So we are seeing fabulous looks on the runway including nail shades that range from the bold and bright to subtle nudes. Their is a sea of gorgeous collections with hues ranging from tans to bold greens and fuschias. As we approach the end of the winter season, we can imagine flowers blossoming with colors that make a statement. There are always the ever popular nudes, light pinks and other pastels, but don’t be afraid to show your fierce side with color. I am so excited about the upcoming spring nail collections. Here is the inside on what’s hot this spring:
Essie brings a beautiful set of pastels with Navigate Her along with a play on greens and purple with Go Overboard! The shades apply really well and are not streaky in the slightest. I truly love the Tour de Finance, a hot Fuschia pink and Orange, it’s Obvious that look bright and beautiful for when sandal season comes! Essie is sold in salons as well as mass retailers, for more information, go to: www.essie.com
With Electropop, channel your inner rock goddess! China Glaze gives us a high quality nail polish in shades to suit everyone. Whether you like bold brights or light pastels, they are truly gorgeous! The feature the finest quality on color payoff and with the right base coat, they are long lasting.
Capitol Colours from China Glaze:
Are you ready for The Hunger Games??? Based on the best selling novel and soon to be released movie on March 23rd, The Hunger Games, you can represent your district with this fabulous collection.
Get your hands on Colours from the capital with everything from black to mossy green and bright oranges. They are gorgeous shades that are sure to make you figure what you want to be wearing for opening ceremonies! You can find China Glaze at Ulta and Sally’s beauty supply. You can also go to: www.chinaglaze.com for more information.
Nubar, the brand famous for the “healthy” alternative for nail polish will soon be releasing this fabulous new collection called : Jellybeans! The name truly says it all with colorful and playful shades that are long lasting and give great coverage. I love the yellow and minty green shades. They are of course, cruelty free as well, which is the best part. Get ready for your spring looks with these candy colored beauties. You can find Nubar polishes at: www.bynubar.com.
With Dior’s Garden Party Collection, there were two new shades released for spring. Inspired by english gardens and beautiful roses, these shades are fabulous! Plus, the most excited part, they are scented!!! With a subtle, but noticeable rose fragrance, they truly encapsulate an afternoon of tea in a rose garden. These limited edition polishes in Waterlily (soft green) and forget-me-not (light mauve) will go perfect with any spring outfit and are very long wearing. You can find them at your Dior counter or www.dior.com.
In true Zoya fashion, their shades are unprecedented and unique. Zoya brings us the True collection this spring with a fabulous range of shades that go from the neutral to the bold with deep shimmery purples. Let’s not forget the Zoya effects glitters that bring any nail look to a whole new level. Use them for your accent finger to make your manicure stand out. You can find Zoya polishes at: www.zoya.com
Misa Cosmetics brings an amazing spring collection filled with pastels and brights alike. It also features the most beautiful minty green that is flawless. With an impeccable formulation and long wearing formula, these nail lacquers are perfect for those beauty lovers who love to try fresh, new colors.
OPI has brought nailcare to a whole new level with a series of different launches for Spring. They are one of the leading brands in the industry with the highest quality of polishes around. They are launching some spectacular shades bordering on everything from neutrals and greys to shades inspired from Amsterdam! Here are the new launches:
The Holland Collection
OPI celebrates color with the Holland Collection for Spring/Summer 2012. Inspired by the country’s range of stunning shades – as seen in vivid tulips, windmill-dotted hillsides and bustling canals – the collection’s twelve shades offer a mixture of sophisticated neutrals and highly-pigmented brights.
“Holland has a very unique, vibrant beauty to match its open-minded nature,” explains Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, OPI Executive VP & Artistic Director. “Spring is the season of color, and the Holland Collection provides an array of pink, coral and orange hues that capture this energy. The bright lacquers are married with neutrals in new variations like red clay and sea green.”
The New York City Ballet by OPI: Launching in April
OPI announces the launch of six new additions to the SoftShades collection, inspired by the New York City Ballet (NYCB), one of the world’s premiere dance companies. New York City Ballet by OPI features five sheer shades lightly tinged in hues of beige, pink, white, lilac and gray, as well as a silver sparkly lacquer. With various sized glitter particles, this hue can be worn alone or layered over any of the other colors for added shine and dimension.
Barre My Soul
This sheer beige is gorgeous, and that’s the “naked” truth.
You Callin’ Me a Lyre?
This ascending pink hits all the right notes.
Don’t Touch My Tutu!
Hands off this wispy white — it’s all mine!
Care to Danse?
This lilac is up-to-the-minuet in fashion.
My Pointe Exactly
See? This gorgeous sheer gray has been right all along!
Pirouette My Whistle
Drink up! This silver sparkle is just what you need.
Nicole by OPI:
A Lit-Teal Bit of Love
This affectionate aqua will shower you with shine.
A Million Sparkles
A shimmering sea of blue packed with sprinkles of rainbow glitter.
Shoot for the Maroon
A bold and beautiful burgundy that always dreams big.
Vio-let’s Talk about Red
There’s so much to say about this bodacious berry!
Nicole by OPI announces four new fashion-forward nail lacquer shades for 2012, including A Lit-Teal Bit of Love, A Million Sparkles, Shoot for the Maroon, and Vio-let’s Talk about Red. Featuring two shades of rich berry and burgundy and two hues of vibrant shimmering and glitter-packed blue, these new colors give any look instant glamour and edge. Available at mass retailers such as: Ulta, Target, Rite-Aid, CVS, etc.
Nicole by OPI: Seven new Kardashian Kolors exclusively for CVS
Smile for the Glam-era
The paparazzi is all about this photogenic plum.
Back to Reality…TV
This pretty little periwinkle was made for TV.
One Big Happy Fame-ily
This lavender shimmer is the American dream.
Our Fuchsia’s Lookin’ Bright
This purple-y fuchsia has the world at her hands.
Ladies in the Limelight
The most talked-about yellow-lime of our time!
Paparazzi Don’t Preach
This pretty blush pink is doing just fine.
Strike a Pose
A totally camera red-y color.
Nicole by OPI announces seven new Kardashian Kolor shades to be exclusively sold at CVS, in stores February 2012. These richly-pigmented, fashion-forward hues include crèmes in bright key lime, pinky peach, poppy red and fuchsia, as well as shimmers in light lilac and deep burgundy.
Nicole by OPI: New Walmart exclusive launches:
The Gold Shoulder
A surprisingly approachable shimmery light gold.
Best Pink Ever
Seriously. This magnificent metallic pink is the best in town.
“Fabulous” is My Middle Name
But you can call me “multi-colored sparkle.”
Nicole by OPI announces three new shades to be exclusively sold at Walmart, in stores January 2012. These rich shimmer and glitter hues give fingers and toes an elegantly chic look, with colors that include a sparkly champagne gold, a shimmering rose pink, and a confetti glitter.
Creative Nail Design – CND
The leading nail lacquer who brought us the amazing Shellac manicure has some amazing and striking shades for spring. It has fabulous hues of tangerines, golds and even some beautiful plums. They are a huge part of the runways with New York Fashion week working with designer Wes Gordon and they are one of the trendiest brands around. Here is a sneak peek into the gorgeous spring collection. For more information, go to www.cnd.com
So I hope you are in love with these collections as I am definitely look into the shades you want to show off this spring. Leave a comment below on what your favorite mani/pedi look is. If you have any other questions for me, email me at: email@example.com. Stay polished my beauties!!! Xoxo