Missoni Nail Tutorial with Blushing Basics {Fun in the Sun}

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Today's guest is someone you will recognize right away. Kristie from Blushing Basics is our fashion/makeup contributor and  is amazing. Her site will keep you up to date on everything beauty, but will also teach you all you need to know when it comes to buying products, how to apply makeup and what the latest fashion trends are. She is fun, hip and spunky, but did you also know she is an amazing … [Read more...]

China Glaze Summer Neon Collection {giveaway}

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i had the chance to present some DIY manicure advice for Good Day Colorado this week and wanted to share that with you. if you're interested in all of products i recommended, you can check out the segment here:   however i would like to focus on a specific product and that is the new China Glaze Summer Neons collection. with colors ranging from neon green (I'm With The Lifeguard) to perfectly … [Read more...]

Spring Nail Trends {fashion}

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a million thanks! i have officially made it to week 4 of the Allure Magazine Beauty Blogger of the Year contest. only 1.5 weeks left and i am nervously biting my nails and crossing my fingers that i will be a contender. if you would like to check out the challenge you can head here: http://blogger-awards.allure.com/submission/52         this week's challenge was … [Read more...]

Polka Dot Mani {Fashion}

polka dots (especially itsy-bitsy teeny-weeny yellow polka dots) are cute, fun and perfect for the sun. now that spring is here and the sun has finally started shining again, i thought it was time for a sunny mani.i have been obsessed with polka dotting lately because the technique is so simple! just place a small dot of polish on some paper, dip your toothpick in, and get polka-dotting. finishing … [Read more...]

Little Chicks Nails

I love having a little girl. And she LOVES to have her nails painted. With Easter this weekend, I thought it would be fun to get her nails ready for the occasion as well!:)I just simply painted the nail a sparkly yellow and then used a fine tipped sharpie in both black and orange to do the eyes and beak!She is thrilled to have little cute chicks on her nails..and that, of course, makes me … [Read more...]