Thursday, February 19, 2015

Difference between a nail technician and a manicurist

The other day I was talking to my friend and she mentioned that she always assumed that a manicurist and a nail technician do the same thing. Well not really. There is a big difference between the 2 jobs. One major difference between the 2 jobs is that it takes a high school diploma or equivalent to complete a manicurist course at a licensed cosmetology school. So what do both a manicurist and a nail technician have in common: - They cut and trim nails - They remove old polish - They apply nail polish - May perform both manicures and both pedicures So what does a manicure do other than a nail technician: - Waxing (including bikini wax and Brazilian wax) - Removing hair from any area of the body - Shaping eyebrows Also to note, a manicurist must be licensed. Ya you better be licensed if you are going to perform a bikini wax. Hurts like hell.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Chanel 18 Vamp - February 2015 Nail Polish Giveaway

Not too long ago black and dark colored nail polishes were only worn by goths and punks. Now dark colored nail polishes are trendy and fashionable. One of the reasons why dark non-traditional colors became popular was due to Chanel releasing their Vamp (or Rouge Noir) nail color polish in the mid 90's. This nail polish gained tons of popularity and was one of Chanels best sellers.

Since dark colors are pretty trendy right now, the first nail polish giveaway will be for a bottle nail polish: Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colour - 18 Vamp .

The contest is open to U.S and Canadian residents. I will ship to Canada or United States only. If I cannot contact you within 7 days of the contest end date, another participant will be chosen as the winner. The contest begins February 16th, 2015 and ends on March 16th, 2015.

To enter please see below on how to participate: - Chanel Vamp - February 2015 Nail Polish Giveaway

Let me know if you have any questions.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Valentine's Day Nail Ideas

Valentine's Day is coming up and hopefully you have a valentine. If not, get dressed up, do your nails and hit the town with your best gals. Who needs men anyways.

I am going to be sporting some pink nail polish this Valentine's Day. Last year I did some nail art but this year I am going to go the simple route.

Here are some nail ideas for your hot date this February 14th:

Super hot and sexy

Vampy and seductive

Kinky and Fun

Just Awesome - these are my favorite

Some nail art to add some pizazz What are you going to be wearing?

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Celebrity Nails at the 2015 Grammys

The recent 2015 Grammys had the stars fix up their nails and hair and whip together a glamorous outfit for all us to admire. Nude, black, pink and dark red nails were seen on many of the celebrities. Here are some tweets:

Meghan Trainor Beyonce Ariana Grande

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Top Nail Colors for Winter 2015

Last September, Fashion week in New York came to an end and definitely had an impact on nail polish colors for winter 2015. There were black and dark muted reds visible on the runaways as well as green and gold. At the American Music Awards held on November 23rd, 2014, celebrities were styling on the red carpet with a variety of nail polish colors. Dark was definitely popular. Kylie Jenner and Kate Beckinsale were sporting a black nail polish. I guess black nail polish is no longer for goths. LOL!

Here is a list of popular nail polish colors for winter 2015:

  • Black
  • Gold shades
  • Muted tones of red shades
  • Beige
  • Light Peachy shades
  • Soft Pink shades
  • Green
  • Dark blue
Some good examples of nail polishes that you can purchase and stay on-trend:

Essie Nail Color in Bordeaux

 You can pick this up at for $8.49.

Essie Midnight Cami

You can also pick this up at for $8.49. 

OPI Black Satin

You can also pick this up at for $9.95. 

Leave a comment and let me know what nail polish colors you're currently wearing.