Sunday, August 16, 2015

China Glaze The Great Outdoors Collection for Fall 2015

China Glaze The Great Outdoors Collection via @chalkboardnails

The Colour Adventure Continues with China Glaze Fall Collection

Deadlines to meet. Trains to catch. Speeding cars. Loud sirens. In the hustle and bustle of today’s fast paced world, it is easy to lose sight of the true beauty that surrounds us. It can be a challenge to slow down and appreciate the wondrous world all around. This fall, China Glaze encourages you to do just that with its The Great Outdoors collection. Continuing on its 2015 Colour Adventure, China Glaze explores the vast tones and textures of the wilderness. These 12 new nature-inspired shades inspire you to ground yourself, even if for just a moment, and appreciate the treasures of the great outdoors that shimmer, sparkle and wow.

Unplug and reconnect with nature with The Great Outdoors shades:
  • S’More Fun: Adventurous lemon lime crème 
  • Gone Glamping: Gold to green duo chrome 
  • Take a Hike: Rich mossy green crème 
  • Let’s Dew It: Multi dimensional blue gray glitter 
  • Sleeping Under the Stars: Dark blue with stardust shimmer 
  • Pondering: Deep amethyst duo chrome 
  • Check Out the Silver Fox: Metallic gunmetal gray 
  • Change Your Altitude: Pebble greige crème 
  • Wood You Wanna?: Rich brown burgundy metallic 
  • My Lodge or Yours?: Natural mauve crème 
  • Cabin Fever: Pink to copper dup chrome 
  • Free Bear Hugs: Deep black red crème 

China Glaze The Great Outdoors will be available in August 2015 at Ulta and Sally Beauty Supply, as well as fine salons. MSRP $7.50 for individual shades.

For more information, please visit or follow China Glaze on Facebook (@ChinaGlazeOfficial), Instagram (@ChinaGlazeOfficial), Twitter (@ChinaGlaze) and Pinterest (

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

LVX Fall 2015 Collection

Upon Pantone’s announcement of Color of the Year for 2015, LVX did not hesitate in creating a nail shade that would gratify the Marsala craze- the gorgeous brick red will be a part of the brand’s newest collection. In addition and for the first time ever, the brand is releasing two new sheer nude lacquers. Drawing color inspiration from top runway trends, LVX is releasing six custom shades for its 2015 Fall Collection.

LVX Fall 2015 Collection via @chalkboardnails

The long lasting, chip resistant and non-streak formula is free of harsh and toxic chemicals. LVX products are VEGAN and formulated without the use of Formaldehyde, Formaldehyde Resin, DBP, Toluene, and Camphor. LVX is a no compromise nail lacquer that has superior formulation, is socially responsible and eco friendly. LVX nail lacquer is cruelty-free. All products are produced in the U.S.A.

The new collection will be available for pre-order August 17h on

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Zoya Focus and Flair Collections

From Runway to Real Life!
Two exciting new Zoya Nail Polish collections arrive for Fall 2015

Zoya Focus Collection via @chalkboardnails
The Zoya Focus Collection features six strong, solid shades that anchor a look for fall as stand-alone shades. The densely pigmented cream formula features a unique, micro-grind pigment that allows for extra-smooth, streak-free application.
  • Charli - a dusty taupe cream with a hint of green, a perfect neutral.
  • Desiree - a classic sable brown cream that has just enough gray to keep it cool in tone.
  • Hannah – a clear, classic red cream with a balanced (neutral) undertone.
  • Janel - a deep red cream with a rich warm undertone.
  • Lidia - a rich eggplant cream with a blackened purple base and just a hint of red resulting in a color that is wearable for most skin tones.
  • Sia - a true, royal blue cream. NOTE: This is a highly pigmented shade - make sure to apply a base coat to prevent staining.

Zoya Flair Collection via @chalkboardnails
Six, jewel toned liquid metal shades. The unique, micro-grind metallic pigment of the Zoya Flair Collection is fully blended into a vibrant base, creating the effect of brilliant colored melted metal!
  • Tris - a blackened, brushed nickel liquid metal.
  • Cinnamon - a classic bronze liquid metal, originally designed for Zang Toi NYFW F/W15.
  • Aggie - a gold holo-flip, liquid metal with bronze micro glitter. Sheer enough for layering with one coat or fully opaque in three coats!
  • Ember - a deep, fiery red liquid metal with enough blue to be wearable for all skin tones.
  • Giada - a purple liquid metal with a hint of fuchsia pearl.
  • Estelle - a blue on blue liquid metal with a blackened base.

Each shade will retail for $9, and is available in top salons, spas, and on Currently available for preorder.

Friday, July 31, 2015

CND Holiday 2015 Aurora Collection

CND Holiday 2015 Aurora Collection

Discover the beauty of the Arctic tundra with the NEW Holiday 2015 Aurora collection from CND. Colors crystallize into shimmering frozen pastels and surreal glacial hues.

