ROCK Velvet Manicure

As promised, here is my Nail Rock velvet manicure from my January Birchbox! I had been wanting to try a velvet manicure forever so I was super excited to find it in my box. Unfortunately the results were less than stellar. In it’s defense…this was my first attempt so maybe it would turn out better [ Continue Reading … ]

revlon by marchesa

I have been totally lame and NOT doing my nails lately. And then I went and chewed them off SO short that I couldn’t even paint them (tmi?). Thankfully Revlon sent over these new Revlon by Marchesa nail appliques and lit my manicure flame again! The limited edition nail strips come in 8 shades (I’m [ Continue Reading … ]

spring manicure ideas

manicure 1, manicure 2, manicure 3 manicure 4, manicure 5, manicure 6 manicure 7, manicure 8, manicure 9 well my friends…i think it’s officially time to move the darker nail polish colors to the back of the shelf and get working on your spring manicures! just thought i’d put together a little round-up of some [ Continue Reading … ]

deborah lippmann gel lab

every so often when my birchbox points add up, i like to shop the birchbox shop for items that i wouldn’t normally buy for myself. so i splurged and bought this deborah lippmann gel lab kit. i have only had one gel mani and it was actually my very first post on this blog! at [ Continue Reading … ]

OPI liquid sand nail polish

without a top coat (pic taken outside) with a top coat (pic taken inside) neither of these photos do this polish justice. in real life, they look prettier (imho). if you do not like textured nails (or those glitter polishes that eat top coats and are still bumpy), then this may not be the polish [ Continue Reading … ]