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Spring 2014 Must Have Polishes

Spring 2014 Must Have PolishesI am so ready for spring! Winter is just dragging on this year. Even in the South. But I’m ready for fresh produce and warm sunshine. A girl can dream, right?

Here in Charlotte we’ve had a few days here and there that were gorgeous and warm. I embraced those days and started trying out some more spring appropriate polishes. I have to say I’m really excited about this season’s color palette!

Below the jump you will find the top 5 trending colors for spring 2014 and polish suggestions for each of them! If you want even more suggestions (or just want to know where to find any of these polishes) I put together a Spring 2014 Must Have Polishes collection over on Luvocracy.

I’d love to know what polishes you’re excited about wearing this spring. Make sure to leave them in a comment (and feed my addiction!).


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The Daily Varnish + All You Magazine

All You Magazine Y’all! I’m so excited about this! Several months ago All You magazine contacted me regarding a technique I’ve used in past manicures to create an ombre effect using an eyeshadow sponge tip applicator. They asked me to create a manicure for the magazine. That manicure can be found in the March 2014 issue which is on […] Continue reading →

Alli’s Top 10 Polishes of 2013

Alli's Top 10 Polishes of 2013 This is my favorite post of the year! I love looking back over the year and picking my favorite polishes released in 2013. Of course, I always have a difficult time settling on just 10. I started out with 18 contenders but did manage to dwindle it down to 10. The biggest surprise about this […] Continue reading →

2013 Round Up and Top Posts

Zemanta Related Posts Thumbnail Happy New Year! Welcome to 2014! Every New Year since long before I was born my family has a traditional, Southern meal on New Year’s Day. This includes essentials such as ham, collards, black eyed peas and of course, corn bread. But before we move on to the new year, I wanted to wrap up […] Continue reading →

Winter 2014: Must Have Polishes

Winter 2014 Must Have Polishes Apparently it’s the first day of winter. Not that I’ve noticed. As I type this it is 60 degrees outside here in Charlotte, North Carolina. But hey, that’s how I like my winters anyway! Anyway. On to the nail polish! There isn’t that much difference between the colors that are popular during fall and winter. […] Continue reading →

Iron Bowl 2013 Manicure

BEAT BAMA IT’S IRON BOWL DAY!!!!!!!! Unless you are from Alabama or have some connection with Auburn or the University of Alabama you’re probably going to think I’m a bit crazy after this post. But I’m totally ok with that. The Iron Bowl (aka the annual meeting of Auburn and Alabama’s football teams….) is being played today […] Continue reading →

How to: Clean Nail Art Brushes

How to clean nail art brushes Nail art that requires special brushes is a fairly recent addition to my nail polish world. About 6 months ago I ordered a nail art brush set from eBay. I was so excited when they arrived I started using them right away! Then I realized I had no earthly idea how to clean them. After […] Continue reading →