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Fall 2013

Fall 2013 Nail Trends at Saks Fifth Avenue Beachwood

Last Saturday, I had the pleasure of hosting an event at Saks Fifth Avenue Beachwood. The focus was Fall 2013 Nail Trends and I had a blast. I loved meeting other Cleveland nail polish fanatics and talking fall nail color.  To the readers and fellow bloggers who came out from behind the screen to say hi, thank you for coming. It was wonderful putting a face with a name.

Fall 2013 Nails Trends at Saks Fifth Avenue Beachwood

Fall 2013 Nails Trends at Saks Fifth Avenue Beachwood

We enjoyed bubbles, ridiculously good nail polish-shaped cookies from Bon Bon, hand and arm massages from Jo Malone and nail polish changes from local manicurists.

On top of that, I put together a nail trend display featuring nail colors sold at Saks. You may not normally think Saks when shopping for nail polish but, they have all the familiar prestige and luxury brands plus some you don’t normally see, like Tom Ford, Armani and Le Metier de Beaute.
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COVERGIRL The Capitol Collection Outlast Nail Glosstinis for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Ever since it was announced that COVERGIRL was partnering with the latest installment of The Hunger Games movie franchise, Catching Fire, I’ve been on the edge of my seat to see what it would bring in terms of nails. COVERGIRL released teaser images of a couple The Hunger Games: Catching Fire inspired looks but there was no actual details on the nail polish until now.

Hunger Games: Catching Fire COVERGIRL Capitol Collection Glosstinis

COVERGIRL The Capitol Collection Glosstinis

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You all know how I flipped for the first set of The Hunger Games nail polishes from China Glaze so I was curious to see what COVERGIRL would bring to the nail table for this epic film series. Continuing the trend of releasing seasonal/limited edition shades in mini Outlast Glosstinis, COVERGIRL’s The Capitol Collection, introduces nine sparkling shades inspired by the film.
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Laura Mercier Fall 2013 Dark Spell Collection Nail Polish Swatches & Review

I don’t know if I just wasn’t paying attention, or what, but I never really noticed Laura Mercier nail polish before. It wasn’t until I was touring the beauty department at my local Saks (for the event I’m hosting this weekend) that I noticed a heart-stopping green from the brand.

Laura Mercier Fall 2013 Dark Spell nail polish - Forbidden & Bewitched

Laura Mercier Dark Spell for Fall 2013

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I’m always on the hunt for a new and exciting green and Bewitched, from the Laura Mercier Fall 2013 Dark Spell color collection, had me at “hello.” If you adore green nail polish as much as I do, be prepared to fall in love as well.
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China Glaze Autumn Nights Fall 2013 “Gossip Over Gimlets” Set Swatches and Review

For Fall 2013, China Glaze is throwing a sophisticated soiree with their Autumn Nights collection. Think chilled martinis, girl talk, sultry finger-waved hair, bold lips and rich nail color in a range of moody hues and rich jewel tones.

China Glaze Autumn Nights for Fall 2013

China Glaze Autumn Nights

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Per usual, China Glaze has divided their twelve piece fall nail polish collection into two distinct six-color sets. The “Gossip Over Gimlets” pack is smoky and cool.
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Revlon Nail Art Chalkboard™ Matte Nail Polish for Fall 2013

By on September 17, 2013
in Black, Fall 2013, Matte, Nail Art, Revlon with 17 Comments

I didn’t expect to say this so soon but matte is back, people. From subtle matte and glossy contrasting nail designs to more youthful chalkboard nail art, flat is the new black! Revlon is jumping on board with their back-to-school appropriate Nail Art Chalkboard™ matte nail polish duos.

Revlon Chalkboard Nail Art Matte

Revlon Nail Art Chalkboard™

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Eight pastel nail art polishes are paired with a matte black so you can create your own chalkboard-inspired designs. Anything from letters, to symbols and more complicated patterns can be created with these easy-to-tote pairs.
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