Cuticle conditioning nailed

I’ve never been into the whole manicure at home ‘thing’. A DIY file and paint is about as far as I go, minus two or three manicures a year for special occasions. While I was treating myself to my most recent special occasion manicure before Christmas, I mentioned to my nail technician about how dry […]

1 Week Later – CND VINYLUX Nails

CND VINYLUX nail polish claims that it will last at least 1 week on your nails. This was my first time to try CND VINYLUX weekly polish and I was extremely interested to see if it lived up to the hype. Last Tuesday I was invited to the CND Art Vandal Collection to try out their […]

Constant Continued Education


I thought this was not only true but cute! On the note of continuing my education, I recently was in New Orleans with some of my CND sisters learning about new products that will be released VERY soon. We also had an entire day focusing on bettering our facilitation techniques for our classes. Of course we did have a little time in the evenings to enjoy the sights…

Tomorrow starts my first class since that training. I’m pretty excited to use my new found knowledge in hopes I will improve my faciliation skills. Wish me luck!


Fifth Third Bank Party Nails

Fifth Third Bank Party Nails

One of my clients works at Fifth Third, and they were having a company party the other day. So we wanted to use their colors as the basis for this fun French! These nails were created with CND Retention+ Liquid & Powder. The colors used for the tips were Venique’s Ballerina Blues & Galoshes Glow (which has a greener tint in person). Then I covered all of the nails with one coat of Venique’s Glitters Of Fun. Very fun & festive!

Smile: Our New Emoticons Have Arrived! News

Fan of smileys?🙂 We are. That’s why we just redesigned them to be cleaner, simpler, bigger, more expressive, and modern.


These new smileys are actually vector graphics, so they’ll stay crisp if you zoom in on your page. They’ll also stay sharp on high-resolution mobile displays.


To find out how to use an emoticon appearing in this post, just hover over it and you’ll see which characters produce it. We’re working on expanding our collection, so stay tuned for more smiley fun.


If you’re not a fan of smileys, that’s okay! You can always turn them off and on in your dasbhoard under Settings  Writing. We hope you’ll have fun with these. Smile!

Bonus: We also created a few secret emoticons for you to discover. Good luck finding them!😉

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