Just as hotly anticipated as the Zoya Magical PixieDusts, Zoya Awaken and new glitter topper Monet bring sparkling power pastels, dreamy creams and a glowing metallic to the spring color table. I’m all about Zoya’s sparkling, flecked finish so I couldn’t wait to play with these new Water Lilies-esque shades.
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Formula X for Sephora officially replaced the beloved Sephora by OPI line last fall and, to be honest, every time I go in the store, I am so overwhelmed by the immensity of the line that I can never decide on a just a couple shades to try and leave empty handed. I think it’s just too much all at once and my brain explodes looking at the display. You know what I mean?
Anyway, when I heard about the new Liquid Crystals collection, I just had to see them for myself. Inspired by stained glass, this Effects line is made from crushed micro-crystalline glass and light reflecting micas. And when I say that they glow, they GLOW. They’ve also added more textures to the Celestials line and I have one of those to show you as well. Continue Reading »
When it comes to textured nail polish, China Glaze certainly walks to the beat of its own drum. While other brands seem to be all, “the more glitter the merrier”, China Glaze continues to test us with their unique take on the genre. Following up the polarizing Crinkled Chrome collection, China Glaze Sea Goddess mixes the more expected sparkling textures with creamy creations in a range of whimsical, dream-like shades.
I don’t know about you guys, but I’ve been an Olympics-watching junkie this past week. I’ve been taping the live day coverage and watching the night coverage as well. I can’t get enough. And tonight is the start of my favorite event of the Winter Games, Ladies Figure Skating.
You may remember my interview with Olympian and COVERGIRL Gracie Gold where I showed you the nail art from her COVERGIRL photo shoot and the design she wore on the day of our chat. Well, to show my Team USA spirit, I’ve created a mash-up of both manicures to create one almighty Patriotic Nail Art explosion.
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Last week I went out to dinner with a friend who told me about the ridiculous advice a “nail professional” gave her during a recent manicure. It was so unbelievable that it got me thinking about the other bad nail tips, tricks and facts I’ve heard over the years, from pros, beauty insiders and consumers alike. To be honest, some of them have been debunked so many times, it amazes me they’re still being told.