November 6, 2012
There's a new plush finish for nails this season from Ciate rivaling the standard glossy look, reports Shape magazine.
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November 2, 2012
Redbook Mag, in its November 2012 issue, featured two new eco-friendly polish brands: Scotch Naturals and Sula.
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November 1, 2012
Lucky magazine's November 2012 issue says 'yes' to yellow for this year's fall season.
October 31, 2012
This fall in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, Rita de Alencar Pinto is revealing Vanity Projects, a gallery-style space with an atelier-type nail salon where clients will watch contemporary fine art films while getting their nails done by internationally acclaimed nail technicians.
Keywords: salon decor/design salon parties
October 29, 2012
A dark and sometimes macabre style that is typified by its use of the color black and fabrics such as leather.
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October 26, 2012
Allure's October 2012 issue said that the color of the moment is iridescence. These iridescent hues contain minerals that reflect shades of blue, gold, and green depending on how they catch the light and are perfect for fall.
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October 25, 2012
When the new James Bond film, Skyfall, comes out this month, the newest Bond girl will be seen wearing two shades from OPI’s Skyfall Collection — Skyfall, a rich maroon shade on the top of the nail, and GoldenEye, a shimmering gold painted on the undersides.
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October 25, 2012
InStyle magazine asked readers hard-hitting questions about their mani/pedi service.
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October 24, 2012
The consumer retail pie is growing, and nail techs are claiming their slice. Fed by bloggers, celebrities, and technological improvements, the nail care industry offers opportunities beyond the salon to nail tech branded product lines and consulting work.
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October 19, 2012
Allure magazine put together a list of polishes, special effect polishes, basecoats, topcoats, cuticle creams, and nail polish removers that they consider to be "superior."
Keywords: Essie OPI Products polish Zoya
October 8, 2012
Essence magazine's October 2012 issue featured three essential tips for making manicures or pedicures pop.
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September 30, 2012
For our Fall 2012 polish preview, we asked Orange, Calif.-based nail tech Elsbeth Schuetz to create a variety of animal-print looks to showcase the fall colors.
September 30, 2012
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Leopards and tigers and zebras, oh my! Wild animal prints have come roaring back onto the fashion runways and into our lives. We used this season’s wild new nail polish colors to show off the animals on the prowl.
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September 29, 2012
Allure's September 2012 issue featured a timeline of nail styles throughout history, starting in ancient Egypt and ending with nail decals and 3-D nail art.
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September 28, 2012
London's Nails Inc. releases a collection of limited-edition polishes with various particle shapes, sizes, and textures, giving it an edgy, graffiti look. Nails Inc. recommends applying two coats of Graffiti polish over Floral Street polish.
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