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gradient nail art

If you're looking for an easy yet impressive looking manicure idea, this geometric gradient nail art is for you. Nail art brushes are great but nothing compares to good old striping tape for accuracy and speed! Oh sharp corners and perfectly straight lines, how I missed thee. The geometry and muted colours of Roman architecture inspired this READ MORE


Bronze studded nails by @So_Nailicious

Negative space and geometric manicures are cool, but studs will always have a special place in my heart and on my nails. It's deceptively easy to create and the result is always impressive. At the moment, I particularly love how studs look against tamed metallics. Whether it's just one tiny stud at the base of your READ MORE


mint polish czarina review 1

We're so excited to share with you our collaboration with Mint Polish. We've just finished shooting our nail art tutorials with the gorgeous Mint polishes and can't wait to show you the results! If you're not familiar with the name, Mint Polish is a professional brand with an indie-feel, brewed and bottled in sunny California. It READ MORE


Nails-wise New York Fashion Week Spring 2014 shows have been fantastic! While mostly it was simple, low-key and minimalist nail art, there was quite a bit of it!  From cult classic nail art at Ruffian to innovative manicures at Kate Spade...  let alone the nail polish collaborations with designers like Prabal Gurung and Sally Hansen READ MORE


matte nail, best matte nails designs

This is the year of matte nails. A matte top coat isn't new anymore but for unknown reasons its existence has been ignored until 2013. On roughly 40% of runways of 2013-2014 season nails are being mattified. Matte is finally having its moment! And for us nail art addicts, it's time to take our matte READ MORE


red carpet nails

Day 25 – Red Carpet nails With the awards season here, I couldn’t resist creating a manicure that pays homage to the opulence of the red carpet.. Red carpet style is all about sophistication and balance (or should be!). The designer frocks are so fabulous that often just one piece of statement jewellery is more than enough READ MORE