August 1, 2008
Glamour's editors swoon over Essie's Allure
The effortless style for which French women are known – a juxtaposition of elegance and ease – is captured this fall in OPI's French Collection.
July 22, 2008
Dozens of nail experts tested hundreds of products and selected the ones that impressed them most for InStyle's April story "141 Best Beauty Buys."
July 18, 2008
InStyle’s editors recommend Essie color in Boat House, a coral-shade, which is dubbed the little black dress for nails.
OPI Pedicure Scrub and Nicole by OPI Nail Lacquer in City Pretty Rose are listed as pedicure essentials.
Essence readers like OPI Chip Skip, Nail Envy, and OPI's world-famous nail lacquers.
July 1, 2008
This kid-safe polish is marketed along with "The Kingdom of FuFu", a children's book with cute baby dinosaur-like characters.
July 1, 2008
Who knew that Essie herself creates all the names, as well as the colors?
The effortless style for which French women are known – a juxtaposition of elegance and ease – is captured this fall in OPI's French Collection with polished combinations of tweed and silk, chunky sweaters and delicate blouses, tailored pencil skirts and lingerie-inspired looks.
Day-Glo shades are the hot shades for summer. Allure, Cosmopolitan, and InStyle all do major features on these sunglasses-required shades. Stock up with colors from CND, OPI, Jessica, Essie, and Orly.
June 26, 2008
Demo of the Dazzle Dry Nail System.
June 17, 2008
Watch a tradeshow demo of China Glaze's Polish Swirl technique. Cool nail art in one minute.
June 17, 2008
In a story on worst gadgets ever, Wired says the "novelty wore off before the polish did" about Urban Decay.
June 1, 2008
This clever idea for displaying polish colors allows a client to pick a color on a stick and hold it next to her skin, and the bouquet of nails makes a lovely focal point too.
An introduction to common nail polish ingredients.
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