4th of July Manicure: Loving the Red, White & Blue!

Happy Independence Day!!!! Well, at the last minute, we decided to get out of the house for the Fourth.  I’ve been sick with a horrific sinus infection, and didn’t know if I’d be feeling up to it.  But, I’ve started… Continue Reading

Holiday Manicure!

We will be spending the holidays in Iowa with my family.  As I am lazy, I do not want to have to redo my nails for each get-together.  Also, I wanted to do something in honor of the holidays, but not… Continue Reading

What Trends Need to End with 2015?

I stole the idea for this post from MUA Jenna– she posted a rant on social media about trends that need to end.  Some of her beauty-related rants were beards and accent nails.  I must say, I agree with her!… Continue Reading

Julep: Black Friday is Here Early!

JULEP: EARLY ACCESS TO BLACK FRIDAY – UP TO 75% OFF Knock-knock! Julep launched their Black Friday blowout sale a few days early. Save up to 75% on Julep’s Holiday Collection. Plus, while supplies last, Julep is giving away a… Continue Reading

Halloween Manicure!

Happy Halloween! I love doing my nails for holidays; and Halloween is my favorite holiday!  I stole the cat head idea from Julep’s Facebook page- thank you, Julep!  The fangs were all my own- I usually don’t do an “accent nail”… Continue Reading

Dark & Glitzy Nails for Fall!

I do my own nails, so of course I hoard nail products. It doesn’t help that my other half is always finding awesome nail stuff and talking me into buying it…lol! My favorite color of nail enamel is black- it’s… Continue Reading

Deborah Lippmann Nail Lacquer in “Chasing Pavements”

I had originally intended to do my nails in my favorite shade, “Baker Street,” by Nails Inc. But, I decided to do a more neutral shade since I had just worn a bright color. Then I remembered I had “Chasing… Continue Reading

Halloween Nail Tutorial + FREE Offer from Julep!

PRETTY SPOOKY – Easy Halloween Nail Tutorial from Julep Looking for a spooky nail look for October? Check out this new Halloween nail art tutorial from Julep that uses colors from their Happy Halloween Welcome Box. Get this 4-piece beauty… Continue Reading

My Grandmas: My Biggest Influence

  Prior to starting this website, someone once asked me who my biggest influences were when it comes to skincare and makeup. At first, I honestly didn’t really know how to answer that. In terms of color, I am influenced… Continue Reading

Julep Nail Color + Freedom Polymer Top Coat

I do my own nails, so it comes as no surprise that I am addicted to nail products.  It doesn’t help that Jerry likes them, too.  He doesn’t wear them, but as an artist, they just really appeal to him. … Continue Reading