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Essie Madison Ave-Hue Spring 2013

Good Morning Nail Enthusiasts! If you’ve painted your nails at home you’ll be able to relate to what I’m about to say.. You know when you start to put on your first coat of polish and it doesn’t coat evenly, leaving sheer stripes on your nails?  Then you apply your 2nd coat hoping it will …

Masculine Manicured Hands

Mani Monday – Mens Editon – Nail Care For Men

Good Morning Nail & Beauty Enthusiasts! This edition of “Mani Monday” is dedicated to all of those special men out there. There are 4 different types of men. Ultra manicured men Sometimes manicured Rarely manicured (This guy will get a manicure if his significant other begs & pleads w/ him to have it done & …

Blue Nails with Crackle Polish

Tangled Up In Blue – Crackle Polish

Looking for a simple way to accent a nail and don’t have time to paint a crazy intricate design. Crackle Polishes are Your Go-2! Any crackle polish can be applied over your dry nail polish to create a mosaic effect!  You can even paint a stripe of one color and a stripe of another color …

French Manicure

Keep It Movin’!

I Wanna Scream & Shout & Let It All Out! Good Morning fellow manicure enthusiasts! Here’s a lil’ story for you… If you’re feeling like the world is gonna end… stuff just isn’t working out… you’re almost ready to give up… DON’T! Always, keep it movin’! It will all work itself out!!!! Its Wednesday early …

Dragonfly French Manicure

Dragonfly French Manicure

I love how Avant–garde nail designs, colors and accent nails have been accepted as the latest trend in today’s fashion. A few years ago my little cousin came over and decided to dabble with my polishes.   She chose a different color for each nail and at the time I was thinking… Oh boy.. this is …

Classic French Manicure

Classic French Manicure

~ Trendy Tuesday ~ 1 Day ’til the official calendar day of SPRING! What’s that saying?  If you build it, he will come. – Filed of Dreams Well i think Spring needs a bit of a guided tour to the Northeast this season.  Waking up to a snow-covered lawn was not, what I was expecting …

Caviar Nails

Mani Monday – Caviar Nails

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Happy Monday Nail Enthusiasts. Hope everyone had a great weekend! My weekend consisted of Friday Night Rihanna Diamonds Concert,  Saturday gym, nails & recapping of the concert & Sunday.. more concert recapping. 🙂 So obviously.. I’m a bit of a Rihanna Fanatic!  The concert was at the XL Center in …

shamrock manicure

Top O’ The Morning To You!

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day I’m sporting Green & Silver w/ a lil’ Shamrock.  I used OPI & Essie polish lacquers to create my Shamrock Manicure. Steps: 1. Base Coat – Seche Clear – Buy it at Ulta Beauty 2. Green on all the nails accept the ring finger- Essie – 734 Going Incognito …

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Video Tutorial: Christmas Nails

‘Tis the season! Today’s manicure was inspired by the holidays!  I wanted to use my new color shifting nail lacquers from Glisten & Glow for my ornaments.  Watch the video below how they shift.  Super Cool! Here’s what you’ll need: Clear Base Coat – Probelle Nail Maintanence Base color i used 2 coats of Sally […]

ESSIE HOLIDAY NAILS : Glitter, Sparkle & Subtle Bling Nails

Merry Christmas To All My Trendy Nail Readers! Today I wanted to share a few ideas for some holiday nail combo’s using the 2 NEW Glitter Polishes from the new line of Essie LuxEffects Forever Chic Collection. 1) Jazzy Jubilant In the raw… here’s how Jazzy Jubilant will look over a naked nail.  (Keep in […]

Video Tutorial: Holiday Marble Nails

Hey there nail enthusiasts! Today’s nail tutorial features shades from Zoya’s Party Girls Collection with some added bling from Essie. I wanted to create a swirl pattern and found the easiest way to do that by mixing shades. Using the opposite end of my clear jelly stamper I applied a few dots of various polishes, […]

Santa Nails: Holiday Nail Art Tutorial

Since the holidays are upon us, I thought i’d share with you two new options to add a little sparkle to your trendy tips.  (Nail Art Optional) Starting with the top photo I used Sally Hansen’s miracle gel (no light needed) natural nail polish in Rhapsody Red.  Loving this warm holiday red, it’s a perfect […]

Video Tutorial: Festive Holiday Nail Art

Here’s a quick and easy festive manicure using various shades from Essie and Zoya. No special tools needed.  I actually used the opposite side of a paint brush to create my dots.  You can use a toothpick or even the end of a pen. Here’s what you’ll need: Clear Base Coat – Probelle Nail Maintanence […]

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