Holiday Sparkle 2014 gel polish collection
Gelish Get Color-Fall Color Comparisons

Gelish Get Color-Fall Color Comparisons 9

Many of you asked me to put together some comparisons that show how the new Gelish Get Color-Fall Collection colors compare to some existing colors, so  I pulled out my swatch sticks and took some photos.  You can click on these images to view them at full size. Let’s start with Berry Buttoned Up… an(…)

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Gelish Get Color-Fall Collection (2014 Fall Gelish Colors)

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I have swatches of the new Gelish Get Color-Fall Collection for you!  These Gelish MINI polishes can be purchased at Sally Beauty Supply.  The six colors in this collection are inspired by the brilliant colors of nature in the fall.  Each of my swatches demonstrates three coats of color.  The formula of these polishes was(…)

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The Gelly Sandwich Technique! Mixing Gel Polish & Regular Nail Lacquer

The Gelly Sandwich Technique! Mixing Gel Polish & Regular Nail Lacquer 7

I’ve been asked many times, “What is a gelly sandwich?”  A gelly sandwich (aka gellie sandwich or gel sandwich) is when you apply regular nail polish (RNP) in between a gel base and top coat.  This technique usually prolongs the wear of regular nail polish by a few days, but it generally doesn’t last as(…)

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Fun Pastel Circle Glitter Gradient!

Fun Pastel Circle Glitter Gradient! 15

I’m in the mood for something fun! I’ve been busy writing summaries and doing reviews, and I felt the need to do something light and carefree… and this is what I came up with. I purchased a bunch of circle glitters recently, and I got this little colorful pot of glitter from Born Pretty.  This(…)

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My Personal Experience at Cosmoprof North America

My Personal Experience at Cosmoprof North America 4

Many of my recent posts have summarized some of the cool things that I learned about while attending Cosmoprof North America.  A few friends expressed interest in hearing about my personal experiences at the show, and I also want to document some of this information for myself so that I don’t forget the lessons that(…)

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Gel II Reaction AFTER DARK – Color Changing Snakeskin Nail Art

Gel II Reaction AFTER DARK – Color Changing Snakeskin Nail Art 11

During my visit to the Gel II booth at Cosmoprof, I learned more about the Gel II Reaction collection and we talked about nail art and some of the fun things that you can do with these color changing polishes. If you apply the Reaction gels over colorful nail art you can create some really(…)

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GELibility: Turn your regular nail polish into gel polish!

GELibility: Turn your regular nail polish into gel polish! 43

Hello readers!  Many of you reached out and asked me to review GELibility, and it’s finally here!  For those of you that don’t know, GELibility is a custom formulated clear gel that can be mixed with regular nail polish (RNP) to turn it into gel polish.  That’s right, you can turn ANY regular polish into(…)

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