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{Tutorial} Cross Hatch Gradient Nails

July 2, 2014

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Hi Lovelies, More than half the year is over and 4th of July is right around the corner! A couple of years ago, I shared my Splatter Paint Nail Tutorial which is still one of my most popular sites. Thank you, thank you, thank you if you’ve tried, pinned, shared, and/or commented on the post.  […]

{Sephora} Formula X Press Pods

May 27, 2014

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Hello Lovelies, I hope you all had a great Memorial Day weekend. I spent the weekend surrounded by friends and family while remembering the men and women who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. So much to be thankful for. I also went to Sephora and picked up the new Formula X Press […]

Summer Giveaway!

July 14, 2013

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 This giveaway is officially closed! Thank you to everyone who entered! The lucky winner is… @collifornia from Twitter! Congrats! Winner was randomly chosen by Rafflecopter below! Hello Lovelies! Hope you had a great weekend. I spent the weekend here, here, and here. Good times. It’s Monday again and to help us all get over the […]

4th of July Inspired Nail Art

July 1, 2013

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Hello! I hope you’ve had a great weekend! I can’t believe 4th of July is only a few days away! Last year, I shared my 4th of July Splatter Paint Nail Art Tutorial which was inspired by the artist Jackson Pollock. The tutorial has been repinned almost 80,000 times on Pinterest and is still one […]

Top 5 Ways to Prevent Nail Polish Chipping!

June 26, 2013

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Hi Lovelies, How many times have you gotten a manicure only to have it chip the next day?! Wanna know how you can make your manicure last longer? Look no further!  I did a little research and picked the brains of my local nail technicians to bring you the 5 best ways to make your […]

{Instant Nailart} Sephora X : The Toppers (Chaotic)

May 27, 2013

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Happy Memorial Day! I hope you’ve had a great weekend. I picked up some goodies from Sephora this weekend and am so excited to share an exciting find! I picked up 2 polishes, but I want to focus your attention to the black and white polish (Chaotic) on the bottom left. It immediately caught my […]

{Mani Monday} Beach + Bikini Nailart

May 13, 2013

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Hi! Mondays are a drag, but at least we have Mani Mondays! It’s been a while since I did some nailart so I played around this weekend and created some looks. Last time, I was inspired by giraffe print (view tutorial here). This time, the perfect California weather was my inspiration in creating the perfect […]

{SpaRitual} Favorites + Instagram Giveaway!

May 7, 2013

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Hello Lovelies, I’m so happy to write this post! 2 reasons for my excitement. I’ve discovered a new topcoat that really challenges my beloved Seche Vite (review here) for the title of All-Time Best! AND… it’s been a while since I hosted a giveaway so I’ve decided to give away a set of my SpaRitual […]

{How To} Giraffe Print Nail Tutorial

April 8, 2013

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Hello Lovelies, I hope you had a great weekend! I recently shared my giraffe print nail look on Instagram (@prettygossip) and received a great response. Some of you even asked for a tutorial, so here it is! This nail tutorial is super easy, customizable, and there’s no wrong way to do it. If you’re intimidated […]

Easy Nail Art Ideas

February 12, 2013

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Hello! If you follow me on Instagram, you know I like to experiment with nail polish and nail art techniques. In case you missed them, here’s some of my latest adventures in nail art! Testing out the dotting tool. Note to self… wait until the polish is completely dry before applying topcoat. Some of the […]

Paraffin Nutrition Nail Packs {The Face Shop}

December 1, 2012

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A quick review on The Face Shop nail packs. I tried out the Paraffin Nutrition Nail Pack because my cuticles were peeling and cracked. I’d never tried a nail or hand mask, so I wasn’t sure what to expect. The package was split up into 2 sides, each containing 5 packs. Basically, you need to […]

Nail Stamping Kit Tutorial

May 21, 2012

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Here’s a quick review and tutorial on how to use the Salon Express: Nail Art Stamping Kit. I got my kit at Ross for $7. It was cheap so I decided to give it a try. Scroll down for the finished look, but first… here’s some pros and cons: It’s time consuming- you have to […]

Get your Nail Stick on!!

April 12, 2012

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I posted this photo on my Facebook and Instagram and asked all of you which you liked better. Most of you chose the Salon Effects from Sally Hansen over the OPI Trend Tips. I liked that one too Is it just me, or did anyone else immediately think of the movie “Nacho Libre” upon seeing […]

Nail and Cuticle Oil

March 17, 2012

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Over the past year, I’ve accumulated 4 different types of cuticle/nail oils. Why? I wasn’t satisfied! So my search continued… until now. See which one of these 4 nailed it!~ Sally Hansen: Cuticle Massage Cream (~$5) This cuticle cream is very dense, but I wasn’t happy with the moisture it provided. I used it a […]