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Wednesday, May 27th, 2009
Just in time for that sunny summer weather, we’ve checked in with the experts to see what new and hot in nail colours.
“Fun, fresh, and colourful are the buzz words for summer fashion,” says Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, OPI executive vice president and artistic director. “Add colour splashes throughout your wardrobe – on short, filmy dresses, ruffled floral prints and high-heeled sandals. Accessorize with fingertips and toes painted in rich, trendy hues that look as good with your favourite bikini or your new strapless sundress.” (more…)
Thursday, November 27th, 2008
She takes care of us when we are sick, provides great advice, puts up with our tantrums, and that is just the tip of the iceberg. It is time to say thank you with a little bit of luxury this holiday season. (more…)
Friday, September 19th, 2008
Everyone loves a little sparkle, especially if it’s blinging right off your fingertips. Sorry ladies, we’re not talking engagement rings—not yet anyway—but the dazzling sparkle of OPI’s new Diamond-Dust-Infused Shades. If diamonds are a girl’s best friend, then the Designer Series puts glamour at your fingertips. These multi-dimensional shades, from silvery platinum and burnished gold to a sparkling cabernet and a glamorous magenta, are a perfect complement to the rich jewel tones found on this fall’s fashion runways.
With nine new shades and two classic favorites, OPI’s Diamond-Dust-Infused Shades are sure to land you on fall’s best-dressed list!
Available at professional salons and spas
Friday, August 22nd, 2008
Nail polish has stepped into the spotlight as of late and it is hard to keep up with all of the trends. Is the new it colour black? Is it blue that looks almost black? Is it orange? We are going to stick with what we like, colour wise, but we’ve tested five major brands to bring you the best of the best.
OUR RATING SYSTEM
1 – Lackluster
2 – Not the worst of the bunch
3 – Getting there …
4 – Almost perfect
5 – Knock-your-socks-off good
Essie in Mini Shorts
The Claim: Famous for its chip-resistant formula, durability and huge selection of colours (over 200 in all).
The Truth: You get what you see with this bright, bright orange. After a few rounds of dishwashing the polish did begin to chip a little but it was minimal. Perfect for a manicure because it stays put.
One coat or two: 2
Chipped: 4 out of 5
Colour: 4 out of 5
Wow Factor: 4 out of 5
Available at select salons and online at essieshop.com