Have you ever wanted a salon perfect gel manicure without the hassle? Now you can with imPRESS Manicure’s revolutionary press-sensitive adhesion technology. imPRESS Press-On Manicure by Broadway Nails was designed with nail health in mind. Benefits of press-on nails include absolutely no drying time, no damage to natural nails, and each set lasts up to one week. We’re giving away 3 very hip, very fashionable imPRESS Press-On nails!
Continue reading CLOSED Friday Freebie ImPRESS Press-On Manicure181 words, 4 images, reading time ~ 43 secs
This upcoming fall season we may bare a little more skin than we’re used to. Continuing with summer’s crop-top craze, fall foot fashion calls for booties with tasteful cutouts. But what toenail polish to pair with your fashion-forward peep-toe boots? For a professional look, it’s always better to go with something in the nude family for toes. Check out this list of the best muted toenail polishes form Essie and Sinfulcolors!
Continue reading Best Bare Polish For Your Toes528 words, 6 images, reading time ~ 2:07 mins
Two weeks ago during a pedicure I noticed that I had cracked my big toenail. This Sunday I had it patched with fiberglass mesh and a whole lot of nail glue. Now my toes are back to their pre-cracked days. Find out how my toe was put back together.
Continue reading Fiberglass, a Cracked Toenail and a Pedicure395 words, 1 image, reading time ~ 1:35 mins
I was flipping through Allure magazine the other day searching for a new favorite nail color. That’s when I discovered Essie’s classic “Mademoiselle” pink polish and fell in love. This perfect pink potion won a double stamp of approval from Allure’s Best of Beauty 2012 and Readers’ Choice 2013 awards. Naturally, I had to give it a try.
Continue reading French Class with Essie Nail Polish303 words, 1 image, reading time ~ 1:13 mins
I recently had my nails painted at a salon and was very disappointed when the next day I noticed that they were already starting to chip. Why pay all that money when it doesn’t even last, I thought to myself? I’ve gotten artificial nails before, but I began considering it gain after this mishap. My nails are in really ruff shape at the moment and I want something that is going to disguise them. But before I take any further steps, I wanted to make a pro and con list for getting artificial nails. I hear lots of rumors about how bad they are for your nails and health, so I want to make sure I’m making the right decision first. But which is better, gel or acrylic? Good thing I’m weighing the pros and cons of both!
Continue reading Gel vs Acrylic: The Pros and Cons289 words, 1 image, reading time ~ 1:09 mins
I’ve always loved nail polish, but I’ve always been a little hesitant to branch beyond just strictly changing my nail polish color to more exciting things like polka dots and painted tips. I mean, I’ve finally just mastered painting my right hand with my left hand and that alone was an accomplishment for me. But, I follow a few nail art related accounts on Instagram and it’s clear that simply painted nails aren’t cutting it anymore. So, I’ve made it my goal to branch out this summer and give into the current nail trends. What exactly are the nail trends for summer you may be asking? Check them out below!
Continue reading 6 Summer Nail Trends445 words, 1 image, reading time ~ 1:47 mins
You may remember the jaw-dropping post I wrote last year on the $250,000 black diamond nail polish. I would never spend that much on nail polish even if I had the money, so I just laughed at how stupid it was. AZATURE, the company who makes the bank-busting polish, has come out with a $25 version. What a bargain!
Continue reading Finally! Black Diamond Nail Polish for the Masses151 words, 1 image, reading time ~ 36 secs
Working for a fashion website I tend to have endless possibilities when it comes to wearing nail polish to the office, since I can acceptably sport anything from neon yellow to glitter purple. However, when Editor Allison and I attended the SMS Summit to learn about new social media technologies, we decided to get professional with understated manis. Read on to see my rules and favorite shades to wear for professional engagements.
Continue reading Professionally-Appropriate Mani-Pedis354 words, 1 image, reading time ~ 1:25 mins
Spring is a time when I switch my favorite oxbloods and scarlets for bright poppies and red-oranges in my beauty routine. Products from blush to lipstick to even nail polish can be freshened up for Spring. Read on to see my favorite products for brightening up your palette.
Continue reading The Brightest Reds for Spring150 words, 3 images, reading time ~ 36 secs
Sometimes I get in a boring pattern with my nails, and then I have to try a fun manicure with inspiration from Allison’s review of Spring 2013 Fashion Week nails. Read on to see what colors I used and the super easy method for achieving this stare-worthy manicure.
Continue reading How to: Striped Manicure187 words, 2 images, reading time ~ 45 secs