Monday, July 21, 2014

Cirque Colors Kontiki Collection, & Back to Basics


Whether you're sipping on mojitos, jet-setting across the country or catching up on some well-deserved R&R, explore our latest release that will keep your nails looking hot in the heat. Inspired by endless summer days, we've created 3 limited edition lacquers each with a special color-shifting shimmer in a vivid translucent base. If you like Coronation, you will love The Kontiki Collection.

  • Dear Dahlia - A hot pink "jelly" with multi-dimensional shimmer ($13)
  • Thicker Than Water - A turquoise "jelly" with multi-dimensional shimmer ($13)
  • Midsummer Night - A cobalt blue "jelly" with multi-dimensional shimmer ($13)


An arsenal of mani basics is a must-have for every beauty maven. We are excited to introduce our Back to Basics collection which include our essential Holdfast™ Base Coat and Liquid Laminate™ Top Coat. Additionally, two new creme colors will be available which make the perfect backdrop to our festive glitter lacquers.
  • Holdfast™ Base Coat - A garlic-infused based coat that anchors and strengthens ($10)
  • Liquid Laminate™ Top Coat - A quick-dry top coat that seals, protects and adds a glossy shine  ($10)
  • Memento Mori - A black creme ($13) 
  • Carpe Diem - A white creme ($13)


Also available as a set in an easy-to-carry case for $36.

The Kontiki and Back to Basics Collections will be available online at CirqueColors.com on August 5, 2014. Please refer to the Stockists page for participating retailers.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Zoya Naturel Deux

Inspired by the desire to expand the popular neutral palette of the Zoya NATUREL collection, six (6) NEW, full-coverage creams in deeper hues were born.

Perfect as every day go-to colors, the Zoya NATUREL DEUX (2) collection bridges the transitional gap between late summer/early fall 2014 with three, rich brown family shades and three plum based beauties. All in the long-wearing, BIG5FREE formula Zoya is known for!

ZOYA NATUREL DEUX (2) - 2014
  • Spencer: Camel Cream, Full Coverage Formula.
  • Chanelle: Toasted Almond, Full Coverage Formula.
  • Emilia: Dark Chocolate, Full Coverage Formula.
  • Marnie: Deep Warm Plum, Full Coverage Formula.
  • Aubrey: Medium Mauve Cream, Full Coverage Formula.
  • Madeline: Muted Rose, Full Coverage Formula.

COLLECTION PRE-ORDER STARTS JULY 21, 2014

ZOYA IS THE HEALTHY COLOR OF FASHION!
$9 (US), Available on Zoya.com and at finer salons and spas.

Friday, July 11, 2014

China Glaze Pop Top Collection


GLITTER MAKES EVERYTHING BETTER
Top off your nails with the China Glaze® Pop Top Collection

Shine on with the new China Glaze® Pop Top collection. This eight-piece, limited edition set includes two classic base shades mixed with six glitter toppers to add sparkle, sprinkle and shine to your nails. Layer the eye-catching glitters together for a bold look, or pick just one for a dazzling finish – either way you are sure to add POP to your manicure.

The China Glaze® Pop Top collection includes:
  • Heart of Africa: Shimmering deep red
  • White on White: Crisp white crème
  • Pizzazz: Twinkling multi-dimensional glitter blend
  • Fairy Dust: Delicate silver sparkle overcoat
  • Luxe & Lush: A high octane flaky overcoat
  • Your Present Required: Multi-sized and multi-colored glitter
  • I Pink I Can: Multi-sized pink glitter
  • Techno: Glitter confetti polish

China Glaze® Pop Top will be available in August 2014 as open stock colors and 12-piece counter display, plus two four-piece box collections, “Glisten Up” and “Feeling Sparkly”. Individual polishes will retail for $7.50 MSRP and the four-piece box collections retail for $19.95 each. China Glaze® Pop Top will be available at fine salons and beauty supply stores nationwide; the four-piece kits will be available exclusively at Ulta.

China Glaze® is free of DBP, toluene, and added formaldehyde.

China Glaze nail lacquers are available through salons and professional beauty supply stores nationwide. For more information, visit www.chinaglaze.com or follow China Glaze on FacebookTwitterPinterest, and Instagram.

Salon Perfect Neon POP Collection

RAINBOW BRIGHTS
Make Nails Stand Out with Salon Perfect® Neon POP Collection

Neon nails are the it manicure look for summer with eye-dazzling digits ruling from the catwalk to the boardwalk. Let your fingertips feel the energy of a high-voltage shade with Neon POP, a new collection of vibrant, neon lacquers from Salon Perfect®. Whether you’re just dabbling in a highlighter bright hue or living the full-on Technicolor dream, these 12 bright and bold neon shades will POP out from the rest.

