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black marble nails, marble stone nails

Who knew the Marble nail trend would last so long? Something that started as an Instagram fad has become a worldwide phenomenon. That’s the power of social ;) I can see why this chic yet understated nail design is so popular. It’s easy to do (a plus for nail artists) and even people with a READ MORE


black nail design, black nails

Halloween is over, but black is here to stay! So chic and always on trend, black nails are suitable for almost any occasion. Today's minimalist black nail design is the upgraded, more evening-like version, with cuticle art and studs. It was inspired by the balance of light and darkness... Plus, I've been looking for a READ MORE


smith-cult-nail-polish-smith-and-cult-review-swatches

Oh how I've been longing to show you this one! Smith & Cult is one of the most interesting new beauty brands. It was conceived by Dineh Mohajer, founder of the 90-s cult beauty brand Hard Candy which was the predecessor of the current crop of indie makeup brands with their blue lipsticks and a rainbow READ MORE


black nail polish, best black nail polish

I'm often asked what's my favourute polish of a certain colour, black, white or blue etc. So I've decided to begin a new series Top 5 that will cover my highest ranked polishes in each colour. Although technically, it's not a colour, let's start with black anyway. Black nail polish is a must-have lacquer for READ MORE


black lips trend, black nails trend

Black is back and it's hotter than ever. You can wear it on your lips, nails or both. I've been a fan of black lips ever since I started wearing makeup. I even recall using black pencil to get the black lip look that matched my black nails when I was in high school and READ MORE


formula x kat von d nayeon review swatch

Quite simply, Kat Von D NaYeon is the edgiest gunmetal nail polish ever released. It is one of the 5 limited edition nail colours from the Kat Von D VS Formula X polish collection that match her bestselling Studded Kiss lipsticks. However, as much as I love Kat's classic matte red lip look, when it comes to READ MORE


cute halloween nails

Here's my final Halloween manicure for 2015 - Cute Skull! This design was partially art directed by my 4 year old girl, Anastasia, who likes all things cute. For example,  she preferred to dress up as a princes instead of a ghoul for Halloween. Fair call, she still meets the original tenet of this ancient celebration - to READ MORE