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Makeup Wars: Halloween Manicure Epic Fail!


OK, so I am not a nail polish blogger for a reason. I really am terrible at nail art! But, I figured I would give it a go for the Makeup Wars Halloween Manicure topic. What you see below isn’t pretty. I partly blame myself, but mostly I think the kit I bought is not […]


Essie Plumberry and A Cut Above Nail Polish Swatches


I did a manicure recently with Essie Plumberry polish and Essie Luxe Effects glitter top coat in A Cut Above. I love the Plumberry shade, but the top coat with it was just OK fro me. I liked my look with Bikini So Teeny and A Stroke of Brilliance top coat much better. Here is […]


The Nail Biters Guide to Beautiful Nails

Nail Biter

I have a confession. It’s not pretty, but I have been a nail-biter since I was about six-years-old. For twenty years I have been a victim of horrible short nails with painful hangnails that don’t look nice, and funnily enough they don’t taste too good either. When I started blogging just over two years ago, […]


Makeup Wars: Favorite Fall Nail Polish


This edition of Makeup War features favorite nail polish shades for fall. Mine is from Butter London in the shade Queen Vic. I grabbed this one because it represents my favorite fall color, which is a berry/plum/purple type of shade. I have some other favorite shades for fall that tend more toward dark purple. Butter […]


Nails Inc Jermyn Street Swatch


Nails Inc. offers some lovely nail polish shades and the neutral taupe shade Jermyn Street is one of their best sellers. I got this mini bottle of it in the Nails Inc. Neon and Nudes set, but it is also available in the Neutral set or as a single purchase. I love this shade! It […]


Get Beautiful Nails


Many people say that they can judge a person’s health by their hands, so if your nails are dull and constantly broken, what does that say about you? If you want beautiful nails and you are tired of going to a manicurist, make sure that you take a moment every day to care for your […]


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, […]


Diet Coke Nail Polish (Free in the UK)


Diet Coke has paired up with Nails Inc. to release four shades of nail polish inspired by the cities of London, New York, Paris, and Milan. The nail lacquer is free at select Boots stores in the UK between May 5 and June 20 with the purchase of 2 500 ml bottles.


Hello Kitty Beauty and Makeup

When MAC Cosmetics put out their limited edition Hello Kitty for MAC collection, it was wildly popular. That got me wondering what other Hello Kitty makeup, beauty, or Hello Kitty cosmetics might be out there. After a bit of browsing, I came across a decent amount of Hello Kitty lip balm and lip glosses, along […]


OPI Matte Lincoln Park After Dark


I love the OPI nail polish shade Lincoln Park after Dark, so I grabbed it in both the OPI Suede version (read my OPI Suede Lincoln Park After Dark review) and the Matte version.  OPI says that because the suede and matte polishes do not wear as long to not use a base coat with […]

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