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.
March 5, 2010
Orly’s Foil FX Collection of polish puts a unique texturized foil effect on nails.
March 5, 2010
Jan Arnold, CND's trend expert, tells Redbook Magazine the new nail shape to have is a rounded oval on short- to medium-length nails, which results in a more feminine look.
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."
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