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Ha! And by “ha!” I mean “terrifying!”…

29 Aug

This is Paula Abdul’s pup Bessie Moo…with her nails painted. This strikes me as wrong. I am not opposed, however, to dressing animals up in human clothing (I have dressed Rocky in sailor suits, dresses, hoodies). But I feel like make-up is crossing the line. Eeeeh….


Nail your nails

10 Aug

I know that everyone is all about the pastel nail this season. Pale blue, cotton candy pink, etc etc. Even I recomended recently NYC color’s Polyester Pink (which BTW only cost 97 cents and lasts forever!)

Well today I stepped on my first crunchy leaf, so I think it is officially time to turn our heads forwards and anticipate the fast-approaching fall. I’m not suggesting we start hoarding acorns, but I am suggesting we start thinking about autumn beauty. Which I think should start with OPI’s sexy, sexy, sexy Caffeine Fix nail polish ($9).

The color is so complex I can’t even stand it. A deep, brownish reddish purple, like layers and layers of red wine stains and coffee. It is positively alluring. Get thee to a Sephora, ASAP.

Cheap alert, cheap alert

2 Aug

This actually looks delicious enough to eat. I bet it tastes like cotton candy. But more likely poison.

Whenever I get bored with my nails — which is quite frequent — I head to my nearest drugstore to find the cheapest possible nail polish I can find, in a color I like. I figure that when I’m experimenting with my nails, I don’t want to spend big bucks on a color that I end up not liking. Because let’s be honest, who actually tries on the tester nail polish at Sephora?

So for less than two dollars (less than two dollars!), I found NYC New York Color’s long-wearing enamel in Polyester Pink Creme. While I have yet to find out whether the polish deserves its “long-wearing” status, it definitely delivers for less than two dollars. I just love this color, especially in the summer, when I want to accentuate my tan as much as humanly possible. And I’ve always been a fan of Pepto Bismal pink.

Note: For rich color, definitely apply 2-3 coats with this polish.