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Nail Trends from NYFW

When  watching runway shows, more than ever beauty trends are  part of the  excitement on the ramp.  Nails and nail art made heads turn at shows.  Here are my pics of my favourite  nail art trends from NYFW: Nice Nudes Butter London’s collection of  nude nails created by Katie Hughes, Colour Ambassador for Butter London, […]

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Essie Fall 2012 Stylenomics Collection and Swatches

I know that I’m going to be reaching for these colours all winter.  As the name suggests, Stylenomics goes beyond trends and includes colours that can really become staples – which means that you’re going to get more bang for your buck. The colours (from left to right are): Miss Fancy Pants: they’re describing it […]

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7 Back to School Beauty Basics

It’s that time of year again: the nights are getting cooler, the days are getting shorter, and the sound of your morning alarm clock for the first day of classes haunts you in your dreams. Yes, its almost time to go back to school. Taking care of yourself when you head back to the books […]

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Your Ultimate Guide to Quo by Orly Gel Nails – Review with Pictures

Talk about a product that I was itching to try.  Over the past few year, soak off gel manicures have become THE manicures of choice because you don’t have to file down your nails to get them done, and when you’re done with your manicure, you just soak the nails in the remover, and the […]

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Essie Summer 2012 Collection and Swatches

Clearly, I’m nail polish obsessed right now, hence all the fun tutorials and swatches. Essie’s summer 2012 collection reignited all the love that Maybelline’s collection quashed. The formula is just right – you can get near-opaque coverage in one coat, and two is just enough for an amazing look.  The entire collection has great vibrant […]

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Essie Resort 2012 Swatches

It’s major swatch time – check out Essie’s Resort 2012 collection which features beautiful polishes and top-coats. The colours above are Pink-A-Boo (is a sheer pink shimmer with blue sparkles in it), Sure Shot (magenta with blue-toned glimmer), She’s Picture Perfect (pale lavender blue with shimmer), No More Film (navy blue creme). Obvs, my favourite […]

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Kate Middleton’s Wedding Day Beauty

I didn’t watch the Royal Wedding but the day-off details are interesting. Including a little piece on the nail polish that Middleton wore. Click on the nail polish for more!

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20 Best products of 2010

I’m late on posting the best products of 2010, and this year I decided that I would just list my 20 best products instead of a different best for every category. The reason is that sometimes you’re forced to pick a best, when there wasn’t anything remarkable in the category. All the products that I […]

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Swatch: Essie Demure Vixen

This is probably my favourite nail colour of the summer – I cannot stop wearing it.  It is so pretty, and such an unusual neutral that I atleast keep it on my toes for as long as I can.  Essie Demure Vixen.  Colour of the summer.

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Nail Perfection – Essie Summer 2010

I think I’ve found my favourite nail colour of the summer – it is Demure Vixin which is part of the Essie Summer 2010 collection. Demure Vixin (bottom right) is the perfect shade of mauve – it has some iridescence to it so it looks more shiny than it really is. It’s the perfect almost-nude-but-not-really […]

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