Mani of the Week: Featuring Under Where by Essie

Under Where by Essie Swatch

How do you know when you have a winning manicure? Is it when you take every opportunity to admire your nails?  Maybe it’s when all the beauty lovers you encounter pay you compliments. Then again,  it might be when a random security guard says “I love your nail polish!” and goes on to explain why. [...]

Mani of the Week: Pastel and Neon Nail Art from Jin Soon Choi

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You might see this manicure and think “Easter egg “and you would be right.  Celebrity manicurist, Jin Soon Choi, created this adorable nail art design as the perfect easter manicure but I’m so in love with it I thought I’d share it as this week’s Mani of the Week.   How-To: 1.       File and shape [...]

How Often Should You Shampoo Your Hair?

How Often Should You Shampoo Your Hair

How Often Should You Shampoo Your Hair? For years, I shampooed my hair twice per week.   I washed twice per week because my scalp was constantly itchy and the only way to get relief was to shampoo. I already had a problem keeping my hair moisturized and the frequent washes did nothing to help [...]

Net-a-porter Beauty Finds

Netaporter beauty brands

Net-a-porter, the ultimate luxury fashion and accessory destination has expanded their site to include beauty  – which has basically made them the most perfect website around (in my opinion). After drooling over stunning handbags, sky high stilettos and decadent clothing from the world’s top designers, it’s nice to be able to have a piece of [...]

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

Paintfab Modern Mauvel

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

Broabway Impress press On Manicure Options

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 [...]