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Manufacturers share their news tidbits for the month. 

<p>China Glaze on view at LA Fashion Week</p>

Creative Honors Music’s Top Stars. Creative Nail Design gave away manicures to the music industry’s elite at the American Music Awards, held in Los Angeles in November. Barbara Fogleman, education ambassador, and Red PR’s Julia Labaton also gave away gift bags filled with goodies like Solar Oil, Scentsations body wash and lotions, and Cucumber Heel Therapy, along with letting each entertainer pick out his or her favorite shade of Creative polish. Martie Maguire of the Dixie Chicks, Sean Paul, and Jamie Foxx were among the celebrities happy to be pampered at the AMAs.

China Glaze is on View at L.A. Fashion Week. Nail technicians Teresa Hamm and Sheri Miskell pitched in behind the scenes at LA Fashion Week. At the Yana K Show, they used China Glaze pinks to create nails that said “Shirley Temple” – the theme of the show. For designer Joseph Domingo, the two used China Glaze Salsa, Retail Therapy, and Golden Enchantment.

Beverly Hills Manicurist Relies on Duri. Kate Rose, a nail tech at Jose Ebe Salon in Beverly Hills, uses Duri Cosmetics’ Rejuvacote on a celebrity clientele that includes Elizabeth Taylor, Stevie Nicks, Catherine Zeta Jones, Jessica Simpson, Stockand Channing, and Farrah Fawcett. “My clients think I am the best manicurist because the polish lasts so long – two weeks with no chips,” says Rose.

<p>OPI wins beauty awards</p>

OPI Wins Beauty Awards from Seventeen and Fitness. This October, Seventeen magazine readers chose OPI Quarter of a Cent-Cherry nail lacquer as Best Bold Polish. Feet by OPI Double Coverage was named Best Soothing Foot Cream in October’s Fitness magazine. “Your feet will instantly feel renewed after you slather on this rich cream,” the magazine reports

.Essie’s a Favorite in Vanity Fair. Brandusa Niro – editor of Daily magazine and – told Vanity Fair (October 2006) her favorite beauty products include Essie Ballet Slippers and Waltz.

<p>Daytime Diva</p>

Daytime Divas Celebrate the Hip Purse. “Days of Our Lives” star Judi Evans hosted a luncheon to introduce fellow daytime actors to the Bisadora Hip Purse Attendees – including Rachel Melvin (“Days”), Kam Heskin (“Passions”) – also received gift bags that included polishes and Race Girl nail decals from Color Club, nail files from 95° & Sunny, and Tweezlight Lighted Tweezer


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