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Manicure DIY: Picking a transition color for Autumn

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Getting your nails done at the salon can be quite the treat but the cost of doing that weekly can add up over time. No worries grooming yourself at home can look just as good at home plus give you a chance to experiment with new colors at a lower cost. As fall approaches many of us will start to transition to darker colors but like the rule of no white after labor day I say kick that old idea to the curb. Do your best to hold on to summer as long as possible by using light fun colors even if that means wearing hot pink to Thanksgiving dinner.
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Prep work
Start by using a products like Crabtree & Evelyn La Source, they contain restorative ingredients derived from the sea such as algae, mineral salts and seaweed. Use the hand recovery formula which exfoliates the hands leaving them soft, then moisturize and lastly apply the cuticle therapy which conditions the cuticles and nails.

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Styling
Many have reverted back to those claw like nails of the 80s. If you don't feel like looking like an extra from the Cyndi Lauper video "Girls Just Want to Have Fun", then stay modern and keep them square and rounded corners.

Color me Happy
True Blue
If you are all about the sea and shore then give Morgan Taylor, Take me to your Tribe a try. It's soft and can remind you of ocean waves.

Pretty in Pink
That might be the name to your favorite coming of age movie. Venique, Up Your Glow is the perfect accessory to rediscover the innocence you once felt in your tortured teens.

Mocktail
Nothing like a something refreshing to celebrate our fond farewell to sun and fun. What better way to toast adieu than to do it with Nailtini, Irish Creme.

Purple Rain
This color would make Prince and his devotees truly happy. It's Revlon, Boho Chic in Edgy, it is a true deep and lovely violet.

Crimson Tide
No season is complete without feeling red hot and no better way to channel your inner confidence than with Bo-Po, OMG. Just brush it on and peel it off when you want a change.

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