Melissa, the president of Couture Gel Nail Polish contacted me to see if I wanted to do a review of her at home gel nail polish kit and of course being nail polish obsessed I said yes! I was definitely intrigued to try it out. The lamp to cure your nails (I was silly and didn't take off the...

seem to be somewhat all purpose very thick polishes. Gelous and Instant Artificials can be used at almost any point in the manicure. The Sally site recommends using them directly on the nail (something about bonding to the nail). I haven't noticed a difference in wear if Gelous is applied...

This is how I bring nail polish with me when I travel. I'm not sharing how I do it for a simple weekend trip, this is the full blown, I'm heading out of town for a week and want to have lots of options because I will need to change my mani and likely my pedi while I'm out of town. So, read...

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!...

I just announced the new College Prepster Book Club book on Friday, but I have an extra credit read for you if you're feeling daring. The Overachievers by Alexandra Robbins I stumbled on this book while perusing the nonfiction section of the library. (That is quite an intimidating...

When it comes to nail polish I'm a bit of a product junkie; I just love discovering and trying out new brands. Last week, I was introduced to Cheeky Monkey Cosmetics and I couldn't wait to get home to do some swatches. Cheeky Monkey is a Canadian-based cosmetics brand that boasts over 40...

Clear nail polish is a wonderful thing. Yes, it prevents your manicure from chipping and keeps it looking glossy, but clear nail polish also serves a purpose in many unconventional ways. I'm not talking about the obvious like preventing your stockings from running or rust-proofing the bottom...

What do they all say to do? Add a few drops of nail polish remover or acetone. Never, ever do this! The remover is exactly the wrong thing to use. What you need is nail polish thinner. Nail polish thinner contains chemicals typically used as solvents in nail polish. These chemical hold...

go over the most commonly mentioned foods and supplements and let you know why only a few of them are worthwhile in regards to nail growth. Biotin AKA Vitamin B7, Biotin is a water soluble vitamin that is heavily involved in energy metabolism. Biotin has been studied in the treatment of...

an all-in-one manicure system–complete with polish, pads, remover and file. Yup, all in that little bottle. Here's how it works: How perfect are these polishes for traveling? Each polish even comes with it's own little travel pouch. I hate when my nails chip on vacation and I almost never...

 

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