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 Nails from Broadway Nails and Kiss

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Last week Ari did a cool halloween manicure tutorial that I have on my list of things to try (let me just say the list of nail things to try is epic and ever growing.)  This week’s mani is all about those ladies who don’t have the dexterity or inclination to draw fangs and blood [...]

Mani of the Week: Supima-Inspired NYFW Nail Art Tutorial

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My favorite thing about New York Fashion Week is the never-ending nail art inspiration! Unique patterns, gorgeous textures and mind-blowing color pairings are crack to a nail addict like me. I’m currently loving this Supima dress and felt it was only fitting (pun intended) to make it the DIY mani of the week! Follow my [...]

Mani of the Week: Spray Paint Ombrè featuring Sephora and LVX

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Ombrè nails are deceivingly easy to pull off.  When you’re done with these 3 simple steps, I pinky swear you’re going to have to use your perfectly manicured tips to pick your jaw up off the ground! For this mani of the week, I’m using one of my current obsessions from Sephora’s new Formula X [...]

Guest Nail Blogger: theGLITTERY

I’m really excited to have Ari of theGLITTERY guest contribute and share her too-cool-for-school Nail Art with us. As you know, ThisThatBeauty loooves nails – I mean, we do “Mani Of The Week” every single week. So we’re especially delighted to have Ari drop Nail Art gems. Without further ado, take it away, Ari. . . – - – For this mani, [...]

Spring 2013 Nail Trends

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There may still be snow on the ground, and a freezing chill in the air, but the beauty world is charging ahead to Spring – nail trends included!  Over the years, nails have become as much an accessory to one’s outfit as the perfect statement necklace or pointy toe pump.  Here is a look at [...]

Michelle Obama DNC 2012: Those Nails!

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I’ll leave it to the political blogs to dissect last’s night’s speech. As for the beauty, ahem — that’s my lane! Shall we discuss the nails? Stunning! And here’s my best guess on possible dupes: Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics in Dangerous Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure in Commander in Chic (I mean, how perf is the [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Ciaté Caviar Manicure


Within a split second of eyeing Ciaté Caviar Manicure I was immediately intrigued. I mean…straight up open like a 7-eleven. I had to try it for myself. The texture, the finish, the three-dimensional effect — I die! The Ciaté Caviar Manicure kit includes: – 0.45 oz Paint Pot Nail Polish – 0.47 oz Caviar Pearls [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Julep Nail Polish

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Julep Nail Polish

Is there ever a better season for nail polishes than Summer?  Open-toed sandals, sleeveless tops – it’s a full on invitation to parade fingers and toes decorated in your current crush du jour.  Being the beauty chameleon that I am, my nail wardrobe runs the gamut and I often find myself making decisions based on [...]