Tag Archive: Holiday 2012

Dec 31 2012

SquareHue – a Nail Polish Subscription Service!

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Finally, nail fanatics have CHOICE when it comes to monthly subscription services! New brand SquareHue brings us three, full-sized lacquers every month for a fee! SquareHue launched late 2012 with funky, square glass bottles and pretty, seasonally-appropriate colors. Check out the colors of the December 2012 box: Here are some of the highlights of the …

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Dec 28 2012

My favorite nail art of 2012

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I shared my favorite polishes from 2012, and I figured it was only natural to share how I used some of my polishes this year, as well, to create nail art looks! These are not all, but they are my favorite nail art looks from January to December! Where I could, I’ve linked to the posts …

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Dec 12 2012

Santa Suit Nails Tutorial!

Hey guys! Just wanted to drop you a quick note to let you know that to help my lovely blogger friend Kimberly of The Plastic Diaries, who is laid up after gall bladder surgery, I’ve done my Santa Suit nails tutorial for a guest post on her blog. Ew, I know what it’s like to have this …

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Dec 11 2012

Essie Leading Lady Winter 2012 Collection

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Essie‘s winter collection, Leading Lady, is one of my favorite winter collections from 2012. I love the unique color choices of a vibrant blue and Tiffany blue. Perhaps it’s just because blue is my favorite color? I don’t know but check out my swatches! Snap Happy: Snap Happy is a beautiful red creme. Where’s My Chauffeur?: …

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Dec 07 2012

Orly Naughty or Nice Collection Holiday 2012

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I’ve already started incorporating Orly’s Naughty or Nice holiday polishes into my holiday nail art! I love the selection of glitters, the standard reds and what caught me most by surprise was the blue and holo glitter, Angel Eyes! But I couldn’t decide. This year, am I primarily naughty or nice?! How about some swatches?! …

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Dec 06 2012

KB Shimmer Candy Cane Crush

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For three days, whenever I looked at my nails, I thought: I broke a candy cane and it stuck in my wet nail polish. Wow, I remember how we used to put candy canes on our Christmas trees every year – always after we put the ornaments on! I can’t believe that three days in, …

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Dec 05 2012

Winter Holiday Bow Mani

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Now that the holidays are officially in swing, I’ve been thinking about manis for the holidays. I’m not quite ready this week to whip out the red and green, but I’ve been thinking in the iridescent and soft colors that I associate with winter, snow and cold. Because guys, it got cold here over last …

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Dec 03 2012

What are You Doin’ New Years…New Year’s Eve?

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I have been experimenting with striping tape, as well as Scotch Tape, to create nail looks these last couple weeks. I have been a bit slow to adopt to using striping tape. By itself, I find it lifts easily, even under my favorite top coats. And I find striping tape to be potentially annoying to work with. …

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Nov 01 2012

Is this the hot, new dupable polish of fall/holiday 2012?

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Folks, I think we have the new Chanel Peridot (aka, highly dupable polish). Now, I don’t know who had it first. Honestly they all came out about the same time, although the first one I got was Zoya Feifei, which was in the fall collection. I saw OPI’s first in July at Cosmoprof, but it’s part of the …

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Oct 24 2012

Jessica 18K Gold Leaf Top Coat

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Holy cow. Apparently, all that glitters is gold this holiday season; add Jessica to the growing list of companies coming out with a real gold flake top coat right now! Jessica’s Gold Leaf, an 18K Gold Top Coat, is real, 18K gold flakes suspended in a fast-drying clear base. I’m really on the fence with this whole real-gold-in-a-bottle …

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