12 Things Only Acrylics Obsessed People Can Relate To

12 Things Only Acrylics Obsessed People Can Relate To

Yes they're a pain, but I wouldn't trade these back-scratching, hot-food-picker-upping tools for anything.

As an avid acrylic nail lover, I have been through it all. I can't even remember a time when I didn't have my nails on or what my natural nails even look like. But what I do know is that I can't live without acrylics. If you're like me or maybe just decided to give them a try for prom or some other special event, then you'll understand these ten struggles of acrylic nails.

1. Typing an essay on a computer sounds like tap dancers gone wild.

Everybody hates you. I'm even thinking of getting one of those silicone keyboard covers... maybe it'll act as a silencer.

2. Dropped some coins on the ground? Dropped your credit card or ID card on the ground?

Yeah, they live there now.

3. Trying to clasp a necklace or button up your clothes?

I can't even look at these. I wonder if Edward Scissorhands wore jeans.

4. Putting on lotion or eating food with your hands is really a two-step process.

Bar soap? Lotion or liquid makeup? Pizza? Finger food?

5. Writing anything that's longer than a sentence is impossible.

I had to write an in-class essay for a two hour final and I came out of it with those painful red dents in my palm like I was Betty on Riverdale.

6. Breaking just one is literally a nightmare and then you just don't know what to do with your life anymore.

Might as well just get a whole new set now.

7. But nothing is worse than accidentally getting a nail stuck in something and bending it back a little too far.

Like putting on Vans shoes, the kind where your finger gets stuck trying to put them on. Then trying to force your heel down there and pull your finger out at the same time a little too fast and it just pulls the acrylic and your real nail up and away from your finger... yeah, ouch.

8. It's a real investment.

Once I was at a nail salon in the heart of Beverly Hills and saw "Acrylics Nails Full Set... $80" and turned right back outta there.

9. Always being asked questions about your nails.

"Are those your real nails?" "How do you type with those things?" "How do you do anything with those nails?"

10. Putting in contacts feels like disarming a bomb.

Can't make any wrong moves or else you risk poking your eye out.

11. "I can't because of my nails."

Yes, that's sad, don't you think I know that? I've tried going rock wall climbing, I really have. It's HARD.

12. And finally, all of the times you've accidentally scratched yourself a little too hard.

It's a rough life.

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20 Small Tattoos With Big Meanings

Tattoos with meaning you can't deny.

It's tough to find perfect tattoos with meaning.

You probably want something permanent on your body to mean something deeply, but how do you choose a tattoo that will still be significant in 5, 10, 15, or 50 years? Over time, tattoos have lost much of their stigma and many people consider them a form of art, but it's still possible to get a tattoo you regret.

So here are 20 tattoos you can't go wrong with. Each tattoo has its own unique meaning, but don't blame me if you still have to deal with questions that everyone with a tattoo is tired of hearing!

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1. A semi-colon indicates a pause in a sentence but does not end. Sometimes it seems like you may have stopped, but you choose to continue on.

2. "A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor."

3. Top symbol: unclosed delta symbol which represents open to change. Bottom symbol: strategy.

4. "There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls."

5. Viking symbol meaning "create your own reality."

6.Greek symbol of Inguz: where there's a will, there's a way.

7. Psalm 18:33 "He makes my feet like the feet of a deer; he causes me to stand on the heights."

8. 'Ohm' tattoo that represents 4 different states of consciousness and a world of illusion: waking (jagrat), dreaming (swapna), deep sleep (sushupti), transcendental state (turiya) and world of illusion (maya)

9. Alchemy: symbolizes copper, means love, balance, feminine beauty and artistic creativity.

10. The Greek word “Meraki" means to do something with soul, passion, love and creativity or to put yourself in to whatever you do.

11. Malin (Skövde, Sweden) – you have to face setbacks to be able to go forward.

12. Symbol meaning "thief" from the Hobbit. It was the rune Gandalf etched into Bilbo's door so the dwarves could find his house.

13. “Lux in tenebris" means “light in darkness."

14. Anchor Tattoo: symbolizing strength & stability, something (or someone) who holds you in place, and provides you the strength to hold on no matter how rough things get.

15."Ad Maiora" is translated literally as “Towards greater things." It is a formula of greeting used to wish more success in life, career or love.

16. A glyphs means “explore." It was meant as a reminder for me to never stop exploring.

17. "Aut inveniam viam aut faciam," meaning roughly, "Either I shall find a way, or I will make one."

18. Lotus Flower. It grows in muddy water, and it is this environment that gives forth the flower's first and most literal meaning: rising and blooming above the murk to achieve enlightenment.

19. The zen (or ensō) circle to me represents enlightenment, the universe & the strength we all have inside of us.

20. Two meanings. The moon affirms life. It looks as if it is constantly changing. Can reminds us of the inconsistency of life. It is also symbolizes the continuous circular nature of time and even karma.

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5 Wedding Hairstyles For The Bride With Rapunzel-Like Hair

Stunning wedding hairstyles especially for brides with longer hair.


In the event that you have long hair and you are making sense of how to manage your hair for the big day, perusing this may very well spare you.

More often than not, Rapunzel-like ladies are frightened of getting excessively hair covering the front of her face under the cloak. Being too wild is likewise one issue, so some resort into getting it trimmed or abbreviated for the event. However, that shouldn't be the situation.

Here are a couple of beyond any doubt methods for wearing your long hair upon the arrival of the wedding without the need of shedding a couple of inches.

1. Lay it down straight


Got lovely, stick straight and impeccably gleaming hair? Display it out and don't let the cover out sparkle it. Get a headband type tiara to help shield the strands from straying into your face as you state "I do."

Ensure that your hair won't choke you as the breeze blows or be snared in the beading subtleties of the outfit. Check if the length of the hair won't barge in the outfit's trimmed or style.

2. One-sided


Breadth the majority of your locks to the other side, contingent upon which side you believe you are most OK with. Just the ladies with long bolts can pull off this look. Extra adornments like a little tiara brush or blossoms can be added to the haircut to give it a little edge and energy.

The hair can be prodded for more volume or twisted at the base for a progressively fantastic look.

3. Sensational twists


Either by a hair curler or a perm treatment, twists bring out sentiment and body to your wedding look. On the off chance that you are going for the twists to be restricted to the lower half of your hair, the headband tiara still works incredibly as an emphasis.

A touch up may be required if the twists are escaping before the supper has even begun.

4. Half up, half down


Half dos are perfect in the event that despite everything you need to have your hair down to light up your face yet don't need your grin to be concealed. Some hairdressers can even make a rose, smaller than expected bun or a complete style with your hair at the back. Concerning adornments, an exquisite yet straightforward tiara would work — not excessively but rather sufficiently only to shimmer.

5. The exemplary bun


Definitely, a major bun over the lady of the hour's hair delegated with a complex wedding tiara is everything necessary. Indeed, long hair might be a waste on the off chance that just kept covered up at the same time, envision the conceivable outcomes all on the grounds that the beauticians inspire a great deal of material to work with.

With the likelihood of interlaces, twirls, circles, prodding and weaving the look of the bun won't be much the same as some other out there. Matched with crowns and tiaras folded over the bun, this great lady of the hour look has been the one you've been longing for since age six.

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