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dermelect MEMENTO manicure extender top coat0

alright, lets’ s talk top coats – because there is nothing more frustrating than rocking a beautiful salon manicure for for a mere 24 hours before boom! chips galore. to deal with this issue, i have been committed to gel manis for months now … Continue reading

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we tried it: ombre nail art0

please welcome new glossarie contributor, stefanie! she comes to us with a cosmetology license, a fierce beauty obsession and a love for trying new things. read along as she shares all of the details of her beauty trials this summer! when it … Continue reading

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spring things from mark.0

’tis the season to toss away the dark lip, moody eyeliner and embrace the pastel goodness of spring! my friends at mark. are doing it oh-so well with a handful of light and fresh launches. my favorite is the trio … Continue reading

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spring break beauties0

it’s 75 degrees in va today with some much-needed bright and beautiful sunshine. i’ve gotten so used to the gray of winter that i completely forgot – it’s spring break season! to celebrate, i painted my toes ‘suburban warrior’ by … Continue reading

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revlon colorstay gel envy4

we’re all looking to save a little cash this time of year and i know that when i’m evaluating my own budget, regular gel manicures are the first thing to go. this is especially disappointing because i love nothing more … Continue reading

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mischo luxury nail lacquer2

when it comes to nail polish, i want shine, strength, and no streaks – and i want it in two coats that dry lighting fast. mission impossible? maybe – but it’s certainly not an order too tall for mischo beauty. … Continue reading

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eve lom cuticle cream4

ragged cuticles and hang nails galore are more than a cosmetic issue – they hurt! for me, these are the two tell-tale signs that it has been way too long since i’ve sat in a manicure chair, but as much as … Continue reading

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treat collection in shimmery stars0

this soft and shimmery midnight blue from treat collection is so, so good. i love an opaque cream nail as much as the next girl, but there’s something totally unexpected about a moody and silvery blue. it’s dark enough to … Continue reading

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beauty essentials4

  i get a lot of questions about my beauty essentials. inquiring minds want to know about the must-have products that i can’t live without and the parts of my routine where i tend to splurge instead of save. when it comes … Continue reading

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a reverse moon mani in mint + navy0

i cannot stop thinking about this multicolored half-moon manicure spotted on nailing hollywood. the rounded tips, the navy-on-aqua tones accented with gold dots, it’s just all very, very good. this is the kind of nail art that i love because, … Continue reading

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