Nails
Tue 12.16
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Frugal Snob: & Other Stories Launches Stateside

Unlike COS which has been around for awhile now across Europe and Asia, Swedish brand & Other Stories – which like COS is owned by H&M – just launched overseas about a year ago and recently in the US with a retail store in NYC and an online web shop.

Tue 11.18
Essie Launches Limited Edition Winter Collection

Essie Limited Edition Winter Collection

Two things have completely changed my DIY manicures. One, I’ve been using cuticle oil almost daily to keep me cuticles moisturized. All you do is brush a tiny bit of the oil on the base of your nails and massage it into your cuticles – you shouldn’t need clipping if you do this consistently (I’ve been using this one from essie).

Tue 10.28
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Frugal Snob: Nuance by Salma Hayek Nail Polishes

To launch the newest polishes for her Nuance line, Salma Hayek sent out candy sushi that tied into the new shades…

Tue 09.23
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Fall 2014 from Giorgio Armani Beauty

Giorgio Armani launched his new limited edition beauty collection, Fade to Grey, on the Fall 2014 runwayicon. The products were all tested out backstage and while Armani has had a successful cosmetics line for awhile it was only recently that I started using his products. I was lured in by the gorgeous packaging.

Tue 09.09
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NYFW Spring 2015 Trend Alert: Subtle Nail Art

Nail art – it’s not going anywhere! The difference is that this season the nail art is a lot more subtle than in seasons past.

Thu 08.28
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Nails Inc. Brings Us Kale-Infused and Alexa Chung Inspired Polish

Get these $15 babies now!icon Nails Inc. has just released two new collections, and they’re the most exciting polish happenings announced for fall by far. I had a chance to preview both the brand’s Nailkale and Alexa Chung lines and sure they may be a bit gimmicky but the colors and formulation quality are awesome.

Wed 06.18
3.1 Phillip Lim for NARS Nail Collection

3.1 Phillip Lim for NARS Nail Collection: Runway to Real Life

NARS has been doing the nails of Phillip Lim’s NYFW models for the last 14 seasons, so this collaboration is no mere whim but rather the result of a long and beautiful partnership.

Mon 06.16
Formula X Press Pods

Formula X Press Pods Review

Formula X just came out with one of the most genius beauty innovations, Formula X Press Pods ($39 for 24) – they’re single-use manicure pods!

Thu 06.12
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Snob or Slob: Glitter French Manicure

There are few nail looks as dated as the French manicure, but what about the latest twist on the outdated look – the glitter French manicure?