June 25, 2010
InStyle magazine rounded up five seasonal fashion trends and found polishes to match.
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 6, 2010
Try a bold shade of polish and a matching ring, says Cosmopolitan magazine. "The fresh combo is a total eyeball magnet."
May 3, 2010
According to Vogue magazine, some European brands are entering the U.S. market this spring, including Rococo lacquers.
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 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.
April 1, 2010
Speckles and drips make fashion pop this spring.
Sharmadean Reid, salon owner, magazine founder, blogger, and stylist, brings nail art to London with the trendy WAH Nails salon, gathering a following of young, creative women.
You don’t have to live in a fashion mecca like New York City to find opportunities to have your best nail styles featured in a professional photo shoot. Take a page from the (ever-growing) book of Joy Yavenue, who enhances her nail art print and web portfolios by partnering with area entrepreneurs.
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 5, 2010
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!
March 1, 2010
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.
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