NAIL DETOX

 

nail titleEveryone’s nails need some freshening up every now and then. Take advantage of the spring (cleaning) season with these quick and simple tips!

Step1Exfoliate

Exfoliating is easy but important for soft, youthful hands. Try our Exfoliating Body Polish. This conditioning exfoliator will lift dry, dulling skin and reveal its silky, soft radiance without drying.

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Are your nails darkened or discolored? Just simply make a paste of lemon juice and two teaspoons of whitening toothpaste to leave on nails for five minutes, and then rinse.
moisture
Constant moisturization is key for beautiful hands! Try our Hand Crème, formulated with natural shea butter, vitamin E and botanical oils.

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Sterilizing nail tools (especially the metal ones) is a necessity. First, wash them with soap and hot water. Next, boil them in water for about 20 minutes. Finally, soak them in rubbing alcohol for another 20 minutes.

 

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And the award goes to…

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Last night was golden with movie stars shinning on the Globes 2014 red carpet! Congratulations to all the winners and nominees for their wonderful films and performances. Now here are our winners for Best Nails out of all the mani’s rocked on the carpet last night!

In a spark of red hot is Emilia Clarke, try it with our Scarlet Starlet. With emerald jewel is Kaley Cuoco, try it with the Bewitched nail colour. Glowing Olivia Wilde is a dusty nude you can achieve with our Nudist shade and big winner Jennifer Lawrence in a sexy burgundy like our nail colour in Wicked Attraction!

Check back tomorrow for our picks on Best Lip!

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Beauty Resolutions

Lets talk about ways to get your look updated for the new year, from lips to face and eyes!


1. Orange Lipstick – Ditch the wine, have an orange.
2. Foundation Stick- This new form offers portability and ease of application, plus the option for contouring!
3. Pastel Nail Polish- Take your nails from glitzy and vampy to feminine and sweet.
4. Tinted Moisturizer- double duty products are a must- moisturize and perfect in one easy step!
5. Cream Eyeshadows – skip the expected and experiment with texture.

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Nailing Season!

We went through this years September Issues in our office and found some great Fall trends, Nail fall trends! We tried some design with the Sonia Kashuk Nail Colours and decided to share the Instyle spread with some SKBeauty Ideas!

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WO: Couture Soft Grunge! (violet & burgundy)

WOpurburThis Fall get ready to rock purple and burgundy! It was all over the runways and with the new additions to SKBeauty you can rock jewel toned violet and plums to burgundy wines. On your eyes, on your tips, lips and when keeping Completely Organized!

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Spring to Fall nails!

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Before the cold rolls in again try the Spring/Summer shades like the versatile Fever Pitch, hot red orange as a french mani!

To bring in Fall make sure you pick up Pulp Fiction in store August 15th and paired it with the metallic Dime a Dozen!

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Chic and Elegant – Nail Art!

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Quick visual guide on creating a chic nail with a nude and metallic!

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Nails with an Independent Spirit!

na1Follow this quick guide to Tie-Dye: Red, White & Blue nails perfect for this Independence Day Celebration!

Continue reading “Nails with an Independent Spirit!” »

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Celebrity Copycat: Nail Trend!

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For those of you who aren’t too sure about adding bright colors to your Mani, here are some Nudes and Neutral Nail Trends you must try!

From award season to fashion week… these shades are flattering on everyone making nails look elegant and pretty. Try a bare nail like Michelle Dockery and Natalie Portman when you want to keep it simple. The idea behind the Nude nail color is to choose a shade that is close to your skintone or at least to the color your nail is without polish. Sugar Rush is great nude with a bit of pink because a yellow undertone on a nude shade can make your nails looks dirty. This shade also works great with anyone as you can intensify it by applying more coats. A rosey neutral is a good compromise between a nude and a some color. The Mauving on Up nail colour is a good choice to spice up a neutral nail even a bit more than Hayden Panettiere and Zoe Saldana did with their creamy nudes. This way you get a nail hue that is as versatile as a Nude plus a bit of excitement with the hint of color. Tauped is a neutral that looks chic and classic. It is a great neutral alternative to a dark color while giving you some of that boldness. Just look how beautiful this shade looks on Connie Britton and Debra Messing, perfect for any occasion and mood.

 

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GOLD AND SILVER: Nail + Eye + Lip!

Nothing says Holiday like Gold and Silver! What better to get in the festive spirit than tinsel tips, shimmering lips, and golden eyes to die for! My Precious Gems mini set comes complete with a soft gold long wear liner. A super shine white gold flecked gloss. And mini versions of our best selling nail polishes in Golden Ticket and Smoke’n Mirrors. For a perfect party ready pout pack on the sparkle or create show stopping eyes with bold gold line. My favorite way to incorporate these metallics into my holiday repertoire? Updating a classic french manicure with a modern gold or silver tip.

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