Enjoy this clip at Zang Toi’s f/w 2015 show, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week where he teams up again with Zoya Nail Polish for a custom set of nails:
Matte topcoat for nails is a growing trend, and I’m going to show you a few looks from the runway that are easy to recreate in the salon. While we’ve technically moved into spring, these looks from fall/winter will translate, especially if you use the techniques and mix up the colors.
Key artist Gina Edwards for Morgan Taylor created three looks for one idealized woman at the Monique Lhuillier FW2015 show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Models wore a layered combination of In The Nude with Latte Please for a glam daytime look, a pearly Teal named Bright Eyes for “amplified drama” and a gorgeous red for the night on the town in Take The Lead.
In my first installment for Nail Talk Radio, the show at Nanette Lepore was all about ‘rebel glam’ and the nails proved the point. I love layering, especially over a good glitter. This essie combination gives an old gold, rock n’ roll feel that’s all at once loud and muted. Try it on your clients as a party finger, or really go all out with all ten digits.
If I had a nickel for every time someone gambled on “it can’t happen to me” when they decided to have their nails done based on bargain pricing, well… I’d be one wealthy nail tech. The very thing that an individual went to a salon to achieve (which is the appearance of healthy and beauty) is what is at risk whenever the elements of “clean” are disregarded out of (more…)