Far out, man! These flower nail wraps from Kiss remind of a page straight out of my mom’s high school yearbook. The psychedelic colors make for a perfect Summer mani and while the funky flower print stood the test of time, can the same be said about the nail wraps themselves?
I love how the pack comes with 28 strips for your fingers and toes, including a few extras in case of any slip ups. There are larger wraps for thumbnails and you can easily trim them with scissors to use on those in-between sized nails.
Applying them was a breeze! They don’t rip like some thin nail wraps and filing them down is fairly easy. However, the thickness of the strips makes them stiff, leading to unsecured edges. I followed the box instructions and on day 2 of wearing the strips they were already “rolling” up. I did add a step by applying a top coat to seal it in, so maybe that’s why they’re peeling off so quick. Next time I won’t apply a clear coat and hopefully they’ll last longer.
I definitely recommend these for a special occasion or for people like me that enjoy picking off their nail polish during the day. I’m peeling these babies off as I write this and boy, is it satisfying… Can you dig it?
Jumpsuits are comfy, lightweight and a great staple for vacations. Talk about lazy, you got your pants and top all in one. Easy-peasy. But suppose you want to mix it up and make this parachuter’s uniform into more than just loungewear. Add a button down such as the linen one above or a light denim chambray top for a look fit for the cabana. Stay tuned this week as I map out different ways to sport this adult onesie.
[Ashley's Cafe - San Francisco] Whenever I have meetings or coffee dates, I always suggest this place because of it’s good music and calm atmosphere.
The dark wood paneling is also very impressive.
Not to mention the selection of snacks will apease almost anyone.
FINALLY, a Mexican restaurant in the Inner Richmond. Tyler and I stumbled upon this place on accident after looking for a place to eat. Believe it or not, there are no Japanese restaurants open for lunch on a Sunday (what’s up with that?), but we were fortunate to find this gem. We’ve been complaining about the lack of Mexican food in our neighborhood and at last, La Ciudad De Mexico opened just a few blocks away.
I had a veggie burrito and the boy got a chicken burrito. The food was decent, but the price made it better, about $6-$7 per burrito. I was too hungry to look up reviews (or even pay attention to the sign) before ordering and I regret not getting one of their Mexican Sanwiches. So until next time…
P.S. Happy Birthday to my big sister who turned 30 today! You might remember her from this post when we went to NYFW together.
Welcome to The FPR nail salon. Here you will see a growing collection of some of my favorite nail polishes stacked neatly for the sake of this photo.
Not only does the rack help me decide on what color to use next, it makes for festive wall decor. Thinking about adding nail rack to your wall? See a similar one here or if you’re feeling crafty find out how you can build your own!
Try and use fast drying top coats like this & this whenever you paint your nails. These top coats are thick which helps with chipping and nail breakage. If you have longer nails, I suggest painting up and around the tips as well as the underside . This seals in the nail polish for a longer lasting paint job. (It also prevents jagged nails that snag on everything).
Have you tried Revlon’s Top Speed polishes? The formula is a little thin, but it’s comparable to the consistency of Essie polishes. I like Revlon’s Top Speed because it dries within minutes and they work well as base colors for nail art. I sometimes use “Spirit 355” (white) as a base coat to make vibrant colors really pop.
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I’ve never been much of a dress girl and I’ll usually try to get out of wearing one if I can. When I HAVE to depart with my pants, I’ll sneak into a skirt instead. I prefer skirts to dresses because you can create multiple outfits with them and make them work for many occasions. With wedding season near, why not invest in a skirt? You can probably get away with wearing it a couple times without someone saying “didn’t she wear that already?” Plus, it’s the perfect option for those photobooths where they only shoot from the waist up.