Tag: gel nails

  • The Truth About Gel Nails

    Fri, 1 April 2016 2:49AM

    Image: Getty There are so many options for perfect nails these days. There’s, acrylics with a tip, gels (with and without a tip), UV colour systems, normal polish and lacquers – you name it! Gels and acrylics look amazing when done right. However, lately there have been some concerns surrounding them. For those who have never had acrylic or… more

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  • How to: Get a Long-Lasting Manicure With Three New DIY Nails Kits

    Tue, 21 May 2013 2:38PM

    If you’re strapped for time (and pocket money) heading to your nail bar on a weekly, fortnightly, or even monthly basis might be quite the stretch. With that in mind, the not-so-new long-lasting nail techniques, like gel, shellac and the like could be a much better option, considering they last the distance. Even better, are those… more

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  • My Beauty Playlist – Laura Mercier Crème Eye Liner, the new BCBGMAXAZRIA Fragrance & More …

    Mon, 18 March 2013 12:48PM

    Happy Monday, Primpers! I’m here holding the fort today while Hayley is swanning about working in Melbourne, checking out the L’Oréal Melbourne Fashion Festival (stay tuned for her report later in the week). Well, it’s me and a few gremlin friends, because I’m unable to get my video going today … which means I’m just going… more

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  • How to: Carry Off Gel Nails

    Mon, 11 March 2013 5:34PM

    For the first time in a long time, I haven’t changed my nails every three (okay, two days). And as hard as it is to admit, it’s quite a different and rather lovely experience, thanks to a shiny new set of Bio Sculpture Gel nails: As you know, I like to experiment with nail colours and… more

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  • Road-Test: Beauty Expo

    Thu, 23 August 2012 4:26PM

    If there were a beauty paradise, this would be it: a gigantic room full of every little and big girl’s fantasy. I’m talking an avalanche of eye shadows, a sea of lipsticks and a whole new range of new beauty treatments. Where was this heaven, you ask? This was at the International Spa and Beauty Expo… more

    Hands & Nails

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  • DIY Gel Manicure Update: We Road-Test the New Orly smartGELS System

    Mon, 9 July 2012 11:06AM

    As much as I love doing my own nails, there’s something extra special about a salon manicure. The gentle hand exfoliation, the massage along the pressure points, plus watching with fascination at the precise and detailed painting makes it one of my favourite pastimes. But, as you all would know, having a full-time job makes it… more

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  • Meet Emily … AKA our beautyholic new blogger

    Wed, 14 March 2012 3:58PM

    Hello Primpers, After bombarding you with snippets from backstage during the shows – let’s face it, fashion stops for no one – I thought it was only polite to take a little post-Fashion-Week breather and properly introduce myself. My name’s Emily and I’m a beautyholic from waaay back. If you love your mags, you might have… more

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  • We need to talk about lace nails

    Mon, 5 March 2012 10:17AM

    A few weeks ago, the lovely ladies from Biosculpture – the pioneers of gel nails – invited me to have a lace pedicure. Now, I’m not usually a fan of nail art in any way, shape or form whatsoever. So I totally surprised myself when I immediately took up the offer. Being invited to have… more

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  • Choose artificial nails

    Wed, 25 August 2010 2:51PM

    I want to stop biting my nails, so I’m thinking of getting fake ones. What’s the difference between them all and what won’t kill my nails? Good one MadisonC, everyone knows that nothing says polished and well-groomed like a fresh mani on neat nails. Whether you rock a demure pale pink or a bold red, wearing… more

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