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Jack o’ Lantern Nails w/ Born Pretty

Jack o’ Lantern Nails w/ Born Pretty

First Halloween nails of the year! October is simply not long enough to satisfy my immense craving for Halloween nail art so I’m getting a head start this year! If stores are going to shove Christmas crap in my face this early in the year, I […]

How to do gel nails at home

How to do gel nails at home

Hello lovelies! I’ve been painting gel nails at home for over five years and after seeing all of your comments on my DIY gel nail kit giveaway, I realized that a surprising amount of people find the idea of doing gel nails too daunting.So this will […]

DIY gel nail kit giveaway

DIY gel nail kit giveaway

Hey Y’all! I’ve been itching to put together a beginner’s gel nail kit giveaway for ages. I’m known around my office as the lady with a different eye-catching nail art design every other day so it’s safe to say I’m the go-to gal in the […]

8 Fictional Characters That Give Me Serious Nail Envy

8 Fictional Characters That Give Me Serious Nail Envy

Hey there ~   While watching tv and movies my eyes are always immediately drawn to nail art. I saw Alice Through The Looking Glass back when it was in theaters and I loved the white queen’s black chevron tips. Nail art is becoming increasingly popular […]

Conquering Gel Nails

Hello! I’ve been fighting an ongoing battle with gel for a couple years now; I’ve never been able to get a set to cure properly until just now. I got a few polishes when I was reviewing for Born Pretty a few years ago, and I […]

3 Beauty Products That Are A Ripoff (or just plain useless)

Hello! I’ve started browsing a couple product review sites regularly to get a feel for what’s being released; 08Liter.com, Influenster and Tomoson.com to be specific. I find myself coming across more and more strange or just plain crazy beauty products, and I felt like shedding […]

Happy (belated) Valentines Day!

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Thermal Fun

Morning all!I’d forgotten how fun thermal polishes are, I haven’t played around with one since December!This is from the same line polishes from BPS, this is #8 from Blue Sky.It’s a bright cotton candy pink while warm, and then blackened chestnut brown when cold. Pop […]

Pastel Matte Florals

Morning all!I was in a pastel matte mood, used the polishes nearest to hand, and it didn’t end up looking too shabby! I just now noticed I have some cat hairs stuck to the edge of my nail, hopefully the pretty glitter outshines them, haha. […]

Hearts & Glass Perfect Kiss

Morning all!I found this polish on clearance at Grocery Outlet, the brand is called Hearts & Glass, I love that the bottle is actually heart shaped! This shade is named Perfect Kiss, the finish reminds me of A-England Briar Rose. I still haven’t gotten around […]



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