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Gel Nails – Gel Polish? Gel Hybrid? Gel Effect? Let’s Break It Down!

Gel Polish and Hybrids Breakdown via @AllLacqueredUp

Gel Polish and Hybrids Breakdown

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With every brand and their mother putting out a product with “GEL” in the name, nail world is becoming a very confusing place. The introduction of CND Shellac started a gel nails craze that has prompted more traditional polish brands to jack its style, producing products that promise gel-like results.

But here’s the problem. Gel Polish, Gel Hybrid, Gel Effect, Soak-Off Gel, UV Gel. What do they all mean? All this terminology makes it hard to decipher how a product applies and performs so I’m here to break down the differences for you.
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Deborah Lippmann Fall 2014 New York Marquee Collection

Deborah Lippmann Fall 2014 New York Marquee Collection via @AllLacqueredUp

Deborah Lippmann Fall 2014

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Hearkening back to a time when women were called “dames,” when Victory Rolls and Veronica Lake waves were all the rage in hair, the Deborah Lippmann Fall 2014 “New York Marquee” collection takes inspiration from the luxe fabrics of the 1940s. Think of the chrometastic Chrysler Building, the glitz of Broadway and silk charmeuse gowns.
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Deborah Lippmann Summer 2014 80s Rewind Swatches and Review

Deborah Lippmann 80s Rewind - Summer 2014

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Is anyone else obsessed with the “80s Project” on Grey’s Anatomy? If you aren’t in the know, the second half of the season featured unique covers of creator Shonda Rhimes’ favorite 80s tunes. We’re talking, “Take On Me”, “Tainted Love”, “Fame”, etc. I hope they sell them as a compilation.

Between that and the Deborah Lippmann Summer 2014 “80s Rewind” collection, I’m loving this celebration of my favorite decade for music.
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Deborah Lippmann Summer 2014 “80s Rewind” – Preview

Deborah Lippmann 80s Rewind Summer 2014

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Hit rewind. This summer, Deborah Lippmann is taking us back to the 80’s, where pop ruled and rock rolled. Her Summer 2014 Collection is an ode to the decade: six vivid crème shades radiate a full burst of energy and maximum color.
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Eight Emerald Green Nail Polishes, Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day

St Patrick's Day Emerald Green Nail Polish

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I love any holiday that gives me an excuse to wear green nail polish (as if I need one) and with St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to dive into my emerald hues and figure out what to wear. If you’re struggling to find the perfect green to represent your Irish pride (we’re all Irish on March 17th, no?), then I’ve got eight great options for you.
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