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Getting more mileage out of your manicure . Salute to women • By Janice L Jones Los Angeles Times . Ask any woman what activities are most likely to ruin a manicure and you'll probably find the following at or near the top of thelist • Searching through handbag to find keys • Unlocking car door •Fastening baby into car seat • Locking car door • Fastening seat belt • Turning key in the ignition • Putting a tap* in cassette deck mix. And, emergency road service wart respond fix broken fingernail and I'liaajfil polish, even if you just paid **> far a manicure. Here's a list of (raSter. • Smudged nail: Use the pad of jour index finger to dab • drift of non-acetone U L _-^._^_. -J^MM tkm ••»illlll»lll -M J __ ' ponsu remover over UK. snmnBHt ana. let dry, men apply top coat or a new coat • Chipped p5S?Dont remove all toe enamel Instead, stroke enamel over chmped area only and aflow to dry. Then (nosh entire nti, stating from base to ».* , f giue to area. Me «no and repofish nafl. Or keep .paper, ttnen or silk nail mending tape fa -your cosmetic bag. fear off tape to the length of split, phis *inch beyond tip oinafl to tuck. "Self-stick tape can-be pressed to place and lie excess tucked under the nail Other kinds must be glued on with nail glue. File area to smooth. Brush on base coat, enamel and top coat Mended nails need a fresh tap coat applied every day for extra protection and to keep them smooth and glossy. * ' .•-.. If you are stuck without mending tape, use a piece of tea bag or cofiee filter paper. Remove old polish and gently file Smooth on a dab of pne.^nice just enough paper on thenaB to cover the tear. Top with! fiffle DOR gme; let dry, then file to smooth. Apply base edit, enamel and top coat ' •Broken nate Natural and acrylic nails that have broken off completed can be replaced with Oat nail ops avsBabte from a manicurist or at beauty' stores. Attach with nafl glue, He i and polish.. • Uting poath remover To avoid getting remover on ottaer nails, 1 use the knuckles of jottr index and iiiidoV fingers. • to grip-a-cottoil baM and moistm it with i& mover. Wipe over damaged nail surbce and redo enameL • For the long haufclf travel farces you to miss your regtdaf mauicun! appomt- ment, you nugbt consider a shorter nsfl length and shape that is more easQy maintained. Ask your mantanfet to show you Instead, file .the sidet of each naB in a downward sfroUng motion, angling the -emery board sBgbUy under the nau. FOR SPLITS AND TEARS to nails, consider using silk nail-mending tape (top photo) to repair the damage. For broken nails deft) your manicurist prebabhr uses a any electric sander. When using nail polish remover (right) BTOid getting the remover on other nails by gripping the cotton ball as shown. Take A **-v PRINCESS DAY AT TREAT YOURSELF TO A DAY OF LUXURY!!! Your Princess Package Includes: -Shampoo -Pedicure -Cut and Style -Facial Waxing -Manicure ^ -Non-Surgical FacelWl -Win A Cerfficale for a Therapeutic Massage "* as ^LunchIncluded All This f •*" For Only A GREAT GIFT! CALL NOW FOR APPOINTMENT Remember...Mother's Day r Coming Soon/, . 5715 6th AVENUE 944-0189 3rdAvc. (WYE SNriachM) I •Phone 6%-9625 -Store Hows: Mon. A FH. 10-7, Toe., Wed., Tfcar. ft Sat 10-5i (Closed Sunday) Melissa (owner) HeUssa has worked in the fashion trade for the last seven years. Working for a well known •—^-boutique in the •""• area while „ a ftslaon institute taught her the trade from the bottom up. 4 years ago Mdtaa returned to the area to open a cMhtag store of her .1 own. the ana wtti the finett sefectkn of ttj Wstf* * Pettes 1 and pnmdng ahge iuiuKary of accessories has ^ The the edge.