The first buds of the season are pushing their way through the cold, hard earth as spring arrives in the Northeast. It’s the perfect time to restock your nail color collection with the hottest new shades! Here are a few spring nail colors on my wish list, from cool minty greens to punchy pinks and vivid violets. There are so many to choose from!
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Last week, when I was super busy with my day job, I intimated that I’d be back on my regular posting schedule this week but it seems that I told a little lie. As you may know, I’m a beauty writer for Jones Magazine and we’re in the midst of preparing our big, bodacious Best in Beauty Issue which means I’m completely swamped with product samples, testing and research for the sections I’m writing this year.
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The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is in full swing and, for beauty lovers, one of the most exciting products to come out of this year’s show is Elektra Nails. Formerly known as Nano Nails, Elektra Nails are press-on capacitive nails that double as styli for your smartphone. They apply easily to your index finger using nail glue, come off with acetone and aim to eliminate the need for a stylus by providing accurate and stylish input.The nails/styli will be on sale in a couple of months and I can’t wait to get my hands on a set to try!…
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The holiday season is a great time for beauty lovers! With specialized palettes and limited edition collections that provide amazing value, it’s the perfect time to try new colors, fill in the holes in your beauty kit and, oh wait, this is about gift sets for friends and loved ones! Right! Well, whether you are buying for your favorite friends or picking up a little something for yourself, you’re sure to find a lovely gift for every beauty lover on your list!…
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and everyone is thinking pink! Even the NFL gets in the game with think pink gear for players and fans. I have to admit, I love seeing those pink cleats on the field!

There are lots of brands that make charitable contributions and raise awareness with limited edition BCA products and this year I wanted to focus on companies that donate more than a nominal amount of the proceeds from the sale of those products to various breast cancer research and treatment organizations.

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