Independence Day / 4th of July Nails

Independence Day / 4th of July Nails 12

It’s hard to believe that next week is July already, and one of my favorite holidays is coming up.  I love celebrating the 4th of July with family and friends… watching fireworks is always the highlight of the day for me.  This is the first design that I came up with for the 4th of(…)

Daisy Duo Swatches

Daisy Duo Swatches 8

I have a few swatches of Daisy Duo soak-off gel polishes. The Daisy Duos come in a package with a matching bottle of regular nail polish, which is why they’re called duos… you get two for the price of one. These polishes don’t require a base coat – you apply them directly onto your nail,(…)

Gradients, Lace & Bling

Gradients, Lace & Bling 8

Today’s manicure is a bit of a mix of techniques. As many of you know, I’ve been trying to figure out how to do a pure gel polish gradient and have gotten awful results with the different ideas I’ve tried. Well Nails by Shannon posted this video about her technique and it totally blew me(…)

Sneak Peek of the Gelish & Gelish MINI Get Color-Fall Collection (2014 Fall Collection)

Sneak Peek of the Gelish & Gelish MINI Get Color-Fall Collection (2014 Fall Collection) 12

I’m excited to share a sneak peek of the new Gelish Get Color-Fall Collection that’s expected to be released in August.  This collection was inspired by all of the brilliant colors of nature in the fall.  These shades are all really gorgeous and lush!  I’m not ready to wear fall colors just yet, so my(…)

GIVEAWAY! Win a Unique Jord Wood Watch!

GIVEAWAY! Win a Unique Jord Wood Watch! 2

Hi everyone!  Chickettes has teamed up with Jord Watches to bring you an awesome giveaway!  The prize is a unique Jord Fieldcrest Maple wood watch, valued at $120.  This is a high quality wooden timepiece for men or women with a medium-sized face and stainless steel hands and clasp.  If you don’t wear watches, this(…)

LacQit Summer Collection & GIVEAWAY!

LacQit Summer Collection & GIVEAWAY! 5

LacQit recently released some new goodies!  They have five new colors for summer… four bright, fun colors and a lovely neutral shade that’s perfect for French manis.  LacQit is a one-step gel polish that can be applied directly onto your nail without a base or top coat, they don’t require any wiping, and they last(…)

Gelaze Swatch Gallery

Gelaze Swatch Gallery 7

This is a summary of all of the Gelaze polishes that I have swatched to-date. I will update this page on an ongoing basis as I swatch new colors. Click on the images to see larger photos, and click on the links to view or purchase the items on The Amazon links are affiliate links,(…)

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