Top 10 Manicures of 2014

black matte

Happy New Year! As far as I’m concerned, 2015 is the year of the nail. I’m so excited to explore new designs and techniques. But before I get to painting, let’s take a stroll down mani-memory-lane. Here are my Top 10 Manicures of 2014! Disclaimer: it was SUPER hard to choose only 10 designs. These [...]

Mani of the Week: Featuring Tom Ford Black Cherry

Tom Ford Black Cherry

My mani this week reflects my mood — dark and intense.  I think the Tom Ford Black Cherry nail lacquer  is as close as you can come to wearing a black nail polish without actually wearing black. The benefit of not going all the way to a black polish is that it looks less harsh [...]

Loubi Under Red Gives You Red Bottoms for Your Nails

Loubi Under Red

The red soles of Christian Louboutin footwear have been a fashion, style and pop culture phenomenon for years.  Now you can have the iconic color for under your nails. Loubi Under Red uses a small precise sponge at the tip of the weapon like brush to make painting under the nails a snap.   While nail art [...]

Mani of the Week: Featuring OPI Color Palette by Clark+Kensington

OPI Color Palette by Clark+Kensington Swatch

Have you ever wanted to match your manicure to your walls or vice versa? I’m not talking about various shades of white, I’m talking about vibrant eye catching colors. If you’ve dreamt of manicure and wall color oneness, the OPI Color Palette by Clark+Kensington is the exact thing that you need. The collection features 18 [...]

Mani of the Week: Featuring City Mani


I’m not a putz at doing my nails but sometimes I just don’t want to and I don’t have the time to go to the salon.  What to do?! Do I walk around with rough cuticles and chipped nails? I’m a card carry beauty girl so never that. City Mani aims to take the hassle [...]

Mani of the Week: Featuring MAC Nail Transformations

MAC Nail Transformers

Suppose you have the standard manicure you’ve worn to your office job all week and you want to jazz it up for a fun night out with your Boo or Besties?   What do you do? Here’s one suggestion…grab a polish from the MAC Nail Transformations collection, apply a single coat and you are good [...]

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

Pastel Egg Nail Art 2

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 [...]

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 [...]

Mani of the Week: Featuring Jinsoon Spring 2014 Collection, Color Field

Jinsoon Pop Orange

The Jinsoon Spring 2014 Collection is tightly edited and beautiful but that is to be expected from famed nail artist, Jinsoon Choi. According to Jinsoon, “The Color Field Collection is an adaptation of the positive, youthful, and artistic energy of the 1950′s represented in nail polish shades.” This collection has something for everyone; from Dolly [...]

ThisThatBeauty Previews: China Glaze City Flourish Collection

China Glaze City Flourish Collection

Spring isn’t quite in the air but that doesn’t mean we can’t pretend. While I don’t look forward to the insane allergy attacks that come with spring days, I always look forward to the wonderful blooms and the even more amazing pastel manicures. Turn dreary days into something fantastic and fun with any of the [...]