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Essential Nail Tools (that You Can Carry In Your Purse)

Essential Nail Tools (that You Can Carry In Your Purse)

Hey Ladies! Recently, I was in a fire drill at work and I made use of my newfound free time.  Well.... what actually happened is I made a Starbucks run and upon returning to the building, I saw that we were under fire drill mode. So, I walked over to the meet up spot and pulled out a nail polish remover pad. Hey, while sitting outside, it was the perfect time to take off my current mani and do some prep for my next mani. Unfortunately, my remover pad was dry. (Insert exacerbated look here). Low and behold, my co...

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How To: Photo shoot Worthy Nails

So you may or may not know this, but, I'm getting married!! Yayy! (INSERT stressed emoji here). I'm not a bridezilla by any means. I mean, I waited so long to plan that I totally skipped the save the date mailing phase. Today I wanted to share my regimen for growing my out my nails for my engagement photos. I wanted my nails, in true nail polish addict fashion, to also stand out and look vibrant in the pictures. As a disclaimer, I prefer shorter nails on myself while adoring and fanning over longer nails on others. In the past,...

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MANI MONDAY :: Celebrating Women's History v.1

Hola Everyone! Welcome back! For the month of March, in honor of Women's History Month, each Monday I will be posting a mani of a year. A simple mani to celebrate achievements by women and to hopefully, inspire others on their journey. For this first Monday, I used colors "Investment" and "Get to Work". Put together, these colors remind us that once you invest in your dream, you have to work on at it. You have to get to work in order to make the investment work. One such female has embodied this-- Sara Blakely, the founder of Spanx. In...

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NAIL HEALTH:: Surviving Acrylic and Gel Nails

Hey everyone! We meet again! 😁 Recently my mom showed me her nails and she was devastated. She had indents in her nails cause by her gel polish mani routine. Now, before I go any further, when I mention gel, I do not mean Shellac or gel like mail polish. I am referring to gel overlay which most likely requires the polish to be cured with UV light. Now that this is out of the way, back to what I was saying. Do my mom was devastated and slightly annoyed. I informed her that acrylic and Gel increases the chance...

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How to Achieve a $8 (or less) Mani at Home

On a budget and still want a nail salon mani?! Yeah, us too!  Read below on how to achieve an $8 mani at home that lasts:Soak your hands aka wash them. Get off all the excess oils and dirt. Dry them, dry them!Base coat is important. You need a base coat that will aid in the color polish to sticking and staying adhered to your nails. Your natural has no adhesive qualities to it. Just like the lace front wig..it only stays on with wig pins and some glue. We recommend a rubberized nail base or a base coat that prevents chips....

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