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 8, 2010
CHI introduces its new Ceramic Clothing Iron that heats up extra fast to lessen ironing time.
March 8, 2010
Among the 10 Most Wanted picks for March is Priti Nail Polish in Kingfisher Daisy--a shade reminiscent of a blue jay's distinct color.
Self's March issue highlights OPI's new Alice in Wonderland-themed nail colors, out in time for Tim Burton's movie.
According to Allure magazine, "new lacquers in colors such as mint and robin's-egg blue look tempting on short nails." Clients and nail techs have an array of new pastel colors to choose from.
Shape guest editors Kristin Cavallari of "The Hills" and Jennifer Garner, a star of "Valentine's Day," pick their favorite beauty products.
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."
Nail tech Myrdith Leon-McCormack, whose work has been seen on the runway for famous designers, created her own line of polishes, M2M DamoreJon Natural Nail Care.
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
Jessica Vartoughian has a few tricks up her sleeve thanks to the last three decades of taking care of Hollywood’s elite fingers and toes.
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