Monday Manicure. Spring! Pastel! Nails!

Spring Pastel Nails

  I’ve been seeing these really cute springtime manicures on Pinterest, where the girls paint their nails in various pastel shades, each nail in a different color. SO CUTE. I’m not here for all pastels (I’m not a baby pink kind of girl), but there are some really really cute new pastel nail polishes out […]

Manicure Monday – A Monet Impressionist Floral Manicure

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You know, I’m not an artist. I was that kid in kindergarten who took just a little longer than the others to figure out that you should stay perfectly within the lines. And when I minored in art in college, my focus was ceramics. Handbuilding, to be specific. Precision and detail work has never been […]

Spring Nail Trends to Try

Behold, my half moon manicure!

I keep hearing this word all over the place… “spring.” Apparently it’s a time of year when the sun shines and new flowers and plants shoot out of the ground. Apparently it’s supposed to happen in Chicago soon – like this week — but from looking at the bleak sky and the snow billowing past […]

Monday Manicure. I LOVE Polish Bar of BK!

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  Every time I go to Brooklyn, I have the BEST time. I know so many amazingly talented and cool people who live there. So many talented folks who make New York the one of a kind city that it is, represent Brooklyn. And on my last visit, I got to go to Polish Bar […]

Monday Manicure and Hooray for Fall Nail Collections

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It’s been so long since I’ve done a Monday Manicure post, I’ve seriously been contemplating renaming these posts Nail du Jour and just calling it a day (whatever day that happens to be). But YAY! It’s Monday and I’ve got my life and my nails together enough to share. Behold, my current manicure! Got my […]

Get Shellac Manicures at the Taste of Chicago!

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Once you experience a no-chip manicure, it’s SO hard to go back. Once you’ve discovered the freedom of perfectly dry, manicured nails within a second of having finished painting them, once you’re able to get your money out of your wallet post-mani without destroying your nails….you’re HOOKED. And it lasts for two weeks which makes […]

Spring Nail Trends and Mastering The Ombre Nail

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Greetings, bellas! It’s the first day of SPRING! How appropriate that today’s post is all about SPRING beauty trends! Let’s talk about nail polishes I’ve reviewed, and a technique I’ve finally mastered. It took me a minute but I think I’ve finally got ombre nails down pat. The trend has been around for a while, […]