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Known for bold colors and innovative products, Inglot Cosmetics will add ten pastel nail enamels to their collection of over 240 nail colors. Inglot’s twist on the pastel trend was created in collaboration with makeup artists and color consultants to ensure colors are fashionista worthy. The results are a creative spring nail polish line that ranges from subtle oranges and purples to bright blues and even (our favorite) turquoise. Inglot’s nail enamels are free of the chemicals toulene, formaldehyde, DBP and camphor, making them free of the toxins some popular nail polishes contain. Each bottle retails for $10 and is available through or in an Inglot retail store near you. 

I am a tad bit obsessed with technology, and also with nail polishes. And I spend a lot of time trying to find that “perfect” color, but I never thought technology would solve my problem, that is until China Glaze introduced an amazing new tool into the iOS App Store. Their newly released “China Glaze” app has a feature called Match a Colour that fires up your camera, you then take a pic of a shade you’re coveting, and it will analyze the color and texture to match you to any of their 300+ shades. One click of the camera and you can find the shade closest to your hot, new handbag or fave, statement pumps — my inner geek girl just nailed a perfect 10!

The app is totally free and available for download in the App Store.


Nails have certainly gotten their fair share of attention lately and they’ll stay front and center this spring. While you may be debating between bright coral, muted teal and emerald green polishes, I’ve had my eye on some of the more “decorative” trends that have sprung. If last season’s nail art seemed a bit daunting, rest assured, these babies don’t require an art degree — or even a steady hand, really!

As a lover of words, the newsprint manicure trend is probably one of my favorites and finally someone created a kit with all the pieces you need, including pieces of paper with text on them. THE NEW BLACK’s ‘Typography Collection - Weekly Journal’ Nail Polish 4-Piece Set comes with a nude base coat, transfer solution and top coat. The four piece set involves just four easy steps — paint and set the base coat, apply transfer solution, press newsprint (text side down) to wet surface for about 30 seconds, use top coat to set and seal the look. 

You can buy THE NEW BLACK’s ‘Typography Collection - Weekly Journal’ Nail Polish 4-Piece Set for $16 at

Caviar is certainly an acquired taste, and this nail decorative will likely be the same. Ciaté Caviar Manicure is a thick, opaque polish that features little pearls that create a raised, 3D effect on nails. Uses range from coating all 10 nails in this unique formula, to using small amounts on certain nails to create an artsy effect.

You can buy Ciate Caviar for $19 at

Matte top coats, like Essie Matte About You, are one of my favorite mani tricks. They convert even the shiniest of polishes into dry, flat colors, giving you more wear out of every shade. But I hadn’t thought to use it in lieu of nail art. Using small dots of a matte top coat across nails can create a fun spotted effect, or applying it as a line across the tips of nails can create a pseudo matte french manicure look. 

You can buy Essie Matte About You for $10 at

It might be just coincidence, but while ‘The Great and Powerful Oz’ is opening in theaters, emerald green has become one of the “It” colors of the season. One fun and easy (and amazingly cheap) way to infuse the color into your spring wardrobe is via nail polish, here are some of the best of the season.
Butter London 3 Free Nail Lacquer in Thames
This beautiful green color has a nice shimmery sheen and a bit of depth.
Available for $15 at

Sonia Kashuk Nail Colour in Emerald City
The price, and color, are surely right on this perfect polish.
Available for $5 at

Essie Trophy Wife 
A little more teal than emerald, yet this color is still gorgeously green.
Available for $8 at

Sephora + Pantone Universe Mini Graphic Effect Lacquers 
Not only are these the trifecta of “It” shades, but they come in three different formulas from glittery to shimmery.
Available for $18 at
Chanel-Tentation-Nail-Polish.jpgYou know those times when you pick up a bottle of nail polish and you have really high hopes … and then they’re realized once you see the color on your nail? That’s exactly what will happen when you try Chanel Tentation.

Tentation is just the most gorgeous shade of rich, deep fuchsia. But what really sets it apart is the gorgeous whitish silver shimmer. It’s one of those colors that you just can’t stop staring at once you paint your nails! We picked it for a pedicure for an upcoming trip to Los Angeles—and we especially love it for a pedicure, but it’s equally as beautiful as a manicure.

And, really, what’s better than a bottle of Chanel nail polish? (Answer: nothing.)

Chanel Tentation retails for $27 at

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