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Monday, December 5, 2011

Christmas Nail Art

The Holidays are here and what better time of year to show your Christmas Cheer on your fingers !! These are some of my favorite Christmas Nails....
Visit Nails Done Right to book an appointment, Season Greetings, Linda xox

Monday, October 3, 2011

Nail Trends from Fashion Week 2012

 One of my favorite beauty sites has reported on some of the hot new looks in nail fashion from the 2012 fashion week. CND and Minx Nails hit it big on the runways !

Check out these hot nail trends for Spring 2012 !
Nail Trends from Fashion Week 2012

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

6 New CND Shellac Colors

     Well they are finally here , the new 6 Shellac shades are beautiful. I have to admit, when I fist saw them on line I was not too thrilled about ordering them...

     Asphalt, who would want to wear "gray" , just a boring Asphalt Gray ?!? well....everybody seems to want it ! I does look stunning. Not too dark and goth looking (I was never a fan of Black on nails after seeing it on so many Celebrity Talk show hosts, it's just not pretty !) But this gray, excuse me, "Asphalt" is cool and somewhat soothing...ahhh
     The most requested of the 6 new shades for my ladies is definitely Moonlight & Roses is a semi-sheer almost milky looking light white shade with a beautiful reddish pink shimmer. Familiar to the CND Effects polish line, Moonlight & Roses can be worn alone with 1 or 2 coats or over just about all of the other Shellac colors.
     Studio White is my choice for a beautiful white tipped manicure. It's less stark than Cream Puff & with 1 coat has a nice semi-shear look & opaque with 2 coats.
      Everyone loves purple, hence the name Purple Purple because purple lovers never get to much !
     If you are going to dress as a peacock then Hotski to Tchotchke is your perfect shade of bright metallic turquoise, need I say more...oh, and it was the 1st color to be choose to wear out of the new collection.
      Last put not least Zillionaire is fabulous, just fabulous !! This true clear shade is full of gliiter & mylar pieces that make any color pop with "zing" ! Worn alone, with  white tips or over any other Shellac shade this color has my vote for "Best Shade" of the Shellac Collection !!

For you "Perfectly Polished" Manicure call Linda Reyes for appointments 321-663-7710 or schedule on line at 

Monday, September 19, 2011

Fall 2011

Fall, it's almost here, my favorite time of year....! Friday September 23 is the first day of Fall in this 2011 year ! All of the most beautiful colors of the year combined into the most beautifully vibrant season. Marigold, Crimson & Burnt Ember will fill my nail palette with Copper & Fire Engine Red glitters...
I wish we had "smellavision"...creamy pumpkin & cinnamon clove fills the air, and plenty of candy corn to go around.....Happy Harvest !!

                                                    Some of my favorite Fall things....

Fall Leaves

Starbucks Caramel Apple Spice


Bath & Body Works

Candy Corn Cordials

Gatlinburg Tennessee Fall Foliage

Vermont Foliage Guide

Monday, September 12, 2011

Monday, September 5, 2011

Nails Done Right by Linda Reyes says... Gel Manicures rock !!!

I've been doing gels nails since day 1...(1986) and thanks to the recent addition of soft gels, Gel Manicures have filled up my appointment book by 80%.....If you're looking for an acrylic alternative or just plain ready to have polish last 2+ weeks then it's time to give a " Gel Manicure " a try ! There are 100's of colors to choose from ! Gel Manicures  have been around for many years but thanks to CND ( Creative Nail Design ) ....and their May 2010 release of Shellac , they have made quite a name for themselves and continue to be the most requested ! There are so many brands coming out with gel polishes it's hard to keep up with the choices, oh but I do....Axxium by OPI, Shellac, Gelish by Hand & Nail Harmony, Luxio by Akzentz, Artistic Colour Gloss, GP, Gelicure by Nubar, Polish Pro by NSI, P2 by Light Elegance to name a few.....
   So what are you waiting for, schedule your fabulous Gel Manicure today !!! Visit NailsDoneRight and book your appointments 24/7......or call me 321-663-7710....see you soon, Linda says "Get Minx'd !"

Minx is for a person who loves life and enjoys standing out from the crowd. Minx allows you to be playful with different looks for any occasion fitting  your every fun & sexy mood. Minx is a solid nail covering that comes in 100's of fashionable designs. Some say it's like a temporary tattoo for the nails .Minx has become the luxury nail fashion of choice in over 40 countries, extending fashion to your fingertips (and toes ) everywhere !

Monday, April 18, 2011

~ Week 18 of 2011 ~ Clay Canes & Lady Gaga inspired Bling nails !

pre-sliced Emoticon Clay Clanes
 Clay Canes are so cool !
There are so many....fruits, flowers, fishys, just to name a few ! This week the ladybug and bumblebee were so popular. They usually come in a small stick and them I have to slice them super thin but I found these beautiful canes pre-sliced courtesy of Kennick Kreations and boy was I impressed with their detail and quality. I little on the pricey side but well worth it. I needed them in a hurry and they had them shipped out on a Monday and got them on Wednesday morning. All canes are hand rolled by Bonnie herself. Her and her husband make all kinds of cute and pretty things. I think you'll be impressed with their stuff. For more info check out their blog Kennick Kreations Blog
Rosie's fruit saladRosemarie always allows me to get creative with her nails fashion of the month..this visit I knew exactly what I wanted to do. Each nail was a little different with a white tip glitter fade in lime, lemon, tangerine and a pink melon. We used kiwi's, lemons, limes, pink grapefruits and watermelons !

