The Best Pastel Nail Colors to Wear Right Now

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I’m confused, is it winter again in the North East? I’m pretty sure it felt like 32 degrees this morning and I am not here for it.  While I needed to reach for my winter coat for the second consecutive day in late April, my nails are all the way into spring. The (theoretical) introduction [...]

Mani of the Week: Amy Schumer MTV Movie Awards-Inspired Nail Art

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Amy Schumer’s monologue at the MTV Movie Awards was colorful to say the least, but her Balmain dress on the red carpet was pure black and white royalty. I am obsessed with this dress and knew right away it HAD to be my mani of the week. Keep reading to learn how to get the look in [...]

Mani of the Week – Deborah Lippmann Painted Desert Camo

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When I saw the Deborah Lippmann Painted Desert collection, I immediately knew I wanted to do an updated desert camo on my nails. Since I’m in a distinct pale nail (I only want to wear light color polishes) phase right now, it was perfect. The Deborah Lippmann Painted Desert collection features four creamy neutral colors that [...]

Mani of the Week: Quilted Matte and Shiny Nails

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One of my favorite nail art trends of all time is the combo of matte and shiny. It’s just SO freaking cool!! I think you get the best results with black nail polish, so that’s what I’ll be using. However, feel free to substitute with a (dark) color of your choice as I show you [...]

Mani of the Week: Featuring JINsoon Tila March Collection

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It’s still hovering around 40 degrees in North East but it’s spring on my nails today thanks to the JINsoon Tila March Collection. The collection is the work of  one of my favorite nail artists, Jin Soon Choi, and Tila March designer, Tamara Taichman. The five shade Spring/Summer collection is a nod to pop art [...]

Mani of the Week: Victoria Beckham Nails Inc ‘Bamboo White’

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I can usually tell I have a winning manicure by the number of finger photoshoots I do when wearing the polish.  Last week I tried the Nails Inc Victoria Beckham polish and I couldn’t stop looking at my nails. The light creamy tinted white polish,  Bamboo White, is a seriously flattering shade that is a part [...]

Mani of the Week: Pitch Black Perfection with Maybelline Patent Black

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I don’t wear a lot of black nail polish.  Truth be told, it’s a bit difficult to get it out of my cuticles and if it chips I have to remove it immediately or risk looking like someone who trolls for dates in back alleys. Patent Black Nail Polish from Maybelline’s  Color Show Back to Black [...]

Mani of the Week: Smiling Lips on Your Fingertips

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By now it’s no surprise to all of you that Valentine’s Day is one of my absolute fave nail art holidays. For this Mani of the Week, I’m going to teach you how to do fun lips to compliment all the smiling you’ll be doing! Whether you’re out celebrating with your best girlfriends or your [...]

Mani of the Week: Emily Blunt Golden Globes-Inspired Tutorial

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I’m a sucker for a long white dress. There’s just something oh so chic about it. So when it came to the Golden Globes red carpet Sunday night, I couldn’t help but fall in serious love with Emily Blunt’s perfectly fit Michael Kors gown. I just had to recreate the look for myself! Obvi, my [...]

TTBFaves with Maree: Best of Beauty 2014

The best beauty products of 2014

Another year has come to a close and now it’s time to reflect — reflect back on all the beauty products that we have tried. I’ve reviewed and tested many different products over the past 365 days, but there were those few products that stood out amongst the rest. That makes them worthy of their [...]