Local and not-so-local fashion, beauty, and design trends
Jun 21, 2011
06:49 AMStyle Council
Spree Style with Erin Habes: Snap, Crackle, POP!
Get in the mood this summer with the latest lacquer. From polka dots and nautical-inspired stripes to color changing and crackle effects, nail polish trends are at their height during warm weather seasons. This year’s hot new polishes with add some flair to your daily routine with delicious ways of spicing up your mani/pedi.
In the mood
Color change clothing might be a thing in the past, but mood changing nail polish is all the rage. Watch it transform before your eyes! Cool to hot temperatures turn it from pastel shades into brighter hues.
A metallic finish adds glitz and glam; nail art comes alive with a 24k gold and glitter. This DIY method starts with a clear lacquer layer and ends with the addition of gold leaf found at your local art supply store. The sharp contrast will leave you with a solid gold look.
Peel and stick prints
For real precise graphic nails, Sally Hansen has rocked my world with peel-n-stick Salon Effects. Real nail polish strips make it easy to sport the best pop prints. This new product is really one of the best inventions in the beauty world.
Raw and gritty, crackle nail polish is a must have summer look. Imparting an intricate shatter effect, this application creates nail masterpieces.
So this summer, put your French mani aside and dare to be different. Use any of these examples to flaunt the glamorous side of nail couture while sipping a Mojito on your tres chic beach blanket!