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Nail Art Tools and Technologies

Nail art has come a long way. It used to be a difficult hand painted job, best left to professionals. But now there are many new tools, technologies, and techniques that allow anyone to undertake creating cool nail art looks at home. I have played with a few myself, such as using nail art pens, […]


St Patrick’s Day Nail Polish Ideas


For those who are seeking cute and fun St. Patrick’s Day ideas for nail polish looks, here are a few designs and options to consider, in order to celebrate the day, and show your pride or appreciation for the holiday. Shamrock Vines: A Shamrock vine nails design is one to consider. Only white and green […]


The Best Non-Toxic Nail Polishes for Winter


One of the best times of the year to experiment with manicures is during the winter. Because most of us cannot show our toes, decking out our hands can be fun and add some extra interest to our wardrobe on a daily basis. Also, getting a smooth and sexy manicure is the perfect way to […]


Halloween Nail Polish


Halloween Nail Polish? Absolutely! Halloween is almost here! Time for cinnamon, clove, and spiced-pumpkin, warming smells filling the frosty air. Time for leaves to change their color. Time for the long-awaited coolness, wearing sweaters, hot chocolate, hot apple cider, eating festive goodies of all sorts, and cozying up with the little ones indoors with soft, […]


Les Jeans de Chanel Blue Boy Swatches


If you read our sister site Girl Gloss, you may have already seen this one. Although I rarely use blue nail polish, I liked the shades in the Les Jeans de Chanel line that was put out for Fashion’s Night Out. So I grabbed a bottle of the shade Blue Boy. I do rather like […]


MAC Holiday Collection Nail Polish Swatches


Selections from the MAC Cosmetics holiday collection, A Tartan Tale, just landed on my doorstep. Right off, I was interested in the nail polishes because, new for MAC this year, is a gift tin with five mini nail polishes in it. I love MAC polish, and the idea of getting 5 at once thrills me. […]


MAC Venomous Villains Nail Polish Swatches


MAC Cosmetics’ Venomous Villains Collection includes three unique nail polish shades with multi-changing pearl hues. All three are found in the Maleficent group of the Venomous Villains Disney Collection.  I hate to say it since I am usually a big fan of MAC nail polish, but I’m not real keen on these. The lacquers go […]


MAC Alice + Olivia Nail Polish Swatches


The MAC Cosmetics Alice + Olivia Collection, due to be released on July 8, 2010, has some great nail polish shades that I swatched. I have the Dazzle Glass swatched here at Girl Gloss: MAC Alice+Oliva  Dazzle Glass Swatches. The shade Military is a dark gray with a suede finish and it dries incredibly fast. […]


Purple Nail Polish Swatches From OPI For Sephora


Way back, I picked up a set of four polishes from the OPI For Sepohra Modern Flowers Collection. I really like the light purple shade Iris I Was Thinner, swatched below: Then, for fun, I put on the glitter shade It’s Bouquet With Me over it as shown in the below swatch. The overall look […]


MAC To The Beach Nail Polish Swatch


The MAC To The Beach Collection is full of beachy items, such as bronzers and summer makeup shades.  The bronze body oil is particularly interesting in the line, but it was the nail polish that really jumped out at me. Below is a swatch of one the two MAC nail polish shades from the line […]

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