118 posts tagged Nails in ALL BLOGS

Beauty Buzz | Michelle Obama’s Shade of Blue-Grey Polish

While Michelle Obama's speech at the Democratic Convention is the talk of the town today, her nail color is the talk of the beauty world. The sophisticated blue-grey color (brand not yet announced by the White House) matched the hem of her Tracey Reese dress and is in tune with the dusty neutrals trend we saw on F/W 12 runways ...
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Trade Show | Best of Elements Showcase 2012

The Elements Showcase  took place on Aug 20-21, 2012 in New York City featuring established and emerging visionaries in the world of fragrance and beauty design. Stay tuned for our full wrap of the show next week, but in the meantime, here are some noteworthy stand outs. AGONIST PARFUMS Agonist is a Swedish fragrance brand that launched in Nov 2008.  The collection of ...
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Inspiration | Beyonce ‘N Jay-Z Nail Art

It's Friday, we're browsing the internets for some inspiration and saw these nails Beyonce posted on her tumblr. It's not the first time she's worn Jay-Z-printed Minx on her nails (she's also been seen with President Obama's face), but this time she's added herself on the other hand. She also has "Jay-Z N B" studded onto the rest of her ...
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Beauty Buzz | Chanel Pop-Up in Covent Garden

Is it just us, or is London having the best summer ever? We didn’t think we could possibly be more envious of those in the presence of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the Olympics, but after last week’s Chanel event we’ve officially turned a—chic—shade of green. Last Tuesday, Chanel opened the doors to its first ever pop-up beauty store in London. ...
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Inspiration | Patriotic Nail Art at the Olympics

Fashionable nail art has taken the gold at the 2012 Olympics. There were plenty of mix-and-match nails decorated with iconic Olympic rings, country flags and corresponding colors in glitter or gloss. Patriotic pointers were spotted on swimming medalists Missy Franklin (USA), Ruta Meilutyte (LTU), Rebecca Adlington (UK) and Emily Seebohm (AUS). To celebrate the Olympics, Minx has created over 200 flag designs, ...
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Beauty Buzz | HBO & HSN Present the Forsaken Collection, Inspired by True Blood

If you’re a fan of HBO’s Emmy and Golden Globe nominated hit show True Blood, then, like us, you probably cannot get enough of this season’s major plot twists that follow our favorite mystical residents of Bon Temps, Louisiana. And while Sunday’s episode made us laugh, anticipate in wonder, and once again realize our eternal love for Eric Northman, True ...
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Beauty Buzz | Chanel Haute Couture Nails – F/W 12

While Haute Couture F/W 12 runways were awash in red or nude nails, it was the reverse French, silver eclipse nails at Chanel that caught our attention. After seasons of the solid nail, this was new for the iconic label. Makeup artist Peter Philips drew inspiration from the classic French manicure and gave it an update that was in line ...
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Beauty Buzz | Best of Cosmoprof North America 2012

The beauty team is back in the office after three days at Cosmoprof North America. The nail sector continued to show lots of innovation in special effects while makeup brands remained committed to new products and packaging designed for easier, one swipe application. Below are some of the stand out brands. Stay tuned for our comprehensive wrap next week! NCLA We're serious fans ...
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Inspiration | American Beauties

With Katy Perry gracing the cover of the latest issue of Parade dressed for the Fourth of July, we thought we’d celebrate by looking at U.S.A.-inspired beauty. The holiday is all about dressing eyes, lips, nails and hair in red, white and blue. Artistic nail designs are having a moment, so rocking festive tips are a must, and decorated fireworks, flags or ...
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Inspiration | Get In or Get Out (GIOGO)

Tired of watching vlogger makeup tutorials? Tired of watching vloggers go through their shopping bag? Want something snappy, fun and to the point? Time for the GIOGO show. GIOGO stands for the Get In Or Get Out show and its hosted by former backup dancers-turned-INFOtainers Julianne Waters and Tiana Brown. They've got the sassy repartee and they tell you what's in and what's ...
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Inspiration | Birthday Girls, W Korea

W Korea's March editorial captures the essence of Spring with its stunning pastel beauties. We're loving the contrast of the pastel wigs and washes of makeup with a strong red lip. Makeup by Sally Branka, Hair by Shon, Nails by Dawn Sterling.
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Backstage | Skateboard-inspired Minx at Vivienne Westwood -

For the Vivienne Westwood Red Label collection, nails were custom made by Minx. Co-founders Janice Jordan and Dawn Lynch-Goodwin were asked to create nails that looked and felt like the surface of a skateboard. Having never created that texture before, the founders experimented and developed a rough, grey, abrasive texture. They are calling it the 'Touch Me, Feel Me' Minx. ...
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Backstage | Jeremy Scott -

Makeup: Kabuki, MAC Hair: Eugene Souleiman, Wella Nails: Pattie Yankee, Dashing Diva MAKEUP "The makeup is inspired by Jeremy's collection. It's rave revisited, like 21st century rave. It's funny because I remember it from the first time around. It almost has to do with early computers as well, like the internet... kind of like the current generation who has the party online. Some of ...
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Backstage | Marc by Marc Jacobs -

Makeup: Dick Page, Shiseido Hair: Guido Palau, Redken Nails: Elisa Ferri, Zoya http://youtu.be/Uy_TX0c4y14 MAKEUP "We're keeping the girls as simple as possible. It's really pretty, clean skin, we're just taking out any red bits and rough parts, little emphasis on the eyebrows but a natural emphasis. There are a few light highlights around the eye, maybe gold or white depending on the skin tone. There's ...
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Backstage | Badgley Mischka -

Makeup: Tom Pecheux, MAC Hair: Peter Gray, MoroccanOil Nails: Deborah Lippmann, Deborah Lippmann MAKEUP "The inspiration comes from the amazing collection, Egon Schiele and Gustav Klimt. When I saw the collection and the amazing accessories, I was so in love with it, but I wanted to bring a bit of fantasy, I always need to twist something. So I was thinking Egon Schiele and ...
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