“This holiday season, nail trends capture a crystalline essence with icy, glistening finishes,” says CND Co-founder and Style Director Jan Arnold. “Shapes range from the elegantly slender almond to a naturally subtle square, with shimmer that evokes the glint of sun setting across the snow.”

CND Shellac Aurora Collection via @chalkboardnails
AVAILABLE IN: Nordic Lights, Winter Glow, Glacial Mist, Tundra

Available worldwide Holiday 2015; visit the Salon Locator on to find a CND® SHELLAC® Brand Certified Pro. In-salon CND® SHELLAC® brand 14+ day nail color services range from $45-$55, depending on location.

AVAILABLE IN: Nordic Lights, Winter Glow, Glacial Mist, Tundra

Available worldwide Holiday 2015; visit the Salon Locator at; visit,, ULTA or to purchase. In-salon VINYLUX® Weekly Polish services range from $20-$35, depending on location; VINYLUX® Weekly Polish and VINYLUX® Weekly Top Coat retail for $10.50 per bottle at select salons.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

OPI Venice Collection for Fall/Winter 2015

OPI Venice Collection via @chalkboardnails

The leading nail professional and color experts at OPI have created a collection this Fall/Winter 2015 that captures the essence of one of Europe’s most romantic ancient capitals. A city of opulent pleasures, lavish artwork, and breathtaking Baroque architecture, for centuries Venice has inspired artists and composers to create works of timeless beauty.

The world’s number one salon brand has created its own tribute to the famed “Queen of the Adriatic” with the all new Venice Collection. Featuring 15 new lacquer shades with matching GelColor to evoke the sumptuous elegance and grandiose splendor of the floating city, the OPI Venice Collection brings the alluring spirit of Venice to life anywhere.

OPI Co-Founder & Brand Ambassador Suzi Weiss-Fischmann explains, “Dreaming of Venice calls to mind peoplewatching in the piazza, sipping champagne in a gondola, or enjoying a gelato in an outdoor café as you stroll and float through this extraordinary city. So we created a collection of romantic reds, decadent blues, striking corals, dreamy pastels, elegant nudes, dramatic darks, and luxurious metallics that celebrate this vision of over-the-top indulgence.”

This bold and elegant collection will introduce 12 new shades to the permanent OPI color family, and three limited edition offerings to ignite and renew your passion for color with a touch of Italian seduction.

The complete Venice Collection will be available in both OPI Nail Lacquer and GelColor formulas.
  • A Great Opera-tunity - Lush melon creme
  • It’s a Piazza Cake - Persimmon creme
  • Worth a Pretty Penne - Shimmery copper
  • Tiramisu for Two - Coffee cream
  • Amore at the Grand Canal - Ravishing red
  • Gimme a Lido Kiss - Shimmering red
  • Be There in a Prosecco - Opaque cream
  • I Cannoli Wear OPI - Pale gray creme
  • Gelato on My Mind - Icy blue cream
  • Purple Palazzo Pants - Pastel lilac
  • O Suzi Mio - Bold eggplant
  • My Gondola or Yours? - Luscious black
  • Venice the Party? - Bold aquamarine (LE)
  • Baroque…But Still Shopping - Glittering gold (LE)
  • St. Mark’s the Spot - Deep navy (LE)
Discover the collection beginning August 2015 at Ulta, and professional salons. Venice by OPI Nail Lacquers will retail for $9.50. 

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Nail Envy Strength in Color Collection


The Nail Envy Strength in Color Collection combines the fortifying power of OPI’s Original Nail Envy Nail Strengthener combined with softly tinted color in four must-have OPI shades. Now, the trusted formula you love—from the world’s number one salon brand, OPI—has added delicate, feminine color for the very first time. Infused with hydrolyzed wheat protein and calcium, the new Nail Envy Strength in Color Collection delivers maximum strengthening aid to transform weak, damaged nails into longer, stronger, harder nails shining with bold, true-to-bottle color.

Inspired by of-the-moment creamsicle hued and pink quartz spring runway looks, this first-of-its-kind collection includes classic OPI favorite shades like Hawaiian Orchid, Samoan Sand, and Bubble Bath, plus a Nail Envy-only exclusive offering, Pink to Envy. Simply apply this innovative two-in-one nail strengthener plus color lacquer directly onto nails to add some much needed muscle to your manicure.

The NEW Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Collection Includes:
  • Hawaiian Orchid: A tropical pink with hints of light purple
  • Samoan Sand: A warm beige-pink
  • Bubble Bath: A sweet candy pink
  • Pink to Envy: A Nail Envy exclusive shade in sheer light pink

LVX Summer 2015 Collection

LVX announces the launch of their 13th debut collection. Drawing color inspiration from top runway trends, LVX releases six custom shades for their 2015 Summer Collection.

The top shades that will define the Summer 2015 season will include: