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 …

Open For Business!

I’m excited to announce I will be going back to work starting next week!  I’ve been agonizing about where to work but decided Studio 359 is the place for me, which is where I worked for several years before. It’s a great salon filled with amazing people in a great location right downtown in St. George, Utah. 

I will be offering the following services:

30 Minute Pedicure-$25
50 Minute Pedicure-$35
Gel Polish-$20+
Gel Overlay-$35
Gel and Acrylic Extensions-$40+
Gel and Acrylic Fill-$30+
Gel Toes-$20+
Buff and Polish-$15
Nail Art-$5+

*all prices and services are subject to change without notice. 

I will be using …

My Mothers Day Nails

Mother’s Day is right up there at the top of my favorite holidays. Not because it’s a day where I get spoiled, but it’s a day that reminds me of the best thing that’s ever happened to me. I’ll never, ever forget the first time I laid eyes on my son…I know it’s super cliched…but it was the best day of my life. Becoming a mother. I never knew I would love it so much.

Now we have another little boy about to join our family and I can’t be more …

Cinco de Mayo Nails!

I have to be completely honest…I Googled Cinco de Mayo because I wasn’t quite sure if it was definitely Mexico’s Independence Day or not. Here is the definition Wikipedia so kindly generated…

“Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for “fifth of May”) is a celebration held on May 5. It is celebrated in the United States[1] and in Mexico, primarily in the state of Puebla, where the holiday is called El DΓ­a de la Batalla de Puebla (English: The Day of the Battle of Puebla).
It originated with Mexican-American communities in the American West …

5 Tips On How To Be A Successful Nail Tech

I’ve been wanting to write this article for a while now because I see so many nail techs struggling in the industry and I think there are some simple rules that if you follow them, you will be successful. At anything you do.

1. Be Professional

What does it mean to you to be professional? lists these ten rules of professionalism which I think sums it up perfectly.

1. Competence. You’re good at what you do – and you have the skills and knowledge that enable you to do your job well.

2. …

OPI GelColor Review–You’re Such A Budapest

OPI GelColor Reviews

I’ve been seeing a lot of people online asking about reviews for OPI GelColor so I thought I would start posting and see what kind of feedback I get. I have a ton of posts with OPI GelColor in them so I will add all of those to the GelColor Category as well.

You’re Such A Budapest Review

I have been wanting a good lavender gel polish for a while now. You’re Such A Budapest was released last year as a special release during the Spring 2013 collection release. It …

How I Became A Nail Tech & A Vinylux Summer Brights Kit Giveaway!!

Vinylux Summer Brights Kit Giveaway!

Enter to win this awesome kit!

First things first! I’m doing another giveaway! Another Vinylux Summer Brights Kit. To enter, you just need to comment below in the comments section and tell me a favorite summer memory–you can enter once a day too if you’d like so write back each day with a new summer memory. I’ll start it off πŸ™‚

Here are a few rules:

1. Contest ends June 14-Flag Day!

2. I’ll ship anywhere, but won’t guarentee a safe arrival of the product.

3. You can enter …

My 5 Favorite Nail Products

My Top 5 Favorite Nail Products–Hempz Moisterizer, Fish Oil, Seche Vite, Star Pro Foot File, Soak Off Gel Polish

If your like a lot of people, you buy way too many beauty products. You’ll end up using most of the products once or twice, eventually sticking them in the back of a junk drawer or medicne cabinet, until one day you purge your bathroom throwing away almost all those beauty products you spent far too much of your hard earned money on. I mean, I never do this…ever…but I have …

Cancun nails! Acrylic overlay with Shellac Tropix and Turquoise Young Nails Mani Q Green 101


I totally forgot to post a pic of these cute nails I did for my awesome, gorgeous, fun friend Kendra!

Kendra’s Cancun Nails


Pink acrylic sculpted nails with Shellac Tropic and Mani-Q Green 101 with Gold Studs


I love how they turned out! I do a light pink acrylic sculpt with Kendra because she is a nail biter (I was once a biter too!) and then I finish the design with gel polish. Kendra wanted coral and turquoise nails to match her bikinis she is taking with her to Cancun, Mexico. …