Houston with the Style Editor – The 5 Beauty Products She Encouraged Me to Purchase (so I did).

By Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

Recently the Aha! Style Editor and I were lucky enough to celebrate a mini empty-nester spring break weekend in Houston, TX with our hubbies…  The weather was excellent, the food was delicious, and the shopping….well it was hilarious.    She has more style and shopping savvy in her pinky finger than I have in my whole body!   … Read More »

An Aha! Style Moment: Everything You Need To Know About Current Manicure Terms!

Submitted  by The Aha! Connection Style Editor for The Aha! Connection  

Manicure Terms We Need to KNOW!

The nail polish/manicure game has changed drastically over the last few years.  Gone are the days we just picked a polish and either went to a salon for a mani/pedi or painted them yourself. Let’s break it down:   GEL A few years ago ‘gel” polish was introduced and made drying times a thing of the past. … Read More »

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An Aha! Style Moment: Revolutionary New Nail Polish + 2 Sets to Give Away!

Written by The Aha! Connection Style Editor for The Aha! Connection

I love Fall and all things pumpkin (coffee, bread, soup, candles, soap)!!!!!!  And oh, how I love a fresh manicure……but it makes me so sad when it chips in a couple of days.  As we have discussed before, SNS is a great option for lasting color….… Read More »

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Home Instructions for Removing SNS Polish

Written by The Aha! Connection Style Editor for The Aha! Connection

Hi Quarantine Friends!  I Should have thought to post this earlier, but here are at home instructions to remove SNS polish. 

 

You will need:

 

  • Pure Acetone remover (Amazon and most drugstores carry it)
  • Cotton balls
  • Aluminum foil cut in 4×4 inch squares
  • Nail file

Gently file the top of nails just enough to rough up the shine a bit. … Read More »

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An Aha! Style Moment – Nail Polish Colors for Spring ~ Which one would you like to win?

Written by The Aha! Connection Style Editor for The Aha! Connection

I wonder if the folks at Essie had an almanac when they were creating their Spring 2020 Nail Colors?  They are all appropriately named in a Rain Theme!  While you are out stocking up on toilet paper for the impending “social distancing” due to the Corona Virus, make here you stock up on the Essie Spring 2020 collection so you can do your nails while at home:)  Here is the rundown:

 

Rainwear Don’t Care

A nice  creamy putty color, Essie calls it a “Dirty Neutral.”… Read More »

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SNS Info + Fall Nail Polish Colors! Which one would you like to win!?

Written by The Aha! Connection Style Editor for The Aha! Connection

I love Fall nail colors and it is all about “Metallics” this fall!  Bold, edgy metallic colors were all over New York and Paris Fashion Week.  I am going to list my faves out rapid-fire style, cuz the time has come for us to discuss SNS.… Read More »

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Style Moment: We’re Giving Away the New Early Spring Polish Colors!

Welcome Spring! Hopefully the cold, rainy weather will soon be behind us!  It is time for rejuvenating mani/pedis in fresh colors!

So if you are a Lady Gaga fan and enjoyed her performance of “Shallow” with Bradley Cooper at the Oscars, I have a little inside scoop for you.  The color she wore on her nails that night is a brand new color by Essie, called Stirring Secrets.  Read More »

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Style Moment: We’re Giving Away the New Fall Nail Polish Colors!

Note from Audra: I’ve had several emails and phone calls asking when our Style Editor is going to announce her fall nail polish picks!  Well – today is the day!   Comment on this post with your favorite of these colors and you might win a bottle!  We’ll give away one of every color on Friday!

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Style Moment: Charged Up Cherry – One more summer polish color!

Now that the Royal Wedding is behind us, I just had to mention a late-breaking nail color.  I am still thrilled with all of the spring/summer nail color picks for this season, but I have stumbled upon this color and I cannot resist sharing!  If you are headed to the beach, lake or pool to kick off summer this Memorial Day weekend, Charged Up Cherry (OPI Infinite Shine)  needs to make the trip!  … Read More »

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Style Moment: We’re Giving Away the New Spring Nail Polish Colors!

Note from Audra:

I can’t wait to try these colors…and the “game changing” new products that keep my nails chip free for more than a week!  I’ve bought one of each to give away too! Just leave a comment with the color you like the most and I’ll pick a winner for every color next Friday. Read More »

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Aha! Style Editor
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Style Moment: We’re Giving Away Fall Nail Polish Colors!

Note from Audra:

These colors are so much fun I’ve decided to give away a bottle of each!!!  Just leave a comment with the color you like the most and I’ll pick a winner for every color next Friday.  Hopefully all the bottles will have been delivered to me by then!  I already have Less is Norse on my toes…it’s a great Wildcat Blue and Auburn Tiger Blue 🙂

Nail Colors For Fall

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Aha! Style Moment: Stitch Fix’s Key Pieces for Fall

Our normal Style Editor has been busy with life lately so I thought I’d share something “stylish” that I love…Stitch Fix!  I’ll beg her for new nail polish suggestions this week.  Now, back to clothing…. I’ve even gotten my brother hooked on Stitch Fix for men! They sent me an email detailing the “Key Pieces for Fall” so I thought it would fit right in our Style Moment Section! … Read More »

An Aha! Style Moment: Nail Polish Colors for Spring 2017!

Hello Spring Breakers~

I wanted to touch base before spring and spring break officially kicked off!  What good is a beach vacay without cute toes?  I am so excited to announce the “Official Nail Color of Spring Break.” Actually, I have decided it is the official color of The Aha! Connection.  Drum roll please…….B’AHA Moment by Essie. … Read More »

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An Aha! Style Moment: Summer Nail Colors!

Hello nail lovers!  This year I went a different direction to find my favorite summer colors. I have become reacquainted with dear ole affordable Sally Hansen.  The Sally Hansen line has been around forever, but she has revamped my friends.  Her nail polish stays on so long that after a week and a half with no chips and fabulous color it was hard to take it off and try new colors. … Read More »

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