Available this July exclusively at Walmart, the Salon Perfect® Neon POP collection features:
  • Flamingo Flair – Neon flamingo pink
  • Electric Grape – Glitter-charged electric purple
  • Perky Pink – Bubbly bright pink
  • Tickled Pink – Neon bubblegum pink
  • Traffic Cone – Neon orange
  • Yowza Yellow – Highlighter yellow
  • Summer Escape – Blazing sunny orange
  • Oceanic – Bright blue with a jolt of glitter
  • Haute Pink – Scorching hot pink
  • Gone Sailing – Energizing sea green shimmer
  • Loopy Lime – Luminous lime green
  • Fired Up Fuchsia – Flashy fuchsia shimmer
  • Sugar Cube – bright white crème (Insider Tip: Use as a base color to make neon shades really POP.)
  • Crystal Clear – Clear top coat for a glossy finish

The Salon Perfect® Neon POP collection will launch in July as part of a limited edition promotional display at select Walmart stores nationwide. Individual shades will retail for $3.98.

From lashes and brow products to nail color and beauty tools, Salon Perfect has the products needed to look effortlessly beautiful at an affordable price. View the complete Salon Perfect collection at www.SalonPerfect.com. Follow Salon Perfect on FacebookTwitterInstagramPinterest or YouTube.

500 Nail Designs: Inspired and Inventive Looks for Every Mood and Occasion

ABOUT THE BOOK
500 Nail Designs is a collection of gorgeous, inspired nail looks. You’ll find hundreds of dramatic nail art designs from multi-colored graphic patterns, to plays of textures and finish.

Want super glossy nails for the beach? How about accent glitters for a night out? Get rockin’ with the rough crackle look. Or just go natural with a sexy, simple matte finish. There are also dozens of thematic designs such as red and green Christmas ornament designed nails, fancy floral patterns for spring, or tie-dye for summer.

500 Nail Designs is the ultimate nail art sourcebook for fashionistas—simply swap out different polish colors or textures, or add and subtract elements to get a whole new look! 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Chelsea Franklin is the creator of the popular blog www.the-nail-network.com. She is a professional photographer, designer, and nail blogger who loves all things nail polish.

BOOK AVAILABLE AT WWW.FAIRWINDSPRESS.COM, WWW.AMAZON.COM AND ANYWHERE BOOKS AND EBOOKS ARE SOLD.

Friday, July 4, 2014

#NailedIt: Vietnamese & The Nail Industry Documentary (IndieGogo Campaign)


NailedIt: A Crowdfunded Documentary About the History of Vietnamese in the Nail Industry

#NailedIt details the history of Vietnamese Americans in the nail industry. The documentary is currently in the middle of an Indiegogo campaign and is seeking donations to complete filming. In addition to the Indiegogo campaign, you can connect with NailedIt at www.naileditdoc.com and on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, YouTube, and Pinterest.

Documentary Synopsis
A chance encounter between 20 Vietnamese refugee women and actress Tippi Hedren in 1976, triggers the onset of the ubiquitous Vietnamese nail shop. This documentary tells the story of incredible growth and impact a small community of people have on today’s 8 billion dollar nail trade.

This independent film relies on community members who care about this subject matter. The documentary crew needs help to finish shooting this film and start the editing process.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

CND Modern Folklore Collection

CND® FALL 2014 MODERN FOLKLORE COLLECTION

As seen on the runway, Fall 2014 is lush with embellished handmade craftsmanship designed to indulge the senses. Resurrected details inspire rich new traditions with the CND® Modern Folklore collection.

“This season, nails are ornate miniature masterpieces richly polished in shades of gold, crimson and indigo,” says CND® Co-founder and Style Director Jan Arnold. “Our Modern Folklore collection can be used to create intricate patterns inspired by Faberge and fine tapestry, while old world artesian techniques of embossing, engraving and embellishing transform nails into treasures to be coveted.”

VINYLUX® WEEKLY POLISH SYSTEM
Change your Modern Folklore manicure every week with these romantic shades in VINYLUX® Weekly Polish.
  • COLORS: Locket Love, Fine Vermilion, Rose Brocade, Crimson Sash, Indigo Frock and Plum Paisley (Shades also available in CND Shellac)
  • FEATURED BENEFITS: VINYLUX® Weekly Polish system includes a self-adhering Color Coat that eliminates the need for Base Coat; Top Coat becomes more durable with exposure to natural light due to ProLight Technology™; dries in just 8.5 minutes and provides week-long chip-free wear
  • AVAILABILITY: Available worldwide Fall 2014; visit the Salon Locator on cnd.com
  • PRICE: In-salon VINYLUX® Weekly Polish services range from $20-$35, depending on location; VINYLUX® Weekly Polish and VINYLUX® Weekly Top Coat retail for $9.90 per bottle at select salons

ADDITIVES COLLECTION
Incorporate complementary CND® Additives to create embellished effects.
  • SET INCLUDES: Ornate Halo, Rose Notion, Crushed Suede, Jade Rekindled and Plush Velour
  • HOW TO USE: Professional-only CND® Additives can be blended into VINYLUX® Weekly Polish, any sculpting powder or Gel, or layered over CND® SHELLAC® brand 14+ day nail color
  • AVAILABILITY: Available worldwide Fall 2014; visit the Salon Locator on cnd.com
  • PRICE: Available with professional CND® SHELLAC® brand 14+ day nail color, VINYLUX® Weekly Polish and enhancement services for an additional fee