New Week, New Nails!

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New Week, New Nails!
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Mon, 03-21-2011 - 10:10am

Good Morning everyone (lurkers too)! How was your weekend? Yesterday was the first day of Spring. Is spring in your area? All sorts of things are flowering here and of course my allergies are in full swing ;-( Boohoo!

How are your nails and what are you planning to

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Fri, 04-01-2011 - 1:12am

Hi terre! I need to do something with my nails, they look AWFUL. :(

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Fri, 04-01-2011 - 10:39am

Hi LM! How nice of you to drop by. My hubby did have a nice birthday. It was nice having him at home.

As for your nails - I have to tell you - it's important to do weekly manicures, even if you don't paint them. What I do is file, add some nail oil to moisturize my nails and cuticles, push back the cuticles and then apply a clear topcoat. That

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Sat, 04-02-2011 - 12:41am

You are right.

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Sun, 04-03-2011 - 12:36pm

I have heard of T.I.P.S but never tried it. I just use my nail oil and I'm good to go. I can't wear all pastel colors since my skin color is a little dark. Pink looks horrible on me. But I like purples, reds and even blue.

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Sat, 04-09-2011 - 1:27am

Yeah, I like brighter pastels like these.

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Sun, 04-10-2011 - 1:11pm

I like those colors! I've never tried Essie.