Tag: Cosmoprof 2011

Oct 25 2011

CosmoProf Sneak Peek: No Miss LTD

In 2010, I discovered the brand No Miss. While I love that No Miss is vegan and very active about healthy alternatives to makeup and nail polish, I also really love the naming system for their polishes – each one is a color that includes a Florida location in the name. Like Tamarac Tangerine and Orlando …

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Sep 10 2011

Forgive me for I have … blogged.

Some of you may have heard about the blogger-offending piece titled “On My Mind: Move Over, Bloggers!” penned by Nails Magazine Executive Editor Hannah Lee. I don’t get fired up about drama in the blogging or nail world very often, but I was HOT about this. I decided to wait until I was cooled down before penning my …

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Sep 08 2011

Deborah Lippmann Stormy Weather

One of the highlights of going to Cosmoprof (Las Vegas, July 31- Aug 2) was spending about an hour with the other beauty bloggers and Deborah Lippmann. (A special thank you to Krystal from Polish Galore for arranging this!) Deborah is not only a charismatic, soulful jazz musician but she’s a skilled celebrity manicurist who …

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Aug 29 2011

Cosmoprof Sneak Peek: CND

Earlier today I shared my Cosmoprof Shellac experience, and now I’d like to share with you the upcoming polishes CND is releasing over the next couple months! First up is the Pink Wishes Colour and Effects Duo, created for Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. Left to Right: Pink Wishes Colour (cotton-candy pink) and Pink Wishes Effect (pale …

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Aug 29 2011

CND Shellac Pedicure: A 24-day review!

Did you know that only 15% of women in the United States go to a salon to get their nails done? Whether they are doing it at home, or just skipping it and viewing it as an unaffordable luxury in a sluggish economy, I don’t know. But one thing that CND has found? Shellac is …

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Aug 24 2011

The Painted Nail: ‘Amazeballs’ Manis!

Did you watch the reality TV show, “Nail Files,” on TV Guide Network this summer? I did! If you watched along with me, maybe you also thought The Painted Nail salon was cool, found it interesting how some of the celebrities on the show decided to name The Painted Nail nail polishes, and enjoyed the …

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Aug 22 2011

Jesse’s Girl 9-Pan Eyeshadow Palette in Tickled Pink

At Cosmoprof (Las Vegas, July 31-Aug 2), a group of us beauty bloggers were treated to a wonderful night out thanks to the owner of Jesse’s Girl Cosmetics, Jesse Lawrence, and his daughter, as well as the scheduling genius of Krystal from Polish Galore. Here is a group shot of all of us by the limo that transported us …

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Aug 20 2011

Layla Cosmetics Magneffect Nail Polish

Crackle? It’s so on its way to being yesterday! Tomorrow? MAGNETIC NAIL POLISH. I’m pretty sure this is going to be The Next Big Thing! I’m thrilled to have a bit of an exclusive right now on where you can find online  – and will be able to find online – Layla Cosmetics‘ 12-color Magneffect Nail Polish line! Layla …

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Aug 12 2011

Cosmoprof Sneak Peek: Duri Cosmetics

In a visit to New York City in January or February of 2010, I strolled into a drug store called Gideon’s. After rummaging through a really, really cheap clearance box of Lancome lipsticks and other makeup, I got in line and saw a big display of Duri Cosmetics nail polish on the checkout counter. I picked …

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Aug 11 2011

Zoya Smoke and Mirrors

Zoya’s Smoke and Mirrors collection is not just a reflection of the trends in fall fashion -it’s a reflection of the state of our economy. Zoya Reyzis, who founded Zoya with her husband, Michael, said that while these are depressed colors, “We are optimistic.” (Of course, Zoya said this at Cosmoprof, before S&P downgraded the US …

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