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1 Key Reason to Listen to Your Body’s Symptoms

Post by on October 15, 2014

Recently I noticed my nails were breaking…A LOT…and I tend to have very strong nails that grow fairly quickly. So, you can imagine my surprise and frustration when my nails were peeling out of control and I had no idea what was causing my symptoms. Now before you get grossed out, when I say “peeling” […]

DIY Fix for Broken Nails

Post by on December 4, 2013

Wait! Before you do something irrational, let’s talk about this… I know how you must feel but there is a way we can fix this! One broken nail doesn’t have to be the end to your nail growing success! So, before you take out those nail clippers to clip, clip away, hear me out. One […]

Cheap Long-lasting Manicure…at Home!

Post by on October 21, 2013

There is nothing like a long-lasting manicure. We have all had that feeling of joy at the end of the day after looking at our nails and seeing NO chips! I mean, who wants to spend all that time filing, cutting and painting only to see that one dreaded, awful chip! Dramatic? I think NOT! […]

5 Beauty Must-Haves for the Fall

Fall is finally here! This is one of my favorite seasons: the food, the holidays, the clothes! I mean, how can you not love the fall?! Well, not only has the season changed, but so has my beauty regimen! Keeping my regimen fresh means hair, skin and nails that are moisturized and happy. Check out my […]

20 Reasons I Can’t Live Without Lemons

Post by on July 15, 2013

Lemons are one of my favorite fruits. They have a unqiue flavor and can add pizazz to just about any recipe! I love lemons for everything from skin care to cooking to treating colds. Check out my list below for 20 ways you can use the lovely lemon! 1. Lemons are chalk full of Vitamin […]

10 Minute Manicure

Post by on July 3, 2013

Going to the nail salon can take a lot of time and money. First you actually have to go there, sit, wait, get your manicure, wait for your nails to dry, and then go about your day. That time really adds up! I must confess that I do like to change my nail color every […]

DIY Polka Dot Nails

Post by on June 13, 2013

For a fast and simple manicure all you need is a pencil, a pin and your favorite polishes! To achieve this polka dot look, start by painting on a base coat, followed by the polish color of your choice. I am wearing Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure “First Kiss”. Allow nails to dry fully before […]

Amazing Benefits of Castor Oil

Post by on April 30, 2013

We’ve previously talked about the ability of castor oil to aid in hair growth, but what are some other amazing benefits of castor oil? Read on… 1) Castor oil is great for the skin. It is easily absorbed which makes is a great moisturizer and if often added to skin care and cosmetic products. 2) […]

DIY Fixes for Yellowed & Stained Nails

Post by on April 22, 2013

One of the pitfalls to polishing your nails is the dreadful yellow staining. DUN DUN DUN… But, have no fear! Removing and preventing your nails from staining is super easy and cheap! Here are some fantastic options: 1) Lemon Juice Soak your nails in lemon juice! Add warm water to a bowl and squirt in […]

Product Review: Essie Sleek Stick Sneak-e

Post by on April 15, 2013

While browsing CVS, I came across Essie Sleek Sticks Nail Appliques, very much like the Sally Hansen Salon Effects. I was immediately drawn to the metallic finish of the “Sneak-e” appliques. I decided to get a pack, despite the $10.49 price tag!   These nail appliques are basically stickers that you apply to clean, dry […]

Professional Looking Pedicure at Home!

I’m going to cut right to the chase… I hate going to the nail salon and spending a ton of money on a pedicure. Getting your toes done just a few times a month can really add up. I’m all for splurging every once in a while to pamper yourself, but I refuse to regularly […]

Bubble-Free Nails

Ever notice those tiny bubbles in your freshly done manicure? THEY. ARE. SO. ANNOYING. But have no fear! Bubbles are an easy fix! Try following these great tips for a bubble-free paint job: 1. Before you paint, make sure your nails are clean and dry. Wipe each nail down with   nail polish remover (acetone-free, […]

Tips for a Perfect Manicure

Post by on January 30, 2013

Taking care of my own nails at home is fun and a great way to save money! Here are my top 7 tips for a perfect at home manicure: 1. Look for an acetone-free polish remover. Although it may remove the nail polish faster, the acetone can dry out the nails and cause breakage. 2. […]