May 6, 2010
Victoria's Secret model Doutzen Kroes packs light for her many work trips, going for summery, bright colors. She likes L'Oreal Paris Pro Manicure Nail Colour in Apple of My Eye.
"Spice up your nails with a coral-infused polish," says Harper's Bazaar. "This striking shade will keep you looking resort chic."
According to Cosmopolitan magazine, yummy scents and sparkly pinks will impress the guys. "Bold, tantalizing nails translate to 'Let's get wild!' in guy lingo," the magazine says.
Try a bold shade of polish and a matching ring, says Cosmopolitan magazine. "The fresh combo is a total eyeball magnet."
Cosmopolitan magazine finds the latest styles for hitting the beach, which include colorful tie sandals, a brightly-flowered bag, and OPI Nail Lacquer in Hot & Spicy.
Bright polish and skin brightening lotions and bronzers are popping up for summer, according to Elle.
Marie Claire gathers up new products now available in the airplane carry-on bottle size of 3 ounces. Included is Essie's The Cuticle Pen.
Good Housekeeping included OPI-personalized Dell laptops in its beauty news section.
Alongside Jimmy Choos and Nars makeup on Marie Claire's May masthead page is OPI Nail Lacquer in Black Onyx.
May 5, 2010
To get Faye Dunaway's "clean, effortless style," try an eyelet dress, cobalt beads, wide headband, and pearly enamel. Instyle suggests OPI Nail Lacquer in Pearl of Wisdom.
Beyoncé carried a bright red frilly hobo and had matching red nails with a dark ensemble to a charity event in London. To replicate the look, her manicurist suggests L'Oreal's Apple of My Eye.
For the InStyle Hair cover shoot, manicurist Ashlie Johnson used Spa Ritual lacquer in Epiphany on Amanda Seyfried's nails.
InStyle recommends a base coat, top coat, nail strengthener, and many polishes in its May issue.
Teen Vogue features eco-friendly beauty products on its 10 Most Wanted list. Editors chose M2M Nail Polish in Myr-Mint.
"I love pink nail polish," says Dianna Argon, who plays ex-captain of the cheerleading squad on Glee. Teen Vogue features Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colour in Mistral.
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