Polygel Review | Vlog

Hey guys!

Today I’m sharing my latest vlog from my YouTube Channel. As you might have seen from my last vlog, I purchased the super popular Polygel product from Cosmo Prof. I’ve been testing it out on clients for the past three weeks and I have a lot to say! Let’s get started!

Thank you all so much for watching! I hope your day is awesome; love and light! :)

XX, Amy


Email: polishedbyamyy@gmail.com

YouTube Channel: Polished by Amy

Instagram: @polishedbyamy

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Fall Nail Inspiration!

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Today I wanted to share more of the nail work I’ve done in my salon this week. My clients have been in the Fall mood experimenting with new colors and designs. We’ve done a lot of darker shades and simple nail art. This season is my favorite when it comes to nail art, so I can’t wait to see what else we come up with soon. I have all the colors and names tagged if you’re interested!

Mauve: Fifth Avenue

Orange: Orange Knockout

Black: Date Knight

Green: Off Tropic

Blue: I Need A Refresh-Mint

 

Purple: Bahama Mama

 

Thank you all so much for stopping by! What kind of shades do you like to wear during the Autumn season? Let me know in the comments below. I hope your day is awesome; love and light! :)

XX, Amy


Email: polishedbyamyy@gmail.com

YouTube Channel: Polished by Amy

Instagram: @polishedbyamy

Free Starbucks and Nail Polish?! | Vlog

Hey guys!

Today I’m sharing my latest vlog where I’m on the hunt for nail polish, Polygel, and coffee! Come hang out while we visit THREE beauty supply stores and score some free goodies!

Thank you so much for watching! I hope your day is awesome; love and light! :)

XX, Amy


Email: polishedbyamyy@gmail.com

YouTube Channel: Polished by Amy

Instagram: @polishedbyamy

Helpful Salon Tips From a Nail Tech

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I wanted today’s post to be helpful for anyone who visits a salon. If you’re getting your makeup, hair, or nails professionally done, there are a few rules to go by that will make your beauty professional fall in love with you! These are ways to ensure your salon visits are enjoyable, relaxing, and go by smoothly each time. Besides, don’t you want a great relationship with the person in control of your hair, face, or nails?? Here are my top tips:

  • Don’t pick off your enhancements! Book an appointment to get them removed. This will save your natural nails from unnecessary damage. 
  • Prebook your next appointment before you leave. This ensures you have a slot in the books for your fill in or touch up!
  • If you have to cancel, give them AT LEAST 24 hours notice. This gives them time to fill your spot so they don’t waste that time for potential work.
  • Tip, tip, tip! You wouldn’t believe how much a nail tech/hairdresser’s income depends on tips.
  • Don’t use your phone during your manicure. This slows down our work and it’s also a bit rude..
  • Let them know your nail/hair concerns or goals. We want you to be happy!

That’s it for today! Thank you all for stopping by! If you have any other points to add, please leave them in the comments below. I hope your day is awesome; love and light! :)

XX, Amy

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Email: polishedbyamyy@gmail.com

YouTube Channel: Polished by Amy

Instagram: @polishedbyamy

Weekend Kayaking and Soul Searching

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Today I wanted to share my little weekend adventure with you guys! With the hustle and bustle of everyday life getting so hectic lately, I haven’t made the time to get out in nature like I typically do. My weekend activities usually include hiking and kayaking, but I can’t tell you the last time I made the time for it in the past several months. I could definitely feel the toll it was taking on me and I was not in the most positive mindset.

So, this weekend my boyfriend and I loaded up the kayaks and headed out to a new place on the river in Alabama. We unloaded at the top of the waterfalls and paddled up-stream for a while. The water was calm and the scenery was gorgeous!

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We stopped several times to just sit in the middle of the river and listen to the sounds of nature. This was the perfect opportunity to close your eyes, breathe, and just be.

