Add a new paper strap and start rolling it on where the last piece of paper stopped16215854_10209232365593926_859844926_n.jpg
  6. Keep on doing this until you get the desired size
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This is it for this time! Next time will be a small purse just like this one (this is the  one I made for my mother this christmas)16144813_10155729042172586_1505391937_n

Until next time- Stay happy!

Xoxo