Orly Color AMP’D Nail Polish in Art Walks & La La Land

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I got the opportunity to try ORLY Color AMP’D, a new collection of 36 long-lasting nail lacquers. I chose “Art Walks”, a cool creme blue and “La La Land”, a perfect spring time mint green. Orly Color AMP’D is infused with a new technology that promises to be “flexible”, self correct smudges while drying and […]

Top 10 Spring Color Trends for Your Nails


Spring 2015 Nail Trends By Sarah-Jean Ballard Get ready for spring with these hot nail color trends! Mint Green & Baby Blue By Sarah-Jean Ballard My two favorite spring nail colors are mint green and baby blue. There is something fresh, young and playful about these pastel tones that make me think of spring. Orchid […]

Valentine’s Day Nail Art: Easy Designs You Can Do


Want Valentine’s Day themed nails that are easy to do and impressive? Hot Designs nail art pens make it easy to add festive flair to your nails in a snap. Check out these easy to follow steps to create a heart nail design on your own nails…. I personally recommend you start with a coat […]

Top Beauty Essentials for Busy Moms

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We know you are busy thinking about back to school shopping, but don’t forget to take care of yourself too! Add these must-have beauty essentials into your routine to make getting ready even easier in the morning.     1.       Soothe sun-drenched skin with aloe-enriched NP Set Calming Pre-Foundation Primer ($29) 2.       Touch up makeup […]

Nails: Duri Cosmetics ‘Dream Catcher’ Lavender Nail Polish Swatch

Duri Cosmetics Dream Catcher purple nail polish

I polished my nails for #purplenailsforboston – a trend on instagram in the wake of the horrific terrorist attack on the Boston Marathon on Monday. (Accent nail done with ORLY “Peaceful Opposition”) This is my first time using Duri nail polish and it certainly won’t be my last. I absolutely love the brush, the application […]

ORLY Launches ‘Pretty in Pink’ Collection to Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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In an effort to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month, ORLY will be launching the “Pretty in Pink” nail lacquer collection. 20% of the profits from each collection sold will benefit Cancer Schmancer, which focuses on early detection and prevention of breast cancer. The new collection features three polishes, each with a free Breast Cancer Ribbon […]

5 Spring Nail Colors To Flip For

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Forget the dark, vampy colors of fall – this spring, it’s all about brightening things up. Treat your tips and toes to one of these five spring nail colors – or all of them – and get ready to “spring” into a sunnier state of mind. 1. HOT Coral Coral looks lovely on all skin […]

Celebrate the 4th with Your Red, White and Blue

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Well, it’s almost time for our 4th of July cookouts, fireworks and a long holiday weekend! Of course, we want to look our best and fly our patriotic flag high! Red, White and Blue? Yes, Please! From outfits to our cosmetics, we can celebrate with our looks in so many different ways!   Revlon ColorBurst […]

Orly Sweet Collection of Pastel Nail Lacquer Polish

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I know it’s a little late in the season to be posting about Spring nail polish colors, but I think these colors are great for Summer too! Gumdrop: pastel turquoise crème Cotton Candy: baby pink crème Lollipop: pastel purple crème Pixy Stix: salmon crème Snowcone: baby blue crème Lemonade: pastel yellow crème It’s Orly’s “Sweet […]