Nail It: Try These 4th of July Inspired Nail Designs

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 · No Comments
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The 4th of July holiday is only days away. To make sure you’re feeling red, white, and blue try these cute designs for your finger tips courtesy of Pinterest. Don’t you just love that site? You can learn how to bake a cake, sew a blanket, and find cool DIY projects, like polishing your nails with really fun designs.

I didn’t know where to actually begin to achieve these looks, but there are several step by step instructions available. If DIY isn’t your thing, just take the picture to your favorite nail salon.

Check out 10 of my favorite Independence Day themed nails for inspiration. Continue Reading »

Nail It: Take a Look at Lupita Nyong’o’s Nail Diary During Awards Season #LupitaLovesLacquer

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 · No Comments

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Lupita Nyong’o nailed it this award season. Her red carpet looks left us in awe. We gushed over her radiance and infectious smile. Like many, we fell in love with the Kenyan actress, who just picked up her first Oscar Award Sunday night. She has inspired us beyond belief. We also love the “!2 Years a Slave” star because she’s just like us. Lupita loves her manicures. She literally created a nail diary through Instagram, chronicling her fabulous manis. She would typically leave the comment,”Manicure Sneak Peek.” and add #LupitaLovesLacquer hash tag. She’s so cool,right? Continue Reading »

Nail It: 15 of My Favorite Valentine’s Day Nail Art Inspiration

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 · No Comments
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It’s the season of LOVE! Hearts  are  floating through the air and  we’re surrounded by a sea of pink, red, and white. You ladies know I’m sap so I’m here for all the Valentine’s Day themes. I’m thinking about taking it a step further and getting really festive by adding  Valentine’s Day  inspired nail art to my finger tips.  I searched Pinterest for inspiration and here are my top 15  favorite Valentine’s Day  nail art.  Let me know which design I should take to my nail tech. Continue Reading »

Shades of Grey: Nail it With Pure Ice’s “Kiss Me Here” and “Silver Mercedes” Polishes

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 · No Comments
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Nail your at home manicure with Pure Ice’s “Kiss Me Here” and “Silver Mercedes” polishes.  This time around I decided to paint every other nail with the different shades of grey.  I actually have about six shades of grey , so expect to see more manicures utilizing the polishes. Continue Reading »

Beauty Bar: Nail Your at Home Manicure with OPI’s “Miami Beet,” “Simmer & Shimmer,” and Sally Hansen’s “Blue It”

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 · No Comments
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Who doesn’t love a manicure?  Sweeties, we love them right? But I get my manni’s in the comfort of my home and their done by yours truly. This time around I went with OPI’s  “Miami Beet” and added an accent nail. I used Sally Hansen “Blue It” polish  for the base coat and  finished the nail with OPI’s “Simmer & Shimmer”! What do you think, SWEET or SOUR?

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Style Guide: Try a “Doing It Yourself” Manicure

Friday, July 19, 2013 · No Comments



If you want to avoid the trip to the nail salon, try an at home manicure. It’s simple and the results are worth the effort. I’ve been painting my own nails since I was teenager, so DIY mani’s are an every weekend kind of deal for me. Continue Reading »

VIDEO::Style Files: My Favorite Fall/Winter Nail Polishes

Monday, January 28, 2013 · No Comments

Painting my nails has always been relaxing for me. I’ve been painting my own nails for so long that I now have a pretty extensive collection. I thought I would show you some of my favorite fall and winter colors. As I mentioned in the video, some of these colors I’ve had for quite some time and other polishes are relatively new. Swatches and video after the jump. Continue Reading »

Trend Alert: Caviar Nails

Thursday, August 2, 2012 · 2 Comments
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Hey Sweeties,

Check out my latest article for Cluth Magazine :

Long gone are the days of a basic manicure. Now its all about nail art and luxury nails. The latest nail trend is Ciaté’s caviar nails, a collection of tiny glass beads sprinkled over wet nail polish for a 3-D textured effect. Continue Reading »