It’s almost that most wonderful time of the year, when it’s socially acceptable — nay, encouraged — for grown women to wear over-the-top glitter nail polish. This season, nail polish brands have you covered in that regard. But for those of you feeling slightly Grinch-y, there are more than just glittery reds here. You’ll also Read more →
Skin care, despite the recent popularity of multi-tasking BB and CC creams which claim to do everything, is still pretty specialized. It’s not hard to end up with an eight-step skin care routine these days. And now the beauty industry is applying that same personalized approach to nail care.
If you’ve set foot in Sephora, a drugstore or anywhere near a cosmetics counter lately, chances are you’ve been bombarded by a bewildering array of flesh colored fluids. The alphabet formulations–like BB cream, CC cream, and soon DD creams–have joined tinted moisturizers and standard foundation on the shelves as potential skin-perfecting options. But what do they all (supposedly) do? What’s the difference between them? And most importantly: Which should you use?
We break it down for you.
The “of-the-month” subscription model is nothing new, but the beauty industry has taken it to a new level in the last few years, most notably with beauty sample subscription boxes. Now there’s a new package vying for room in your mailbox.
The latest in beauty subscriptions is nail polish-only models.
We spent our Sunday worshipping at the church of fashion–we dragged our sorry selves out of bed really early to check out Victoria Beckham‘s look at the New York Public Library and lasted all the way until the evening, when we ooh’ed and ah’ed over Zac Posen’s signature elegant beauty look. (Start practicing a gorgeous bordeaux lip!)
Welcome to our nail art column–the Top Coat! Every week we’ll be doing a step-by-step nail art tutorial. We’ve already told you the essentials you need for a good nail art kit, so gather your tools and try our next project. The two hottest trends in nail polish this season? Neons and nudes. We decided Read more →