March 5, 2010
The Essence glam squad gives advice on affordable beauty solutions under $20. Squad member Pam says, "Trend-charting colors and salonworthy tools make manis an affordable indulgence."
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."
For L.A.M.B.'s spring show, Gwen Stefani says style was "a modern twist on the 80's." This means quiffs, short white nails, and bright turquoise lids, according to Elle.
Elle's March issue includes a Spring photo shoot of new objects of desire. On the model's nails: OPI Nail Lacquer in You Don't Know Jacques!
Debroah Lippman used a hot melon shade on the nails of a Zac Posen model, while a white base coat under yellow polish brings out the fluorescence on a Rag & Bone model, as reported in Elle's March issue.
March 1, 2010
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Vivienne Tam's eye-catching butterfly notebooks were seen on the runway, and OPI's Hong Kong colors are now available on Dell laptops.
According to Marie Claire, cosmetic companies are following the runway dance trend with ballet-pink palettes and feminine scents. One polish example: Essie in Prima Ballerina.
Marie Claire features futuristic silver accessories, ranging from makeup to purses to nail polish to sandals. Try CND in Silver Chrome for this matching effect.
According to InStyle, a mixture of warm gray, cappuccino brown, and mauve create "the newest neutral for nails," with undertones that are flattering on all skin tones.
Have clients coming in with stained nails? Instyle reveals the remedy for getting rid of nail stains that come from dark polish.
February 23, 2010
Marie Claire says "the prettiest spring pedicures come out in the buff."
Sixty-seven percent say yes to neon nails, according to Glamour magazine.
Glamour encourages readers to try sparkly polish, especially with chunky glitter or gold specks built in.
In addition to pink blush and pink lips, Glamour's March issue recommends Estee Lauder Michael Kors Very Hollywood Nail Lacquer in Bungalow Pink.
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