Archive for 'nail polish'

The Best of #ManiMonday

Monday, May 20th, 2013

Scroll through to see the best of #ManiMonday!

Vacation Nails: Black and Silver Half-Moon Manicure

Saturday, April 13th, 2013

It’s hard to write a post about a manicure or nail polish when you’re in St. Maarten,  distracted by the fresh island air and crashing waves. The Beauty Bug has tried about 3-4 times, but keeps drifting off in an island daze. That’s what vacations are for, yes? In preparation for Her vacation, The Beauty [...]

Black and White and Red All Over

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

  Colors include: OPI’s Big Apple Red, Essie’s Blanc and Essie’s Licorice.

The Best of the Best: Chanukah Manicures

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Shine bright like a menorah (eat your heart out, Rihanna) this Chanukah and decorate your tips with these dreidels, stars of david, and candlelight. Happy Chankah! These decals are brought to you straight from the synagogue from Rabbi Yael Buechler, who teaches the Torah to her students through nail art. What a mensch!

DIY Half Moon Manicure

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Sunday nights are made for masks, manicures and magazines! The Beauty Bug experimented with the half-moon manicure. See Her photos and tips below: Products used included: Sally Hansen Smooth and Perfect Color Care in Fog Milani One Coat Glitter Lacquer in Silver Dazzle Reinforcements The Beauty Bug applied 2 coats of Fog and waited for [...]

The Magnetic Manicure

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

There’s not much to say that hasn’t been said already about magnetic manicures. You can read all about it here. And here. And also here. Hotter than crackle, easier than Minx, and sexier than mattes – they are a holographic-esque showstopper.  But, despite the buzz, the trend hasn’t really penetrated nail salons yet. At least [...]

A Pedicure with Crackle and Pop

Friday, August 6th, 2010

During Her most recent trip to the nail salon, the Beauty Bug’s manicurist, little Annie, excused herself and ran in the backroom, emerging with a small plastic bag that contained what seemed to be a normal bottle of white nail polish.  The Beauty Bug was a bit puzzled – Annie knew She only wore dark [...]

shu uemura égérie Nail Enamel PA010

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

The Beauty Bug sports dark nails all year round – even on Her wedding day (much to Her Grandmother’s chagrin.) The latest polish to coat Her tips is shu uemura’s égérie nail enamel in PA010. Part of their glam-rock Spring 2010 collection, this chic, intense black infused with sparkles dazzles on Her nails.  The glitter [...]

The Beauty Bug on

Friday, August 14th, 2009

Check out The Beauty Bug featured on Shecky’!

Modified Matte Manicure with a Twist (of Shine)

Saturday, August 8th, 2009

The Beauty Bug finally decided to take a chance with matte polish…and opposites have never been more attractive together. Check out The Beauty Bug’s new Lincoln Park After Dark matte manicure with a touch of shine added to the tips for a bit more drama. When news of the mattes hit the polish world, The [...]