115 posts tagged Nails in ALL BLOGS


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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Backstage Beauty I Monique Lhuillier -

Makeup: Val Garland for MAC Hair: Odile Gilbert for Kerastase Nails: Michelle Saunders for Essie http://youtu.be/0PtWOPuZBzs Makeup "The inspiration for the show is 1930’s and art deco. The clothes are very elegant so we’re doing real, beautiful skin with natural lips and then a very strong, graphic, dark eye and that’s what makes it cool and modern. We’re using MAC Black Track Eyeliner and ...
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Backstage Beauty | Libertine -

Makeup: Chantal Miller for MAC Hair: Akemi Tamaribuchi for Kerastase Nails: Katie Hughes for Butter London Makeup  "This is all about a modern 60s eye. It's not your traditional, super model reference. It's more 60s noir, Sharon Tate. Lots of black eye liner and tons of lashes with completely raw lips and skin. Because of the matte skin, we're using an eyeliner (MAC Slickline) ...
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Backstage Beauty | Ruffian -

Makeup: James Kaliardos for MAC Hair: Neil Moodie for Bumble & Bumble Nails: Keri Blair for MAC  Makeup "At Ruffian, I'm doing a red eye, red cheek, red stained lip inspired by an Antonio Lopez show I saw at the Suzanne Geiss gallery in Soho, he's an illustrative artist during the 1970s. We're just playing with color today which is fun and showing that ...
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Backstage Beauty | Suno -

Makeup: Carole Colombani for MAC Hair: Odile Gilbert for Kerastase Nail: Casey Herman for Rococo Nails Makeup "It's a soft, velvet look with beautiful skin. It's perfect, dewy skin with a focus on the eyes. It's about creating soft, terra cotta feeling on the eyelids. To get this, I mixed a powder eyeshadow (MAC Exposed) and an eye cream (MAC Fast Response Eye Cream) ...
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Backstage Beauty | The Daily Nail – Creatures of the Wind -

"We found inspiration in the Memphis-Milano 1980s art movement. It was groundbreaking to art - the bold, sharp contrast of materials and color - and we believe our nail designs are as well by applying that concept to a 40's English working class uniform silhouette." - Jan Arnold for CND  
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