Paint Box Polish Blog

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  • Leopard Print Manicure... Video tutorial

    Building on yesterday's monochromatic dot manicure, today's tutorial is also done using only polish and a dotting tool (can be a formal dotting tool, toothpick, bobby pin, etc.). It is a tad bit more complicated, but totally doable! Because leopard spots are irregular and do not line up, this... View Post
  • 6 Harts Polish Nourishing Lemongrass Lotion

    As a small business owner, I love to support other small businesses. Especially when I know that the owner is a fantastic person. Courtney Hartman, the brains behind 6 Harts Polish, is just that. A polish and skin care maven who is also a beekeeper and wine maker and has one of the biggest he... View Post
  • Base Coats and Top Coats... Are They Necessary?

    In a word, no. base coats and top coats aren’t necessary parts of a manicure at all. They do, however, play very important roles in a fantastic, long-wearing manicure. Let’s break them down and discuss. Base Coats Base coats most important role is probably that of protectant. Some colors (I’m l... View Post