Nailspiration: Emerald Green – Pantone Colour of the Year 2013

Pantone has heralded Emerald as the Colour of the Year for 2013. While I contemplated wearing Pantone emerald green hair on Hair Romance, I think it’s much easier to wear emerald green on your nails. At the moment I don’t have ANY emerald green nail polish in my collection. How could I be missing such a … Read more

My Nail Romance with 10 Blank Canvases

Meet Jenny Pasha, the nails behind the nail art blog 10 Blank Canvases. Winner of the Best New Beauty Blog in the UK Cosmopolitan Blog Awards 2012, Jenny has been doing nail art since 2011 and predicts DIY studded and rhinestone nails to be big trends for 2013. Jenny says she “always paint all 10 … Read more

Loving…Sparkles and hologram polishes

Hologram nail polishes, or holos, are so much better in real life. I can’t tell you how long I tried to get an accurate photo of this polish. I’m wearing Greta, a linear hologram polish from The MakeUp Store. I have to confess I didn’t even know The Make Up Store did nail polishes but … Read more

Dots & Stripes Nail Art

When confronted with so many nail art and nail colour options I asked myself, why do I only have 10 nails?! I couldn’t believe the choice available from Bio Sculpture. With over 170 colours in the range I didn’t know where to start. I had mistakenly assumed that gel polish could only be applied in … Read more

My Nail Romance with Let them have Polish

Meet Cristina of Let them have Polish. She says she’s a “firm believer in the power of feeling good about yourself” and her positive energy jumps off the pages of her blog. Tell me a bit about your blog It all started as the result of an illness and an inability to work. I needed … Read more

Indie Nail Polish

Curious about indie nail polishes? “Indie” refers to smaller, independent nail polish brands with smaller distribution. It’s a broad term as it ranges from craft producers on Etsy to niche brands such as Cult Nails. If you’d like to learn more, head over to Temptalia to read Christine’s great overview of this beauty category and a … Read more

Nail-spiration: Birthday Nails

As it’s my birthday next week, I’ve put together some birthday-themed manicures for Friday’s Nailspiration. Credits: Top Coat It, Kayla Shevonne, Beautopia, KittyPolishNBags, HeartNat, Totally Cool Nails, ThatLeanne, Which is your favourite birthday manicure? How do you wear your nails for your birthday?

My Nail Romance with Adventures in Acetone

Adventures In Acetone is a nail blog full of indie swatches and cute nail art. The nails behind the blog belong to 26 year old Jacki, a wife and mom of two who wakes up hours early just to paint her nails. Tell me a bit about your blog Adventures In Acetone is a nail art … Read more