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One Love Nails By Aini 

OneLoveNails by Aini
I’m really happy for Aini who have finally opened her very own nail salon! I first knew Aini about three years ago when I was having my nails sponsored at her old place. She’s really good and skillful at her nail art designs that I don’t really do nail art outside unless it’s her. It is with the support of her regular customers that she took the first step of having her own place!  She’s like a friend to me and I’m so glad to see her fulfilling her dream.

Loving her cosy little space at Orchard Plaza. It feels just like home and I love the fact that she have curtains on so that customers can have privacy while doing nails. Plus she mainly go by appointments only so you won’t get people walking by and staring into the shop while you do your nails. And you can always enjoy a movie while getting your nails done! I stayed till the movie ended even though my nails are done way before. Haha. Her place is that cosy!

Gave her a color scheme and told her she can go free style. Aini knows the kind of nails I like and I love the outcome! Didn’t do extensions this time round as it’s not advisable to have long nails while doing makeup for others. Did I also mention that her rates are super affordable?

Nail Paint Design $25

3D Nail Art Design $45

Classic Gelish $25

Express Gelish $18

You can look through her nail art designs either on Carousell at https://carousell.com/ainionelovenails/ or on FB at https://www.facebook.com/ainionelovenails.

Best to book appointment with her via either Carousell or FB!

One Love Nails
Orchard Plaza, #05-54 (Nearest MRT: Somerset MRT, just opposite Orchard Central)
Monday to Saturdays (Closed on Sundays & PH)
12pm to 9pm

Disclaimer: My nails are sponsored by Aini but all above are my honest opinions. Simply check out her Carousell or FB to see the good reviews given by her customers and you can also google Aini Manicurist for more reviews on her!



Pastel Floral Nails By Couture Nails

Couture Nails is a newly opened nail salon located at Far East Plaza. They are located at unit #04-69. It’s a nice cosy salon that can accommodate up to 5 customers at a time.

couture nails shop

They have a wide variety of normal nails and gelish colours!


Over at Couture Nails, they take great care in hygiene. For each new customer, they will use newly sanitized tools. Tools are stored in a special sterilized pouch after being sanitized. I am very sure they are the first nail salon that is having this practice.

sterilization pouch

Couture Nails is also my new sponsor for Manicure and Pedicure services. The nail artist there are capable to reproduce almost all designs requested as long as they have the supplies. I strongly recommend my nail artist, Aini who was also my previous manicurist. 🙂

Here’s the designs that she did for me on my first visit! Dotted floral matched with hot pink polish on the toes. toesfloral

I did acrylic extensions on my nails as they were quite short, followed by gelish nail art. I showed her a design and gave her the free reign to improvise the design. And this is the outcome which I really love. There’s the flowers I wanted, with my favourite pastel colours and there’s also bling and ribbons!

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Thanks to Couture Nails and Aini, I can has pretty nails from now on! Can’t wait to work with Aini on the next nail art design!


Exclusively for my readers, quote my name “Joyce” to get 15% off!

Like Couture Nails FB Page to get updates on their pretty awesome nail arts! They are also on instagram!



First Beauty Collective Haul in 2013!

Hi all!

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted a beauty haul and it’s just awesome to be hauling beauty products. And so here’s my first beauty haul in 2013.

Etude house have loads of pretty glitter polishes now! These are $6.90 each!

I also got the nail polish set from the Etoinette collection. Look at the colors and that nail stickers! Too pretty to miss!! I’m going to wear this for CNY! This is $16.90.

Bought the Moisture Body Cream simply cause it smells really nice. It’s $22.90 for a 200ml tub. I also got the Silk Scarf hair mask to try after seeing Miyake raving about it on twitter. It’s $6.90 in the local Etude stores.

I‘ve also gotten the large 500ml bottle of the Wonder Pore Freshner at $32.90. Love this toner as I feel that it helps minimize the appearance of the pores plus refreshes the skin well. I’ve also gotten the emulsion from the skin mal:gem range to try as I’ve ran out of one to use for my day regime. It’s $25.90 for 200ml.

