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2014 Holiday Gift Ideas: LED & UV Nail Lamp Recommendations

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I hope you have been finding my holiday gift ideas series useful.  Today I’m going to share my recommendations for LED and UV nail lamps.  I personally prefer using an LED lamp for the faster curing times, but there are reasons why you may want or need a UV lamp. Differences between LED & UV(…)

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2014 Holiday Gift Ideas: Gel Polish Starter Kits

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Part 2 of my Holiday Gift Ideas series is about gel polish starter kits.  If you’re thinking about getting into gel polish or know someone else who is, this may help narrow down the options.  Most of the kits that I’m writing about today are meant for the at-home DIY user. I’m going to list(…)

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2014 Holiday Gift Ideas:  My Favorite Gel Polish Brands & Colors

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Hi everyone! I get a lot of emails and messages requesting recommendations for things like gel polish colors, lamps, starter kits, nail art tools and the like. Since the holiday shopping season is just around the corner, I thought I’d write a few posts to highlight some of my favorite things to help with the(…)

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Gelish Haute Holiday Collection Swatches & Color Comparisons

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It’s hard to believe that the holidays are just around the corner again. You can always count on some gorgeous sparkly nail polish collections for the season. Today I have swatches and color comparisons of the new Gelish Haute Holiday Collection! This collection contains six gel polishes; four colors and two Trends glitter toppers. The(…)

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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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Independence Day / 4th of July Nails

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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(…)

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Gradients, Lace & Bling

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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(…)

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