Manicure Trend Du Jour — Chicago Blues

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If Chicago were a color, apparently it would be blue (although judging from the sky today, gray might be more apropos). Within recent months not one, but two different popular establishments here have created very different shades of nail polish to pay homage to the Windy City. And both nailpolishes are blue. And as fashionable […]

Would You Spend $4000 to Make Your Hands and Feet Look Younger?

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For Glam.com. You can put on makeup, slather on expensive creams and gels, get injectables, or get plastic surgery. There are any number of things you can do to slow the signs of aging for your face and certain parts of your body. But there are certain body parts that inevitably will reveal what a […]

The Coolest Looks From New York Fashion Week – Nail Edition

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“How long is NYFW? I am so sick of seeing it in my timeline!” A dear friend (who isn’t into fashion) asked me that this week, and I LOLed. As the name indicates, Mercedes Benz NYFW lasts a week. Thurday September 8 to Thursday September 15. And yes, it seems like FOREVER, if you’re following […]

Minx Or Shellac, What’s The Difference?

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Recently I heard a woman at a nail salon asking for Minx when she really meant that she wanted a no-chip manicure. At that point I had only tried Shellac — arguably the most well known no-chip manicure on the market. I was happy with my Shellac experience, but if you read the Monday Manicure […]

My Monday Manicure – Afrobella Loves The Nail Social!

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I’ve been such a slacker with my Monday Manicure posts, bellas. I even got called out on it by an Afrobella reader at the airport in NYC not too long ago. “Hey, what happened to your nail posts?” she asked. It’s been a while and I apologize. And I’m back with a new Monday Manicure […]

My Monday Manicure – Adventures in Shellac Nail Polish

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How many no-chip nail polishes and manicures are currently on the market? Now there are MANY. It can be hard to even figure out which one to get, each nail salon seems to offer something different. I’d been on the no-chip nail polish fence for a while, but I got lucky for the first time […]

Monday Manicure – Milani Jewel FX

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It’s 2011, and the plan for Afrobella is to be bolder and braver than before! So I figured it’d be best to kick things off than with a Monday Manicure that takes no prisoners. TA-DOW! Disco ball nails! It’s the kind of manicure that’s either totally up your alley, or not your cup of tea […]