Saw that Canmake have 25% off at Watson’s the other say so I got their new foundation and primer to try. This is the natural range which does not includes any synthetic chemicals. It is also able to be removed with just water. The original price for the foundation and primer is $29.90 and $24.90 respectively.

Saw this set of 6 mini lip balms from Fresh going at 30% off which makes it $51, originally priced at $73. Lip balms are a staple in my regime and I always finish them real fast or lose them easily. The size of this lip balm is great to throw into the bag or purse!

I’m so glad that YSL have made its way back to SG shores. If not I will not have found out how awesome their range of lip sticks are. The two pictures are from their new Rouge Volupte Shine range. I’ve own two other from the Rouge Sheer Candy range and the Rouge Volupte Range. According to the BA, this new range is something in between the sheer candy and rouge volupte which provides a pigmented glossy color.

YSL priced their lipsticks at $45 each. I personally feel that it’s worth every single cent of it as it’s long lasting plus moisturizing. I love my sheer candy one so much that I’m contemplating to get a back up of the color I had. Now I’ve 4 lip sticks from YSL and trust me, this number will definitely increase over time.

And that’s all for my beauty haul post!


It’s always great to share some beauty love with everyone so I’m giving out the SUGAR Lip Treatment from Fresh (the one on the extreme right in pic, dark brown packaging but it’s a clear balm) to one lucky reader!

To win, simply like my FB page if you have not and leave a comment below stating your FB name and why would you like to win the Lip Treatment.

The giveaway will end 1 Feb 2013 1800 HRS.

Update: Congrats Fenny for winning the Lip Treatment! *Winner is picked using a random name picker~ *



National Day Nails by Beauty Recipe

Hi all!! Jessie kindly sponsored me for a manicure plus pedicure session at her lovely nail salon, The Beauty Recipe. So I gladly went to get myself pampered. Hee!

National Day is arriving soon and so Jessie had the idea of painting the flag on the finger nails!


Now I’ve the flag on my fingers, I’m all ready to celebrate National Day! Hee!



I was also shown a really delicate design that Jessie intend to have it drawn on my toes and I was skeptical cause my toe nails are really ugly and short that I normally just ignore them. 😛

I must say I was wow-ed by the end results! The manicurist Jessie had at her salon was indeed skillful! Look at my toes!


You can see that it’s really short but she managed to draw out the delicate designs!


Check out how tiny my other toe nails are! But she still managed to draw a flower on each! My toes have never been so nice before! Haha!


Beauty Recipe Services are as followed:

Facial, Nails, Waxing, Eyelash perming, Eyelash extensions, Eyebrow Embroidery…etc.

Visit www.thebeautyrecipe.com for more info on their services and products

August promotions:

Express Manicure + Full set of hand drawn nail art @ $20 only

Stress relief ear candling with lymphatic detox massage for only $18.

(I personally think that it’s a super good deal!)

Call 6567 3568 to book your appointment.

Address: Blk 104 Jurong East St 13 #01-102 Singapore 600104.
(5 mins walk from Jurong East MRT)



Ending this post with a photo of Jessie and me! Their seats are really comfy! 😛



Nails by Envy: Kuroi Neko

Did kawaii nails at Envy this time round! Black cat on a sweet pink best!

I was surfing the net one day and spotted this design so I screen shot it on my iphone reminding myself to do this when I head to Envy next time. You know all not every manicurist can create the design you want? But Envy do not disappoint!

Aini, my manicurist will always draw what I want and even modify the design to be better! The wordings are not included in the original design I showed her! The other hand says “Kitty Cat” instead of “Meow”. XD



Do book your appointment at Envy for a manicure! Look for Aini for nice and awesome nail arts!

Envy Hair and Nails is located at 46 Peck Seah Street. Opened from Mondays to Saturdays, 11 am to 8 pm!

Call 62211220 to book your appointment now!