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 …

The Sense of Smell

The Amazing Sense of Smell

In my past life, I was a store manager at Bath and Body Works. It was probably the longest year of my life and one of the most difficult jobs I’ve ever done but I learned so much and don’t regret doing it. All in all it was a good experience and it paid the bills during the months after my husband and I left our restaurant business at The Fairway Grill. You can read that whole story HERE.

One thing I learned at Bath and Body …

Flowers, Gardens, Bulbs, 70 degrees….Spring Is On The Way!!!

Hello everyone! We’ve had an absolutely gorgeous weekend here in St. George! It was over 70 and sunny all day yesterday. I am so sorry if it’s cold and miserable where you’re at. I feel for you. But I know deep down in my heart…spring is on the way! πŸ™‚

There are few things in life that make me happier than planting flowers. I’ve been scouring Lowe’s for weeks waiting for them to get just a few flowers in stock. After my son’s Valentines Day party on Friday, I was finally …

Amazing Aloe–The Best Aloe Vera Gel

Hi everyone! I’ve got some fun ideas for the rest of the week and I am super excited to announce the winner of my Valentines Day Contest Friday! But I wanted to take a minute today and tell you about an amazing product…

I’m sure most of you have heard that aloe vera is an amazing plant. A lot of people actually recommend drinking Aloe Juice for internal health benefits. Probably the most common use that registers when most people think of Aloe Vera is a remedy for painful sunburns. I …

Help For Dry Winter Skin

I don’t know why I say dry “winter” skin…lately my skin has been dry YEAR ROUND! It’s mostly just in two spots too…the tops of my hands and my shins…so weird.

Actually the tops of my hands is understandeable. I fill my sink with the hottest water and dish soap and bleach every morning…and although my kitchen gloves are hanging RIGHT by the sink, do I put them on? Hardly ever…why do we do that?!? When I was working in the salon full time almost every single one of my clients …

10 Nail Myths Article from Incoco–Part 1 & Part 2

Here’s a great article from a nail company called Incoco–they create really cute fun nail wraps πŸ™‚

Click here for Part 1

Click here for Part 2

I’ve thought for a long time now that diet is one of the most important things in order to have strong pretty nails (unless you are blessed genetically.) Here are three articles I wrote about the benefits of fish oil…I’ve been saying it ever since I started Crossfit and started downing fish oil…my nails have improved dramatically! Except for when I break one on …

Mani Monday–Crossfit Nails for a Crossfit Rockstar!

This is my friend Connie…isn’t she cute πŸ™‚

I like to call her Crossfit Connie πŸ™‚

I’ve known Connie for about three years now. She was one of the original’s at Crossfit Dixie. I was totally intimidated and scared of her when I first started working out down there because she is sooooo bada$& but after hundreds of wod’s together I now know Connie is one of the sweetest, kindest, most thoughtful people I have ever met. And there’s nothing to be afraid of…but she is still totally bad-A! :)))) Check …

Pioneer Day Nails!

Today is the 24th of July for most of parts of the world but in Utah it’s Pioneer Day or Utah Day! I had a brief thought of how I would like to do my nails for Pioneer Day but then quickly realized my “dirt under the nails freshly mowed grass” look fit the day quite well! I’m sure the Pioneer’s who settled Utah back in the 1800’s would envy these nice clean hands! πŸ™‚

Pioneer Day is the day the Mormon Pioneers entered the Salt Lake Valley back in …

Link for “No-Poo” hair care–no shampoo no conditioner–This could take some getting used to!

My sister told me about this link on Pinterest to the Code Red Hat Blog. In it she gives really detailed instructions on throwing away your shampoos and conditioners and just using baking soda and vinegar to wash your hair. I’m not going to go into a lot of details because her blog post is so great, but I am going to say how excited I am about this concept. I love that it’s so affordable! I feel like I always have to buy the most expensive shampoos and condtioners …

Is sunscreen bad for us? And tips for practicing safe sun!

My amazing SIL Jill told me about a book she has been reading. The author is linking skin cancer to sunscreen, basically saying to stay away from sunscreen. It’s weird because the last few months I’ve been thinking a lot about this concept. The sun is good for every other living life form on our planet, why wouldn’t it be good for us to a certain extent?

In the book Jill is reading the author recommends building up a gradual base tan, even recommending tanning beds a little at a …