Maskcara Makeup & Milk Review with Before & After Photos

What is Maskcara Makeup?

Have you heard of Maskcara? I’ve been following Cara for years…I did a blog post a long time ago about one of her makeup tutorials you can read about it here. I absolutely love what she has been able to accomplish! Not only is she a crazy successful boss lady, but she’s also spreading huge awareness about foster care, which is just so extraordinary. And just like her beautiful face and soul, her products are amazing. I received a makeover a while back by the best in …

Nail Technician Organization Solutions

nail tech organization

How to keep your nail supplies organized

Nail technicians seem to acquire TONS of supplies over the course of their careers. I thought it might be helpful if I did a post on how Nail Technician Organization Solutions. There are so many great ways to organize your products and supplies and make your life easier!

Nail Polish Organizers

I love these durable plastic polish organizers for gel polish and regular lacquer alike! They hold anywhere from 36-64 bottles, have a convenient carrying handle, and I like the clear plastic for visibility while you …

Pedicures: what matters most?

how to get the perfect pedicure

I’m curious, what do you look for in a pedicure? Is it a big, fancy, jetted pedicure basin with massage chair? Is it a serene spa environment? Is it a nail tech who takes their time and communicates really well and focuses on the areas you are particular about? I would have clients talk about the best pedicure they’ve ever gotten quite frequently. I believe it is an elusive experience to find the perfect pedicure, but here is what matters most to me when I get a pedicure.

Here’s my top …

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 …

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 …

5 Amazing Products Every Nail Tech Needs!Β 

Here are my top 5 amazing products every nail tech needs right now!
1. Nail Forms—eNail Couture

These forms are amazing! I will be ordering them soon so I’ll do a full review once they get here.

I am totally getting these eNail Couture Luxury Forms soon cause I am almost out of forms and these look amazing! They’re the only ones I’ve seen with the stiletto shape combined with the square…and they look like they will stay put! They are on sale right now for a great price of $6.99 …

Ecaille–The “New” Hair Trend

I’ve been seeing this article floating around the web. What do you think? I love this look, but it seems like a darker version of the popular “bronde” hair trend. My favorite stylist that I follow on Instagram, SemaConde Hair posts gorgeous hair all day every day that seems very similar to this technique…

Click on picture for link to SemaCondeHair on Instagram…she’s AMAZING.

What are your thoughts on Ecaille? I’m going to be getting my hair done hopefully soon and I can’t wait to post pics and show it off! …

50 Shades of Grey Nails and Nailart

Yes, I’ve read the books. I’m not ashamed. I liked them too! By the third one I was skipping past all the naughty parts because I reached a point where I was more interested in the story, which didn’t reel me in like a really well written book does but I thought it was entertaining! And I think it would be fun to do a themed mani so I put together a few ideas for you…

I love this collection from OPI–a few grey’s, a sparkly grey, and of course a …