Butter London Autumn/Winter 2012 Collection

16.8.12

Sequins! Velvet! Satin! Tweed!  This season, the catwalks were abundant with rich texture!  We’ve translated this to nails through the infusion of glitter particles and metallic and holographic finishes. The colour tones speak to “earthiness” but are not specifically earth tones – think rust, shimmering greens and silvers. This collection feels future-forward but not futuristic. This season is all about using texture to add interest and depth to your look!

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Fall 2012 Beauty: 6 Easy Nail Trends to Try This Fall

15.8.12

Autumn is right around the corner, and it’s time to start thinking about your look of the season! You already know that fall staples like sweaters and skinny jeans will soon be flooding your closet, but how are you going to style your nails for the season? You know you want to ditch the boring designs and same-old polishes of last season, but what new nail trends will break out in fall that you absolutely must try?

Nail Expert and Custom Nail Solutions President Katie Saxton’s got your nails covered, as she has the inside scoop on the hottest nail trends of the Fall season! Drawing upon her experience in researching nail trends for Custom Nail Solutions and being a nail fanatic herself, Katie Saxton knows that crackle polishes and blue hues are out, and new nail colors and designs are in.

According to Katie, the hottest nail trends of autumn are:

 

 

 

 

If you’ve been wondering for a while how to decorate your nails for the fall season, the above list should help. Don’t forget, you can try out any of the above trends on Custom Nail Solutions’ beautiful, natural-looking, non-chipping, and everlasting custom-fit nails that uniquely fit only your nail beds. They are thinner, stronger, and virtually indestructible. Because they are everlasting, you will save thousands of dollars by not having to make inconvenient and expensive nail appointments. You can have lovely, natural-looking salon-style nails on your own schedule and in the comfort of your own home.

Custom Nail Solutions allows you to customize your nails in regard to length, smile line and shape, depending on the occasion. Choose from styles like Sport, Active, Fashion, Glamour, or Stiletto to express yourself. Bobby Thomas, “The Today Show” Style Editor, recently featured Custom Nail Solutions as one of the latest must-haves for nails, and it’s easy to see why!

For more info on Custom Nail Solutions, call toll free at 877-218-7788 or visit the Custom Nail Solutions blog and website. You can also “like” Custom Nail Solutions on Facebook, and follow them on Twitter (@customnails) and Pinterest.

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Fall 2012 Beauty: Lancome Midnight Roses

14.8.12

Right in time for Fall 2012, Lancôme channels the romance and magic of Paris in their new makeup collection, Midnight Roses.

Inspired by the precious purple rose, the collection is infused with shades of purple, the color of majesty, to deliver a uniquely seductive beauty experience. Featuring a mix of blushes, eye shadows, eyeliners and polishes, Midnight Roses brings a touch of sophisticated mystery and glamour using the season’s hottest purple hues and matte textures.

 

 The star products include:

 

EYES

  • Color Design 5 Pan Shadow and Liner Palette in Violet      Magnetique ($49LANCOMEVIOLETMAGNETIQUE COLORDESIGNALLINONEPALETTE 3 150x150 Fall 2012 Beauty: Lancome Midnight Roses
  • Le Crayon Khôl in Purple Dusk ($25.50)
  • Liner Design in Intense Violet ($24.50)

 

LIPS

  • L’Absolu Nu Lipcolor in Parme Flanelle, Rouge Résille and Prune Mantille ($29.50)
  • NEW! L’Absolu Crème De Mat in Magie Pourpre, Potion D’Amour and Prune Elixir ($29.50): A liquid lipstick with the comfort of a gloss, pigment of a lipstick and a velvety matte finish
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CHEEKS

  • NEW! Blush Subtil Palette in Rose Flush ($42): All-in-one contour, blush and highlighter palette

 

NAILS

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  • Vernis in Love in Infusion de Prune ($15)

  • NEW! Vernis In Love Top Coat Mat in Givre Magique
    ($15): A top coat for a matte finish on any nail polish

 

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Your Best Top Knot In 3 Easy Steps (No Sock Required)

13.8.12

One summer trend that isn’t loosing any steam into the fall is the top knot. This cute, yet sophisticated style looks great on casual days, the office, and nights out on the town.
There are a ton of tutorials about how to perfect the top knot—many even including –stay with me here–a men’s dress sock. But the simplest way to get a great top knot, is with Theodore Leaf’s Bored With Your Hair Top Knot Kit.

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The kit is super easy to use and includes everything you need to quickly assemble a great top knot in just 3 easy steps. The Top Knot Kit comes in 3 different colors and retails for $19.99 available at www.boredwithyourhair.com.
Check out my pretty pathetic top knot without the kit, and how full it looks when using the kit.

 

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