Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Cirque Colors x Nordstrom Magic Hour Pop-In Curated by Olivia Kim

 Press sample
It's my pleasure to present to you Cirque Colors exclusive to Nordstrom collection. Created for their Pop-In shop series, this "Magic Hour" Pop-In is curated by Olivia Kim, director of creative projects and Opening Ceremony veteran. Introducing seven exclusive shades inspired by lights, music and the warmer months ahead. Go bold with one of our UV reactive holographics or embellish any nail look with one of our festival-inspired glitters.

 Cirque Colors (from left to right) FLASH, Sun Dog, PLUR, Twilight, Phosphors, Electric Sky, Discotheque

Monday, March 23, 2015

Rescue Beauty Lounge Je t'aime! Je t'aime! Collection Swatch and Review

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Hello everyone!! Thrilled to share with you part one of the unveiling of the next RBL collection!

Rescue Beauty Lounge Launches Je t’aime! Je t’aime!
Ji Baek’s newest spring collection—Je t’aime! Je t’aime! —is inspired by her love of
Parisian farmer’s markets. Who can resist the refreshing banter between sweet-talking
vendors? Living in Paris has inspired Baek’s aesthetic and color palette. Je t’aime! Je
t’aime! is her take on French culture. Read her full blog post for more behind the inspiration.

Introducing: Je t’aime! Je’ t’aime!

Saturday, March 21, 2015

China Glaze Road Trip Spring 2015 Freehand Tulip Nail Art

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Hello and Happy Spring!! In honor of the first day of Spring being yesterday, I created this freehand tulip flower nail art!! I know every year the first tulip sightings are always a joy to see! You can check out the press release for this collection and see just why I was so excited to receive these. Each one is just perfect! I used all but one for this design - and I included that swatch at the end ;) 
 I promised myself I'd work on my freehand flowers this year. So here's another go at it!

Femme Fatale Swatches and Reviews

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Hi there! I've got swatches of Femme Fatale today! This was my first experience with the brand. 
"Established in 2011 Femme Fatale is the leading Australian online boutique for handmade cosmetics & lacquer, plus additional beauty care items produced by small-scale businesses. We stock over 40 unique & vibrant artisan brands from around the world, with new products arriving each week"
I was sure looking forward to this brand!
The first is a trio created for Valentine's 2015 but of course can be worn all year!
 Femme Fatale Fool's Paradise - bronz-y gold shimmer and flakes with silver holo glitter. I layered one coat over KBShimmer Eyes White Open.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Nail Art Fashion Week 2015 Round - Up

Phew! What a week! I got all all seven of my Nail Art Fashion Week designs done, though posted the last ones a bit late. Seems the stomach bug doesn't care that Nail Art Fashion Week is taking place at LOL Well Here's the round - up in case you missed any. 
I am definitely proud of the work I did for this challenge. I am always inspired by fashion and particularly love Fashion Week so I was thrilled that Maria of asked me to host along with Faustine La NPA Mouton from Paris, and Bella SeizeTheNail of Stockholm. 

They did amazing work along with so many of YOU that joined and posted with #NAFW2015 Thank you for making this so much fun and sharing your talents with us! <3

Check out all my posts:

Hope you enjoyed these :D

All the best,

Monday, March 16, 2015

Nail Art Fashion Week 2015 Day 7 - Fall Runway Nail Art - Miss Pop Nails for Rachel Antonoff

February 13, 2015 – NYC – OPI brought floral to New York Fashion Week with Rachel Antonoff at Lincoln Center with OPI’s lead nail artist Miss Pop and the OPI team of nail techs. And today, I bring it to you with the final day of Nail Art Fashion Week! Our theme for the last day of this challenge is to recreate Fashion Week Fall 2015 Runway nail art. I chose the ever colorful and fun style of Miss Pop Nails!

China Glaze Electric Nights Neon Collection Press Release

Press release
China Glaze® Introduces Electric Nights Neon Collection

Love, laugh, dance and bring the good vibes to the ultimate non-stop party when China Glaze® launches Electric Nights, summer’s hottest day-glow nail lacquer collection. Inspired by the outrageously colorful fashion seen at electronic music festivals, Electric Nights features nine enhanced neon lacquers that illuminate under a black light and three first-of-its-kind splatter paint effect top coats. Mix and match them all to create a glowing, mashup manicure that won’t skip a beat.

Twelve bass-bumping, bold shades include:

Violet-Vibes: Ultra-violet purple crème

Plur-Ple*: Vibrant blue-purple crème

Glow with the Flow*: Ultra bright baby pink crème

Red-y to Rave*: Unstoppable neon red crème

Home Sweet House Music*: Neon orange crème

Daisy Know My Name?: Hi-light yellow crème

DJ Blue My Mind: Vivid blue crème

UV Meant to Be: Tranquil baby blue crème

Treble Maker: Glowing green crème

Point Me to the Party: Neon green, orange, pink and blue matte multi-size glitter

Let the Beat Drop: Hot orange and pink matte multi-size glitter

Can I Get An Untz Untz: Cool neon blue and green matte multi-size glitter 

The Electric Nights collection marks the first time four key shades will launch simultaneously in Gelaze® Gel-n-Base in OneTM gel polish as open stock colours and a 4-piece set: Red-y to Rave, Home Sweet House Music, Plur-Ple and Glow with the Flow. Electric Nights will also feature four limited edition “Tips & Toes” 2-piece sets of China Glaze® and Gelaze® shades – Gelaze® for manicures and the matching China Glaze® shade for pedicures.

Wave your nails in the air with China Glaze® Electric Nights April 2015 at fine beauty supply stores and salons nationwide including Ulta and Sally Beauty Supply. MSRP $7.50.
For more information, please visit or follow China Glaze® on Facebook (@ChinaGlaze), Instagram (@ChinaGlazeOfficial), Twitter (@ChinaGlaze) and Pinterest (

Nail Art Fashion Week 2015 Day 6 - Fall FW Dress - Carolina Herrera

Hello! Today I have the next to last post for this fun Nail Art Fashion Week. I've loved doing these and loved seeing your posts on Instagram! I've fallen a bit behind schedule as there's a nasty bug going through my house right now! Boo! Bad timing, I have nails to do! 

So here is Day 6, which is inspired by Carolina Herrera - NYFW Fall '15
Runway photo credit: by Frazer Harrison