May 5, 2010
Spring fashion shows highlight bright orange, fuchsia, and pink lips, according to Allure magazine. The magazine recreates the style, adding matching bright polish.
Tennis star Serena Williams is training to be a nail tech, and one of the things she's learned is to tip manicurists more!
May 3, 2010
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From January 30 through February 1, 40,000 beauty professionals attended ISSE, up 21% from 2009 and breaking the show’s all-time attendance records. The show featured 397 exhibitors, which is up 3% from 2009.
April 30, 2010
O, The Oprah Magazine, says a good way to get over the winter blues is brightly colored toenails peeking out of a pair of sandals.
Essence magazine's Glam Squad member Marcia says, "I'm going for the pretty with flirty curls and sophisticated shades of purple and pink" for the spring.
April 20, 2010
Essie’s Ejuvenate is a revolutionary system for younger-looking hands.
March 8, 2010
Essie’s Exfoliating Foot Scrub is specially formulated to remove dry and flaking skin effectively.
March 8, 2010
According to Allure magazine, "new lacquers in colors such as mint and robin's-egg blue look tempting on short nails." Clients and nail techs have an array of new pastel colors to choose from.
Shape guest editors Kristin Cavallari of "The Hills" and Jennifer Garner, a star of "Valentine's Day," pick their favorite beauty products.
March 5, 2010
Redbook Magazine says mint "gives all your fashion and beauty basics a refreshing twist."
Elle's 'It List" for the spring include cool pastels, glitzy metallics and ombré neon. The list includes colors from Essie's The Art of Spring collection, in Pop Art Pink and Lilacism, which "give pastels a new cool."
Debroah Lippman used a hot melon shade on the nails of a Zac Posen model, while a white base coat under yellow polish brings out the fluorescence on a Rag & Bone model, as reported in Elle's March issue.
March 1, 2010
According to Marie Claire, cosmetic companies are following the runway dance trend with ballet-pink palettes and feminine scents. One polish example: Essie in Prima Ballerina.
February 23, 2010
Mismatched nails and toes? Sure, if they're in the same shade family, says Suzi Weiss-Fischmann.
For extra drying time, Friday's routine includes an at-home manicure, according to Cosmopolitan.
The Latest and Greatest Gels: Soft/Soak-Off8 photos
The Latest and Greatest Gels: Hard/Traditional18 photos
Cutex invented nail polish in 1917 and was the leading nail polish through the 1970s.
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