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MAC Nail Transformations Lacquers

The new MAC Nail Transformations collection includes lacquers that change the appearance of nails through translucence tints. The inspiration behind the transformative qualities of this collection was informed by nail technician Marian Newman’s background as a former forensic scientist. Together with MAC she realised a collection that invites experimentation with luminescent effects as well as texture. The collection comprises of three creamy ...
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Top Nail Looks from the 2014 Golden Globe Red Carpet

Bespoke designer dresses may get fashion tongues wagging come award season but it's the hair, makeup and especially, nails that we look forward to the most. (At least for this Beauty Editor!) Hollywood's leading ladies did not disappoint at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards, sporting sweet and simple manicures to compliment their fabulous frocks: nail looks inspired by the subtle metallic ...
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Good Reads: The Best in Beauty Books for 2013 and Beyond

Is the beauty-lover on your gift list a bookworm too? Here’s a handful of old and new coffee-table-sized releases that are must-reads for anyone looking to work in the beauty business, or any obsessive looking to brush up on their notable industry names. Chock-full of high-impact images, inspiring success stories and how-tos, these good books are gifts sure to have ...
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5 Minutes With Shel Pink, founder of SpaRitual

When nail polish became a need-it-or-die category years ago, there's one brand that stood out amongst the manicure moguls — an uplifting beauty renegade that’s had the hearts of beautifiers worldwide for years. It seems like they know exactly what a nail-geek needs. We love SpaRitual for its nature-inspired colors, uplifting polish names ("Improvisation," "Invention," "Intuition"), zen-themed products and grippy bottle caps. Its non-GMO, vegan-friendly, fair ...
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Runway Alert: Nearly Naked, New York Fashion Week S/S 14

At Louise Goldin, Monique LHuillier and Houghton, subtle manicures gave each collection a neutral beauty anchor. Done in the softest of petal pinks, muted peaches and yellows, nails were pretty and understated for S/S 14.
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5 Minutes With Jin Soon Choi, Nail Artist

She's a big New York City name in nails. Who is she? She's Jin Soon Choi: a nail artist to the stars and backstage at New York fashion week (we loved her wiped-off look at Tess Giberson). Nails of all shapes and lengths are trending at the moment, there has never been a more popular time to be well-manicured. The nail ...
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Manicure Watch: Muted Nails at BCBG Max Azria & Tadashi Shoji, New York Fashion Week SS14

Nails are on the radar of every beauty editor during Mercedes-Benz fashion week in New York. OPI kicked off  the first show of the week at BCBG Max Azria at the Lincoln Center with barely-there manicures: an understated yet elegant beauty look that is completely wearable off-duty. Models walked the runway wearing OPI's Samoan Sand, a polish with a hue that looks like ...
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Birchbox x Ruffian nail polishes launch for New York Fashion Week

Birchbox is taking bespoke beauty to a new level: the direct mail beauty brand partnered with New York designers, Ruffian, to launch a debut nail lacquer collection, available exclusively on Birchbox.com and just in time for New York Fashion Week.   Through crowdsourcing, Birchbox selected the exclusive Ruffian nail polish shades via Facebook in February and the shades were inspired by the ...
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Backstage Beauty | The Daily Nail – Emerson -

"It took me a week to paint the Emerson press-ons with an assistant full time. I met with Jackie (Emerson designer) and she showed me the swatches for the first time in November. When we met in December, I told her that I wanted to swatch out the lace. I thought it would be so sexy because her collection is ...
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Backstage Beauty | Nail of the Day – Assembly New York -

"I like to call black and white cookies and the stink eye. So very New York!" - Simcha Whitehill, aka Miss Pop  
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Backstage Beauty | Ohne Titel -

Makeup: Lucia Pieroni for MAC Hair: Jimmy Paul for Bumble & Bumble Nails: Kim D'Amato for Priti NYC  Makeup "We're playing with textures today. It's a super matte velvet lip in a bright red, an "electro red." We're using a red lip pencil, Ruby Woo lipstick over that and Neon Orange Pigment over that for the velvet finish. Skin is super polished, very pure, ...
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Backstage Beauty I Thom Browne -

  Makeup: Sil Bruinsma for MAC Hair: Jimmy Paul for Bumble & Bumble Nails: Julie Kandalec for Maybelline Color Show Makeup "Thom is always quite specific about the kind of girl he envisions. Other seasons it has been a dark, sort of ghostly girl, but this season we’re going in a different direction. It’s still a bit wicked but we’re doing a much more delicate ...
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Backstage Beauty | Vivienne Tam -

Makeup: Maud Laceppe for MAC Hair: Jeanie Syfu for Tresemme Nails: Incoco Makeup "It's a very sophisticated, 90s punky look. Its very strong, structured skin with a bit of contour, a glowing finish, and a very strong, matte, dark lip. The lips are going to be very dark, almost black, very deep intense purple by mixing a burgundy and a black. There's a ...
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Backstage Beauty I Theyskens Theory -

Makeup: James Kaliardos for MAC Hair: Odile Gilbert for Kerastase Nails: Jin Soon Choi for Jin Soon Makeup "We’re doing a very futuristic girl, like how girls would look in the real future. The skin is built, so all the portions of the face are worked on but there isn’t color. We’re perfecting what they have. We start with Prep and Prime Skin Brightening ...
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Backstage Beauty | Diane Von Furstenberg -

Makeup: James Kaliardos for MAC Hair: Orlando Pita Nails: Michelle Saunders for Essie Makeup "It's a bright fuchsia lip where life is the pary. It's not party makeup, this is a pink that makes you win in life. There's pink in the DVF collection that we tried to match as close to possible. So, its a color called Process Magenta which is a lip ...
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