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Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 15:44
Meet Cristina Foster, the blogger behind Let Them Have Polish!How did you get into nails?Back in 2010 I took piano lessons for a very short time. This made me VERY aware of my hands, I was mortified at how my nails looked. So, I vowed I would stop picking at my nails and take proper care of my hands and nails. One day I showed up to my lesson with a different color on each nail a.k.a "skittle nails." My piano teacher LOVED the look and commented on how good my nails were looking. She also thought I was trying to come up with a way to cheat, which I thought was pretty funny. This was the kick...
http://www.nailitmag.com/?q=nail-designs/cristina-foster-let-them-have-polish-skittle-nails-dichroic-glass-manicure-nail
Friday, May 3, 2013 - 10:33
Safiyah from Frootibeauty.com shares behind-the-scenes tips from her summer themed beauty shoot. Bright pinks and reds were applied to the lips, while nails either complimented lips or displayed sailor-inspired stripes to reflect the mood of sun and sea. The pink simple high-shine manicure was inspired by Safiyah's summery bold pink lips makeup look. Instead of the matte trend, the corresponding juicy glossed lips added volume, leaving the rest of the face muted with only subtle highlighting.Safiyah says, "We also played on the ombre theme, but sticking to the bright pink lips and adding a...
http://www.nailitmag.com/?q=nail-designs/summer-nails-summer-beauty-striped-nail-art-sailor-themed-nails/kisser-summer-themed
Friday, May 3, 2013 - 10:33
Safiyah from Frootibeauty.com shares behind-the-scenes tips from her summer themed beauty shoot. Bright pinks and reds were applied to the lips, while nails either complimented lips or displayed sailor-inspired stripes to reflect the mood of sun and sea. The pink simple high-shine manicure was inspired by Safiyah's summery bold pink lips makeup look. Instead of the matte trend, the corresponding juicy glossed lips added volume, leaving the rest of the face muted with only subtle highlighting.Safiyah says, "We also played on the ombre theme, but sticking to the bright pink lips and adding a...
http://www.nailitmag.com/nail-designs/summer-nails-summer-beauty-striped-nail-art-sailor-themed-nails/kisser-summer-themed
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 17:51
After the first weekend of Coachella 2013, it is certain that the creativity and self-expression from the festival is not limited solely to the music. Nail bloggers, nail artists, and those simply enthused about nails flaunted their best designs for the event and have excitedly shared them with us. In fact, from detailed album covers to glow-in-the-dark polish, there is hardly any type of manicure we didn’t see. Click through to view this wide array of talent! Have you been looking for more variety in nail wrap art? Scratch creates original nail wraps from artists' designs, so the...
http://www.nailitmag.com/?q=nail-designs/coachela-music-festival-nail-art-boho-nails-music/hot-music-festival-nails
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 17:51
After the first weekend of Coachella 2013, it is certain that the creativity and self-expression from the festival is not limited solely to the music. Nail bloggers, nail artists, and those simply enthused about nails flaunted their best designs for the event and have excitedly shared them with us. In fact, from detailed album covers to glow-in-the-dark polish, there is hardly any type of manicure we didn’t see. Click through to view this wide array of talent! Have you been looking for more variety in nail wrap art? Scratch creates original nail wraps from artists' designs, so the...
http://www.nailitmag.com/nail-designs/coachela-music-festival-nail-art-boho-nails-music/hot-music-festival-nails
Monday, March 18, 2013 - 13:52
Nail polish doesn't just have to be for your nails. Ever have a tiny hole in your sweater? Or did you scrape your car just a little bit on a pole, chipping off the paint? Well, nail polish is here to solve all those dilemmas and more! Here are fourteen of the most creative and handy uses for all those tiny jars of paint.1. Paint a clear coat on cheap costume jewelry to prevent those green lines from appearing on your skin. You can also use this method to protect your skin if you have an allergy to metal; use on both jewelry and the button of your jeans. 2. Personalize a cell phone case...
http://www.nailitmag.com/?q=nail-art-how-to/nail-polish-clear-polish-nail-news/14-unusual-uses-for-nail-polish
Monday, March 18, 2013 - 13:52
Nail polish doesn't just have to be for your nails. Ever have a tiny hole in your sweater? Or did you scrape your car just a little bit on a pole, chipping off the paint? Well, nail polish is here to solve all those dilemmas and more! Here are fourteen of the most creative and handy uses for all those tiny jars of paint.1. Paint a clear coat on cheap costume jewelry to prevent those green lines from appearing on your skin. You can also use this method to protect your skin if you have an allergy to metal; use on both jewelry and the button of your jeans. 2. Personalize a cell phone case...
http://www.nailitmag.com/nail-art-how-to/nail-polish-clear-polish-nail-news/14-unusual-uses-for-nail-polish
Monday, February 18, 2013 - 16:40
With the 85th Annual Academy Awards approaching on February 24th, we excitedly await the dresses, hair, and of course glamorous nail styles of this year's red carpet! Past Oscars have shown us a broad spectrum of manicures, whether long, short, subtle or bold. From Barbra Streisand to Amy Adams, check out these nail trends almost as fabulous as the ladies sporting them.Before she was known for Breakfast at Tiffany's, Audrey Hepburn matched her short nails to her lace dress with a timeless white manicure. On this night in 1954, she won the Best Actress Oscar for her role in Roman Holiday....
