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Top 10 Favorite Nail Products

I know I post a lot about my favorite products, so I hope I don’t sound like a broken record, but I love hearing about what other nail techs are using so I thought I would share what products I am using and loving at the current moment!

Top 10 Nail Products
1. OPI Infinite Shine Polish System

This is OPI’s new high wearing polish line and I LOVE it! It lasts forever on toes and my clients can get a good week out of a manicure with Infinite Shine. My favorite …

Random Thoughts From a Nail Tech

Hi Everyone!

I have a lot going through my brain and couldn’t narrow my post down to one topic so here are my random thoughts on being a nail tech and a few tips and tricks I’ve learned in the last couple months.

Akzentz is amazing!

I ordered some Akzentz GelPlay and am in love!!! I just ordered the GelPlay Black and I also ordered the Akzentz Matte It Off which is equally as awesome. The GelPlay is completely opaque in one coat.

These are inspired by Sierra’s Nails for my fun, gorgeous …

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Sculpted Acrylic Nails–Reverse French Technique

As part of my New Year’s goals, I have been wanting to learn the reverse French technique for acrylic nails. It’s so much more effective in my opinion for several reasons:

Why the reverse French Method is amazing!

1. The quicker you apply pink to the nail bed after prepping the less lifting will occur.
2. You can create an extreme smile line with ease by tucking the pink down as far as you like on the sides.
3. When you apply the free edge color it doesn’t have to be perfect–you can file …

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Essie Retro Revival Trend Nail Polish

Check out these amazing Essie Nail Polish colors! I love the cute bottles!

Click on picture to buy the entire collection!

These polishes are released for Essie’s anniversay…here is what it says on their website:

“for essie’s fabulous anniversary, we’re celebrating vegas style in honor of the ultimate party town where it all began. in honor of this iconic birthday, the legendary essie color archive has been opened with a thrilling glimpse into the brand’s dazzling history. the result is a limited edition collection of six iconic shades that all promise …

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Free Motivational iPhone Wallpaper Images

In honor of my first month back to work I created some cute free motivational iPhone wallpaper images using Rhonna Design App. You can read about Rhonna and her app here. I like to put a motivational quote on my lock screen to remind me to always be grateful and see the beauty in the simple things! πŸ™‚

Just click on each picture, screen shot it, then upload it from your photos to use as your wallpaper image.

And thanks so much to all of my clients for making …

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Here’s to 2016!

Like so many of my friends, I love the New Year! It’s a fresh start, new beginnings, and taking down all the Christmas sh$! that’s been up for over a month! Whew! But seriously, I am really excited about this New Year and want to make a toast…here’s to 2016!!!!

I’m not a huge fan of resolutions, but I would really love to see a few things cross my path in 2016 such as…

Attend a Beauty Show Convention

I’ve been a licensed nail tech now for over 6 years at least and …

New Years Party Outfit

St. George New Year’s Eve OOTD

Are you staying at home tonight like me? Here’s pretty much what I will be sporting to ring in 2016! Here’s to a festive St. George New Year’s Eve! πŸ™‚

Stay at home New Year’s Eve by chicnailstyles featuring a black pajamas

I love New Year’s and am looking forward to big things in 2016! But off to work I go for now! Hope everyone has an amazing night! Even if it means sitting on the couch watching movies with the ones you love!

Tootles–Anna

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Las Vegas New Year’s Eve Party Look

Going to be in Las Vegas for New Year’s? Here’s the perfect outfit for a Las Vegas New Year’s Eve! And don’t worry, if you can’t spend $5,000+ I found a knockoff outfit that won’t break the bank!

Las Vegas New Year’s Eve Party Look by chicnailstyles featuring fake earrings

Of course I could never pull this dress off right now…it would take some serious SPANX or waist training and suctioning and compressing…but maybe one day! I think a white or gold blazer would be so cute with it too!

I found some …

New Years Eve Nails

New Year’s Eve Nails

I searched all over Instagram for my favorite New Year’s Eve Nails! Everything from short natural nails with gel polish to long sculpted stiletto, almond, and coffin nails. There’s a New Year’s Eve nail look for everyone! Β Let me know what you think!

Pink and Gold

Nails by Kimmie Monson

I love this natural look! Pink gel polish with gold half moons…so pretty and perfect for 2016! You could switch it up with purple or white or both too!

White Stilleto

White nails are always on point!

Es Nail LA always does an amazing …

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