All that Glitters

gold beauty finds

Shimmer and shine with these gold beauty finds! They say it came from outer space. Apparently a colossal meteor shower some four billion years ago deposited the precious stash of gold we now have on earth today. Whether it came from space or not, what we know for sure is that gold calls to some deeply innate […]

Nail It: Match Your Mani to Your Spring Getaway

spring nail colors

Our favorite spring nail colors for your next weekend away with the girls. You know what they say: “You can tell a lot about a girl by her nail polish color.” OK, maybe not, but for many chicas, manis and pedis are as big of deals as shoes and purses, especially on vacation. Embellish your […]

Total Reboot: New Year Beauty Duty

beauty finds 2016

Out with the old, in with the pretty. Make room for the season’s best and brightest beauty loot by tossing those things that didn’t work, didn’t flatter your complexion or are just plain suspect. Here’s what to pitch and what to poach. Unidentified mascaras The simple rule of mascara is that when in doubt, toss […]

Trend Spotting: Frighteningly Hot Halloween Nail Art

Halloween Nail Art

This week, we’re digging our nails into Halloween nail art! It’s mid-week and we are feeling trendy. This week, we can’t help but notice the beauty buzz about Halloween nail art and glow-in-the-dark nail polish. Nails continue to heat up the blogosphere and there is no better excuse to create a spooky set of digits than on Halloween. […]

Treat Your Feet: Geluxury Slippers

geluxury slippers

It’s a perfectly dreary Sunday. When you live in the perpetually sunny Phoenix area with a summer of endlessly sweltering days just months away, you revel in days like this. Today was made for slapping on a facial mask (check!), tuning in to a chick flick and staying in your PJs and slippers past noon. […]

Ragged Nail Rx: Probelle Touch N Grow Nail Hardener

Probelle Touch ‘N Go Nail Hardener

Probelle Touch N’ Grow Nail Hardener duo strengthens and rebuilds damaged nails into strong and healthy nails, enhancing your nails’ natural growth and appearance. Every day, from morning to night, we make decisions to be healthy. We drink vegetable juice for a nutritional energy boost in the A.M. We read the healthiest headlines on our feedlys throughout […]

New Nail Obsession: Formula X Press Pods

formula x press pods

Hold on to your nail files, ladies, there’s a new mani cure in town! The new Press Pods from Formula X are about the coolest thing I’ve seen since glitter nail polish. The set of single-use, squeezable nail lacquers come in a pack of 24 bestselling shades and is now available at Sephora stores and sephora.com […]

Pretty in Radiant Orchid: 2014 Pantone Color of the Year

Radiant Orchid

Finally, a color we can get behind: Radiant Orchid is named Pantone Color of the Year 2014. A departure from jewel tones of years past, 2014 is all about the bold and the beautiful orchid. Not far off from our signature Spa Girl shade, we couldn’t be more excited. Anointed by Pantone Universe as the […]

Hopscotch Kids Nail Polishes for the Spa Girl in Training

Hopskotch Kids

My 3-year-old niece is the cutest little nugget to ever walk the earth and on the rare occasions we get to spend one-on-one time together, it always involves me breaking out my nail polish collection. She’s actually pretty good at sitting still while I paint her teeny tiny toenails. Her fingernails are a little more […]

All Hands on Deck: My At-Home Gel Mani with Couture Gel Nail Polish Kit

Couture Gel Nail Kit

Not all at-home gel manicure kits are created equal. I know, I’ve tested them. But the Couture Gel Nail Polish Kit is one of the best I’ve tried! Why? Let me tell you. For starters, I love that their website shows you how the shades will look on different skin complexions. When you’re shopping online, […]