The beauty industry boasts of nail polishes such as gels, acrylics, and dip powders that provide the elegance that users desire. However, each of these polishes has different characteristics that distinguish them. Nonetheless, all of them boast of providing their users with a chip-free and long-lasting manicure. Their application processes and the particular time taken to dry out are also slightly different. Furthermore, their removal processes are also different. Components used in their manufacture are also different, which defines the difference in their formulation. Therefore, manicure lovers must be aware of the type of polish they want before going for a manicure. This article sheds more light on gels, acrylics, dipping powders, their characteristics, similarities, and differences.
Gel Nail Polish Brands
Unlike the other types of polishes, gels are made up of a polymer that requires LED or UV light to dry. This implies that after the application, the user will need to put the nails under direct UV light, such as the sun or a UV or LED bulb, to cure them. Their application process is just like that of regular nail polish. Nonetheless, they can be applied both at home and in the salon. Depending on how they are applied and the brand used, the resultant manicure can last for two to four weeks. Even so, most of them have smells. In some instances, gels are made using harsh chemicals that may damage the nail enamel or nail bend. Additionally, a nail file is required to remove the polish on the nails, leading to nail damage. Continue reading “Between Gel Vs. Acrylic Vs. Dipping Powder”
A mini kit put together using the best portable gadgets for doctors is handy for emergencies, and you will never know where one occurs. As a doctor, you are expected to save the life of the victim. Not only emergencies, sometimes you just need to attend to patients where proper equipment is not a chance.
However, you cannot carry your bulk bags on vacation or airlines filled with bulky medical devices. Still, you can be equipped with small and compact devices. A list of such five highly useful devices is provided below where you can treat people even if you are far away from a hospital or your equipment.
RubyLux BioNase LED Nasal Therapy Device
The LED light therapy by RubyLux BioNase is a portable device that proves to be beneficial for nasal discomfort. It relieves sinus and nasal allergy uneasiness within the range of mild to moderate levels. This device is battery operated and runs on a 9V battery. You need to insert the LED light inserts into your nostrils and switch them on.
After 5 minutes, your one session of the day will be completed, and you are allowed to do four sessions per day. This device is the best intranasal light therapy devices as it relieves you from nasal allergies for a few hours. Moreover, it is a non-invasive and painless process.
CHOICEMMED Sky Blue Finger Pulse Oximeter
Pulse monitoring has never been more comfortable where you get all the critical values such as real-time SPO2, Pulse rate (PR), pulse bar graph at your fingertips. This non-invasive device runs on 2 AAA batteries and has a life of 30+ hours of runtime. A low battery indication is issued when the batteries are drained out.
The oximeter is useful for all ages to measure the saturated oxygen levels. It comes with a lanyard and does not require any installation and is usable right out of the box. This portable device is both reliable and affordable.
SKIARY Smartphone Dermatoscope
The dermatoscope by Skiary is capable of taking ultra-clarity pictures of the skin cells using your smartphone. It is compatible with all prominent band phones. It just needs to be attached and does not need any applications installed on your phone. It produces high-resolution images in polarised and non-polarised mode with excellent clarity and sharpness.
This portable device works on charging done through a USB port, and the charger is provided with the device. When you add this dermatoscope to the smartphone’s camera captures the picture it captures. Continue reading “Top 5 Best Portable Gadgets for Doctors 2020”
Acne is a problem for most women while they’re expecting.
Chloasma, the “mask of pregnancy,” is another challenge for some.
Then, there’s the worry that the products you use will affect your baby in the womb.
How is it that you can maintain a clear complexion while you’re pregnant?
Let’s start with the “don’ts.”
Don’t settle for breakouts
You’re tired, and it’s just too much work to wash your face.
Maybe the smells of your regular face wash and moisturizer are overwhelming.
I get it. You’re thinking that one day won’t hurt.
But the acne bacteria is ready and willing to clog your pores.
It doesn’t take a break even if you do.
What you need is one of the best face washes for pregnancy.
These are facial cleansers without strong odors.
They pamper sensitive skin.
Continue reading “How to Protect Your Complexion (and Your Baby) During Pregnancy”
Health supplements are no doubt helpful in giving a boost to our bodily strength and overall functioning. Some of these supplements and natural and are made of organic compounds whereas some may be mixed with synthetic compounds to increase the effect of the multiple compounds and ingredients. Choosing and taking in any of the available, health-boosting supplement is never wrong until and unless you choose it the right way.
In order to be sure that you will get all the effects or we can say the positive effects the way you have expected, it is always better to do your research first.
Make sure you know what your physiological and physical needs, what kind of deficiencies are you looking to treat and eliminate, and what level of boost do you need through the chosen type of supplements.
The first thing you’ll have to do is to either analyze your general health conditions and notice where you need help. As for example, if you are struggling with lack of concentration, brain fog, anxiety, and other brain stressors, then you must be looking to get Nootropics or brain boosting supplements that help in making sure your brain will start functioning in a safe and healthy way. But it is important to get help from your physician to determine what kind of nootropics would help you and what dosage would be perfect to use. Sometimes these supplements come with all the needed details and you can select and discuss it in detail if needed.
Continue reading “Things to Know When Selecting a Health Supplement”
Spending more than you wanted, agonizing over event planning, dealing with overcrowded stores and heavy traffic, entertaining guests…the stress of the holidays can be overwhelming. Perhaps we also miss someone who won’t be present this time. With all the negatives, we forget to enjoy this once-a-year season.
No matter what the cause, staying calm during the holidays isn’t easy. It’s time to pull out the essential oils and take the edge off. It’s easiest if you have a diffuser already. Plug it in, add a few drops of bergamot and lavender, then take a deep breath. You’ll feel more relaxed and positive.
Next, if you need an extra burst of energy, try ginger and lemon. Orange, sandalwood, and peppermint can boost productivity, too. Then to clear out the mental cobwebs, use cinnamon or frankincense.
Continue reading “Use Aromatherapy to Stay Sane During the Holidays”
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