Orly Top 2 Bottom Basecoat and Topcoat

Orly Top 2 Bottom Basecoat and Topcoat ($6.99, Sally Beauty Supply)

Orly Top 2 Bottom Basecoat and Topcoat ($6.99, Sally Beauty Supply)

My recent post about Sally Hansen ‘Salon’ nail polish got me thinking about mastering painting my nails on my own. And I’ve just added a new tool to my DIY manicure arsenal!

Orly Top 2 Bottom Basecoat and Topcoat is amazing. The first coat, which you apply before using color, provides a solid base that allows you to apply a smooth, even coat of color. After your color has dried, apply a second coat of Top 2 Bottom. It provides a transparent seal that prevents chipping, helping your manicure last longer.

I was amazed at what a neat job I was able to do. After a little help from a cotton swab dipped in nail polish remover, which I used to clean up any excess polish from the cuticles, I felt like I may never need to go for a professional manicure again!

StealThisDress! Rating: 5

StealThisDress! Rating: 5

HUGE Hair with Bumpits Hair Volumizing Inserts

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Bumpits Hair Volumizing Inserts ($19.99, Sally Beauty Supply)

Bumpits Hair Volumizing Inserts ($19.99, Sally Beauty Supply)

Each time I opened up Vogue or perused gossip blogs for the latest pictures of party-hopping socialites (guilty pleasure galore!), I would curse my fine, straight hair. Curlers, rollers, mousses, sprays–I had tried them all, and in most cases more than once. Hollywood hair was not in my destiny, it seemed. Read more