The My Little Pony-inspired China Glaze manicure at the DEGEN show; Photos courtesy of ©MatthewCarasella/
The My Little Pony-inspired China Glaze manicure at the DEGEN show; Photos courtesy of ©MatthewCarasella/

Color ran riot at the DEGEN presentation during Spring/Summer 2016 New York Fashion Week.   Lead manicurist Casey Herman, working with China Glaze nail lacquers,created variety of custom-made China Glaze nails inspired by My Little Pony.  Herman and team created a stable full of different design combinations by using a mix of core China Glaze shades including You Drive Me Coconuts, a bright pink jelly, and vibrant royal blue Sky-High Top for the Pinkie Pie and Rainbow Dash eyes that accented each manicure, respectively. Other colours used included a rainbow of core China Glaze shades including:

  • Sun Upon My Skin – soft yellow crème
  • Home Sweet House Music – neon orange crème
  • Pop the Trunk – bright red-orange crème
  • Don’t Mesa with My Heart – vibrant violet pink crème
  • Lotus Begin – neon purple crème
  • At Vase Value – bright baby blue crème
  • Grass is Lime Greener – neon lime crème
  • Snow – crisp white crème
  • Liquid Leather – rich black crème

Just as with the hair and makeup looks for the show, the nails were loaded with a variety of glitter polishes for extra sparkle including It’s a Trap-Eze, a milky white base loaded with multi-colour glitter; opalescent hex glitter Make a Spectacle; and best selling holographic micro glitter Fairy Dust.

 “I always love partnering with China Glaze and DEGEN for NYFW as I know the nails are going to be unique, challenging and, most of all, fun!" Herman says. "This season was no different. My goal was to bring to life designer Lindsay Degen’s collaboration with My Little Pony through the nails which were a mixture of all things girly and bright – rainbows, cupcakes, flowers, glitter and of course loads of color which China Glaze® does so well. Each model had a variety of designs accented by the eyes of either Pinkie Pie or Rainbow Dash My Little Pony and their respective ‘cutie marks’”.

A Pinkie Pie accent eye, 3-D flowers, balloons and glitter galore by China Glaze backstage at DEGEN; Photo courtesy of ©MatthewCarasella/

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