http://www.nailitmag.com/?q=nail-art-how-to/academy-awards-oscars-nail-trends-nail-art-celebrity-nails/memorable-manis
Monday, February 18, 2013 - 16:40
With the 85th Annual Academy Awards approaching on February 24th, we excitedly await the dresses, hair, and of course glamorous nail styles of this year's red carpet! Past Oscars have shown us a broad spectrum of manicures, whether long, short, subtle or bold. From Barbra Streisand to Amy Adams, check out these nail trends almost as fabulous as the ladies sporting them.Before she was known for Breakfast at Tiffany's, Audrey Hepburn matched her short nails to her lace dress with a timeless white manicure. On this night in 1954, she won the Best Actress Oscar for her role in Roman Holiday....
http://www.nailitmag.com/nail-art-how-to/academy-awards-oscars-nail-trends-nail-art-celebrity-nails/memorable-manis
Sunday, February 17, 2013 - 23:28
After viewing swatches of fabric for the Emerson runway show, Orly nail lead Miss Pop knew she wanted to create a nail that exuded the same edgy, sexy appeal as the clothing. “I wanted nails that would show skin,” she laughs. “So, I came up with this lace design, but it’s not your momma’s lace.” To evoke the naughty appearance of lace over bare skin, Miss Pop first polishes nails in two coats of Orly Nail Lacquer Pure Porecelain, a flesh-tone, opaque nude that she says “is not at all streaky.”For her lace detailing, she’s drawing thee diagonal lines from left to right using Orly Nail Lacquer...
http://www.nailitmag.com/?q=nail-art-how-to/nyfw-nails-nail-art-new-york-fashion-week-nails-emerson-lace-nail-art-orly/nailed-it
Sunday, February 17, 2013 - 23:28
After viewing swatches of fabric for the Emerson runway show, Orly nail lead Miss Pop knew she wanted to create a nail that exuded the same edgy, sexy appeal as the clothing. “I wanted nails that would show skin,” she laughs. “So, I came up with this lace design, but it’s not your momma’s lace.” To evoke the naughty appearance of lace over bare skin, Miss Pop first polishes nails in two coats of Orly Nail Lacquer Pure Porecelain, a flesh-tone, opaque nude that she says “is not at all streaky.”For her lace detailing, she’s drawing thee diagonal lines from left to right using Orly Nail Lacquer...
http://www.nailitmag.com/nail-art-how-to/nyfw-nails-nail-art-new-york-fashion-week-nails-emerson-lace-nail-art-orly/nailed-it
Sunday, February 10, 2013 - 21:17
Do you consider yourself more of a tomboy than a girly girl? Then this nail polish look is just for you! Nicole Miller's collection was a nod to girls who dress like boys.Create the Manicure: Katie Hughes shares the butter London polishes she used to create each look.Polish for Look 1: Stag Do Polishes for Look 2: Royal Navy with Wallis layered on topPolishes for Look 3: Royal Navy with a custom chrome shade (created for Nicole's show) which was used for a single finger embellishment - this shade will be available in summer 2013.[Images courtesy of HL Group]Click for More Nail...
http://www.nailitmag.com/?q=nail-art-how-to/butter-london-nicole-miller-new-york-fashion-week-nails/nyfw-nails-tomboy-inspired
Sunday, February 10, 2013 - 21:17
Do you consider yourself more of a tomboy than a girly girl? Then this nail polish look is just for you! Nicole Miller's collection was a nod to girls who dress like boys.Create the Manicure: Katie Hughes shares the butter London polishes she used to create each look.Polish for Look 1: Stag Do Polishes for Look 2: Royal Navy with Wallis layered on topPolishes for Look 3: Royal Navy with a custom chrome shade (created for Nicole's show) which was used for a single finger embellishment - this shade will be available in summer 2013.[Images courtesy of HL Group]Click for More Nail...
http://www.nailitmag.com/nail-art-how-to/butter-london-nicole-miller-new-york-fashion-week-nails/nyfw-nails-tomboy-inspired
Saturday, November 18, 2000 - 16:00
10 winners will each score 6 shimmery colors from the Pure Ice Puttin' On The Glitz collection, perfect for the season!Treat yourself to an early holiday gift, and enter to win! ENTER HERE ON FACEBOOK »Contest ends November 19th. Due to mail regulations, the giveaway will be limited to entrants in the United States.
http://www.nailitmag.com/?q=giveaways-pure-ice
Saturday, November 18, 2000 - 16:00
10 winners will each score 6 shimmery colors from the Pure Ice Puttin' On The Glitz collection, perfect for the season!Treat yourself to an early holiday gift, and enter to win! ENTER HERE ON FACEBOOK »Contest ends November 19th. Due to mail regulations, the giveaway will be limited to entrants in the United States.
http://www.nailitmag.com/giveaways-pure-ice

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