Tag Archives: Mani

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 […]

How to Do a Spa Day at Home

Woman enjoying a spa day at home

You can make this as simple or as intricate as you like!  But this is a day at home all about you.  Here is a basic routine that works well for me. Since you aren’t supposed to file wet nails, I always start with a few manicure steps. I trim and buff my dry nails, […]

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 […]

White Sands and Golden Sunshine

White and gold manicure

I must admit a secret to you. I recently fell in love again. But shhh, don’t tell my husband. He would be upset. He wouldn’t understand. It’s a dress. The Pause for Applause dress over at Modcloth. My mind immediately went to daydream mode. All the beautiful summer activities I could be doing in this dress… I would […]