Mani of the Week: Coachella Nail Art Tutorial

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They say April showers bring May flowers. Well, whoever “they” are, don’t give the month of April enough credit. April has way more to offer than the need to plan our outfits around your Hunter boots—it brings COACHELLA. Not only is Coachella one of the most famous music festivals in the country, it has to be [...]

Mani of the Week: Featuring PaintFab

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JustFab is a customized subscription service that offers denim, shoes, jewelry and handbags.  The Kimora Lee led company is now making a foray into beauty with the introduction of PaintFab nail polishes. Like everything else on Justfab site, you will need to have a subscription to make purchases.  The Paintfab nail polish collection was launched [...]

Spring-Ready Flower Manicure Tutorial

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This Winter wonder never-ending land has GOT to go! While Mother Nature may not be ready for the change, I know your hands are itching to get out of those dreadful gloves. Good news for you (and your hands), I have a super fun, super bright, super easy spring-ready flower manicure tutorial that will remind [...]

Mani of the Week: Featuring The Lacquer Cabinet

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It seems there is a new beauty subscription box available every month. While the subscription model is not new, The Lacquer Cabinet by Nailtini, a nail polish subscription, adds a couple twists to keep it interesting: Each limited edition collection features three full-sized polishes designed and curated by a “Guest Mixologist” (Could be a nail artist, blogger or tastemaker)  [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Scotch Naturals Nail Polish

Scotch Naturals Love Potion Collection

I have tried hundreds of nail polishes from dozens of brands and this is the first time I’ve come across a water based nail polish. Scotch Naturals Premium Nail Lacquers  are 100% free of all phthalates, parabens, solvents (ethyl acetate and butyl acetate), nitrocellulose, acetone, and heavy metals. The water-based formula is said to condition [...]

Mani of the Week: Featuring Broadway Nails Impress Press On Manicure

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Do you ever see a manicure and say, “Ugh, I wish I could do that?” Do you polish your left hand with ease but then completely cover every inch of cuticle with polish when trying to get your right hand done? How about those days or nights when you’re about to head out the door [...]

Mani of the Week: Find Your Perfect Shade of Red Nail Polish

Find Your Perfect Red Nail Polish

It is no secret that I love polishing my nails. I polish once, sometimes twice per week.  I  often don’t wait for nail polish to chip or lose its luster, if I see a polish I want to try, I simply go for it. Life is too short to deny myself a polish change.  Since [...]

Barneys New York Love Yourself Event

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There is nothing better than a big beauty haul.  No wait, scratch that.  There is nothing better than a big beauty haul complete with an insane sample bag of beauty goodies.  Yes, that is infinitely better.  And this week is the perfect time to check off all your wish list items because Barneys New York [...]

ThisThatBeauty Previews: Mischo Beauty Luxury Nail Lacquer

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Spring cannot come fast enough for me, but not for the reasons you might think. I like the cold but I hate wearing gloves and covering up my manicure, especially when polishes like those from Mischo Beauty Luxury Nail Lacquer Collections are waiting to be shown off. Mischo Beauty Luxury Nail Lacquers are formulated without formaldehyde, [...]

Jin Soon Choi’s Valentine’s Day Nail Art Tutorial


At ThisThatBeauty we are nothing if not nail art fanatics,  just check out our Mani of the Week features.  And as our monthly nail art contributor, Ari put it in her latest nail art tutorial, Valentine’s Day is our “favorite nail art holiday.” So, when Jin Soon Choi, manicurist to the stars, whose work frequently appears in [...]