Tag Archives: manicure

Throwback Thursday: Fingernails Fashion

Once I discovered nail polish in middle school in the 1970s, I never looked back. Fingernails fashion all the way. My Mom had a hard time keeping cotton balls and polish remover in stock because I did my own nails. … Continue reading

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Another Weekend, Another Cool Manicure: Ombre, The New Black

Yes, I do love to polish my nails. I polished them every night when I was in middle school and high school. During college, young adulthood, and the heavy lifting parenting years? Not so much. During those decades I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Fall Manicure: OPI and InStyle Deliver!

My nails reflect my mood. Bright and cheery? I’m happy! Black? Don’t mess with me! Whatever my mood I can reflect it in my nails. That’s why I’m loving the September 2013 issue of InStyle magazine‘s spread on fun and … Continue reading

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Vacation Cuticles: Sand and Surf Do a Job on Them

After our week at the Jersey Shore my toenail polish faded from shocking pink to merely shocking, but even worse? My cuticles were raggedy, torn and overgrown. My fingertips, okay both hands, were in and out of soapy dishwater all … Continue reading

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Revlon Colorstay Manicure vs OPI Gel Manicure

Well, I’m reporting back. I tried a Revlon Colorstay long wear nail polish manicure. You might remember that I was looking for an alternative to a salon gel manicure: Yes, the gel manicure goes on easy, looks fantastic, and lasts about three … Continue reading

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When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get a Mani/Pedi

Since February 2010 we (our family of four drivers) have totaled one car, bought four cars, been victims of two hit and run accidents, blown a head gasket, racked up three blown tires in a couple of weeks, hit a … Continue reading

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