Hold up! Look at these amazing colours for nails - they're the Thakoon/NARS collaboration, inspired by Indian spice markets. This is a really strong set that truly reflects the Thakoon runway aesthetic. Designer collaborations are often very variable but this one is so representative of...

Loving a-england, the indi nail brand conceived by Adina Bondana who has a fashion background that includes working with Gianni Versace. The collection is based around Arthurian legend, so the names are all in keeping. Lady of The Lake is a lush mauve, Galahad is spot-on teal and Tristam is a...

Apply a thick coat of polish and hold one of the magnets (you have a diagonal or a star - I prefer the diagonal) and just hold it hovering over the surface of the polish while the polish is still wet til it does it's thing (it pushes the polish around to mirror the pattern of the magnet) and...

jaunt yesterday, we stumbled upon one far-out nail salon, perfectly entitled "Hello Beautiful." Run by Naomi Yasuda, who hails from Japan but lives in NY, the creative wunderkind has managed to quietly amass a hip-kid clientele in only a few short years since her move across seas in ‘07....

over the entire nail for a secure fit. If there is a crease; re-heat, gently lift the wrap off the nail and reapply adding further heat if necessary. 9- File off excess wrap at the end of the nail in a downward motion with a fine wooden file. The Nail Rock has 3 Designer Series, each...

that have focussed on her nails – they all have. There's no debate from me that the nails on the Olympic competitors look wonderful – I love that female athletes aren't afraid to show their feminine side and I guess if you are a swimmer, mascara is a no-no.. so what better than glamming up...

As if more proof were needed that textured nail wraps are the strongest emerging nail trend, the BeautyUK show in Birmingham this weekend showcased more (I showed some coming for Autumn from L'Oreal last week). I've had a little scout about on the internet and while it is still very much an...

Okay, so my attempt to do trendy neon nails shot off at a tangent when all they did was remind me of Hazardous Material signs. See what I'm saying? That's my team... I used Nails Inc Portobello (orange) from Neons & Nudes Collection and Orly Glowstick (yellow) from SS2012, but...

Picked out a decal - some of which are transparent so the nail colour shows through..I picked a lace detail decal.

I used a nude coat first (Deborah Lippmann Naked) on my nails in the hopes that the yellow (NARS Amchoor) would be easier to get an even finish with..no such luck though - this is three coats and could well have done with another. Anyway, I'm both horrified and delighted with these... ! The...

 

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