117 posts tagged Nails in ALL BLOGS

Beauty Buzz | Iris Apfel for MAC

At the fabulous age of 90, Iris Apfel, self-described "geriatric starlet" and fashion icon, is taking on the world of make-up. The Iris Apfel for MAC Collection is a 20-piece line – an apt showcase of Apfel's knack for color and unique style full of bold and splashy lip shades and nail lacquers. Colors range from dark grey and blue-teals to ...
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Inspiration | Pastel Passion, Vogue Japan

Its 21 degrees here in New York, and this February Vogue Japan editorial has us dreaming of Spring. As Spring makeup collections begin to hit counters, Neil Moodie's cotton candy curls and Yadim's pink makeup and seafoam nails shows us how to translate the pastel trend to beauty.
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Inspiration | Fantasque, Antidote Magazine

Bold 80s beauty is in full force for the second issue of Antidote Magazine. The fierce teal eyeliner with bright red lips, long red-violet nails with the pulled back hair and jewel-toned ensembles make for a satisfyingly glam editorial. Makeup by Adrien Pinault and hair by Tomohiro Ohashi.
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Beauty Buzz | Kate Broughton Nail Transfers

We're on a bit of a nail kick at the moment and we're loving these charming nails transfers from Kate Broughton. Broughton is a designer/maker based in Nottingham UK who created a range of temporary tattoos and nail transfers with her illustrations of birds, sewing supplies and deer. To apply the nail transfers, just cut them out, peel and stick ...
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Beauty Buzz | Time For Some CrocoFever

Move over crackle and magnetic polishes, Croco topcoat is the new nail effect.  German based beauty company, LCN is behind the textured nail polish, appropriately titled CrocoFever.  The finish is similar to crocodile or snakeskin, making it possible to match your nails to your favorite pair of shoes or handbag. A sophisticated alternative to crackle, it's perfect for the holidays. ...
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Beauty Buzz | London’s MWnail Bar

Our cultural obsession with the 1970s continues with MWnails' latest nail bar. It's new concept salon on Chancery Lane takes you back to 1971, "when men were men, hair was golden and bodies were bronzed." The salon takes the travel theme to new heights with an interior that painstakingly recreates a 1971 ex American Airlines Boeing 737 that used to ...
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Street Beauty | Nail Art Inspirations

We're fans of nail art here at Stylesight. Here's what's been spotted around the office. Below are some of DIY nails by our illustrator Alexa Grant. She always has fab geometric designs that she does herself. Why geometric? "Because its easier to do," she says. An image of a red nail with a gold edge with an Aztec print in Grazia ...
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Backstage Beauty | Chanel Nails -

Chanel tends to set nail color trends so all eyes were on fingertips for this Spring 2012 show. They featured the upcoming Spring trio of Le Vernis polishes in April (rosy red), May (pink) and June (pale orange). A few girls also wore Attraction, a new oyster-colored shade set to launch in January.
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Backstage Beauty | Gareth Pugh – S/S 2012 -

Makeup: Alex Box Hair: Martin Cullen Nails: Marian Newman for Minx Makeup Makeup was led by makeup artist Alex Box who referenced Nikola Tesla, the early 20th century scientist. "It's about electricity and the early forms of it," she explained. Using Minx nail strip and triangles of sticky, double-sided clear plastic, she created white, “floating” eyeliner for the models. An innovative move, this is ...
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Backstage Beauty | Missoni – S/S 2012 -

The Look: Morning After a Fun All-Nighter Makeup, Lucia Pieroni for MAC Hair, Eugene Souleiman for Wella Professionals Nails, Marian Newman for Minx Nails Makeup "It's like nothing, but there's something there," described Lucia Pieroni of the "morning-after," monochromatic makeup. The focus was on the eyebrows which were filled in with an eye shadow a shade deeper than the model's natural hair color. "Since it's ...
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Beauty Buzz | Nailphilia: London’s First Nail Art Exhibit

Nail art has caught the attention of the art world. DegreeArt.com is hosting London’s first ever nail art exhibit, Nailphilia from September 1 - 26th, 2011. The showcase will include multiple mediums including photography, installation, books and film and feature works by London's best nail techs, such as Marian Newman, Sophy Robson, Sam Biddle, Mike Pocock, Megumi Mizuno, Antony Buckley, ...
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Backstage Beauty | Jeremy Scott – S/S 2012 -

The Look: Country Girl Goes to the Big City Makeup: Val Garland for MAC Hair: Eugene Souleiman for Wella Professionals Nails: Pattie Yankee for Dashing Diva http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFpci_b6yr8&feature=youtu.be Makeup "The look is Daisy Duke goes into the city. I wanted it to feel like a young girl, like her first time in the big city. She's a bit hillbilly and she thinks she wants to be grown ...
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Backstage Beauty | Theyskens’ Theory – S/S 2012 -

The Look: Cool Girls Makeup: James Kaliardos for MAC Hair: Odile Gilbert for Kerastase Nails: Jin Soon Choi for Zoya http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2yM1lY8obU&feature=youtu.be Makeup The makeup directive from Olivier Theyskens was that he wanted the girls to look cool but with a little kick. So, Kaliardos used a khaki color on the eye with a reflective silver pigment shooting up the center of the eye. "It gives ...
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Backstage Beauty | Sophie Theallet – S/S 2012 -

The Look: Romy Schneider in the movie La Piscine Makeup: Tom Pecheux for MAC Hair: Didier Malige for Aveda Makeup Tom Pecheux was inspired by French actress and 60s beauty icon Romy Schneider in the movie La Piscine. "It's a twisted love story in a house with an amazing swimming pool and Romy Schneider is tan and glowing with lots of mascara and shimmer. ...
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Backstage Beauty | Chris Benz – S/S 2012 -

  The Look: 60s Warhol Lady Skin: Eileen Harcourt for Clarisonic Makeup: Daniel Martin for Lancome Hair: DJ Riggs for TIGI Nails: Anna-Maria for Lancome Skin Celebrity aesthetician Eileen Harcourt was backstage to give models a quick cleansing and makeup prep. "Skin is an accessory, just like shoes and hair," she said. She used the Clarisonic Cleanser with the Facial Brush to remove makeup and dirt and ...
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