Beauty Review: Julep Maven Box

I have a confession to make.I'm a hoarder.I don't hoard animals or newspapers or anything like that. No, I hoard...nail polish.Bright colors, dark colors, metallics. My husband claims in the five years we've been together, he's only seen my bare nails in five minute increments of time. You know, the five minutes between when I take my nail polish off and put a new coat on....more

You Say Tomato, Nail Polish Manufacturers Say Cha-Ching Cherry

They say nothing in life is black and white. Now let me translate that into nail polish speak:  Nothing in life is Queen of the Road and Funny Bunny.  Huh? Makes absolutely no sense to us common folk, but apparently if you market nail polish, it makes perfect sense.  I think the brass at OPI are just yanking our chain and we’re playing right into their hands…and nails....more

10 Household Items that are Surprisingly Useful for Nail Art

I've noticed throughout my travels in the nail art universe that there are many things we use for nail art that people wouldn't normally think of! I picked out the 10 I personally use the most to share with you. Please note, I'm not the original idea-woman behind these items. I've just picked up these tips along the way from various Facebook groups I belong to! These are the actual items I use, though! :P...more

Tie Dye Nails: Manicure Tutorial

Hey, y'all! I'm really excited about today's tie dye manicure and I hope y'all like it too. I did my very first video tutorial, for these tie-dye nails that use the needle drag technique. I'm really proud of how it came out and I hope you find it helpful, and go out and do tons of tie-dye manicures. First, the nails. These were done using four polishes from the China Glaze Electropop Collection; Fuchsia Fanatic, Sunshine Pop, Aquadelic and Gothic Lolita....more
That mani is too cute!more

Elf Nail Polish Inspirations for Summer 2014

Today I like to give you some inspirations for your nails using Elf Nail polishes. Elf Cosmetics is cruelty free! ...more

OPI Brazil Collection: Toucan Do It If You Try

Sally's Beauty said, "sale" and I ran to the site. Of course, the polish I picked out where not a part of their buy 2, get 1 free sale but I still made out with a few goodies. I purchased two OPI Brazil Collection polishes and China Glaze 3 pack polishes for less than $25 with shipping. I decided to give OPI's Toucan Do It If You Try a little spin and I must say I love the color. ...more

Fairy Wings Nail Tutorial

This sparkly manicure is easy to do and perfect for glitter lovers.  Some of the nail polish I used is no longer available but you can use similar colors.  This manicure is all about layering, so have fun and don't worry about being perfect....more

2 Great Anti-Aging Tips!

If not taken care of, our fingernails can scream our age to others.  But not everyone can spend the extra money to have a professional manicure on a regular basis.  Here are 2 quick and easy ways to look younger, just by taking a few minutes to make your nails look better. ...more

Nail Polish of the Day Julep Carrie

By PolishedWay S Hello My Lovelies! ...more

Thrifty Thursday: Gel Nails

I'll be the first to admit that I am the queen of nail polish. You will rarely see me without something on my nails (mainly because they don't grow worth a darn and if I get them painted, them they don't break as easily). I got my first gel manicure when they first came out and of course became obsessed. Two weeks without my nails chipping (Y'all my nails usually chip as soon as I leave the salon). So the hubby bought me the Gelish set for my birthday one year. Basically, it's amazing. This what the starter set looks like (it doesn't come with colors and the light is sold separately)....more
I'm a nail polish LOVER! Like you, my nails are rarely without polish on them. I'm concerned ...more