Tag: french manicure

  • How To: Nail Art from the 2013 Emmy Awards

    Mon, 23 September 2013 2:46PM

    The 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards are wrapping up in L.A, and it’s been a glorious showcase of style, beauty and acting talent (Bryan Cranston was robbed. ROBBED I tell you!). But what really got our attention was the nail art display on the red carpet. Modern Family actress Sarah Hyland rocked a vampy reverse French mani,… more

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  • French Beauty Special 2013: How To: Update Your Classic French Mani

    Fri, 12 July 2013 9:30AM

    It was the manicure option of choice for women everywhere only a few short years ago – the French! White tips offset with a pinky nude base shade and voila! instant nail envy. Until nail art stepped in and stole the show, promising a far more creative take on two-toned nails. Now the classic French… more

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  • The Aussie Beauties Taking Centre Stage, from David Jones’ Sydney Soirée to the Red Carpet at Cannes

    Fri, 24 May 2013 1:01PM

    While the Russians and Brazilians seem to be having a bit of a beauty moment right now – and stealing much of the the paparazzi spotlight over in Cannes – we couldn’t help but notice that our local lovelies hold their own quite beautifully on the world stage. Exhibit A: Kylie Minogue Kylie has rarely looked so… more



  • How to: Create a Classic French Manicure

    Tue, 2 April 2013 6:11PM

    You might remember a little while back we talked about where the French manicure came from. Interestingly it’s American – not French – but the design was specifically created for those looking for a long-lasting and beautiful nail finish that would suit a spectrum of outfit changes – one of my biggest beauty bug-bears. However… more

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  • Nail Trend to Watch: Long, Lean Talons

    Wed, 20 March 2013 4:47PM

    A curious thing happened at my local nail bar the other day. When my manicurist asked me what shape I was after, the words “long ovals, please” almost tumbled out of my mouth. I quickly checked myself, however, because in reality I have short (read: sometimes rather stubby) nails. Ones that have been filed and buffed… more

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  • Jennifer Lopez

    Fri, 25 January 2013 2:04PM

    JLo’s Upside-Down French Manicure

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  • Best of Beauty 2012: The Nail Art Trend

    Wed, 12 December 2012 10:54AM

    Following on from yesterday’s Best of Beauty round-up of 2012’s must-have mani products, I thought it high time we dip our nail polish brushes into one of the year’s biggest (and most enduring) beauty trends: nail art. Officially you could say nail art burst onto the scene back during the A/W ’11 international catwalk shows, and… more

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  • Anne Hathaway

    Thu, 6 December 2012 2:52PM

    Anne Hathaway’s Glitter-Tipped Nails

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  • Paris S/S ’13: 3 Trends to Try Now, Hot Off the Chanel Catwalk

    Wed, 3 October 2012 3:18PM

    Season after season, there’s one thing that we can be sure of when it comes to the Chanel show – Karl Lagerfeld, along with his trusty beauty team of Peter Philips and Sam McKnight, set the bar for the upcoming seasonal beauty trends. The nail polish shades are touted as the It colours, Sam’s ‘dos… more



  • New York S/S ’13: Playful Pastels at Peter Som and Rebecca Minkoff

    Sun, 9 September 2012 11:29AM

    Models can wear anything and look amazing. Say, a paper bag. Or yellow eyeshadow. And makeup artists love to throw colours on models that they could never make work on we mere mortals. So don’t think for a nanosecond that I’m suggesting we get as artistic with our eye colours as the makeup artists were… more


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