So I recently picked up some cool nail stickers at Claire’s for 1$ (on clearance) and I finally got the chance to try them out! I have to say I’m disappointed in the quality, however I can’t stay I didn’t expect it. Sally Hansen still offers the best nail stickers by far, but these Claires stickers do offer a better variety of fun accents like rhinestones and ombré! The problem is the stick of them, meaning there is almost none! The edges are also difficult to trim off and they leave a rough lip that attracts lint and fur. They lasted one day in total, which is obviously a bust. I do have to say that they would be great for a one day event like a prom, party, or wedding! Next time I find them on sale again, I’d like to try them out as accent strips by trimming them up and applying a topcoat! So, maybe give them a try and send your feedback!
Gel manicures have been a popular trend hitting nail salons everywhere. Well, I have my own gel kit at home, Sensationail, but I never actually got the manicure done professionally. So, for my mom’s birthday we decided to have a mother-daughter mani/pedi night. I have to say, definitely worth the money! Gel manicures offer so many various colors, just as many as normal nail polishes. Here, I chose from the Gelish nail colors, opting for a basing pink with some sparkle!
I recommend anyone to try a gal manicure at least once, but make sure to scope out your area and find the best deal, because they can be extremely expensive. My mom and I got our nails done at Luv Lee Nails in Depew, after calling a bunch of salons near us. Luv Lee Nails offered a great deal: a gel mani and regular pedi for 50$. Mind you, the gel mani by itself is 40$, and for an extra 10$ we got to get our toes done too! Also, many online websites offer coupons for first time customers, or deal packages on sites such as groupon! So, go ahead and pamper yourself, you’ll be glad you did!