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Primp & Polish: Every Nail Polish Color Under the Sun

Primp & Polish is a Williamsburg nail salon favorite that is fairly fancy, has every nail polish color imaginable (including up to date seasonal colors from Essie, OPI, Chanel, and China Glaze), and has tons of gel options. It seems like they carry every single brand and color of gel polish imaginable– Shellac, CND, Gelish,(…)

Drinking the Kool-Aid: Philosophy’s Microdelivery Peel

I’m a sucker for a few things in consumer life–made for tv products, sample-size beauty product bundles, the false idea of ‘saving more than you spend’ when things are on sale–to name a few. But the thing I am the absolute biggest sucker for is positive reviews, whether for movies, restaurants, or my recent favorite:(…)

Cookbook Review: The Accidental Vegan

Last year I was browsing at Powerhouse Books in DUMBO when a slim cookbook caught my eye. I don’t own many cookbooks and usually Google recipes when I want to make something new. As I paged through The Accidental Vegan by Devra Gartenstein I was stuck by how few ingredients each recipe called for. For(…)

I Am Addicted to Sakura Nail and Spa

Yes, it’s true. As you know from my previous post about gel manicures, I am a huge fan. I’ve gotten a few gel glitter gradations from various nail salons, but I am becoming more and more convinced that Sakura Nail and Spa in the East Village is the place for me.  They are artistes! Nail(…)