#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…

James Jean Digits

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. 

Holo-Tartan with Formula X

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 Reaches 1 Million and Celebrates with AstroWifey Nails!

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.

AstroWifey in the Chicago SunTimes!

Really excited to be featured in The SunTimes alongside my friend Spifster this Friday! You can also read up on how LVX is polishing off the competition. I will be posting some information on their lacquer along with some looks soon so stay tuned for more updates on how we keep Chicago so polished.

AstroWifey Nails for Cities In Dust Lookbook

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…

#TipsyLove on Thursday

Join Spifster and I at #TipsyLove this upcoming Thursday at Beauty Bar in Chicago! Details after the jump!

Round Up of The Sounds of Summer

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. 

AstroWifey on BreakThru Radio

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.

AstroWifey in Downtown Girls by Wah Nails

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….