Take ownership of that whole, “new year, new you” cliché by checking out these notable – but most importantly, useful – beauty apps and websites, which offer everything from at-home hair and makeup to a rarefied shopping experience.
All the news for your new year!
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.
Not all white polishes were created equal. It may seem counter-intuitive, but, because of the shade’s simplicity, subtle variations, like glossy or matte finishes or warm and cool undertones, can make a world of difference. We’ve rounded-up and reviewed the best white polishes at ever prince point–so you can be sure the white you buy is the right white for you.
Nail art–in its over-the-top 3D incarnation, at least–is waning in popularity a bit, and polishes aimed at giving you a nail art-y feel without all the work have been taking its place.
We tried tons of the so-called textured polishes–here’s what we think.
OPI, the mega popular salon nail polish staple, churns out eight nail polish collections a year. And the more quirky and punny the name, the better. (Its best-seller, for the record, is the cult favorite red “I’m Not Really A Waitress.”)
At an event yesterday to promote the launch of the nail polish powerhouse’s newest Liquid Sand line, Bond Girls (a follow-up to its James Bond collection, out April 1), we checked in with OPI’s CEO Suzi Weiss-Fischmann.
We grilled the refreshingly open-book Weiss-Fischmann on upcoming lines (Game of Thrones, please?), the death of nail art, and how on earth she comes up with those nail polish names.
We’ve seen tasteful nude nails backstage for fall 2013, and some original nail art–both of which we expected. More unexpected? Decidedly dull nails. And by dull we don’t mean boring–we mean shine-free. (Well, except for Marc Jacobs’ shiny new line.) Yep, matte nails are offically a trend.