Tag: fall 2013

Aug 16 2013

Sation Miss-terranean for Fall 2013

Disclaimer: Press samples. See bottom for more. Sation‘s fall collection, Miss-terranean, is a Mediterranean-themed collection that pays tribute to the rich, vivid color palettes of Europe’s most treasured destinations, like Italy, Spain and Paris, according to a press release. Miss Creative Director Staci Dao was inspired by the glamorous, adventurous vibe of these historical hotspots, …

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Aug 15 2013

Upcoming OPI, Nicole by OPI Launches!

This fall, OPI adds two new shades to its DS lineup! DS Raw Granite includes two new granite-inspired hues – DS Pewter and DS Lapis – in the Designer Series by OPI collection. (Among the photos above, the first is Pewter, then Lapis is second!) DS Pewte is a matte textured metallic with deep silver ore, and will launch simultaneously with DS Lapis, a deep sapphire blue with a textured …

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Aug 09 2013

Zoya Satins

 Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom for more. The Zoya Satins collection caught my eye in two places: Mason and Maria Luisa. And then, my eye caught Neve and Giovanna. And at that moment, I just knew that swatching these ladies was going to be a good time! Know what I love about swatching, and why I …

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Aug 07 2013

Zoya Cashmeres

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom for more. Fall nail polish collections are truly my favorite! In August, I feel antsy for rich, dark hues and a change in my polish routine like no other time of the year. I always look forward to seeing fall offerings from a specific handful of brands, too, and one …

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Aug 02 2013

Cosmoprof 2013: Color Club/Ruby Wing

A Ruby Wing lacquer in regular light, and after exposure to UV light on the right. Forsythe, which owns the brands Color Club and Ruby Wing, was a favorite booth visit for me at Cosmoprof North America Las Vegas (July 14-16). I fell in LOVE with the Ruby Wing fall collection right there on the …

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Aug 01 2013

Cosmoprof 2013: Jessica

Every year I look forward to the seasonal collections put out by Jessica Cosmetics. In fact, one of my favorite collections of all time is the Spicy Dreams collection from last fall; there were so many beautiful shades. This year, when I met with the folks at Jessica during Cosmoprof North America Las Vegas (July …

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Jul 29 2013

San Francisco by OPI Collection launches August 7!

OPI released the official press information about the San Francisco by OPI collection, and we’re starting to see swatches pop up on blogs! I snagged a couple pics at Cosmoprof for a totally separate feature I’m working on, so I included a couple of the pics here, rather than just the press images! The San Francisco by …

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Jul 26 2013

Cosmoprof 2013: Nubar

I found out about Nubar mostly through other bloggers, but notably from a blogger who doesn’t blog anymore. She had long nails, and did amazing Konadicures with Nubar polishes as the base, long before there were other companies producing stamping plates. Her blog was called The NailPhile or The NailPhiles – who remembers her?! Anyway, over …

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Jul 25 2013

Cosmoprof 2013: China Glaze/Seche

One of my longest meetings at Cosmoprof North America Las Vegas (July 14-16) was with American International Industries (AII) – it’s the parent company for brands like China Glaze, Seche, It’s So Easy, IBD and Ardell lashes. Why so long? Because there was so much to take in! And I didn’t even get the entire …

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Jul 23 2013

Zoya Pixie Dust Fall 2013

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom for more.   I’ve been sharing a lot of brand news since returning from Cosmoprof, and I hope you’ve liked what you’ve seen. But while sharing what’s coming is exciting, I also want to temper my coverage with some reviews of products that are also newsworthy! So! Who else is excited that …

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