Broadway Nails Alert

11 Mar

I found this on instagram today. Broadway Nails took a design from user @thepolishedokie and printed it on their Impress Nails without any credit. You can see her post here.

Here is the picture and her caption

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“Contrary to what many people may think, I don’t do what I do to receive free polish. I don’t do what I do to gain followers or likes. I paint my nails and take pictures of them because, as a mom, it’s quite literally the only thing I do for myself. This “hobby” of mine has always been something I loved, and as of last Friday, I lost that love.  Every ounce of respect I had for the professional nail world is gone. It’s disheartening that a worldwide nail corporation thinks it is ok to troll OUR nail pages to find what is popular and take those designs. This #imPRESSnailssituation has angered me. It has hurt me. To#broadwaynails, I’m just some crazy nail lady in Oklahoma who spends hours upon hours on each manicure, but was a moron who didn’t copyright her work. Guess what? That’s how they view YOU too. How can they work with other IG nail artists to design for them, but fail to contact me before printing my design onto their press-ons? Email is still a thing…right? Am I flattered they took my design? No. The path they chose to take is far from flattering for all parties involved. They assumed I was ignorant enough to take advantage of, so I am doing the only thing I can right now: using my voice. Guys, this is NOT ok. This is blatant stealing, and I won’t be quiet about this. I’m not just some crazy nail lady…I’m a fighter. Consumers need to know who they’re giving their hard-earned money to.”

Here is Broadway Nails’ Statement and apology

To our fans and nail enthusiasts, we truly apologize for the current design copyright issues, especially to@badgirlnails and @thepolishedokie. Please know that we take these issues very seriously, and have reviewed them thoroughly.

We will definitely be giving credit to @badgirlnailsand @thepolishedokie for their designs. We have been trying to contact both all day, and we will take the necessary steps with them to make things right. We also want to let you know that we have re-examined and revamped our design procedures, so that this type of incident does not occur again.
Once again, we are sorry about all of this, and we will continue to act to earn your trust. Thank you for your understanding.

 

It seems this issue has been resolved, though to what extent I don’t know.

Hiatus…of sorts

15 Feb

I realize that when I last updated that I said I’d have a lot of stuff for you guys. While it is still true, I’ve been going through some problems recently and this blog isn’t high up on my priorities. I’m sorry to have to say this.

I haven’t really been playing around with makeup recently, as much as I want to. Most days I don’t wear makeup because of work.

I’ve been much more into my art recently, so there may be some art posts. But for now, I’m on hiatus.

If I get inspiration and motivation, I’ll be posting.

Once again, I’m sorry

Wet n Wild Mega Slicks Balm Stain Rico Mauve Swatches

28 Oct

~$3 at Walmart, CVS, Walgreens, and other stores that sell Wet n Wild

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Essence Stay Matt Lip Cream Velvet Rose Swatches

28 Oct

I can’t really give a price,  it’s no longer on the Ulta website.

It was somewhere around $3, I believe.

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NYX The Adorable Shadow Palette Swatches

28 Oct

~8 at nyxcosmetics.com, Ulta, Joy’s Cosmetics and other stores that sell NYX.

 

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Tarte Amazonian Butter Lipstick Tulip Swatches

20 Oct

~$16 at tartecosmetics.com, Ulta, and other stores that sell Tarte

 

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NYX BB Cream Swatches

20 Oct

~$13 at nyxcosmetics.com, Ulta, Joy’s Cosmetics and other stores that sell NYX

I have BBCR02 – Natural

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Essence Longlasting Lipstick Natural Beauty Swatches

16 Sep

$2.99 at Ulta, ulta.com

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Milani Color Statement Lipstick Swatches

16 Sep

~$6 at milani.com, CVS, Walgreens, Walmart, KMart

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Blog Update

19 Jul

Hello everyone!

I’m sorry I have been inactive for so long.  I have finished school and returned to my full time job, so that takes up most of my days.

I was having computer issues because the screen on my computer was broken, but I just got a new computer!  Unfortunately I am still missing the charger for my new camera BUT my new-ish cell phone takes decent pictures and will work in the mean time.

Hopefully I can get some new stuff up soon, I have a lot to post!

Some examples –

  • Milani Color Statement Lipstick in Nude Crème
  • Wet n Wild Balm Stain in Rico Mauve
  • A bunch of NYX stuff
  • Too Faced Shadow Insurance and La Crème lipstick
  • Essence stuff I got back in March
  • Tarte Amazon Butter Lipstick in Tulip
  • And a few more!

I’m still trying to get things organized between computers, so please bear with me.  Thank you for being so patient!!

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