Allure’s 7 Instagram Accounts to Follow if You’re Nail-Obsessed

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Screenshot 2014-07-17 00.51.27 has featured me alongside 6 of my nail girls as one of the 7 Instagrams to follow if you have Nail FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)! My Instagram feed was described as “Crazy-cool designs that incorporate spikes, 3-D elements, and an occasional face (for example, a thumb tribute to Tupac and Biggie). Also, a Mara Hoffman-inspired manicure I would wear every day this summer.” You know I’m stoked! Click the image above to be directed to the link.


#TipsyLove Friday at Beauty Bar Chicago!



MOD Magazine: Color Play



Excited to announce that the MOD Magazine Art Issue is out! Click on the opening image to be directed to the online issue, read on to see additional nail shots and credits from the editorial.

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AstroWifey Nails for McDonalds

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I worked with McDonald’s Twitter to create a Shamrock Shake manicure at their offices a couple of days ago. Find the original tweet by following @McDonalds on Twitter. “Who’s Lovin’ It”? Click below to see additional photos.

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Tip Tutorials: Gelish MINI Art-Deco

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Gelish now makes a miniature version of its gel manicure line called Gelish MINI. As a nail stylist I adore anything miniature since I am basically working on tiny paintings during manicure sessions. Best perk is that its available at your local Sally Beauty Supply so you can try these two Art-Deco tutorial’s at home! After the jump I will show you #ProTips on how create the perfect Gelish art manicure that is worth experimenting with. Switch out stones or Gelish MINI colors to truly make your own custom mani. Don’t forget to tag me in your renditions on instagram @astrowifey. Read More

#TipsyLove FRIDAY


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 special tracks, read up on our bio’s and our music requests on our feature today on Racked Chicago! Doors open at 9pm, Nails start at 10pm. Early arrival is suggested. Chill out with your martini (or drink of choice) and dance while waiting for your turn. We will have a number system set so you don’t miss a beat!

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Beauty Bar Chicago

1444 W. Chicago Ave

Chicago, IL 60622

$15 Martini & Manicure Special


Our third issue of Tipsy Zine released last week, marking our on year anniversary! The theme of issue 03 is the Paranormal and Extraterrestrial world. With this issue we challenge you to think about the future of nail art and what you would like to see resurrect from the nail grave? Get behind the Bones Brigade of our cover nail artist Erin Hart of Nail Pop LLC, inside manicurist Marian Newman’s head, lurk on nail trends from the top nail artists of the world and read on nail products that will keep us glossy all year round. The magazine retails for $20 and is available for purchase at!


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