Wendy's !
 When Wendy walked in, the first thing she said to me was "You got bugs ??" ...huh..?? ah, no, I'm not having any problem with "Bugs" at this time...( living in Geneva Florida there was a time in the late fall that we did have a seriously bad time with love bugs ) ...I thought what a weird question to! Well she meant the clay canes ! Oh we had a good laugh at that !! We did the bugs on her nails, labybug and bumble bee's, butterfly's and miss Wendy loves purple. So we did a purple and pink glitter acrylic fade foundation with embellished bugs and flowers.

Clay Clanes

Bling is always in especially when Lady Gaga comes to town ! I did 5, count 'em, 5 of the same silver Bling fades and 2 silver Bling fades tipped with a slight fade of turquoise ....I did them over natural nails so  of course I used a base and top of beautiful !
Shellac Bling

Bling Nails
Sorry this picture is a little fuzzy but it still show off the bling...Candace brought her sweet sister in for your "not so typical" prom nails, her dress was silver so of course we bling'd her out in super silver confetti flakes with matching rockstar toes and all ! Candace liked it so much she had to "ditto" !! Thanks girls...:)

Amanda saw Brittany's Leopard over neon acrylic last week and had to have the spots !!! Animal prints are always a favorite ! But I got to do something on Amanda I've always wanted to do on my nails , a glitter tip blend of copper, chocolate and gold colored glitters with leopard spots all over them....honestly we tried several poses with multiple backgrounds and just could not capture the full beauty of these gorgeous nails...I used a combo of black and gold acrylic paint for the spots....

Acrylic Glitter tips with Leopard spots

These are my  favorites of last week, I hope you've enjoyed looking at them as much as I enjoyed doing them ...To schedule an appointment visit my website For iphone and ipod users visit my blog

Last but not least...I got to see my fab friend Jessica ! I love my Jess ! She was with me back in 2005 when my multi color and glitter tip creativity started a whole new trend here in the little ole town of Oviedo. These Oviedo HS girls went crazy ! Unfortunately I was a one woman show and scheduling apts on a regular basis with me was not their thing. So when they went to the Non Standardized Salons (NSS or discount salon) they requested stuff like I did. Most of those salons are closed now due to the "non" recession & I'm still standing strong & better than ever...and my miss Jess is one very loyal fan...I love you Jessica, thank you so much for everything ! Here's what we did Friday morning..a neon version of her Earth Day Birthday Sweet 16 Bob Marley style nails we did a few years back, xox
Hot Pink & Neon Yellow Acrylic 
Sweet 16 Earth Day Birthday nails

Monday, April 11, 2011

OPI Black Shatter , Birthday Nails & Neon Fun !!!

Brittany's Neon Acrylic with Leopard spots !
My darling Brittany really lets me do my thing ! Months ago she saw a photo of nails I had done on myself  last summer and had to have them for her Spring Break vacation to Jamaica...needless to say we've had several fun visits working with her original neon palette ....

Acrylic Glitter Fade with Neon accents These are my nails from last summer....
Neon Acrylic Fun tips !

 These are Britt's nails...we adapted a more suitable length for her considering she's a teacher and a basketball coach...true story !
She loved her neon so much and wasn't ready to do a complete change up so we filed all the 3D drops down and put OPI's Black Shatter all over her neon tips ! It rocked !!

Here's one done in white Crackle....

China Glaze White Crackle over Acrylic
For 3 weeks everyone had to have a piece of the crackle ! Nails, toes & most of the time on both !I had to keep 2 dozen in stock at all time ! The OPI Katy Perry collection really took off !! I have to admit, the OPI Black Shatter looks amazing over anything !! Watch out girls...OPI Pirates of the Caribbean Collection with Silver Shatter hits stores this MAY !!! 
OPI Back Shatter over multi color polish base

OPI Katy Perry Collection   
OPI Glam Slam with Black Shatter and Simply Smashing
OPI Simply Smashing with Black Shatter by Serena Williams is exactly that, smashing dahling ! Did you all know that Serena Williams not only holds many numerous tennis Grand Slam titles & championships but also a fashion line and is going to nail school to become a certified licensed nail specialist ?!? She's an all-around champion !! Luv ya girl !!
OPI Black Shatter over Acrylic Neon tips 

Birthday Nails have really become a big deal lately ! My girls do mega searches on the web and find me some of the coolest pictures of nails ! Most of these photos are from Japan ...& Betsey Johnson always has way cool nails on the runways !!

Jeannine's Birthday nails rocked the O-town scene...this girl has top notch what's hot now fashion sense !! And she's quite the trend setter in nail fashion, her girls just gotta have the cool too !!
Jeannine's Fabulous Birthday Nails !
 You name it,she brought it !! Stones , Studs and oh those bows, lol !!! Oh & they stayed on...maybe a little to long for her liking, lol...!

Birthday Nails with Minx, candy, studs & bows
Brittany's Bling.....we had to match the cell phone case...hahaha

Silver Acrylic Bling with Zebra

Imagine a bright Kelly Green with a neon Celedon...put them together and what do you get ?? Fabulous St Patrick's Day nails ! These were amazing to see !!

St Patrick's Day Acrylic Glitter Fade
So many have picked this one photo out and said " I want those !" Well these are Brandi's nails, she loves blue & almost every time picks  three colors...Bright Blue, turquoise and purple....these really did turn out amazing...and she rocked them for four weeks ! Love ya ms BmyNeeka
Brandi's Acrylic Bling with fishscales
I hope you all have enjoyed looking through these photos of my mini works of art as much as I have enjoyed doing them ...I'm thankful every day of all the many blessings that come my way & believe in sending it all back out there for all to personal secret of life.....think positive thoughts, speak positive words and create positive 2 all <3