Category Archives: Nails

A Quick Look at Nail Strengtheners

Woman applying cuticle oil

For most of my life, I had terrible nails. As a child, I was a nail biter but finally outgrew that only to start using artificial nails. After several years of that expense, I finally walked away. Unfortunately, I walked away with paper-thin nails that tore if you looked at them wrong. I have tried […]

Do You Prefer At-Home or Professional Nail Care?

Female hands with nail polish and flower petals

The Great Divide between the well-polished — do you care for your fingernails and toenails in the salon or at home… There are several factors to consider when you are trying to pick where to gain your shiny pink digits: Cost : Yes, doing your own nails at home does have an upfront cost but […]

Steps for a Quick and Easy Buff Manicure

Buff manicure step-by-step guide

While colored gel manicures are all the rage, as are patterns and designs, sometimes the clean and professional look of a buff manicure is ideal.  If you are headed to an interview, you might not want to show up with red and blue plaid fingernails, but that depends on where you are interviewing. The buff […]

5 of the Best Nail Polishes to Wear in the Workplace

NARS nail polish

I just love the subtle detail that nail polish adds to your overall look. I think they make you look more pampered and they show how you pay attention to the little things that matter when it comes to your appearance. Well-manicured nails can really change your image and add a bit of girly glam […]

Different Nail Polish Formulations

Gold glitter nail polish

There are so many nail polish brands today that it gets confusing to choose which one to buy. You can lessen your confusion by identifying them by formulation, though. There are different kinds of polish: base coat, top coat, regular, and gel polish. I’m here to help you differentiate them from one another: Base coat […]

How to Avoid Yellowing Nails Caused by Nail Polish

Colorful artistic view of nail polish

Nail polish makes your nails look great and taken care of. But they do leave behind nail polish stains that make your nails look yellowish. I’ve seen this several times before especially after I take off red nail polish and I really don’t like the sickly look that the yellowish nails give my fingers. Check […]