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Beauty, Fashion, Fitness & Nails


Wow… it feels like it’s been an eternity since my last fashion inspired nail art tutorial! Well taking a mini hiatus I’m back at it again.  Today’s nail art was inspired by the latest Pre-Fall Collection by ICB for 2015. Taking a very loose interpretation of ICB’s pre-fall collection here’s what you’ll need to get …

The Polished Life

Nail Polish Tips: Extending the life of your manicure

Are you living the polished life?  Always polished or at least trying to be?  Well if you said yes to either one of these then hopefully you’ll find this post interesting. Here’s a few tips on how to extend the life of your average manicure.  No, need to break the bank, or even go in …


Today’s Tutorial Thursday spring nail art is inspired by runway fashion designer Pedro Lourenco for Spring 2014.  I instantly fell in love with this cool ombre pattern crop top and thought it would translate fabulously into an easy “How-To” nail design for spring! So without further ado, check out the 4 simple steps to get …


Today’s Tutorial Thursday is inspired from the runway collection featured for Spring 2014 by Blumarine.  A simple spackle print that translates great into DIY nail art.  You don’t need any special tools for this nail art project.  Just nail polish and a paper towel and you’re ready to go!  Check out the steps below. The …

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 …

Sweet-Heart - OPI


Searching for a pretty soft baby pink for Valentine’s Day?  Here’s an option by OPI called Sweet Heart. It’s a pale pink, but if you put on 3 coats it casts a soft shade of baby pink.   A really nice neutral color that I don’t mind wearing during the winter months.  My photos seem to …


NAIL ART TUTORIAL: Inspired by Escada Pre Fall 2014 Collection

Escada Pre Fall 2014 fashion inspired nail art filled with flash and flair… I’ll take it!  This color blocked coat with detachable leather sleeves caught my eye and translated perfectly into my next trendy new nail design!  A definite 10 on the “How did you do that?” reaction scale.  Time and effort spent… under 20 …

NAIL ART: Inspired by Dennis Basso Pre-Fall 2014

  Hey there nail enthusiasts! In the mood for some layered nail art?  Well I hope so.. ’cause today’s nail art tutorial is all about layering.  Inspired by Dennis Basso’s 2014 Pre-Fall Collection.  I really loved the feminine tailoring & combination of prints with wovens and furs.  A fabulous collection embracing the modern woman. This …

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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