Manicure Monday

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My Nude Manicure Edit

In the early days of this blog, I had a rainbow collection of nail polish. Essie was my drug of choice, and my nails were always painted in a candy-colored shade of royal blue, turquoise, mint green, lavender, hot pink or bright red. My nail polish stash filled my Caboodle…
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How I Make My DIY Manicures Last

Tips, tools & the best products for your home manicure kit. I’ve taken my manicures into my own hands for years — I shared my DIY manicure tips in this post back in 2014 — so I’m really good at painting my nails, but it wasn’t until I watched this…
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I’m Obsessed With These Japanese Nail Art Trends

[wc_row] [wc_column size=”one-half” position=”first”]   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Lippy nail CHISATO (@nnnnaillippy) on Oct 16, 2018 at 11:13pm PDT [/wc_column] [wc_column size=”one-half” position=”last”] Pinning pretty manicures is one of my favorite ways to pass the time on Pinterest, so they’re always serving up new…
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Coney Island Cotton Candy

I’m calling it: OPI Coney Island Cotton Candy is going to be my go-to summer nude. It’s a warm peachy-pink with a sheer formula that you can layer for more opaque coverage. This is three thin coats over their ridge-filling primer base, topped off with my favorite high-shine ‘instant gel effect’ top…
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I Can’t Get Enough of This 2-Step Manicure

I blogged about the Essie Gel Couture 2-step manicure system back in August, but wanted to circle back with an update after a few months of regular use. Here’s the verdict: I. love. it.  This collection is one of my favorite beauty launches of 2016. It’s pricey for a drugstore…