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Gelish Wicked & Simpler Sheer Swatches

Gelish Wicked isn’t at all what I thought it would be.  All of the color pops I’ve seen show a golden yellow color with sparkle.  The swatch below is three coats of Wicked, which is a very sheer tan color with a subtle shimmer finish and some micro glitters. ...

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Gelish 2013 “Winter Reds” Swatches

The last couple of years Gelish has released a set of reds called “Winter Reds”.  The 2013 set includes five shades of red.  Note that these are existing colors and are not new shades.  Below are my swatches of each of the 2013 Winter Reds.  Hot Rod and Red...

Pink Gellac Magestic Collection
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Glittery Snowflake Nails – Take 2

Last year I created this glittery snowflake design that was pretty popular with over 5,000 pins on Pinterest.  I decided to try to recreate the look for this winter/holiday season, and I wanted to see if I could improve upon it.  I love the glittery goodness of this manicure! ...

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Glequin Christmas Tree Nail Art

I’m still in disbelief that it’s December already.  I haven’t started decorating my house or shopping for gifts yet, but I’m trying to get myself in the Christmas spirit with some festive nails.  I’m pretty happy with how this design turned out.  I used two colors from the 2012...

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Red Carpet Manicure Gel Polish Pro Kit Giveaway!

Red Carpet Manicure offers everything you need to do your own gel polish manicures right from the convenience of your home, without the salon prices!  If you read my blog, you know that I’m a gel polish fanatic.  Gel polish is the way to go for a long lasting,...


2013 Holiday Wishlist & Gift Ideas

Is it really that time of year again?  How quickly time is flying!  Every Thanksgiving my family starts asking what everyone wants for Christmas, so I create my lists (I write out lists for everything).  I have a list of people that I need to buy for and ideas...

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Messy Mansion Floral Stamped Nails

I hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving! I took a few days off and spent time with my daughter and family. I recently picked up a couple of Messy Mansion stamping plates after seeing a review over at Manic Talons. I used stamping plate MM20 for this design. I...