Life In Lacquer

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Posted on Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
  We teamed up with editorial nail artist Miss Pop and our friends at ModCloth to create and style this super fun summer mani. Click here to see the full tutorial + some adorable accessories to complete your look!   
Bright Eyelet Summer Nail Art Nicole by OPI
Posted on Thursday, June 26th, 2014
Summer is only here 3 months out of the year, so we take any chance we get to rock bright colors and breezy fabric! This nail art look brings two of our favorite summer styles together: bright coral and eyelet fabric. Follow the step-by-step guide below to recreate the look.  You'll Need: Base Coat (We love our 3-in-1!) Yoga-Then-Yogurt The Coral of the Story
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Posted on Monday, April 21st, 2014
In honor of Earth Day, we are giving props to Mother Nature's beauty the best way we know how: NAIL ART! Hope this round up of nature-made manis will inspire you to help make the world a more beautiful place. Image source: Pinterest, Chelsea Queen  
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Posted on Monday, March 24th, 2014
From Pantone naming Radiant Orchid the Color of the Year, to Oprah dedicating her spring makeup awards to this captivating hue, it’s clear that purple is having a major moment. We are thrilled that our creamy violet hue “Oh That’s Just Grape” caught Oprah’s eye! She awarded the lacquer “Most Captivating Shade” in her 2014 Spring Makeup O-wards, featured in the April issue of O Magazine. So, we’re celebrating with fresh blooms and macarons, in our O-ward winning shade, of course!
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Posted on Monday, March 17th, 2014
You've probably heard the buzz around this "all-in-one" wonder oil, and we must admit, the hype holds up. Aside from being a cholesterol curbing cooking oil, coconut oil a great natural (and cheap!) alternative to a gambut of beauty products. You can now find coconut oil at most grocery stores, especially health-focused chains like Whole Foods and Trader Joes. When using coconut oil on the body, you want the purest form to cash in on its beauty benefits. So look for one that is organic, extra virgin and un-refined. When you get it home, you may find that it is a solid white mass, but don't fret! It will liquify at about 78˚F.
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Posted on Monday, March 3rd, 2014
This spring, let’s get ready to ROUGHLES!! Our newest innovation yet – Roughles nail lacquers come in four fun springtime shades: purple (“I’m Stucco On You”), pink (“Rock the Look”), turquoise (“On What Grounds?”) and yellow (“Sand in My Shoe”). But these aren’t just any pastel polishes! Roughles go on like regular polish, but dry to a speckled, textured finish. We recommend you skip the top coat to keep your mani in its original matte state, but if gloss is the name of your game, feel free lay down a clear coat!