Nails

 

Nail INSPO! Fashion week nail trends

From soft and feminine to dark and gritty, nails were a big feature at this year’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia. We take a look at the trends to come out of the shows.

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Oozing confidence at Di$count Universe

Rebel brand, Di$count Universe, is not afraid to push the boundaries – and when it came to the makeup by M.A.C, things were definitely on the bleeding edge.

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Graphic in white at Akira

In a nod to the designer’s first foray into white, the Bobbi Brown makeup team added a graphic Japanese-inspired horizontal line across models’ lids.

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Subtle enhancement at Aje

The look at Aje was more about playing up what the models had rather than creating features they don’t possess.

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Classic and chic at Yeojin Bae

Alfie Sadsad, lead artist for Bobbi Brown at Yeojin Bae, says the look was raw, natural and reminiscent of Bobbi Brown’s original look.

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Raw earthiness at Ginger & Smart

Ginger & Smart started proceedings this morning at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia. The look was beautifully grounded and of-the-earth.

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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia kicks off!

The Professional Beauty team has set up camp at The Carriage Works at Eveleigh in Sydney for a week of backstage madness. First on the schedule: Matecevski.

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So famous…

Ex CND Co-Founder Jim Nordstrom and his wife Linda talk about Famous Names, a nail company that promises products that will change your world.

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Join the Tribe

Nicole Stubbs, owner of Tribe Natural Beauty, talks about being a sole practitioner, staying motivated – and working with the best in the world.

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Faby helps nail eating disorders this May

The Butterfly Foundation and Faby Nails are inviting everyone to help them ‘nail’ eating disorders.

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Cuccio launches Global Ambassador program

Cuccio helps nail technicians get to the next level with the launch of the nail brand’s Global Ambassador program.

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Laquoir: the next gen in gel polish

This cured polish system offers the ease of no base coat and no top coat – and an end to shrinkage and tackiness. We talk to Wes Powlowski from National Salon Supplies about the launch.

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CND partners with Tippi Hedren

CND joined forces with Tippi Hedren at the Tet Festival in California to honour the Vietnamese-American community’s contribution to the professional nail industry.

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EVO launches at Salon Melbourne!

Bio Sculpture launches its innovative new nail formulation EVO – this weekend at Salon Melbourne, 5-6 March!

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Furry Nails!

Eyeballs! Glowing crystals! Fur! CND went to another reality with its surrealistic nail designs for Libertine’s Fall/Winter 2016 show at New York Fashion Week.

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Dazzle Dry nail polish launches!

Non-toxic, non-cured vegan polish, Dazzle Dry launches into Australia. Professional Beauty talks to US-based creator and bio-organic chemist, Vivian Valenty.

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Have you got your tickets to Salon Melbourne 2016?

Salon Melbourne is set to be bigger than ever in 2016 with a renewed focus on skincare. Get your tickets now!

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NEW! Makeup & nail competitions at Salon Melbourne.

Get creative: Salon Melbourne has two new makeup and nail competitions for 2016. Open to both professionals and novices!

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