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With such outrageous personal style, it was only a matter of time before hip-hop star Nicki Minaj released her own line of far-out nail lacquers. "OPI is so excited to work with Nicki in releasing these six new nail lacquers," says Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, the Executive VP, Artistic Director, and all-around brand guru behind OPI. Nicki's collection, available January 2012, will include a new shimmery aubergine-colored shatter topcoat (yes, shatter’s here to stay) along with punchy neon shades and glittery hues. Get ready for these lacquers to rock your world!
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These cool blends of smooth matte-finish polishes with slick chrome details have been catching our eyes lately and we had to share. Sexy and sophisticated, the matte/chrome look is a must-wear any time you want to steal the spotlight with a flick of your finger.
Never underestimate the power of a cute manicure. When LHJ.com editors asked readers and bloggers to show off their fave polish shades, the rainbow of photos they sent brightened our day and made us want to run home and do our nails!
Gold is a girl's favorite color, right? From accent furniture to jewelry, gold has made a major comeback in recent years, and there's no better way than a fresh manicure to show our love for the warm color. Get out your tools, and give these gold nail designs a try.
Painting your the nails on your right hand (or left for you lefties) just got so much easier.
The cost of getting and maintaining a professional manicure can be expensive, and DIY nail art is time-consuming and requires skill. Luck for you, many brands offer nail strips in myriad designs and colors. Check out the brands that make the best at-home nail wraps.
Do you ever find yourself lingering in the nail polish aisle at Ulta only to walk away with a ho-hum color or nothing at all? Finding the cutest on-trend color that suits your personal style preferences can be tricky and tiring. Why not let someone else do that work for you--and deliver it to your door? We've rounded up the best monthly subscription boxes that will do just that--deliver adorable polishes and nail tools right to your front door each month.
Just can't find that perfect shade of pink? No worries. Minnie from YouTube channel cutepolish shows that making your own nail polish is easier than you'd think.
Whether you're serving up stuffing or standing under the mistletoe, your nails need to be on point. Our holiday nail polish guide will help you pick the best polishes to give or put on your wish list. From classic reds to festive prints, this will be a holiday to remember.
This past weekend, Serena continued to debut her nail polish line by sporting her own colors on the court at the U.S. Open. Check out the entire Glam Slam! polish collection by OPI; it's was "love" at first sight for us! You can find her collection at stores like ULTA, Pure Beauty, and professional salons.
Nail polish strips are awesome. They let you have fun, festive nails even if you have nary a shred of artistic ability. Once you get the hang of it, it's actually really, really simple! And once they're applied properly, they last a long time and give you infinite options for fierce nails. “Nail polish strips are so trendy right now that you can find all sorts of different colors and different patterns,” says Sephora PRO team member Sara Biria. Here's how to apply polish strips--the right way.
If you're like me, a manicure is not a long-lasting beauty treatment. As hard as I try to keep my nails looking pretty, dishes, work and well, life, often leave my nail color chipped and in disarray within a few days of a salon visit. But with the influx of new at-home gel nail kits on the market, you can now have a salon-quality manicure for up to two weeks for a fraction of the price it would cost in a salon. And it's easier than you think.
Known as the “First Lady of Nails” and the woman responsible for such classic polishes as I'm Not Really a Waitress and Tickle My France-y, Suzi Weiss-Fischmann is the Executive VP, Artistic Director, and all-around creative force behind OPI's legendary and coveted nail lacquers. She does it all--from creating the shades to bestowing on them their unique monikers, that, let's face it, keep us coming back for more as much as the new colors do. We caught up with Suzi for a Q&A about choosing collections and names, as well as which polish is her all-time favorite.
These Instagrams are every nail-lover's dream come true. Follow these accounts to get your daily dose of acrylic heaven.
If it seems like you just paid for that mani-pedi and the polish is already chipping or flaking, then you'll want to try these pro solutions for making nail polish last longer. A few tweaks to your nail care routine is all it takes to extend the life of your manicure.
Nail polish remover is truly a lifesaver, but this video proves there's more than one way to use your acetone.
Today's at-home gel polish systems offer you a convenient way to get salon-quality nails without leaving your living room. We tried out three of the most popular kits on the market to see how they stack up and if they're really a smart investment.
The world's favorite, arachnid-friendly superhero is coming back to theaters this summer, and OPI has the best nail collab hitting stores the world wide web. Pick your favorite spidey shade!
Inspired by Disney's "The Muppets" (in theaters November 23), OPI's holiday 2011 collection will feature twelve limited-edition shades inspired by the loveable gang, including Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie, Beaker, and Gonzo. From shimmering neutral pink and taupes to glittery jewel-tones, these lacquers capture the joyfulness of the Muppets and provide the perfect touch to any holiday outfit. The polishes will be available in November at stores like ULTA, Trade Secret, Pure Beauty, and professional salons, but we couldn't wait to give you a sneak peek!
So, edible nail polish is now a thing.
No, you shouldn't just peel it off. Learn the right, damage-proof way to remove shellac or gel nail polish between salon visits.