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Holiday 2012: 4 Red Nail Polishes For The Holiday Season

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

With a manicure in one of these fabulously festive red shades, you’ll look stylish throughout the entire holiday season. Hmmm, now which one to wear first?

OPI Nail Lacquer in Meep-Meep-Meep ($10.95; NailPolishCanada.com)

China Glaze Nail Lacquer in Red Satin ($8.50; www.spaboutique.ca)

Avon Nailwear Pro+ Nail Enamel in Red Reveal ($3.99; Avon)

Dior Diorific Vernis in 751 Marilyn ($85; The Bay)

 

Which of these four would you buy?

Holiday 2012: Gold Nail Polish

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Bling up your nails with this classic holiday hue. Here are six fabulous ones to choose from.

China Glaze in Angel Wings ($7.75; NailPolishCanada.com)
Joe Fresh in Gold Glitter ($4 or 3 for $10; joefresh.ca).
Avon Glitter Nail Enamel in Sparkling Gold ($4.49; Avon.ca)

Nutra Nail Gel Perfect in Gold Strike (US $11.99; Walgreens)
Lancôme Vernis in Love in 522 Bubbly Gold ($16; Lancome.ca)
Diorific Vernis in 207 Diorling ($85; The Bay)

Will you try gold this season? Which is your favourite?

Keeping Your Pedicure Fresh This Summer

Monday, July 16th, 2007

We are in the heart of a beautiful summer – wearing shorts, tanks and of course sandals. Those tootsies need to be looking spectacular at all times, so how do we do that? I asked Haley Phippard, FLOW Nail Spa owner and pedicure expert what her suggestions were:

“To keep your pedicure looking good, get a double sided, waterproof foot-file and keep it in the shower. Give your heels and calluses a quick once-over towards the end of your shower when your feet have been wet for a while.
Use a good moisturizer or foot cream and keep it by your night table (you’re more likely to remember to put it on right before bed and it will have a long time to sink in).
Keep some clear polish handy. Applying a coat a day or two after your pedicure will extend the life of the polish. This is a MUST for a french pedicure (very popular this summer).
A good cuticle oil will take care of the dryness and cracks around the edges of the nail that show up quickly when toes are exposed in the hot summer months.” Great suggestions Haley!

What colours are hot this summer? “Coral Reds and HOT HOT Pinks like China Glaze ‘Go Crazy Red’, ‘Pink Voltage’ and ‘Caribbean Temptation’ are going strong right now” says Haley.
I am personally loving Essie in Catwalk – very bold and bright! And also Maybelline’s brand new Salon Expert polish in Strong Pink is looking pretty on my toes.

Flow is located at 753 Queen St. West, Toronto
http://www.flownailspa.com/

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