Tag: OPI

May 18 2014

The Beauty Loser: Paws & Feet 5K…an excuse for crazy cat lady gear

Paws & Feet 5K Cooper River Park Animal Welfare Association AWA May 17, 2014 nail art OPI nail stamping

  Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. Yesterday, I ran a 5K. This was the first race I’ve done since November, and one of the few runs I’ve done since my miscarriage. I have gained weight since that race in November; I used to be a size 8 but right now I’m a 14. I could …

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Jan 10 2014

Confession: I’m Obsessed with NYX Lipsticks

Disclaimer: Purchased by me I have many, many favorite brands and formulas when it comes to lip products like lipsticks and lip glosses.And it’s a true toss-up as to whether I obsess more over lippies or nail polish/nail art, and I have the makeup-hoarding closet to prove it! But there’s one brand in particular from …

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Dec 30 2013

25 Favorite Nail Polishes in 2013!

Disclaimer: Some samples. See  bottom for more. I like to look back at my pictures from the year and think about the polishes I really loved, and manicures I wanted to leave on until they were ugly with chips! So I’ve put together my favorites from 2013. I’d love to hear if any of my …

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Nov 28 2013

Happy Thanksgiving 2013!

 Disclaimer: All purchased by me. Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! I’m thankful for so many things, all year round. But there’s no reason to miss an opportunity to say it out loud! For my U.S.A. friends here, I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. But for ALL of you: THANK YOU, GUYS! I appreciate YOU, all …

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Nov 18 2013

Old, New, Borrowed, Blue with work/play/polish!

Disclaimer: Press samples. See bottom for more. Hello Beauty Judy readers! It’s such an honor to be posting on sweet Judy’s blog. I was so lucky to meet Judy in person this past July at Cosmoprof North America in Las Vegas. Judy truly brightens every room. She’s also a consummate professional and such an experienced …

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Oct 21 2013

Volunteering with Polished Girlz

Disclaimer: I am a Polished Girlz volunteer Yesterday I started a new journey in my life of nails! I volunteered at my first event with Polished Girlz! This summer, while covering Cosmoprof North America, I met Alanna Wall, the young founder of Polished Girlz. Alanna was just 10-years-old when she decided she wanted to visit …

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Oct 10 2013

Nail Art Society – Gold Flake Kit

Disclaimer: I am a renowned artist for NAS; post includes affiliate link. See bottom for more. The latest Nail Art Society kit, Gold Flake, should be arriving to NAS members anytime! Woo hoo! When I got this kit, my initial reaction was that It’s like a little slice of the rich side of fall in …

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Aug 15 2013

Upcoming OPI, Nicole by OPI Launches!

This fall, OPI adds two new shades to its DS lineup! DS Raw Granite includes two new granite-inspired hues – DS Pewter and DS Lapis – in the Designer Series by OPI collection. (Among the photos above, the first is Pewter, then Lapis is second!) DS Pewte is a matte textured metallic with deep silver ore, and will launch simultaneously with DS Lapis, a deep sapphire blue with a textured …

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Jul 29 2013

San Francisco by OPI Collection launches August 7!

OPI released the official press information about the San Francisco by OPI collection, and we’re starting to see swatches pop up on blogs! I snagged a couple pics at Cosmoprof for a totally separate feature I’m working on, so I included a couple of the pics here, rather than just the press images! The San Francisco by …

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Jun 05 2013

New Limited Edition OPI Neon Revolution!

I have some more nail news this week! OPI has announced its Neon Revolution mini pack, featuring four limited edition neon nail lacquers, a neon white base coat, and OPI Top Coat.  “Get ready for a ‘Neon Revolution’ with these hot flourescent shades!” exclaims Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, OPI Executive VP & Artistic Director, in a press release. “Ideal …

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