Monday, October 20, 2014

Zoya Wishes Collection for Winter/Holiday 2014


Wishes really do come true with this magical new nail polish collection for Winter/Holiday 2014! Zoya Wishes is a densely pigmented assortment featuring both traditional and Magical PixieDust formulas in coordinating color combinations that can be worn alone or combined into stunning combinations, no matter how you wear them, this collection delivers a fanciful way to celebrate the season!
  • NORI: Sapphire blue Magical PixieDust* with holographic hex glitter, perfect for any holiday festivity.
  • THEA: Deep amethyst Magical PixieDust* with an orchid flash, packed full of party-ready holographic hex glitter.
  • IMOGEN: Black crystal Magical PixieDust* with holographic hex glitter, just add an LBD and you’re off!
  • PRIM: Velvet blue metallic, with a full coverage, high-density pigment and buttery smooth application.
  • HAVEN: True holiday plum liquid metal with a thin vein of orchid for added brilliance.
  • WILLA: Full-coverage, onyx black cream.
* Zoya Magical PixieDust is textured, matte and sparkling. No base coat and top coat required.

Pre-orders begin on October 20th, 2014, with shipping beginning November 1st, 2014. Standard colors retail for $9, while PixieDust shades will retain for $10. Available in top salons, spas and on


Thursday, October 2, 2014

China Glaze Apocalypse of Color for Halloween 2014

China Glaze® Introduces Six Limited Edition Shades for Halloween 2014

Run for your life this Halloween as China Glaze® unleashes the Apocalypse of Colour. Design an immortal manicure fit for the undead with this mix of scary shimmers, ghoulish glitters and terrifying top coats. Create a spine-chilling look with the six-piece limited edition collection, all the way down to your fingertips and toes.

The horrifying hues in the Apocalypse of Colour collection include:
  • Rest in Pieces: Festive fall glitter combination of copper, gold and black
  • Getting to Gnaw You: Dark black polish with hints of orange glitter
  • I Love Your Guts: Blood red with specks of black
  • Don’t Let the Dead Bite: Nude base with sporadic red glitter pieces to look like blood splatter across your finger
  • But Of Corpse: Gruesome green with specks of black
  • Ghoulish Glow: Glow-in-the-dark top coat

China Glaze® is free of DBP, toluene, and added formaldehyde. China Glaze nail lacquers are available through salons and professional beauty supply stores nationwide including Sally Beauty and Ulta. For more information, visit or follow China Glaze on FacebookTwitterPinterest, and Instagram.

China Glaze Celebrate Courage Collection

China Glaze® Goes Pink with Limited Edition Breast Cancer Awareness Collection

This October, China Glaze® honors the strength of all women affected by breast cancer with the new Celebrate Courage collection. Inspired by the women who gracefully fight everyday and those that support them in their battle, the six-piece collection features three new matte crèmes and re-promotes of three classic bright pink shades.

The China Glaze® Celebrate Courage collection includes:
  • Carpe Diem: Matte pale pink (NEW)
  • Sheer Bliss: Matte nude with pink shimmer (NEW)
  • Life Is Beautiful: Matte baby pink (NEW)
  • Rich & Famous: Hot pink crème
  • Strawberry Fields: Strawberry pink with gold shimmer
  • Make An Entrance: Raspberry pink crème

In addition to the gorgeous sanguine shades, Celebrate Courage marks the launch of a new 0.5 fl oz bottle of China Glaze®’s popular Matte Magic flat finish top coat. Previously only available in 0.325 fl oz, the new 0.5 fl oz bottle will be available as part of the core China Glaze® collection beginning in 2015.

China Glaze® Celebrate Courage is available now as open stock colors and 12-piece counter display, plus a four-piece box collection which includes Matte Magic. Individual polishes retail for $7.50 MSRP and the four-piece box collection retails for $30.00 MSRP. China Glaze® Celebrate Courage is available at fine salons and beauty supply stores nationwide. China Glaze® is free of DBP, toluene, and added formaldehyde.

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 or follow China Glaze on FacebookTwitterPinterestInstagram, and #ChinaGlazeCelebrateCourage.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Red Carpet Manicure Power of the Gem Gel Polish Collection

The Power of Gems at Your Fingertips
Red Carpet Manicure Introduces Gel Polish Color Infused With Real Gemstones

Paying homage to the the lustrous composition of gemstones, Red Carpet Manicure, the world’s first at-home LED gel manicure system, has developed the Power of the Gem collection, consisting of 12 unique gel polishes in their exclusive three-step LED gel polish formula. 

