Nails
Mon 07.08
American Beauty Glossybox Featuring Dallas Shaw

American Beauty Glossybox Featuring Dallas Shaw

I love scouring the beauty counter at Neiman’s, but it’s also nice when someone else does the work. That’s what Glossybox is all about. Each month, they curate a collection of five to six travel-sized products, and have it sent right to your door! Pretty sweet deal, huh?

Mon 07.01
Red, White, and Blue

Red, White, and Blue: America the Beautiful

Are you Snobs ready for July 4th?? In honor of Independence Day, turn your vanity red, white, and blue! I’m not suggesting you leave the house looking like a flag, but make sure your Americana meter is on high.

Thu 06.06

NARS x Pierre Hardy: Fashionable Beauty

When the French collaborate together, you can expect twice the chic! Don’t miss out on these limited edition goodies from NARS and Pierre Hardy. I love the blushes ($41 each), especially the coral-pink Boys Don’t Cry. Gold shimmer lines the palette in Hardy’s signature geometric print, ensuring that you get both color and shine. I […]

Thu 06.06

Ciate Chalkboard Manicure

I haven’t gotten on the nail art bandwagon yet. I’m still all about my solid glossy polishes, but I have to say…. Ciate’s Chalkboard Manicure Set ($25- $40 value) looks like fun! Basically you apply a base coat, then two coats of matte black polish (aka your chalkboard), let the polish dry (15 minutes – […]

Thu 05.30

Solar Oil Skin & Nail Conditioner: Soft Cuticles, Strong Nails

My cuticles and I are locked in a vicious cycle of a battle – they dry out, I pick at them, they get worse, I pick more…I think you see where I’m going here. My weekly manicure is only a temporary reprieve. I’ve tried out a lot of nice cuticle oils, and I’ll tell you […]

Thu 05.23

essie 2013 Neon Collection

We can thank essie for neons being popular more or less steadily for the last four or five years. They were the first and they’re still the best when it comes to neons. However because their first neon collection included such true orange, yellow, pink and purple neons it has been hard to follow-up with […]

Thu 05.09

Trend Alert: Punk Nail Art

No one would accuse punk style of seeming very put-together, which makes the punk nail art inherently confusing. In the ‘80s, it was all about chipped, black nails. Of course no one dared try that at the MET Gala (she would have been the truest punk there). It was all about fancy gowns, big jewels, […]

Wed 05.01

Tom Ford Beauty Summer 2013 Collection: The Bronze Age

Tom Ford has obviously found and bathed in the fountain of youth, so he knows that looking bronzed should be a matter of makeup, not deadly rays. His Summer 2013 limited edition line is honestly the best bronzing collection I’ve ever tried, and as a former sun worshipper/tanning salon addicted LA girl, I know my […]

Mon 04.22

Reverse French Manicures: Snob or Slob?

The nail art trend presses on. Its latest victim? A twist on the French manicure. I’m not a fan of French manicures in the first place (although, I’ll admit to committing the crime in the late ‘90s). They look cheap and anything but French and just like fortune cookies, they were invented in America. Nevertheless, […]