Spring Gel Polish Colors 2019

Gel Polish Spring Colors

Spring is in the air..finally! As far as the weather goes, this has been the craziest spring I can remember! Once it starts warming up a bit more the flowers are going to be so beautiful…and it really gets me excited for all the new spring gel polish colors being released this 2019 season! I love spring so much…our cherry tree in our front yard is covered in the most beautiful white blossoms right now and there is a faint tint of pale green on all the trees around town. …

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 …

4 Spring Nail Art Ideas

spring nail art ideas

Spring is almost here! Sunny days, budding bulbs and trees, warmer nights…I love everything about spring. Especially after a colder than normal winter! It’s supposed to be in the 60’s all this week and I couldn’t be happier. With the warmer weather I love planning nail inspiration. Which made me excited to share some fun spring nail art ideas!

OPI Taupe-less Beach with Black Geometric Stamping

I know this isn’t the typical spring look, but I love a great neutral color scheme and think this is perfect for coolish/warmish weather. I used …

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 …

Hello Summer!

Hi Everyone!

Summer is here and it is rocking! The Beauty Lab is staying busy and we have had an awesome first month! I just wanted to do a quick update to let everyone know what is going on with my summer schedule.

First off, I will be taking off the week of July 18-23 to go on a little vacation with my family. Oh! I’m also going to IBS in Las Vegas at the end of this month, June, with my co-workers and I am so excited about this! I’m also …

The Beauty Lab-A full service boutique salon opening soon in St. George!

I’ve got an exciting announcement! I’m moving to a brand new salon opening the first of May. It’ll be right downtown on Main Street in Historic St. George and I’m so excited! It’ll be called The Beauty Lab and we will be offering hair, makeup, lashes, brow, and nail services. The location is a tiny old pioneer home and there will only be 4-5 stylists/techs working. The owners have a beautiful vision of what they would like for it to be and I am so excited to be a part …

Young Nails Caption Art Screens–The Escape Collection

I picked up the Young Nails Caption Conversion Kit with Caption Art Screens at the Beauty supply store the other day and LOVE them!

My kit included The Escape Artist Collection Art Screens and here are all the patterns that come with these plates.

Thanks to polished_by_christina on Instagram for putting this swatch sample together!

The kit also comes with a squishy stamper and scraping card. The Young Nails stamper is amazing and transfers almost perfectly! I’ve been using Caption Polish for stamping and love the black, white, gold, pink, …

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 …