August 14, 2014
Painting candy-colored nails should be easy, right? But what makes it look like child's play - the chalkiness - is also why it's tricky.
January 29, 2014
The limited-edition six-piece set has the appeal of the winter season but adds a contemporary edge to create cool high-shine chrome pastels with a crinkled metal look.
August 8, 2013
Want to offer your clients color blocked nail designs but scared to go overboard with the typical summertime choice of neons? Use pastels as your color base instead, says Bio Sculpture Gel’s president Elsie Visser.
June 17, 2013
This collection includes a whimsical palette of soft shades that embody clear skies, pink sunsets, carnivals, and carousels.
April 8, 2013
Kick spring into gear with non-sheer pastels.
June 11, 2012
The Essie Wedding Collection isn't just for brides and OPI's New York City Ballet isn't just for ballerinas. The two polish assemblies feature a handful of pastel shades that make perfect neutrals for sunny summers.
April 16, 2012
InStyle magazine took a reader poll, which is featured in it's April 2012 issue, to see which pastel nail shade is the most desirable.
April 13, 2012
The April 2012 issue of Cosmopolitan recommends three different springtime manicures for three occasions — daylight, date night or a girls’ night out.
April 12, 2012
Pastel polishes are making a comeback, according to the April 2012 issue of InStyle magazine.
March 20, 2012
As soft pastels are on the rise this spring, Harper's Bazaar's March 2012 names OPI's Pink Friday a perfect shade to compliment the trend.
October 26, 2011
Nubar’s Infinity Pastels Collection of colored acrylics offer a nice range of softer shades for you to blend and create new batches of client-color favorites.
October 7, 2011
Use pastel polish shades to create a preppy, Tommy Hilfiger-esque look this fall.
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