10 Bold Nail Trends in 2020: Inspiration Before Your Next Manicure #NailsonFleek

Let’s talk about nail trends.  From acrylics, dipping powder, or gel polish, manicured hands are making a big statement!

A few years ago, nude tones were a big trend but women are stepping outside of their comfort zone.  Leopard print, neon lacquer, glitter highlights, and ombre designs are seen in the office or school pick-up line.

Take a look and find nail inspiration before your next manicure.  Tell me in the comments box, do you prefer dipping powder or gel polish?

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How To Make Gel Manicure Last During Holiday Party Season

November marks the beginning of holiday party season and getting a manicure is at the top of everyone’s to-do list.

My favorite salon service is receiving a gel manicure but with so many daily activities I suffer from a few dents and chips.

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I wanted to share tips that will make your gel manicure last longer and keep your hands beautiful during the holidays.

Make Your Gel Manicure Last:

  1. When cleaning wear rubber gloves.
  2. Avoid boiling water which lifts the nail lacquer.
  3. Use cuticle oil to keep the nail bed healthy.
  4. Apply a clear topcoat to add shine.
  5. Use sugar scrub on the hands to exfoliate and remove dryness.

The biggest gel manicure secret is when the polish chips use a file to reshape the nails. Filing removes the chipped polish and makes your manicure look fresh.  Finish the process with hand lotion.

Gel manicures can be beautiful and shiny!  Remember, do not remove the gel polish at-home and take a break between salon visits to let the nails repair.

 

Butter London Lip Crayon and Nail Lacquer – Product Review

Butter London has expanded their line of cosmetics from nail polish to lip crayons, mascara, and eyeliner.  I have been (super) lucky to receive a box of their samples this summer.  The products could not have arrived at a better time and I was eager to share the experience.

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Product Review (rating 1 – 10)

The Lip Crayons are amazing and come in a variety of shades.  There’s a lip color for every skintone; beauty enthusiasts and makeup artist can have a good time with this product.  The lip pencil is very large (makes it easy to shape the lips) and leaves a creamy finish.  It also smells nice with a mild vanilla scent and the pigment is true to shade.  I give this product a thumbs up and rating of the number 10.

Let’s talk about Allure & Butter London‘s collaboration with a fabulous new nail lacquer collection titled,  Arm Candy!  The theme for the box was take self-expression to the next level with a range of colors and finishes. There were individual lacquers such as Nude Stilettos, Statement Piece, I’m on The List, It’s Vintage, Disco Nap, Lust or Must; the 4-Piece Fashion Lacquer Collection inluded Violet’s Revenge, The Sweet Spot, So Major, Front Row.

Same as the lip crayons, every shade was true to color but most importantly, the polish gave a salon finish.  It was easy to use (or glide) with a specialized top to eliminate spillage.  The nail lacquer also dries fast due to the fact I (always) polish my nails at the last minute.  I give this nail collection a thumbs up and rating of the number 9.

To purchase their products, visit the website: ButterLondon.com  Also, stay connected to the site, there could be a giveaway happening very soon!

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butter LONDON Cosmetics & Nail Lacquer – Beauty Review

butter LONDON is expanding beyond nail lacquer into cosmetics that encourages creativity, while remaining devoted to colour without compromise.

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I was super excited to receive a package from the company.  The items in my box included:

Lippy Bloody Brilliant Lip Crayon

Union Jack Black Eye Pencil

ICONOLAST Mega Volume Lacquer Mascara

Nail LACQUER LadyBird

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The Review –

I started with my weekly manicure and decided to wear the LadyBird Nail Lacquer.  The color was true to shade (of what’s shown in the bottle) and had a high gloss.  It also paints nicely and lasted for a few days.  I was pleased with the results of my manicure.

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The butter London Lip Crayon was amazing; an unexpected surprise.  The crayon was extremely soft, gorgeous color, and the top is actually a pencil sharpener.  I like to apply makeup daily so this makes my process faster; simply open the top and sharpen your lip crayon.

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How often do we purchase an eye pencil and the color’s difficult to apply.  In my case, I like to wear black eyeliner to open my eyes because that’s the shade of my lashes.  The Wink Eye Pencil (again) was easy to use and provided a beautiful line.  Here’s a tip, when using a good eye pencil there’s no need to heat the top of the pencil!

The last goodie in my package was the Mega Volume Mascara.  This mascara has a unique wand with a small ball at the end for your bottom lashes.  Aside from the fact my lashes received a “mega” boost, my bottom lashes gained volume as well.

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I am a huge fan of the butter London Cosmetics and Nail Lacquer Collection.  I hope to share more of their products with you in the future.  Visit the website to purchase items for your summer look!

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