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Thursday Threes: Selections from CND Vinylux Open Road Spring 2014 Collection

Trying some of the Spring 2014 colours from Vinylux reminded me how much I really like this system.  I used it without a base coat, and it lasted for much longer than any of my other nail polishes have recently, so the system really does work! The colours included in the collection are: Powder My Nose, […]

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OPI Gwen Stefani Collection

After testing out a couple of streaky messy polishes this season, it was really nice to return to OPI’s failsafe formula used, in this case, in the Gwen Stefani collection.  The set of six colours is super pigmented, bright, and a nice transition from fall/holiday to spring. There are two glossy super pigmented cremes (my […]

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Clinique Shades of Beige Collection

Beige – we can’t get enough of it this spring, and if you’re still on the hunt for that perfect beige nail polish, Clinique has you covered. 16 Shades of Beige, the latest collection from Clinique, has an 8-shade eyeshadow palette ($40) and 8 limited edition shades of beige nail polish. Needless to say, both […]

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Quo Nail Polish in Blush – Swatch and Review

Pigmented, creamy, opaque, and still a light spring colour.  This nail polish, called Blush, from Quo’s Spring 2014 collection is a nice and easy to use light shade that’s perfect for spring.  I like my nail polish colours creamy and completely opaque and this polish delivers on both counts. I will say that the brush […]

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Seven Day Nail Polish: CND Vinylux Review and Swatches

I first mentioned Vinylux by Creative Nail Design back in June… and now it’s finally here.  The system uses the solar light that we encounter every day to harden the Vinylux top coat you apply on top of a Vinylux nail polish.  The entire system is meant to last on your nails for up to […]

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How To Remove Glitter Nail Polish

I love glitter nail polish but it is notoriously difficult to remove, and the new “sand” or scuffed glitter versions are no better. I’ve scoured the Internet looking for tips on removing the glitter nail polish. Many blogs say that you should soak cotton pads in nail polish remover, place on your nails, and then […]

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CoverGirl Outlast Stay Brilliant Nail Gloss Review

Think the bottle looks familiar?  That’s because it does!  The new CoverGirl Outlast Stay Brilliant Nail Gloss bottles are reminiscent of Chanel’s but the formula inside could only be CoverGirl.  That’s because this polish is supposed to be so shiny and long-lasting that you don’t even need a top coat for it, and the vibrant […]

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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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Fall Nail Art Trends with DIY Tips

With nail art as an ever growing trend and the prices of manicures not always budget friendly, it’s always fun to try to do some nail art on your own at home.  This fall Melissa Forrest, Sally Hansen Beauty Expert and manicurist of Tips Nail Bar gives us the low down on the season’s hottest […]

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Let Your Nails Flourish with Zoya

Seriously, I have not received so many compliments on my nail colour ever as I have when I wore any of the polishes from Zoya’s winter collection, Flourish.  This collection is perfect for the holiday season because each and every shade is flecked with pretty gold shimmer.  Because they all look so great, I have […]

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