31 Day Challenge: Yellow

It’s day 3 and today’s prompt is yellow! I decided to take a page out of the Chalkboard Nails’s book and do my own version of her Busy Bee mani. To create this I used OPI Good Grief! and Who are You Calling Bossy?!? from the Peanuts collection and my Queen Bee Cut It Out […]

31 Day Challenge: Orange

Ladies. I mean, laaaaadiiiieeesss! I’m proud to say that I gave stamping another shot and I was able to actually get the image to transfer onto not just the stamper, but to my nails! I’m so proud of myself. Stamping has been one of the banes of my nail art existence and today, I kicked its ass. […]

31 Day Challenge: Red

It’s day one of the 31 Day Nail Art Challenge and yay me, I made it! One down, 30 more to go… oh dear… So for today’s prompt (red), I decided to ease myself in and do something simple. So here’s some heart french tips with a Commes des Garcons heart as the accent nail. […]

31 Day Nail Art Challenge 2014

I’m not sure if you know, but since 2011, Sarah of Chalkboard Nails has done a different nail art for 31 days starting on September 1st. I always marveled at her and wondered, omg why? And you know why? Because it’s a challenge that helps you grow as a nail artist and for whatever reason, I decided […]

Abstract Rainbows and Unicorns

Happy 2 year anniversary to Serum! I have to say that I am so incredibly thankful to have even gotten this far! For today’s mani, I was inspired by The Polish Aholic‘s holo unicorn mani atop of rainbow gradient. So I grabbed some of my favorite glow polishes and using the watercolor technique I got […]

Sparkle and Wine: When Indies Unite Part Two

Finally, it’s time to meet the face behind the nails! Let’s take a look at some of the amazing indies and bloggers that are taking over! Guys, I mean seriously guyyyssss… it’s Sarah of Chalkboard Nails! I gave up my good side for you, Sarah.Of course we did a #nailfie! I thought I was stepping it […]

Sparkle and Wine: When Indies Unite Part One

One of things that I was so excited about Cosmoprof this year was that I knew so many bloggers and indie makers would be attending and there would be a meet up! I follow these ladies online and it’s nice to put a face to the name nails! Pam of Girly Bits Cosmetics and Christy […]

Cosmoprof North America 2014

This last week I went to Las Vegas to attend Cosmoprof North America which is organized by North American BeautyEvents LLC a joint-venture company between BolognaFiere Group and the Professional Beauty Association. The acclaimed B2B event is the only event for the beauty industry in North America that encompasses all sectors of the industry under one roof […]

Sparkles for Ayla

Today, many of those in the nail art community are hashtagging their pictures with #sparklesforayla in a support of Selena of Pink, You Rock and SelenaDee_Nails. I talked about the sadness that’s been going on in Selena’s life in my previous post here. On June 25th, 2014, Selena was 38 weeks along in her pregnancy.  She went in for a routine […]

Red, White and Blue Mani Ideas

Happy 4th of July! To celebrate this weekend, here are some quick mani ideas. Dotticure mani using Infrared, Indi-Glo, white and a gold anchor. Another nautical mani using a patriotic color scheme (Infrared and Indi-Glo) and some fun decals that I’m working on. How cute is that whale and crab?! Here’s a traditional flag inspired […]