Waterspotting Nail Art Tutorial

Just a quick reminder that we’re holding a giveaway with Bec’s very own nail polish line, Arcane Lacquer. Make sure to enter here if you haven’t already! Hello Lacquerhead readers. After the success of the Pigment Nails Tutorial I did a while back, Lacquerheads were keen to get me to do another tutorial. For a while I was… Read More »

Patchwork Heart Nail Art tutorial

Just a reminder that we’re holding an awesome international giveaway, make sure to enter here if you haven’t already! A couple of years ago, nail polish companies started to bring out ‘real’ polish strips as a convenient and no fuss, no mess way to do your nails. At first I really loved the idea and totally thought it… Read More »

Leopard Print Nail Art Tutorial

Hello lovely ladies of the nail world. Today I am here to share with you my (hopefully) easy Leopard print mani, step by step. Everyone does their own leopard print differently and there is no right or wrong way to do it. Like any kind of nail art, its all up to interpretation. This is my own take… Read More »

Flocking Powder Nail Tutorial

What’s more awesome than fluffy kittens and nail polish? Fluffy nail polish! Textured nails are all the rage these days, and flocking powder is just one easy way to achieve that effect. This tutorial will show you the simple steps needed to create this flocking powder manicure. I originally created this flocking powder manicure for a guest post… Read More »

Easy Flower Nail Art Tutorial

Hello lacquer lovers! Today I have a flower nail art tutorial for beginners. This is something that everyone, no matter what the skill set, can do and it’s an attention getter! For this look you will need a few things:–     A base colour – I used an unnamed neon mint from the brand Just Shine.–     Three different ‘dotting’… Read More »

The Best Apps for Instagrammers

Instagram sure is addictive, and the huge variety of apps available to tweak and edit your photos to perfection makes it even better. We surveyed our brains trust to create a list of must-have Instagram related apps that we have tried and tested: Camera Camera+ (iOS, $1.99) – This camera replacement app has a bunch of useful features… Read More »

Farewell Google Reader

(image credit: Mashable)Just a reminder – Google Reader closes today. To keep up with Lacquerheads of Oz, we recommend that you switch to a different reader: we’re on Bloglovin’ and we have an RSS feed too. You can also find all our posts on Facebook and Instagram.

Reviewed: 4 of the Best Hand Creams

As any true polish addict knows, looking after your hands and cuticles is as important as looking after your nails themselves. The hardest part is actually finding a hand cream to meet your needs! Today I want to show you four different hand creams, of which at least one will meet the varying requirements of you lacquer loving… Read More »

How to Use Cuticle Remover

We all admire well-manicured nails with clean edges. Nails can look neglected with overgrown cuticles along their contours. If done properly and hygienically, removing cuticles is harmless since they are just dead skin (read up on the anatomy of the nail here). However, being too rough on your cuticles with either chemical removers or cutters can damage the… Read More »

Polish Ninja Training 101

Ever had your eye on a polish or two during an online launch or restock only to discover that the item didn’t actually make it into your cart at the last second? Some seller’s websites allow them to have preventative cart-jacking measures in place, but even with these measures you still need lightning fast ninja speed to secure… Read More »