What nail polish remover should you use??

With so many removers available it can be hard to know which one to buy. Some stores will carry just a few from the same company, others will have 10 different brands! So how do you know which one is best? Does it really matter which brand or can the cheapest be purchased. Which ones [...]

How to move house without breaking your nail polish collection!

This was promoted by a question on one of my recent instagram posts! I'm in the process of moving (hense the quietness of my blog lately) and thought I would share my tips with you! I hope the following tips help you with your move! 1. If you have a small collection or a lot of patience [...]

Clear Polish – Which one??

When I first started theNailChronicle on Instagram I really only used two types of clear, Sally Hansen Hard as Nails and the cheapest clear that I could get my hands on. Since then, a few things have changed. I still use Sally Hansen Hard as Nails as both a base coat and nail strengthen. Unfortunately [...]

How to create Ombre Nails

Ombre can be one of the more challenging nail art techniques to master. The reason for the technique being more of a challenge is that there are many variables that can go wrong. Quite often the wrong sponge can result in the Ombre failing or the polish might not be suitable. Everyone has a slightly [...]

All of the whites

Ok...so not all of the whites :p But I thought I would do a review for you because when  I first wanted to purchase a white polish I really struggled to find one that wouldn't take 4 or 5 coats to put on without being transparent. I really love the white polish is quite versatile [...]

To Repair or not repair a manicure?

To answer this question, I have found each person has a different answer. For me, it really depends on a few things: How long ago did I do the Mani? How badly is the chipping? Is glitter polish involved? Do I have time to complete a new mani? If the mani was relatively simple I [...]

Pokemon Nails – My first attempt at free hand nail art

Hi All, its been a while since posting about my nail art! For more up to date pic's of my nails follow me on Instagram. Currently I am trying to learn free hand painting! This is my first attempt: Its quite messy and I was very disappointed with the result. However as they saying goes [...]

Glitter Ombre

This was my first attempt at a glitter ombre. It didn't quite go to plan but I'm still pretty happy with the result 😀 For the base coat I choose a navy blue. This blue is quite odd in that almost looks purple for the first coat. However after the second coat the blue really [...]

A beginners guide to Nail Stamping

Hi All About a year ago I was introduced to Nail Stamping, which was quite exciting until I tried and failed. I have to admit I was very dishearten and nearly gave up. However after seeing the beautiful designs on Instagram I was determined to keep trying. So I have decided to create this guide [...]