July 1, 2010
Fruit-inspired colors and patterns brighten up summer styles, as the noted look of Carmen Miranda moves to the next level.
Gray-beige polishes — also known as the “greige,” “taupe,” or “putty” trend — are showing up all over runways and adorning celebrities’ nails. Get the look in your salon this summer with these professional shades.
June 30, 2010
Lauren Conrad tells InStyle magazine her must-have polish is OPI Nail Lacquer in Dulce de Leche. "This is my current favorite. I love the pinkish tint," she says.
June 1, 2010
When I went online to check out the winners of the CND Nail Style Competition, I had to doublecheck the name of the first-place winner. When I confirmed that it was really my name, I just started jumping and screaming — I’d just won an all-expense-paid trip to New York Fashion Week!
June 1, 2010
Nail tech Deborah Lippmann recently created an extravagantly embellished manicure out of $100,000 worth of real diamonds.
Nautical stripes, calming blues, and elements like anchors say bon voyage to the confines of the boating world and hello to the mainstream.
May 1, 2010
If your clients are afraid of this pointy shape, offer up this advice from nail techs who do their best to ensure that beauty doesn’t have to equal pain.
May 1, 2010
Sport the latest trend as team stripes, padded football shoulders, and utilitarian touches like snap closures turn athletic-inspired apparel into streetwear.
April 30, 2010
The runway is being swayed by earthy influences, from florals and leaves to birds and butterflies, and there's some bright new polish to match that.
April 5, 2010
While it's fun to experiment with color, be careful with bright nails, says Glamour magazine. "These neon shades don't go with frilly dresses," editors say.
Glamour beauty columnist tells readers to consider getting "fakes" if long nails keep breaking.
April 1, 2010
Speckles and drips make fashion pop this spring.
March 23, 2010
From Jan. 30 through Feb. 1, beauty manufacturers showed their latest wares and chatted with their clients about the industry. In light of the economic recession, NAILS asked: How is 2010 looking so far? Have you made any changes to the way you do business?
March 15, 2010
OPI executive VP and artistic director Suzi Weiss-Fischmann talks to NAILStv's Sree Roy about fashion trends, the naming of polish colors, and her beauty blog.
March 8, 2010
Self's March issue highlights OPI's new Alice in Wonderland-themed nail colors, out in time for Tim Burton's movie.
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