Known for their powerful connection to zodiac signs, gemstones have long been revered as a jewel that evokes certain feelings and attributes when worn during its correlating month. Each shade in the collection has been carefully crafted with the finest pearls, pigments and real genuine crushed gems to reveal brilliant color and shine. Whether you’re partial to your birthstone, or are looking to evoke wisdom or strength, the collection offers these radiant hues:
  • Garnet (devotion) Capricorn - deep merlot glitter 
  • Amethyst (positivity) Aquarius - dark purple glitter 
  • Aquamarine (courage) Pisces – supplies courage light blue glitter
  • Pearl (sincerity) Aries –luminous white pearl
  • Emerald (harmony) Taurus – dark green glitter
  • Diamond (truth) Gemini – holographic glitter
  • Ruby (energy) Cancer – deep red glitter
  • Peridot (tranquility) Leo – lime green glitter
  • Sapphire (wisdom) Virgo – dark blue glitter
  • Opal (confidence) Libra – translucent pearl glitter
  • Topaz (strength) Scorpio – yellow-gold glitter
  • Zircon (compassion) Sagittarius – dark turquoise glitter 

These gel polish shades follow the same application process as all other Red Carpet Manicure LED nail gel polish products—preparation, care and color, and finish. The system includes a choice of one of the following exclusive lights that cures the gel polish in seconds for weeks of wear: Pro: 45 LED light or a Portable LED light.

Available online at, ULTA Beauty, and in November 2014 for $11.99.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

OPI x Gwen Stefani for Holiday 2014

OPI x Gwen Stefani for Holiday 2014 via @chalkboardnails

Gwen Stefani Joins OPI to Release 18 New Limited Edition Holiday Nail Lacquers and 18K Gold Top Coat

OPI announces the launch of 18 new limited edition holiday nail lacquers inspired by No Doubt singer/songwriter and L.A.M.B. designer Gwen Stefani. This seasonal collection includes an assortment of red, maroon, burgundy, and forest green hues, along with shimmer-packed silver, gold and black shades.

“During the holiday season, women adopt a more glamorous beauty look,” explains Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, OPI Co-Founder & Brand Ambassador. “OPI’s 18 new shades are inspired by Gwen’s edgy, sophisticated style. There are several rich, warm reds – Gwen’s signature color – deep, jewel-toned amethyst, garnet and emerald, as well as silver and gold. I recommend wearing these festive nail lacquers to instantly accessorize party dresses and elegant winter-wear.

“Gwen Stefani Holiday for OPI also includes an array of unique glitters in shades of black and white, with iridescent and chrome accents,” adds Weiss-Fischmann. “The holidays are all about indulgence, and these sparkly shades epitomize luxury!”

In addition, OPI will be releasing Don’t Speak Pure 18K Gold Top Coat. Featuring gold leaf flakes dusted with iridescent glitter, Don’t Speak Pure 18K Gold Top Coat adds gold foil texture to nails when worn over any OPI lacquer shade. This genuine 18-karat gold leaf and glitter top coat comes packaged in a special limited edition collectable box.

Gwen Stefani Holiday includes the following:
  • Just BeClaus - This magnificent maroon came into my life just in the “nick” of time.
  • Kiss Me – or Elf! - There’s no denying the allure of this amorous red violet.
  • I Carol About You - I just fa-la-la-la-love this deep royal purple!
  • Christmas Gone Plaid - I sure am plaid I found this tree-mendous forest green.
  • In a Holidaze - I’m dizzy-in-love with this maroon beauty.
  • Love is Hot and Coal - Turn the heat up with this deep grayish brown.
  • Fashion a Bow - So busy – all tied-up today loving this bright reddish-orange!
  • Cinnamon Sweet - Sugar and spice…this deep, warm red is everything nice.
  • What’s Your Point-settia? - So what if I think this is the one truly perfect holiday red?
  • Red Fingers & Mistletoes - This smooch-worthy red shimmer is holiday-perfect.
  • First Class Desires - This mélange of gold and eggplant shimmer is #1 on my wish list.
  • Sleigh Parking Only - Tell the valet to take good care of this exclusive dark burgundy.
  • Rollin’ in Cashmere - Wooln’t you just love wearing this warm, luxurious gold?
  • Unfrost My Heart - The shimmery cool glamour of this gleaming silver is beyond hot!
  • I’ll Tinsel You In - Black and white confetti and fine glitter adorn this ornamental glitter. 
  • Snow Globetrotter - Shake up your world with this glitter swirling with white and rainbow flakes.
  • Comet in the Sky - Iridescent beams and midnight black create cosmic art in this glitter.
  • So Elegant - Black and chrome confetti add sophisticated drama to this glitter.

