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: 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 [...]

New Year’s Eve Nail Art Tutorial

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With New Year’s Eve right around the corner, you’ve no doubt already found your party dress, shoes and you may even have planned out your makeup.  But what about your nails?  You can’t forget those.  Today I have the most perfectly festive — not to mention easy and fast New Year’s Eve Nail Art Tutorial that will [...]

Mani of the Week: French Mani Remix with Revlon Gel Envy

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One of my favorite Fall nail shade’s is purple. To me, she does no wrong (yes, SHE). So for this mani of the week, I’m taking my top two purples out for a spin to show you an easy, fun twist on the French Manicure. Supplies: Revlon ColorStay Gel Envy, Up the Ante  Revlon ColorStay [...]

Mani of the Week: Halloween Manicure Tutorial

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Ok, ladies– you’ve got a few weeks left to get those nails Halloween ready. Good news is that I have a few tricks up my sleeve (pun intended) to share with you…and it involves some bloody mangled Dracula teeth. Let’s be honest, Halloween is the best, in fact, make that the only excuse to wear a blood-inspired manicure. [...]

Mani of the Week: Sally Hansen Miracle Gel Nail Art Tutorial

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Sally Hansen recently launched its new Miracle Gel line, answering every girls’ nail polish prayers- a gel manicure with no light needed! Before I share this week’s nail art tutorial, let me break down this genius product for you… 1. Again, there’s no light needed! This part is so exciting, it’s worth repeating. It’s just like [...]