Tag Archive: Nubar

Dec 30 2014

Favorite nail polishes I blogged about in 2014

L'oreal hidden gems texture nail polish 2014

Disclaimer: Some press samples. See bottom. I love looking back at all the nail polish I wore and reviewed at the end of each year, and trying to decide what really, really made me flip out! I blog about polish because I love it, so getting to look through all those swatch photos at one time reminds me …

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Oct 08 2014

#31DC2014 Days 25-31

Disclaimer: Some previous samples. See bottom. It’s the final installment of #31DC2014!! And I’m proud to display this badge (Chalkboard Nails’ Sarah had them created for finishers!) on my blog! I used a total of 78 nail polishes over the course of the 31 days, and I consistently found use for my Nubar Two-Way Nail …

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Sep 23 2014

#31DC2014 Days 13-18!

#31ddc2014 animal print nail art Pixi Beauty Almond Glow Moyou London plate Back to the 80s 02 stamped with Konad special polish black pearl orly instant water-based artist solid gold on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Some press samples. See bottom. I feel like I finally stepped up my game during these six days of the 31 Daily Challenge 2014! I tried some more freehand, and gave a little more thought around what I did. I wasn’t sick anymore, and it showed! There was only one day I “phoned it in,” …

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Sep 16 2014

#31DC2014 – Days 7-12!

#31DC2014 Nail Art Milani Cosmetics Spotlight white Nubar Two-Way Nail Art Pen black on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Some press samples. See bottom. I can’t believe I have completed 12 days of the 31 Day Challenge for 2014 – techically, at the writing of this post, I’ve completed more than that! But this post focuses on the nail art for days 7-12! Day 7 Day 7 prompt: Black and white nails! I …

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Sep 10 2014

#31DC2014 – Days 1-6!

Chalkboard nails #31dc2014 nail art challenge on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Some press samples. See bottom. Thanks Chalkboard Nails for the challenge and the image above! Sometimes you need a little life breathed into what you’re doing to get out of a rut, or to simply change things up and connect with the creativity inside you! I saw that Chalkboard Nails posted her intentions to do …

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Jul 18 2014

A Cosmoprof Sneak Peek at Collections from August to the Start of 2015!

precision nail lacquer fall 2014 collection Enchanted cosmoprof north america beautyjudy

There was so much to see and learn at Cosmoprof North America Las Vegas earlier this week, that I almost didn’t know where to start! But it’s a huge show for nails, so I figured, what a better place to start than by sharing upcoming nail polish collections from across the showroom floor! There’s a lot …

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Jul 26 2013

Cosmoprof 2013: Nubar

I found out about Nubar mostly through other bloggers, but notably from a blogger who doesn’t blog anymore. She had long nails, and did amazing Konadicures with Nubar polishes as the base, long before there were other companies producing stamping plates. Her blog was called The NailPhile or The NailPhiles – who remembers her?! Anyway, over …

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Oct 30 2012

Hurricane Sandy/Frankenstorm nail art

Last night after I got done work my brain was a bit fried. We’ve had days to stress out about Hurricane Sandy, which was on a path inland right over my town 45 minutes from Atlantic City. And last night was when it was all coming to a head as she made landfall. Thankfully for us, Sandy changed her …

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Sep 30 2012

One more for the slide box…

Tonight is the season premiere of one of my all-time favorite shows. Dexter. What better way to celebrate my favorite show than with a mani, right?! Last year, for World Blood Donor Day, I did a Dexter mani. For the season premiere, I wanted to do something themed. I went with a “kill” theme: For my Dexter …

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Sep 28 2012

Final 2012 Weekly Roundup of Teal Toes

I’ve got one more weekly roundup of Teal Toes for you this week, and today is your last chance to enter my Color Club OCRF giveaway (More deets on that below!) Let’s start with Robie’s Teal Toes: Robie used a mixture of Revlon Ocean and NYC East Village to get her perfect teal shade. She said, “When …

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