Gwen Stefani Holiday nail lacquer shades each feature OPI’s exclusive ProWide™ Brush for the ultimate in application. Gwen Stefani Holiday will be available October 2014, at Professional Salons, including Beauty Brands,, Chatters, Dillard’s, Regis, ULTA and for $9.50 ($11.50 CAN) suggested retail for each nail lacquer. Don't Speak Pure 18K Gold Top Coat will retail for $30.00 ($37.50 CAN).

For more information, please call 800-341-9999 or visit Follow OPI on Twitter @OPI_PRODUCTS and become a Facebook fan!

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

CND Gilded Dreams for Holiday 2014


Holiday 2014 is adorned with sparkle and splendor. Gilt finishes add shimmering allure to party couture with the new Gilded Dreams collection from CND.

“This holiday season, nails are luminous with glittery paillettes on sleek almond shapes, magically iced in rose gold, icy blue and silvery pastels,” says CND Co-founder and Style Director Jan Arnold. “Marie Antoinette meets Cinderella with our Limited Edition Gilded Dreams collection, which can be used to create scene-stealing nail designs for a glamorous grand entrance.”

Embrace luxurious color with new CND SHELLAC brand 14+ day nail color shades perfect for an opulent holiday soirée.
  • COLORS: Grand Gala, Chiffon Twirl, Dazzling Dance
  • FEATURED BENEFITS: The patented CND SHELLAC brand 14+ day nail colorsystem delivers flawless wear, superior color and mirror shine with zero dry-time and no nail damage; healthy manicure choice for natural nails with no surface filing; can be layered for endless color customization; easy 8-minute removal with CND SHELLAC brand Nourishing Remover and CND SHELLAC brand Remover Wraps; “3-Free” – no formaldehyde, toluene, or DBP
  • AVAILABILITY: Available worldwide Holiday 2014; visit the Salon Locator on to find a CND SHELLAC Brand Certified Pro
  • PRICE: In-salon CND SHELLAC brand 14+ day nail color services range from $35-$50, depending on location

Change your Gilded Dreams manicure every week with these glamorous shades in VINYLUX Weekly Polish.
  • COLORS: Grand Gala, Chiffon Twirl, Dazzling Dance
  • 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 Holiday 2014; visit the Salon Locator on
  • 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

Incorporate CND Additives to create even more sparkle and splendor! The set includes additives in Gold Adorned, Lavishly Rose, Pave Diamonds, & Sapphire Hope, and can be blended into VINYLUX Weekly Polish, any sculpting powder or Gel, or layered over CND SHELLAC brand 14+ day nail color.

New limited edition Scentsations hand & body lotions in Gilded Blossom and Crushed Amber are delicately scented with hints of white floral blossom and warm amber, and absorb immediately to soothe dry skin and restore essential moisture. Scentsations lotions are enriched with Vitamins A & E for healthy skin, and contain Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract known to moisturize, soothe and condition. Also available in a trio, with beloved scent Vanilla Shimmer.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Zoya Ultra PixieDust for Fall 2014

Zoya Ultra PixieDust for Fall 2014

Meet the next generation of our best-selling textured, matte and sparkling Zoya PixieDust formula ­ Zoya Ultra PixieDust! Three shades featuring both fine micro glitter and mega hex particles for tone on tone 3D effects. This easy glam nail is available in 3 shades in a gradient of red, wine and plum hues. No base or top coat required.

  • ARIANNA: Blue-toned red wine, textured PixieDust with Mega Hex Particles
  • NOIR: Deep vampy plum, textured PixieDust with red Mega Hex Particles.
  • OSWIN: True red, textured PixieDust with Mega Hex Particles

Zoya PixieDust Application:
For BEST RESULTS apply 2-3 thin coats of polish for full coverage to clean (oil free) nail surface. Allow product to dry completely for full effect. Do not use a base coat or top coat. Top coat can be applied for additional glossy effects.

See the How to Apply Zoya PixieDustTM Video for more great beauty tips and tricks to use when applying Zoya PixieDust.

COLLECTION PRE-ORDER STARTS September 9th, SHIPPING BEGINS September 15th or sooner.

$10 (US) Available on and at finer salons and spas.