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Must-Have Bridal Nail Colours From Essie X Monique Lhuillier

Must-Have Bridal Nail Colours From Essie X Monique Lhuillier

This designer collection includes shades to suit every type of bride.
Fun New Wedding Nail Polish Shades For Summer

Fun New Wedding Nail Polish Shades For Summer

20+ wedding-worthy hues you'll adore.
Wedding Nail Art You Can Do At Home

Wedding Nail Art You Can Do At Home

A step-by-step tutorial on how to pull off this simple, yet elegant, manicure.
8 Perfect “Something Blue” Nail Polishes

8 Perfect “Something Blue” Nail Polishes

Choose the perfect blue nail polish for your wedding day.
12 Pretty Wedding Day Nail Polishes

12 Pretty Wedding Day Nail Polishes

The right lacquer perfectly polishes your aisle style, but what colour to choose? We pick the best lights, brights and metallics for your wedding day.

Cool DIY Nail Art Trends You Need To Try

Forget basic polish jobs. Manicures are more creative than ever right now and experimenting with nail art is almost de rigeur. The best part? You don’t need to hit the nail salon to get an enviable manicure. Try these DIY

10 Fall Nail Polishes We LOVE

There are so many amazing shades of polish out this season, choosing the one for your wedding day is a tough call. Do you want to be demure? Bold? Brash? There’s a shade for every mood. Here’s 10 of our

Nail Polish You’ll Want for Your Wedding Day

The Muppets + OPI = Amazing! I mean what’s not to love? The Muppets are not only coming to theaters this November with their latest movie Disney’s The Muppets but will be landing at a salon near you too thanks

The Accent Nail: A New Manicure Trend Designed For The Recently Engaged

Play up your ring finger (and engagement ring!) with this hot new nail polish trend.

Catherine’s “Something New”

Along with her dress, shoes and almost every other element Catherine Middleton was wearing on her wedding day, her nail polish could be deemed as “something new”. According to NOW, Catherine’s manicurist, Marina Scandoval, from Jo Hansford Salon, created an

Essie Launches Their 2011 Bridal Collection

Looking for a pretty shade of nail polish to wear on your wedding day? Essie is launching their latest bridal collection (available on April 1st) in three candy colour hues and one eye-catching shade. The polishes include Borrowed and Blue

Must For Nails: Jason Wu for CND

We love a great designer beauty collaboration and one of the best this spring is New York’s Jason Wu teaming up with the nail masters at CND. Coming to salons this May the Jason Wu Collection features five polishes, all

Holiday Faves: Essie Winter Collection

WHAT: Essie Winter Collection (6pc), $46 at fine salons and spas. WHY WE LOVE IT: What girl doesn’t want great nails during the dreary winter months? Essie’s latest offering is a dark, decadent, creamy and matte collection that’s modern and

Dazzling Wedding Day Nails

Last week, I visited one of Toronto’s top beauty spots Tips Nail Bar for an outrageously amazing mani and pedi. I’ve known Tips owner Leeanne Colley for years and she has twice been crowned the best in Canadian nails at

Perfect Party Makeup: NARS Holiday 2010

It’s that time of year when the best beauty stuff of the year hits shelves and NARS Holiday is one stellar collection. There are so many gorgeous goodies in the line that are bridal-worthy. Here are my top picks and

App Happy

Exploring the wild and wonderful world of iPhone apps is a fabulous way to zone out, so if you need a break from all that wedding planning (and stress!), I suggest checking out a couple of my current faves.

Pretty Polish

I have been away from the office for a wee bit and coming back today my desk was full of mail, packages and amazing beauty surprises. I’m due to paint my nails tonight and I will be testing a cool

Quo Celebrates 10 Years

Did you know that Quo beauty is celebrating 10 years? You’ve probably seen this Canadian cosmetics company in Shoppers Drug Mart, which is because they helped to develop it. In celebration of their decade of beauty, Quo will be launching

Gossip Girl Nail Polishes

Calling all Gossip Girl fans! OPI just announced they are releasing four new limited edition shades inspired by the TV show and fashion-forward stars. Alison and I attended the launch party a couple months back and even got to chat

No-Chip, Long-Lasting Nail Polish

Just last week Alison blogged about her OPI Axxium manicure, which lasted as long as it promised (I examined). But what you may not know is that it’s not the only no-chip, long-wear miracle nail polish out there! I too,

Yves Rocher Celebrates 50 Years!

{An example of the new atelier store} Just last week I had the opportunity to visit one of Yves Rocher’s new atelier stores at Square One in Mississauga. It’s the first of its kind in Ontario (current stores will be

Paul & Joe Beauty

They say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but can you judge a lipstick by its tube? I say, yes! Especially when the packaging is as lovely as this one by Paul & Joe Beauty. Creator Sophie Albou

Beauty Steal: Joe Fresh Style Nail Polish

At $4 a bottle, or three for $10, you simply must collect all of Joe Fresh Style’s adorable new nail lacquers.

Green Day

This Jade nail lacquer by Chanel has been all the buzz in the beauty world since editors spied it on models tips during the fall collections. The bad news for us Canadians is that this limited edition shade is not

Heartbreaker

I just attended the best bridal shower. I only wish I had come up with the idea myself! The shower was held at a cute little nail bar on Dundas Street in Toronto called Heartbreaker (998 Dundas St. W., 416-869-0440,
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