Sensationail Gelvolution Black & Silver Ballerina Nails

Sensationail Gelvolution Review - Stiletto Black and Silver 72323 swatch 2

Always wanted longer nails but don’t want the upkeep of acrylics or gel?  Sensationail Gelvolution nails offer week long wear with comfort technology.  That means you can actually wear them all week without feeling them pinching.  I tried out the “Silver Drops” design 72323, a black stiletto/ballerina shaped nail with silver glitter accents. These were on sale for around $12 at my local Rexall store.  You get 28 nails in 14 sizes so they should fit all nails.  Unlike many[Read more]

7th Heaven Nail & Cuticle Finger Masques & What’s New From 7th Heaven

7th Heaven Nail and Cuticle Finger Masques Review

I use a lot more acetone than I should and my cuticles often suffer for it.  I am pretty good about using cuticle oil and giving them a little TLC but sometimes they just need a little more help.  So when I saw that 7th Heaven had expanded their range to include some new spa products including Strengthen Nail & Cuticle Finger Masks I was excited.  I have tried similar ones before and they are great to use after removing gel[Read more]

Moroccan Lantern Stencil Nails – Avon & Kayla Ray Vinyls

Kayla Ray Moroccan Vinyls with Avon Polishes 3

If you are not a member of The Maple Lounge on facebook, you should be.  We celebrate Canadian indie brands and get exclusive discounts and offers.  Recently, Kayla Ray Vinyls offered a discount and I picked up a pack of stencils, some unicorn decals and a pile of extra decals that came as part of the offer. Nail Stencils from Kayla Ray Vinyls are about $6 each or you can get a value pack of three for $15 or six[Read more]

Toronto Maple Leafs Playoffs Nail Art

Toronto Maple Leafs Nail Art with Essie Starry Starry Night - BP-L024 and MdU Bones - swatch natural shade

Since the Toronto Maple Leafs made the playoffs, I thought I would do nails to match.  He has been bugging me to do these for a while.  After the Blue Jays lost after I posted post season nails for them, you think he would have quit but anyway… Base colour: Essie Starry Starry Night Stamping plate: Born Pretty BP-L024 Stamping polish: Mundo de Unas Bones Base & top coat: CND Creative Play MdU Bones is my new favourite “white” stamping[Read more]

Avon True Color Nail Polishes in Night Violet & Smoky Plum Swatches & Review

Avon True Color Spring 2017 Nail Polish in Smoky Plum and Night Violet

As I mentioned the other day, there are lots of new shades in the Avon True Color range and today I am sharing their nail polishes in Smoky Plum and Night Violet.  These are two of the shades I have really been enjoying from the latest release of the True Color collection. Avon True Color Smoky Plum Nail Polish Swatches and Review Smoky Plum in mixed sunlight / artificial lighting True Color Smoky Plum under artificial white light Avon True[Read more]