Party Alert! Tipsy Zine & DJ Lani Love will be back at BeautyBar for our party #TipsyLove tomorrow night to celebrate nail art culture! What does that mean? Nails by yours truly alongside some of Chicago’s best; Spifster & Crowezilla. DJ Lani Love will keep you moving with her mix of Hip Hop, Disco and House. All of us nail artists have requested some…
Last year my client visiting from New York got Yoshitomo Nara nails, this year she wanted a theme surrounding artist James Jean. Kirsten, who works for a gallery in New York is an art enthusiast who doesn’t waste time expressing herself through her digits. Read on to see more inspiration behind this electric manicure.
Formula X is Sephora’s new innovative line of lacquers that is dubbed the best in performance and play. This 3-free lacquer collection has more than 200 shades which include different colors and effects. Read more to see what colors I used to create this Holo-tartan print that is perfect for the Holidays yet you can get away with wearing all year!
Ulta commissioned me to create a set of nails to celebrate their 1 million followers on Facebook! Congrats Ulta for such a cult following, you deserve it! The colors I used for the ombrè is Primrose Hill Picnic, Jaffa and Silly Billy by butter London available at all Ulta stores.
I had the pleasure of working with Meghan Lorenz, Chicago’s Cities in Dust jewelry designer on her lookbook for FW 13. Photographer Julia Stotz did an amazing job with the product shots of the jewelry, which were inspired by Hollywood regency. Pulling from the theme, I lined the cuticles in a deep charcoal color with plum undertones and a bone grey that had hints of…
Join Spifster and I at #TipsyLove this upcoming Thursday at Beauty Bar in Chicago! Details after the jump!
Summer has come and gone along with the many music fest’s in Chicago. Thinking back about all the music and festival nails I did this summer, I felt it was only appropriate to compile a round up to reminisce of the sounds of Summer.
Listen to my interview on BreakThru Radio where I talk about my favorite colors by RGB and Jin Soon, nail tips and trends, nails at NYFW, Tipsy Love party, and more on my trip to NYC for Refinery 29 and Revlon.
Getting into nail art years ago I stumbled upon a group of fly chicks in the UK creating custom nails and I knew they were ladies to watch, I kept a strong eye and watched as the Wah empire blew up. I remember when Sharmadean Reid, the brain baby behind Wah Nails opened up her first location in 2009 in the East End of London….
You heard right! Essie is coming out with a gel (aka No Chip). Releasing in salons in October, the 36 shade line has keratin technology infused with Vitamin B5 and E to condition your nails and keep them happy and hydrated. Why the long wait for Essie Gel when all competitors were releasing gel products? Weingarden did not want to release a gel manicure…