NYFW – SMILEY NAILS AND SMASHING LIPS
Many eyes were on the clothes.Â But at BITB, we were all about what was above the black roll-neck sweaters of Michael Kors and below the hats of Oscar de la Renta.
However, there seems to have been an unprecedented amount of attention to nails; and although this season had swaths of nude, color is back for Fall 2013, and with a well-needed dose of fun.
At Assembly, Color Club designed neon yellow nails spotted with emojis.Â â€œThe collection is all about New York and how now work and play are mixed up together,â€ explained nail lead Simcha Whitehall.Â â€œEveryone uses emojis, they are great shorthand and New York is all about speed. We also created black and whit
NAILING IT WITH LIQUID PALISADE
Painting your own fingers and toenails can be a frustrating experience, sending you off to the nearest nail shop to finish off the job. A new product called Liquid Palisade ($22) puts an end to all that. Just like painterâ€™s tape for the nails, it brushes on like a protective barrier that covers the cuticles during nail polish application. A soft mauve color, Liquid Palisade goes on like a liquid, but hardens to a stretchy rubber band consistency. When you are finished painting, you just peel off Liquid Palisade for a perfectly applied manicure or pedicure. Gone are unsightly edges and painted skin.
Liquid Palisade also is a great tool for creating custom nail art design as well a