November 13, 2012
Real Simple magazine featured LCN's Change the Mood Collection, a boxed quartet of top coats that alter the finish of polish after it as dried.
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September 15, 2011
NAILS Magazine's October 2011 cover features CND educator Shelena Robinson who creates a half matte half shimmer look using CND Shellac colors Black Pool and Zillionaire.
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Photography by Vu Ong
Model: Jenna Chong Body Parts Models
July 26, 2011
Kinetics’ Matte One Night was designed to mattify any nail polish for unique finish effects.
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May 20, 2011
It’s all about the beauty of matte’s in this month’s Glamour issue.
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May 11, 2011
Zoya showcases its ModMattes Summer 2011 Collection.
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November 22, 2010
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Once relegated to men, a matte finish is now being touted by women everywhere as a fresh, edgy, and confident style. The lack of glossiness increases the impact of the polish color itself, letting it “wow” without any distractions.
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October 1, 2010
As fashion designers experiment with different textures on the runway, nail polish manufacturers keep up with an array of stylish nail polish finish offerings — from the traditional cream to the edgy suede. One nail tech shares her expertise to help you sort through all of the jargon and match the appropriate client to the appropriate finish.
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August 19, 2010
Harper’s Bazaar recommends a bright red pedicure to balance out an ultra-cool gray manicure.
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April 20, 2010
Barielle’s Matte-inée Matte Finish top coat is for both men and women, and leaves a nice matte finish, dulling the luster of high-shine polishes.
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February 18, 2010
Color Club’s Dark Romance Collection features three sultry matte shades as well as a matte top coat.
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December 9, 2009
It's easy to get confused with sources talking about opposing trends. Self magazine tells readers what's up in each category.
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December 1, 2009
A no-shine finish is the hottest new nail look. Get your clients in on the trend with this buyers’ guide of matte polishes and top coats, plus these handy tips on how to apply them properly.
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December 1, 2009
With the new matte polish craze this fall, we used OPI’s matching matte and shiny versions of the same color to create a monochromatic French look. It’s a great understated but fun look for the holidays.
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November 17, 2009
Luxury brand Rock & Republic and Essie Cosmetics have joined creative forces to push forward this season’s matte trend.
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