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Life Lately

Life has gotten pretty crazy lately. With my wedding just a few weeks away, I’m knee-deep in planning, while also working full-time and trying to squeeze in a few spare minutes for blogging. I thought I’d give you a quick … Continue reading

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A Trip to Sally Beauty Supply (and a Chance to Win a Giftcard)

I was recently asked to team up with Sally Beauty Supply. Since I’ve shopped there since I was a teenager, I jumped at the chance to partner with the brand. If you’re not familiar with Sally…you’ll want to be! The … Continue reading

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Tenoverten for J.Crew

Luxe NYC nail salon tenoverten partnered with J.Crew to carry an exclusive line of nailpolishes in store. Each bottle is sleek and square with clean lines. At $8, these polishes are priced comparable to other higher-end nailpolishes like OPI & … Continue reading

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Jin Soon’s New Nailpolish Line

Jin Soon is one of the most sought-after manicurists, regularly working her magic on celebrities’ hands and for editorial features and ads. She also owns Jin Soon Hand and Foot Spa, which has three locations in NYC, all of which … Continue reading

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Nailing It

I was sort of over the big nail art trend, but my travels on Pinterest lately have left me desiring a sweet set of digits. These nails are like little works of art that, with a little time and patience, … Continue reading

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DIY Half-Moon Manicure

Over the long weekend, I tried out this half-moon manicure tutorial from The Beauty Department. The handiest tip in this post was the use of reinforcement stickers! They are a surefire way to get the perfectly-rounded half-moon shape. Above is … Continue reading

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Gel-ous: A Fling With OPI Axxium

My nails are my biggest embarrassment. I find myself folding my fingers into my palms and tucking them under my legs when sitting far too often. Every time my nails start to grow past my fingertips, I inevitably start picking … Continue reading

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A Little Sparkle

This week, I added a little twist to my standard manicure. I dusted the tip of my ring fingertip with glitter. It’s a fun way to embellish your ring finger (or any finger of your choice) with just a hint … Continue reading

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Sally Hansen Salon Effects Nailpolish Strips

Love the look of Minx but hate the high price tag? Now there’s a less expensive way to get the look — and you don’t have to go searching for a salon that offers it. You can pick up a … Continue reading

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Essie Braziliant

Essie‘s summer 2011 collection, Braziliant, captures the spirit of summer in 6 little bottles. It captures the hot coral trend and artfully folds it into a collection with complementary vibrant shades and contrasting muted ones. Try doing the brights in … Continue reading

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