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Fall Beauty Trend: Bloody Burgundy

August 27, 2012

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There is an old rule I’ve lived by for years. It’s not really fall until: I can wear jeans AND a trench coat. There is a day that is respectably cold enough for a fireplace. (There is MUCH liberty taken here.) I can drink a hot chocolate without feeling ridiculous. (Yes, I’m judgey about my […]

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Holiday Style Finishing Touches

December 20, 2011

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Sometimes you just need some go-to details to complete a look – or transform one. You never know when an impromptu holiday party might break out. I’m over at momtastic today talking about my favorite finishing touches for any holiday outfit. Think of it as your holiday style emergency kit.

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Fall Nail Color – Flirting with New Colors

August 2, 2011

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Russian Navy from marie claire magazine photo credit Liz Von Hoene

Image via Marie Claire magazine. Photo credit Liz Von Hoene. I can’t wear jeans and sweaters yet – or, um, until November, but my nails can flirt with fall. I’m over at momtastic today talking about some new nail colors I’m trying this season. What are some of your favorite colors for Fall? Will you […]

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Sally Hansen Salon Effects Nail Polish Strips: Quick Change Artist

May 5, 2011


Bold, aren’t they? While I am more inclined to put a funky color on my toes, these polish strips are awfully interesting. These are not the old Lee Press-On Nails. They are actually nail polish strips and their thin layer offers a variety of benefits that I can see. 1. No time for a manicure? […]

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OPI Blue My Mind: Blue Toes in a Red State

April 28, 2011


My best friend, Wendy, is coming tomorrow for a visit all the way from Chicago. (Hi, Wendy!) It’s been two years since we’ve seen each other and I could not be more excited to spend some time with her in real life. Wendy and I know a lot about each other. More than our husbands […]

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OPI Greenwich Village – Grass Green Toes

March 29, 2011

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OPI Greenwich Village polish spring toes

Sometimes you just need your toes to match the green spring grass. For the helluva it. And sometimes they need to dip into a pool – even if it’s not quiiiiite ready for swimming. And sometimes you realize how badly you need a tan or some good sunless tanning lotion.

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OPI Espresso Your Style & A Declaration of Spring!

March 15, 2011


Spring Pedicure Foot Love OPI Espresso Your Style

Long time readers of outsidevoice know it is not really Spring until the toe ring appears. Doesn’t matter what the calendar says – the ring calls it. Every year. Happy Spring, everyone! Today, to celebrate Spring and Spring Break with Leah we went to get our nails done. My toes are sporting OPI’s “Espresso Your […]

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The “Moon” Manicure

March 9, 2011

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Ruffian Spring 2011 Manicure

Ruffian, Spring 2011 Fashion Week is known for its drama and theatre. There is no better 14 minutes when it comes to style than a runway show, but the clothes are not always the only story on the runway. Cue: The Manicurists. This season, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York threw down the gauntlet for […]

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OPI Texas Collection for Spring-Summer 2011

December 10, 2010

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On my list of dream jobs is being on the team that names OPI products. Seriously. I still giggle every time I grab my Friar, Friar Pants on Fire. For Spring/Summer 2011 OPI has taken their punny inspiration from the Great State of Texas. Yee haw, y’all! It seems this collection is not only centered […]

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Smoky Fall Toes

October 5, 2010


Fall Toes

I’d been seeing a ton of write-ups on the new fall trends around grey polish and, well, it kinda scared me. There were some versions of the grey spectrum that just kind of looked sickly to me, but then I found Essie’s “Over the Top” and loved the charcoal hue. I think when you have […]

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