THE GLAM DOWN: A Throwback to Essie’s “Mint Candy Apple”

My first two years in New York, there was only one nail polish color that mattered and it was Essie’s “Mint Candy Apple.” When I finally got my hands on a bottle of it, I was still working at Topshop in Soho and I recall so well how a coworker (her name was Margeaux) stoppedContinue reading “THE GLAM DOWN: A Throwback to Essie’s “Mint Candy Apple””

An Updated Reason On Why Brown Nail Polish Is Amazing

For a Fall fashion piece on the “Connection Generation” website Mashable, one of their interns, Hayley Wilbur, viewed and included the color brown as one of the “ugliest nail colors” this season; accompanied by her suggestions on how to conquer “boring autumn shades.” “Boring?” Instagram will have you believing fall shades are otherwise as a lot ofContinue reading “An Updated Reason On Why Brown Nail Polish Is Amazing”

Give Us Our Neon Lacquers!

So neon nail polish, or lacquer, can’t be produced in the U.S. for the simple fact that the FDA has yet to approve of it, as what it takes to make manufacture it is not “home-grown”.  Basically, the big hoopla about it having to be imported is more so about economics than for health reasons,Continue reading “Give Us Our Neon Lacquers!”