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Zoya Stunning Summer 2013 Nail Polish Swatches & Review

If the whole texture trend is giving you hives, Zoya has the cure with its summer nail polish collection of six cremes, Zoya Stunning. A rainbow of rich, creamy hues that can be worn together or on their own.

Zoya Stunning nail polish collection for Summer 2013

Zoya Stunning

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This type of candy-colored collection always brings back memories of the first Skittles manicure I showed you, using the Zoya Candy collection, or how we debated whether multi-colored manicures were trendy or tacky. Now, that wouldn’t even be a question. Oh how times have changed since I launched this site, over six years ago.
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Clinique “A Different Nail Enamel for Sensitive Skins” Review & Swatches

The first non-drugstore beauty brand I ever spent my hard earned money on was Clinique and I’m sure I’m not alone in this. During my teen years, my Caboodle was chock full of jade marble shadow & blush cases (New Clover was my jam!) and my bathroom drawer had dozens of mini Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotions from GWP sets. And when Black Honey Almost Lipstick launched, you wouldn’t catch me dead without a tube. But when it came to nails, Clinique had nothing for me.

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Clinique A Different Nail Enamel for Sensitive Skins

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Yes, they’ve had polish in the past but it always felt like an afterthought, until now. Introducing Clinique A Different Nail Enamel for Sensitive Skins. Quite a mouthful, no? Six years in the making, this line is formulated to minimize skin sensitivity. And as we’ve come to expect from Clinique, it is Dermatologist tested and Ophthalmologist tested. In addition to a core lineup of twelve basic shades, they have launched nine LE polishes for Summer 2013. Let’s take a look!
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L’Oreal Paris “Miss Candy” Colour Riche Nail Polish Collection Swatches & Review

Candy girl, you are my world. You look so sweet, you’re my special treat. Candy girl, all I want to say. When you’re with me, you brighten up my day - “Candy Girl” by New Edition

L’Oréal Paris is showing its playful side with a limited edition, sweet treat of a collection called Miss Candy. The stars of the Miss Candy show are new gelly (aka jelly) Colour Riche Nail in eight delectable hues.

L'Oreal Paris Miss Candy Jelly Nail Polish Collection

L'Oréal Paris Miss Candy Colour Riche Gelly Nail

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Jelly polishes are fan faves, not just for their lucite looks and build-able coverage but also for their usefulness in layering and nail art. I had a great time experimenting with different syrup gradient combinations and glitter jelly sandwich looks. Keep reading to see what I came up with.
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Dermelect ME “Fearless Beauty” Nail Polish by Fear No Beauty

Fear No Beauty‘s Karie Frost is one of my fave backstage buddies at NYFW. As the Beauty Director for Nail It! magazine and NAILPRO, she’s an industry vet yet she never puts on airs. She’s just a chill, sweet chick with a bold eye for color and beauty. All the amazing nail looks on the Nailpro and Nail It! covers? Karie dreamt up the concepts.

It’s no wonder that my pal, Celebrity Manicurist and Dermelect Creative Director, Elle, wanted to collaborate with Karie for the Dermelect ME Summer 2013 nail polish collection, appropriately named Fearless Beauty. Karie’s no holds barred approach to beauty empowers women to take a chance with their look.

Dermelect ME Fearless Beauty nail polish collection for Summer 2013

Dermelect ME Fearless Beauty

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“I see hundreds of new nail products cross my desk each year, and Dermelect really caught my eye,” says Frost, who not only founded beauty blog FearNoBeauty.com, but has also worked for 12+ years on top nail industry magazine Nailpro and new consumer nail magazine Nail It!. “The science behind the nail treatments, and now the new ME lacquer colors, truly deliver stronger, longer nails—the perfect canvas for brilliant manicures. I wanted to bring brave new colors to the brand’s ME lacquers—colors that will not only inspire women to take fun, fearless shade risks with their nails, but also feel confident while doing so.”
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NARS “Andy Warhol Color Collection” Holiday 2012 Nail Polish Collection Swatches & Review

By on September 18, 2012
in Black, Holiday 2012, NARS, Orange, Purple, Teal, Yellow with 49 Comments

It would be very glamorous to be reincarnated as a great big ring on Liz Taylor’s finger – Andy Warhol

An artist is somebody who produces things that people don’t need to have – Andy Warhol

The NARS for Andy Warhol Color Collection for Holiday 2012 is most definitely glamorous and, let’s face it, makeup is certainly something we don’t NEED yet Francois Nars is such an artist that his creations continue to sell-out worldwide.

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Part of this huge collection of products and gift sets is a set of five new NARS nail polish shades. If, like me, you haven’t had the best history with NARS polishes I URGE you to keep reading. Trust me, you’ll be pleasantly surprised. Would I steer you wrong?
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