Mani Monday: Summer Strawberries



Yes, Lana del Rey, now that it’s mid-August, I’m having some Summertime Sadness (mostly dreading the shorter days and mega-allergies of fall). But summer’s not over yet so I decided that I wanted a strawberry manicure this week. After all, what fruit epitomizes summer more than strawberries (okay, maybe watermelon)? So it’s another Monday and I have another amazing Azusa manicure.

Here’s Azusa’s photo:

Screen Shot 2013-08-12 at 10.52.30 AMNote: I chose a baby pink strawberry for my right ring finger to tie in the tip shade I chose for my French manicure.


Mani Monday: pppp-pandas!



Check out my new gel mani! My manicurist Azusa is heading to New York City next week to compete as a finalist in Sally Hansen‘s I Heart Nail Art contest. Obviously Azusa deserves to win (my panda was child’s play for her— it didn’t even take her a minute to draw!). Here’s a better pic of my panda nails—shot by Azusa herself: Continue reading

Mani Monday



After a long hiatus, I’m back on the Calgel bandwagon. Here’s what I’ve got on my hands right now: a lavender-taupe French tip with a platinum glitter trim. I love how the little stripe of sparkle is like jewelry for my fingertips!