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I definitely recommend taking a trip like this if you’re in need of clearing your mind. If you find yourself too caught up with trivial things in everyday life, this will definitely help you press the “reset” button. When you slow down enough to just listen to the world around you, you will create a much happier mindset for yourself!

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The weather was perfect: super sunny with a cool breeze, which we loved! Thank goodness neither of us fell in because the water was SO cold!

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Thank you all so much for stopping by! I’d love to know what activities you like to do to change your perspective. Let me know in the comments below! I hope your day is awesome; love and light! :)

XX, Amy


Email: polishedbyamyy@gmail.com

YouTube Channel: Polished by Amy

Instagram: @polishedbyamy

Polished by Amy Nail Spa

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Today I wanted to share the story of my nail salon, Polished by Amy Nail Spa. I’m currently going into my sixth month in business and I thought it would be a great idea to share the story of my salon and the mission behind it all. First, here’s a little background to catch you up to speed:

I received my nail technician license in 2014 and immediately began working in local salons. I worked as a booth renter and employee of three different salons, as well as traveling as a mobile nail tech for an on-location company. After a few years of experiencing the industry in these different ways, I realized I would thrive the most in my own environment. Because of this, I decided to open my very own nail studio in Lafayette, Georgia which was the birth of Polished by Amy Nail Spa!

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The main aspect of my business model is to align my salon with the health conscious client. I opted for providing only natural nail services with an emphasis on natural products and steering away from acrylics because of the harsh chemicals and fumes involved with those enhancements. This creates a more inviting, relaxing, and safe environment for my clientele as well as children or expectant mothers. It’s my goal as a nail technician to improve, perfect, and maintain the natural nail so you don’t have the need for enhancements!

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Another one of my favorite aspects of my studio is my pipeless pedicure spa. Typical jetted foot spas contain an element of risk because of the difficulty of disinfecting the pipes and drains. This can leave you open to infection. However, in my salon I opted for an electric foot spa with disposable liners for each client. This ensures the foot bath is completely safe and sanitary for each client!

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Lastly, I wanted to share a quick list of some of the major aspects that make my nail salon unique. I strive to promote healthy and beautiful nails in a healthy and calm environment!

  • Private nail studio
  • Natural nail services
  • No harsh chemical and fumes
  • Relaxing spa-like environment
  • Appointment based
  • Organic and vegan polish options
  • More natural products
  • Complimentary bottled water and treats
  • Pipeless pedicure spa
  • Aromatherapy manicure and pedicure soaks
  • Essential oils
  • Organic sugar scrubs

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I’m so excited to see what the future holds for me and my nail business. I want to thank every one of my readers and local clients who have been so supportive! I hope your day is awesome; love and light! :)

XX, Amy


Email: polishedbyamyy@gmail.com

YouTube Channel: Polished by Amy

Instagram: @polishedbyamy

Nail Art and Vegan Polish!

Hey guys!

Today I wanted to share some nail art designs that I created this week. I’ve been really inspired to pump out new looks that you guys can easily recreate. I used a dotting tool for the first two looks, and a brush for the last design. I think my favorite part about these is the fact that they are all done with vegan/organic polish! SOPHi nail polish is my current favorite brand that provides 5-free and vegan polish choices. They’re expanding their color range all the time, and I’m excited to share the whole line with you guys soon. I have each shade linked if you’re interested in any of the colors. Let’s get into it!

Nude: Skinny Dip & Chips

Light Pink: Beach Cruiser

Dark Pink: #nofilter

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Nude: Skinny Dip & Chips

Grey: Eiffel of Love

Dark Purple: Incogni-Toe

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Dark Grey: Date Knight

Yellow: Sun Upon My Skin

Orange: Stoked to be Soaked

Brown: Foie Gras

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Which look is your favorite? Also, let me know if you’d like a tutorial for any of these. Thank you guys for stopping by! I hope your day is awesome; love and light! :)

XX, Amy


Email: polishedbyamyy@gmail.com

YouTube Channel: Polished by Amy

Instagram: @polishedbyamy