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#ManicureMonday: 6 Of My Favorite Mani’s of 2016

As you babes know “I don’t like plain nails. I get sad” – Zooey Deschanel”. So this past year I haven’t been shy about  trying the latest nail color and art trends. I thought it would be fun to reminisce on some of my favorite manicure’s of 2016. So today’s lineup is all about my past mani’s. Let’s Dive in !

#6: Jeter Print : This manicure was inspired by the life of my kitty cat Jeter who passed away last year. He was grey with black stripes and the sweetest little cat. I decided to duplicate his stripes on my nails to pay homage to him with his favorite scratchers.

#5: Betsey Nails: Remember that time I met Betsey Johnson. Well I got my nails decorated with some of her most iconic 3-D prints and patterns. There was even a bow which Betsey told me herself was her favorite.


Happy #ManicureMonday ? Nails: @nailsbyjenny24 Rings: @shopmissa Necklace: @xobetseyjohnson Lippie: @elfcosmetics

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#4: Copper Color Trend: I tried the fall copper nail color trend influenced by Pantone. 

#3: Everything That Glitters… Still dreaming of this glitter ombre <3

#2: Diamonds are Forever: Wanted to dress up a plain plum manicure with some glitter and diamonds.

#1: Beach Party Paint: My nails for Essie Golden’s Pool Party. Talk about sweet summer memories ūüôā

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You’ll Fall in Love With These Nail Color Trends

Hey Girl Girl ūüôā It’s Manicure Monday and I’m getting you ready for fall with some nail inspiration from Pantone. These colors are directly from their 2016 “Fall Fashion Color Reports“. In efforts to help you all be on trend for the season I compiled this list of polishes. Request these polishes at your local salon or purchase them yourself for a DIY mani & pedi. You can also buy them yourself that way¬† you’ll have them to reuse throughout the season.

FALL 2016: A Unity of Strength, Confidence and Complexity

“The desire for tranquility, strength, and optimism have inspired a Fall 2016 color palette that is led by the Blue family.¬†Along with anchoring earth tones, exuberant pops of vibrant colors also appear throughout the collections. Transcending gender, these unexpectedly vivacious colors in our Fall 2016 palette act as playful but structured departures from your more typical fall shades.¬†Blue skies represent constancy as they are always above us. Grays give a feeling of stability, Red tones invite confidence and warmth, while the hot Pinkish Purples and Spicy Mustard Yellows suggest a touch of the exotic.” – Pantone.Com

What you need to know about these fall friendly shades:

Never a Dulles Moment – O.P.I.

Pantone #14 Р0952 Spicy Mustard РVibrant and zesty this color is bold and instantly brightens any look. Add an extra pop to your beauty routine with this fresh new yellow.

Don’t Be Shallow – O.P.I.

Pantone #14 Р4122 Airy Blue РThis pale shade is so versatile it pairs well with many other shade on the fall palette. Get creative and match airy blue with Lush Meadow, Taupe and Dusty Cedar for a fresh fashion forward approach.

My Lodge or Yours? – China Glaze

Pantone #16 – 1318 Warm Taupe – This timeless shade pairs well with everything¬†and is one of the color¬†staples in this fall palette. Fall’s nude anyone?

In Prompt Blue – Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Nail Color

Pantone #17 Р4028 RiverSide РCalming, strong, and sophisticated. When paired with a matte top coat this color is spot on for the season.

Now And Zen – Essie

Pantone #17 – 3914 SharkSkin – Grey has always been a staple color of the F/W season.¬†Sharkskin is a minimalists dream, Grey is this season’s black.

Red My Lips – Sally Hansen

Pantone #18 Р1550 Aurora Red РThis color screams confident and oozes sensuality. Demand attention with this flirtatious shade and achieve an effortlessly sexy manicure.

Yank My Doodle – O.P.I.

Pantone #18 – 1630 Dusty Cedar –¬†Warm and natural, Dusty Cedar is the¬†perfect season transitional color. Dusty Cedar is such a warm and welcoming color it comes off very neutral. This color can take you from summer to fall and will look good on your toes too.

Jade is the New Black – O.P.I.

Pantone #18 -5845 Lush Meadow РRich and elegant, Lush Meadow green screams fall is here. Grab the luscious shade and go green.

Pantone #18 – 1340 Potter’s Clay – This sophisticated earth tone will carry you from fall straight through winter. As the leaves turn brown and the pumpkin spice flavored everything arrives you will¬†be on trend for the season with Potter’s Clay a burnt orange-brown.

A grape fit – O.P.I.

Pantone #17 – 3240 Bodacious – Turn your fashion accents into fashion statements with this rich pinkish purple. Bodacious is a one of the most fun and playful colors of the season.

What’s your favorite fall color? Comment below I would love to hear from you ūüôā

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6 Must Have Nail Colors for Summer

Essie Viva Antigua 2016 Summer Collection

Hey Dolls, How are you? Today I am bringing you a summer line up of nail colors you must try. The entire 6 color line up is available at Essie. These colors can be found online or wherever Essie¬†nail products are sold. Polishes cost¬†$8.50 each.¬†Essie’s new summer collection “Viva Antigua” is inspired by travel and summertime. For thrilling sights in an array of shades, Antigua, Guatemala is the place to just be. There is a shade for everyone and every mood. I recommend you request and try them all at your local salon and purchase your favorites. Summer season welcomes travel where will you paint the town this summer?

