There is nothing worse than nails on a chalkboard, but what about a chalkboard on your nails? UK nail company Ciaté (which roared onto the beauty scene a few years ago with the uber-popular caviar nail kit) is now launching a "Chalkboard Manicure" kit.
Chances are you either a) know someone who is obsessed with nail polish or nail art or b) are yourself obsessed. We understand this, and also understand that there are holiday wish lists to be made and gifts to be purchased. Therefore, we've rounded up the coolest gifts we could find for all the nail freaks in your life. And the best part is that none of these are very expensive in the big scheme of things. So get clicking. Here are our 12 favorite gifts for the nail fanatic.
If you're like us, before you leave for the long Fourth of July weekend you will no doubt get a fresh manicure. Why not take inspiration from these celebs and nail bloggers and go patriotic? After all, there is no better way to show respect to our red, white, and blue flag than to stick it on our nails. Click through to see some of the best patriotic manicures. *cue "The Star-Spangled Banner"*
You've heard of monthly beauty box subscriptions for nail polish and samples, but what about one for products that don't even exist yet? From the Lab, which launched a little over a month ago, is just that. It was founded by two beauty industry and marketing veterans, Steve Dworman and Lorraine Dahlinger, and what the pair is counting on is that you, the world-weary and over-educated beauty consumer, are more interested in function, ingredients, and innovation than whether the bottle has a La Mer label on it. Allow me to explain.