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Acetone, the miracle nail polish remover…Or is it?

9 Dec

nails_manicure_acetone_nail_polish_removerAcetone is probably one of my most used nail products. Pure acetone can get unwanted nail polish off your fingers in one sweep. That’s why I love it. It’s fast, easy and pretty cheap. What you might not know however, is that acetone can really damage your nails and fingers. According to self.com, it can strip your nails of its nutrients and cause it to break easily and become weak. It can also dry your fingertips and cause crackly skin around your nail beds. Continue reading

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What to do with dried up, gunky nail polish!

9 Dec

dried out opi black shatterI have a whole collection of nail polishes some are new, some are old. I even have some from when I was in junior high. But what do you do when your favorite nail polish that you’ve kept forever dries out and becomes sticky and gunky? This is what happened to me when I was preparing to do my usual nail art. I opened up a bottle of sticky gunk. I was saddened that my favorite white nail polish was completely ruined. I still had hope, though. I’d heard of several strategies used to thin out nail polish. One of which includes using nail polish remover. If you do this, DO NOT DO IT ANYMORE. Putting nail polish remover can ruin even the most expensive nail polishes. Continue reading

Amazing Nail Art Pens

9 Dec

npw_nail_art_glam-3So as I was doing a little Christmas shopping over the weekend, I went into Urban Outfitters and came across these really cool nail art pens by NPW. Not only does it come with a regular brush, but it comes with a micro tip to do nail art. They had a variety of color sets from neon to glamorous glitter, but I ended up going home with the Rock Chic set which came with black, white, red, silver and gold. Continue reading

Top 3 Reasons Why Base Coat is Important

18 Oct

Ever pass by base coats in the nail polish aisle and wonder if they were really worth the few amount of bucks? Well turns out it can actually be quite beneficiary when it comes to your manicure. According to collegefashion.net, using a base coat can make you get more out of your manicure.  Continue reading

The Best Top Coat in the World

18 Oct

One of the toughest things about painting nails is finding the perfect top coat. I’ve tried various top coats over the years, from the drugstore versions, to the Essie and OPI brands. However, nothing comes close to Seche Vite  Dry Fast Top Coat. It is seriously the best top coat I have ever tried in my life. Not only does it dry in record time, but when it dries it makes you’re nails feel super smooth and shiny, almost like fake nails. I’m absolutely obsessed and I will definitely be buying this nail polish in bulk.  Continue reading

The Yummiest Nail Polish Ever

14 Sep

A couple weeks ago I discovered what could quite possibly be the best nail polish I’ve ever had. It’s not your usual fancy OPI or Essie nail polish. Surprisingly, it’s Sally Hansen. They came out with a summer line in May and I’m absolutely in love with the Mint Sorbet color that I just want to eat it! It’s pastel is perfect to complement any kind of outfit. What’s even better about it is that it lasts for a really long time and is durable. Continue reading

Classic Cheetah Print

14 Sep

There’s nothing better than the classic cheetah print. It looks even better on nails! Cheetah print has always been and will be one of my favorite nail prints. It’s simple and easy to do and I absolutely love it. It goes with any nail polish color and it matches any outfit. My all time favorite color for cheetah print is a gold and silver. Continue reading