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2020: What's your fortune for the Lunar New Year?

Posted by Tiana Regan

At the turn of the new year, it looks as if many are seeing clearly into the future wishing for love, prosperity, joy, and good health. On January 25th, 2020 the Lunar New Year will mark this the year of the Rat. Each year in the Chinese zodiac is presented with one prized animal who won one of the twelve spots in the Jade Emperor’s Great Race. As legend has it, the Rat came in first place. 2020 marks the re-start of the Chinese zodiac cycle and with wonderful things on the horizon. What does your fortune hold for this...

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3 Safe Methods for Cleaning Your Stamper Head

Posted by Tiana Regan

Stampers are the life force for any one who stamps! Plain and simple. Stampers are made to withstand continuous pressing and cleaning about 100x over. If cared for and handled properly, stamper heads can last far longer. Because there are a wide range of stampers on the market for the sake of simplicity we'll narrow down this post to discuss the care of silicone stampers. Silicone stampers, which are probably the most commonly made stampers on the market come in a range of soft, squish, marshmellowy or clear. As a general reminder for using any silicone stamper, it is recommended...

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Here's an Awesome Top Coat Trick!

Posted by Devon Nurre

This month’s community topic is all about top coat application. One of the Maniology Community members created a post about a really cool technique for getting the perfect smudge free finish... Alison T. M. discovered that you can apply top coat to a stamper then stamp it over your manicure to avoid ruining your stamped design! We tested this technique for ourselves to see if it could work with our Speed Dry and Matte Top Coat. The results were extremely successful! Both designs were perfectly smooth and without a single smudge. After you apply the top coat to your stamper we recommend waiting...

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Pastel Goth Vibes

Posted by Tiana Regan

All this beautiful imagery was provided by Pinterest It's creepy, it's cute, it's dark, it's pastel - it's Pastel Goth. Pastel Goth meets dark witchery was the inspiration behind September's Mani x Me Monthly Club themed box. If Pastel Goth doesn't ring a bell (...and don't worry, I did a little research), it's a fashion styling that was created by Tumblr in 2010 and has been a growing fashion trend. The main aesthetics of Pastel Goth is a mixture of elements that stem from many of the cutesy, soft pastel colors seen in Japanese Kawaii art and culture with the...

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Mani x Me Turns 1! Enter our Giveaway

Posted by Tiana Regan

We're celebrating because we've made a year!!! Image source We can't believe it, friends! Whether you've been a Mani x Me'er for the whole year or are new to our subscription - we've enjoyed designing exclusive nail plates, bringing you early release stamping polishes and all the fun stuff in between...don't worry, the gummies will be making a return once the heat dies down (Summer, that means you can exit now). We have come a long way with so many great ideas mapped out for the rest of the year and onward. We hope you continue to enjoy each creative...

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