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Tue 06.09
Flower Power - Step 6

DIY Summer Nail Art

Nail art isn’t going anywhere fast. It took me a while to come around, but I currently have mini watermelons painted on my nails and I can’t help but smile as I see the tips out of the corner of my eyes as I type.

Wed 04.08

Frugal Snob: Maybelline Back to Black

I went through a brief black polish phase circa 2005/6. It made sense since I tend to wear a lot of dark colors; black polish matched with more or less everything I was wearing, and if you accessories right, it doesn’t have to have a goth effect.

Thu 03.05
Tom Ford Beauty Spring 2015 Collection

Tom Ford Beauty Spring 2015 Collection: Bye Bye Pink

Only Tom Ford could make this much color look fantastic (sorry MAC…). It’s so refreshing to see something more interesting than your run-of-the-mill pinks and reds for spring…

Thu 02.19

Christian Louboutin Now Has 31 ‘Spiked’ Nail Polishes

Inspired by his notoriously high heels, Christian Louboutin launched a nail polish in – what else – his signature red hue. The $50 polish was such a smash hit that just a few months later the brand released a whopping 31 shades.

Fri 02.13
Butter London Glitter Scrubbers Textured Remover Wipes

Butter LONDON Glitter Scrubbers Textured Remover Wipes

Who didn’t go through a Deborah Lippmann glitter nail polish phase?! Mine lasted a solid two years. I couldn’t get enough of Happy Birthday and her black polish with red flecks. If only butter LONDON Glitter Scrubbers Textured Remover Wipes had existed back then.

Tue 02.03
Nails inc by Victoria, Victoria Beckham

Nails inc by Victoria, Victoria Beckham

Here’s hoping Victoria Beckham launches a full range of makeup and skincare because I don’t doubt it would be as impeccable as Tom Ford’s. Case in point, her just-released collaboration with Nails inc. Look at the bottle of her polish!! How chic!

Mon 02.02
Jamberry Nails Heart Health Awareness Nail Wraps

Jamberry Nails Heart Health Awareness Nail Wraps: The Heart of the Matter

February isn’t just a month associated with hearts because of Valentine’s Day. It’s also Heart Health Awareness Month. One in three women dies from heart disease, so as a company founded by women, Jamberry Nails wanted to partner with the American Heart Association to spread awareness…

Wed 12.24

Essie Second Shine Around Top Coat: Make Your Manicure Last

The key to a longlasting manicure is all in the top coat and manicurists often recommend re-applying your top coat every other day to lengthen the wear of your manicure. Often however I find that my nails will start to chip shortly after re-applying my top coat because the polish gets too thick…

Tue 12.16

Frugal Snob: & Other Stories Launches Stateside

Unlike COS which has been around for awhile now across Europe and Asia, Swedish brand & Other Stories – which like COS is owned by H&M – just launched overseas about a year ago and recently in the US with a retail store in NYC and an online web shop.