acts just like the cuticle, adhering to the nail to keep things together and prevent infection. The nail itself is what we're really interested in. The nail is made by the nail matrix, an area under the base of your thumb. This area is alive and needs to be nourished. So, the matrix creates...

This design was a relatively simple one to execute and I only used four nail polishes, a striping brush and a steady hand. For this manicure I used Gosh Cosmetics Nail Polish in Crispy Coral, Ardene ACO Nail Polish in Aruba Wave, Rimmel London French White Tip Pro in French White and Rimmel...

Multiple manicures a week can be costly. Thankfully the fabulous color masters at Duri Cosmetics have a regular line of bright and bold nail polish colors which are not only perfectly on-trend for summer 2011, they are WAY cheaper than a professional manicure. Each Duri nail polish bottle...

's #flarenails nail art contest and won six Essie nail polishes!) so I've decided to share my nail art, nail polish finds and nail art tutorials with you all each Monday. For the inaugural edition of Manicure Mondays (as this new category will be called) I present to you a unique twist on...

Requirements: - Polish Remover - cotton pads - Aluminum foil Step 1: Dip a cotton ball in nail polish remover and put it on your nail. Step 2: Wrap the foil around your finger and let it sit a few minutes. Step 3: Remove the foil of your fingers and wipe the polish from your...

Summer is here, yellow nail polish is the right nail thing to do and you know it! Regardless of the Chanel minty trendy stuff, you know there's something out there outpowering Chanel's soft shaded nail polish: Prada. Prada's bananas from their Spring Summer 2011 collection make the rounds of...

These nail polishes have us wagging our tongues in lust. Your Vanity- It may be a bit too early to discuss Fall trends, considering it only just became summer a couple of weeks ago, but we fear that if we wait too long to mention Chanel's Fall 2011 nail polishes that they will be sold out...

Well, I'm back with this weeks Manicure Monday featuring Thakoon Limited Edition Nail Polish x Koliary. I absolutely love this color and so sad, I hadn't tried it when it first came out! Koliary is such a beautiful shade of blue, it definitely has me wanting spring to hurry up and come!...

how quickly the polish peeled and chipped. Usually I stay chip-free for 3-5 days, but Zoya's cream polish formula began peeling only 2 days after I did my nails. I touched up my nails twice in a week before giving up and removing the polish. Their glitter nail polishes (which I reviewed in...

We can't all be gods, professional nail artists, or innately ambidextrous when it comes to applying nail polish. I for one have been painting my nails for years now and I still make a mess, depending on my lack of practice! Nonetheless, people always wonder how I paint my nails so neatly. It's...

 

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