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“Nail art” could have been the beauty words of 2013 (the real word was “selfie”). This holiday season, the British brand Ciate is taking nail art to dizzying heights, setting the creativity bar extremely high and encouraging competition from other brands.
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Ciate’s popular Mini Mani Month advent calendar of tiny nail polishes is true candy box for nails: 24 days of mini Paint Pots, glitter sprinkles, custom sequin blends, caviar pearls, and one full-size Paint Pot that will keep every manicurista busy. For only $58, your giftee will receive more paint pots than the number of shoes in her closet. The packaging, a fair-isle sweater print, is so wintry and cozy.
If you loved drawing or doodling on a chalkboard as a kid, then you’ll love the new kid on the nail art block: the Chalkboard Manicure by Ciaté’ Nails.
The English nail art company is something of a trailblazer: it’s created caviar nails, a sumptuous velvet manicure with purple crushed velvet powder, and now, the chalkboard manicure.
Basically a “reverse” manicure (the black chalkboard matte base is the canvas upon which you doodle), the chalkboard manicure allows you to sketch nail art as though you were a kid again—you can doodle and squiggle to your heart’s desire. A very whimsical concept, this was the brainchild of founder and creative director Charlotte Knight, who loved the
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With over forty million copies sold worldwide, it’s no surprise that E. L. James’s record-breaking best-seller, Fifty Shades of Grey, is inspiring exciting new make-up trends this fall. Maybe you’re looking to spice up your fall style, or maybe you’re even looking to rope in a billionaire boyfriend of your own. Either way, you’ve got to check out this season’s hot, grey beauty trends. Step aside, red: grey is the new sexy.
First up is Bobbi Brown’s Come Hither Greys, a collection of eye colors. Basic Eye Shadows ($21.00 each) are available in black, white, and every