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TUTORIAL THURSDAY: NAIL ART INSPIRED BY REEM ACRA

Gel Polish Nail Art This piece from Reem Acra’s Fall 2014 Collection inspired me to try something a little different this Thursday.   I decided to use gel polish and a gold glitter pigment additives to get these trendy nails. Naturally this would be a very simple design to create using natural nail lacquer… just …

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GEL POLISH REVEALED: Pros, Cons & Clarifying the Myths!

Today’s focus is on Gel Manicures & clearing up the many questions and concerns regarding them! Here are a few of the negatives I’ve heard from various women regarding gel manicures. Time Consuming After soak off damage to my natural nails $$$ Now let me shed some light on the subject.  For the past month …

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TUTORIAL THURSDAY: LAYERING LACQUERS WAYS TO JAZZ UP YOUR SOLID NAILS

In need of some creative inspiration?  Tired of your boring solid nail color but don’t feel like trying out your artistic skills just yet?  Well don’t fret, today i’ve decided to talk about layering. Yup… it’s so simple.  All you need is a solid color nail polish and 1 textured polish (preferably with a clear …

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TUTORIAL THURSDAY: Nail Art Inspired By Fashion

Today’s Tutorial Thursday nail art is inspired by a fabulous designer Pamella Roland.  This particular piece is from her Pre-Fall 2014 Collection.  The collection cleverly combines animal prints with formal wear, showcasing an elegant side to animal print patterns.  Absolutely LOVE IT!! Check out the entire Pamella Roland Pre-Fall Collection. Follow the 3 simple steps …

MANI MONDAY: COMPAIRING FAVORITE SHADES OF PURPLE NAIL POLISH

For today’s Mani Monday post I decided to compare a few of my favorite shades of purple nail polish from various recent collections by Azature, Zoya and Essie.  Many times you’ll see a new nail polish released and say to yourself… How does this compare to one of my other favorite shades… So I  pulled …

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TUTORIAL THURSDAY: Easy Steps for Fancy Nails

It’s TRENDY NAIL TUTORIAL THURSDAY! Today I wanted to show you how to add a subtle twist to a once solid nail, transforming your nails using a simple nail art design.  One way of changing the look of your solid nails is by using a matte nail polish! Another way is by adding a simple …

NAIL NEWS: OPI Launches Brazil Collection for Spring/Summer 2014

  Carnaval of Color! If you haven’t seen it in your local salon or beauty supply store you need to go check it!  It’s the brand new collection by OPI called “Brazil” out for Spring/Summer 2014. Here’s the skinny on the collection! Brazil by OPI brings the colors of tropical rainforests and warm sandy beaches …

TRENDY TUTORIAL THURSDAYS: Nail Art Inspired By Fashion!

Trendy Nail Tutorial Thursday Today’s nail art was inspired by the Balenciaga 2014 Pre Fall Collection designed by Alexander Wang for Balenciaga. Believe it or not this design was really simple to do and wasn’t super time consuming.  Check out the steps below to get these fashion forward trendy nails! The Tools: White Nail Polish Faint …