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Healing Good: Repairing Formulas and Restorative Color

Jamie Newman | January 31, 2017 | 1:31 PM
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Breathable Treatment+Color by Orly

ORLY Breathable Treatment + Color is a one-step application formulated with adhesion promoters and shine additives which eliminate the need for a basecoat or a topcoat. Simply prep the nail properly and apply two coats.

The product was developed with the concept in mind that many clients want to give their nails a break, or want to repair dry, damaged and weak nails, but do not want to forgo color or shine. Coming from the idea of contact lens technology, the formula allows oxygen and hydration to pass through the polish, which allows hydration to penetrate the nail. Coupled with a blend of Argan Oil, Pro-Vitamin B5 and Vitamin C the innovative polish moisturizes, stimulates nail growth and helps to heal damaged nails.

Spring is a time for healing and new life, and the name of the game for nails this season is also rejuvenation.

Whether clients are looking to take a break from gel polish, strengthen brittle nails, moisturize dry cuticles or fill in ridges and grooves, professional brands are not only creating the color to cover imperfections, but developing formulas to repair nails before lacquer or gel goes on.

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The Christian Siriano F/W 2017 collection has created quite the buzz since being presented this week at NYFW. Models of all shapes and sizes sported gorgeous silhouettes as they glided down the runway at the famed Plaza Hotel. Learn more about the nails here, created by Rita Remark for essie.

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NYFW: Smith & Cult For A Détacher F/W 2017

Maggie Mulhern | February 14, 2017

Lead Nail Artist Jessica Tong used Smith & Cult to create the nail look for the A Détacher F/W 2017 collection. “The A Détacher woman is the downtown New York woman. She’s street smart, aggressive and fashionable. I designed this look with the founder to reflect those characteristics in a modern, experimental way,” says Tong of the nail look. Nailed Lacquer in Dark Like Me and Lovers Creep were used to create the daring look.

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