Coconut Cove – Sweet Cream White

First up is Coconut Cove, get lost in the perpetual cool of this sweet cream white and discover shade in paradise. Think warm white sand between your toes or painted on your toes.

Berried Treasures – Bright Ruby Berry

This ruby berry color is one of my favorites of the collection and not just because I love pink. It aligns well with current color trends and pairs well with your day to day looks.

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Hiking Heels – Scorching Hot Lava Red

Inspired by a scorching hot summer romance this color was born. Hit the ground running and climb the heights of fashion in this scorching hot lava red.

Viva Antigua! – Iridescent Crystalline Turquoise

Next is this Iridescent Crystalline Turquoise which reminds me of the way the sun looks atop the clear beach waters early in the morning. March to the beat of your own drum in this sparkling turquoise with iridescent micro crystals.

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Loot The Booty РBlue Sapphire Pavé

Loot the booty reminds me of the way the sun looks atop the clear beach waters as the sun goes down and the sky gets dark. Ahoy, Matey. This radiant blue sapphire pavé is yours for the taking. X marks the spot.

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Tribal Text Styles – Black Gold & Crushed Onyx

Last but definitely not least is this color inspired by summer nights. The heat of midnight, the thrill of romance and the search for adventure. Add a touch of boho to your look with this beautiful black gold and crushed onyx.


Comment you favorite color or colors, can’t wait to hear from you. XO

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10 Nail Artist You Must Follow

Happy #ManicureMonday loves ! Heading to the salon sometime this week? Here is a roll call of 10 amazing nail artist that you should follow on Instagram. If you hate plain nails like me you will love this line up. They are all so talented and I hope some of you are nearby so you can get your nails done by them. If not, just soak up the nail inspiration and head off to the salon.


First up in Houston, Texas is @NailsByMzTina the matte queen.

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Located in Altamonte Springs, Florida @Tiffani_MsNailAngel¬†is one of my favorite manicurist. Her creativity, professionalism and talent is impeccable, She has done my nails several times. I definitely recommend making an appointment with her if you’re in Florida.

A photo posted by Altamonte Springs.Fl (@tiffani_msnailangel)


What I love about @BaroquenNails is that you can customize your own set and have them shipped to your door. They offer an assortment of press-on nails that you can apply yourself. Perfect for you fashionistas that like to match your nails to your outfit.

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Don’t like false nails or acrylic ? Get some fabulous nail art inspiration for natural nails from @NailDecor . This nail artist shows you that manicure don’t have to be boring.¬†

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Based in Vancouver @classyclaw is the queen of jewels. Love bling on your nails ? You should check her out. 


If you believe less is more then you will love @GlamByMeli . The chicest plain manicures you will ever see can be found here.

A photo posted by ÓĆ≠ Melissa¬†(@glambymeli)


If you’re in New York City you should stop in¬†@NailLounge¬†they can do it all ombre, jewels and glitter whatever you can think of.


If you’re in sunny Los Angeles, California¬†check¬†out¬†@esnail_la they know how to make your nails pop and shine.

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Based in Canada @NatashaHarton creates breathtaking 3D nail art.

A photo posted by Natasha Harton (@natashaharton)

Get a blinged out set or a simple set or both. These fabulous reusable press ons by @jewelsnails are available worldwide.

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Top 10 Gel polishes for Winter

Top 10 Gel polishes for Winter

Hey girl hey ūüôā I’m bringing you a line of gels perfect for this chilly season. This line up includes¬†some of¬†the most popular gel polishes for the winter season including¬†brands you love like O.P.I., Essie, and CND. This line up will also introduce to you some fabulous brands you don’t know. Dark shades, metallics, and glitter are¬†in the winter forecast. Love gel nail polish? Well now you can get the look at home for a third of the cost and time.

#1 [ Brand: Akzentz Luxio / Color: Fortune ]
Akzentz Luxio - Fortune

#2 [ Brand: Bio Sculpture Gel / Color: Rose Bud ]
Bio Scuplture Gel - Rose Bud

#3 [ Brand: CND Shellac / Color: Peacock Plume ]
CND Shellac - Peacock Plume

#4 [ Brand: CND Shellac / Color: Roughe Rite ]
CND Shellac - Roughe Rite

#5 [ Brand: Cuccio Colour Veneer / Color: Crown Jewels ]
Cuccio Colour Veneer - Crown Jewels

#6 [ Brand: Essie Gel / Color: Frock N Roll ]
Essie Gel - Frock N Roll

#7 [ Brand: Gel II / Color: Sunflower ]

Gel II - Sunflower

#8 [ Brand:¬†Gelish / Color: Tex’as Me Later ]

Gelish - Tex'as Me Later

#9 [ Brand: Opi Gel Color / Color: My Gondola or Yours? ]


#10 [ Brand: Opi Gel color / Color: O Suzi Mio ]

Opi Gel color - O Suzi Mio

What is your favorite gel polish? I’d love to hear from you.

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