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Rite Aid Nail Extravaganza

Bold blue, funky French, ombre glitter and sherbet-y pastels – sounds likes a celebration, right? Grab your cuticle pusher and buffing block because it’s Nail Extravaganza time!

Rite Aid is looking to you and your readers to participate in the first ever Search for the Rite Aid Nail Enthusiast. The winner will receive a $1,000 Rite Aid gift card, a feature in an upcoming Rite Aid email, plus the opportunity to be the new face of nails sharing nail tips, designs and advice with other nail enthusiasts.

Search for Rite Aid Nail Enthusiast
· Top prize = $1,000 Rite Aid gift card andstatus as the new face of nails
· Submissions accepted 5/10 – 5/25 on
· Judges: Essie Weingarten (Essie Nail Expert), Suzi Weiss (OPI nail expert) and Julie G. (Jesse’s Girl nail expert)
· Exclusive offers on the Rite Aid Facebookpage:
· In store offer: $10 +UP Reward after spending $30 on nail polish or nail art between May 6 – June 2 and June 3 – June 23

Send your most creative nail designs to from May 10 – May 25. Be sure to include an original picture of the nail design, along with a design name and description. We’ll then have a panel of influential nail judges choose 10 finalists who will move to the next round. The judges are none other than Essie Weingarten (Essie Nail Expert), Suzi Weiss (OPI nail expert) and Julie G. (Jesse’s Girl nail expert). Insider tip: These fabulous judges are looking for originality, creativity and visual appeal, so show us what you got!


The 10 finalists will receive a nail care kit filled with goodies from everyone’s favorite nail brands (including Coty, L’Oreal, Revlon, Jesse’s Girl and Essie, just to name a few). The finalists will have to use the kit to create a brand new nail design. The public will vote on their favorite design during the grand prize voting period, and the finalist with the highest number of votes will be deemed the winner!

  • For exclusive nail tips and coupons check out Rite Aid’s Facebook page.
  • Want more chances to win a nail care kit? Follow Rite Aid on Twitter and Pinterest.
  • Don’t forget to visit us in store between May 6 – June 2 and June 3 – June 23 to get a $10 +UP Reward after spending $30 on nail polish or nail art.

It’s not too late to find the perfect Mother’s Day gift, CVS can help!

Have you left Mother’s Day shopping to the last minute and your wondering where to get the perfect gift ? Have you thought about visiting your local CVS? They carry a huge array of products that are perfect for Mother’s Day. I had the opportunity to check out a couple of the great Mother’s Day gift items that CVS carries.

CVS offers a large selection of fragrances from Jennifer Anniston to Elizabeth Taylor, something to please any mom on your shopping list. I tried the Jennifer Anniston fragrance and I love it. The perfect summer scent its  light, fresh and beachy.


CVS also sells a huge variety of nail polish which I am currently hooked on. Why not make up a gift basket for mom filled with fun nail colors and nail care items. I had the chance to try out the Kardashian Kolor line, I love the bright colors and it is incredibly long wearing and I am chip prone! To get her nails manicure ready there are so many great Sally Hansen products to choose from start with a great cuticle care item and make sure to get one of Sally Hansen’s amazing protective top coats to prolong her manicure.

Check out this amazing list of products that CVS carries that are perfect for Mother’s Day

  • Designer Fragrances (including ones from Jennifer Aniston and Elizabeth Taylor)
  • Home Manicure Sets with items from Sally Hansen
  • Gardening Items and Tools
  • Essence of Beauty Lotions and more
  • Gift Cards
  • Photo Collages and Calendars
  • and more

And with more than 7,300 convenient locations nationwide, even at the last minute, shoppers will be pleased by the breadth of wonderful offerings at CVS/pharmacy for Mother’s Day.

Disclosure: MHU was  provided with samples to help facilitate the review. All opinions expressed are my own.

Sephora by OPI Scentsational Six.

Sephora by OPI Scentsational Six Fruit-Scented Nail Lacquers

What it is:
A set of six vibrant nail lacquers with irresistible, fruity scents.

What it does:
Fruity is fashionable with this collection of gorgeous polishes infused with sweet smells. From mango, to cherry and watermelon, these color-packed polishes will keep your tips fragrantly delicious all day long.

This set contains:
6 x 0.12 oz fruit-scented nail lacquer in:
– Mango
– Tutti Fruitti
– Cherry
– Citrus
– Blueberry
– Watermelon


Mom-Tini Mother’s Day Cocktail.

Celebrate the woman in your life this Mother’s Day with a festive cocktail made with NUVO Sparkling Liqueur, that’s as sweet as she is—the Mom-tini. The perfect way to toast mom, this fresh, feminine take on the classic martini makes a luxurious addition to any celebration. The perfect addition to brunch!


2 oz POM Wonderful Pomegranate Juice
2 oz Vodka
Splash of fresh lime juice
Top with 1oz of chilled NUVO Sparkling Liqueur
Garnish with an orange peel and serve in a martini glass

Price: Nuvo Sparkling Liqueur $10-$30

Where to buy: Nuvo is available at liquor stores nationwide