New Press Release from China Glaze! | Prismatic Collection for Spring 2012

Jeeze! I still haven’t gotten over my heart attack from the Hunger Games Collection, of which I have… four out of the twelve… I still need Fast Track, Stone Cold, Harvest Moon, and Riveting. What? I can’t walk away from an orange… Let’s get a peek at this press release:

Los Angeles, CA – (March 2012): Array your nails in a myriad of color this spring with China Glaze®’s limited edition Prismatic nail polish collection!  Inspired by the colors formed by the refraction of light through a prism, Prismatic by China Glaze® combines glitter and holographic particles to create the ultimate eye-catching, 3-dimensional manicure.

Bursting with color and dimension, Prismatic shades include:

  • Ray-Diant – Greenish-gold shimmer filled with specks of silver, pink, green, orange and blue
  • Polarized – Silver metallic sheen sprinkled with yellow, pink, orange and green glitters
  • Liquid Crystal – Bright blue holographic with purple tint dusted with silver, gold, green, pink and orange
  • Prism – Grape purple holographic gleams with pink shimmer and glitters with pieces of pink, blue, green, orange, silver and gold
  • Full Spectrum – Baby pink bursts into holographic magenta to party with silver, gold, blue, pink and green particles
  • Optical Illusion – Aqua green glimmers with a hint of purple filled with pink, yellow, silver, orange and green flecks

Available | April 2012

Where | Everywhere China Glaze is sold

 YAYAY! Another holographic collection! I’m so excited. I’m looking forward to the greens and blues, maybe the silver…

Nicole by OPI Launches New Lacquers for 2012

More Nicole by OPI PR!

Nicole by OPI announces four new fashion-forward nail lacquer shades for 2012, including A Lit-Teal Bit of Love, A Million Sparkles, Shoot for the Maroon, and Vio-let’s Talk about Red. Featuring two shades of rich berry and burgundy and two hues of vibrant shimmering and glitter-packed blue, these new colors give any look instant glamour and edge.

A Lit-Teal Bit of Love

A Lit-Teal Bit of Love | This affectionate aqua will shower you with shine.

A Million Sparkles

A Million Sparkles | A shimmering sea of blue packed with sprinkles of rainbow glitter.

Shoot for the Maroon

Shoot for the Maroon | A bold and beautiful burgundy that always dreams big.

Vio-let's Talk about Red

Vio-let’s Talk about Red | There’s so much to say about this bodacious berry!

  • Available: January 2012
  • Where: In store at CVS, Rite Aid, Sears, Target, ULTA, and Walmart. Online at,,, and
  • Pricing: $7.99 USD
  • Nicole by OPI is Big 3 Free.
I’m looking forward to the berry and the blues. I’m not too big on duo chromes and/or the whole burgundy/gold thing, but it looks good sparkle-y enough that I’d look into it.

Any interests for you guys here?

Nicole by OPI Walmart Exclusives for 2012

This is the last one for today.

Nicole by OPI announces three new shades to be exclusively sold at Walmart, in stores January 2012. These rich shimmer and glitter hues give fingers and toes an elegantly chic look, with colors that include a sparkly champagne gold, a shimmering rose pink, and a confetti glitter.

The Gold Shoulder

The Gold Shoulder | A surprisingly approachable shimmery light gold.

Best Pink Ever

Best Pink Ever | Seriously. This magnificent metallic pink is the best in town.

"Fabulous" is My Middle Name

“Fabulous” is My Middle Name | But you can call me “multi-colored sparkle.”

  • Available: January 2012
  • Where: In stores and online, exclusively at Walmart.
  • Pricing: $7.00 each.
  • Nicole by OPI polishes are Big 3 Free.

And with these, I say good night.

New Kardashian Kolor Exclusives at CVS!


Some new PR stuff!

Nicole by OPI announces seven new Kardashian Kolorshades to be exclusively sold at CVS, in stores February 2012. These richly-pigmented, fashion-forward hues include crèmes in bright key lime, pinky peach, poppy red and fuchsia, as well as shimmers in light lilac and deep burgundy.

Smile for the Glam-era

Smile for the Glam-era | The paparazzi is all about this photogenic plum.

Back to Reality...TV

Back to Reality… TV | This pretty little periwinkle was made for TV.

One Big Happy Fame-ily

One Big Happy Fame-ily | This lavender shimmer is the American dream.

Our Fuchsia's Lookin' Bright

Our Fuchsia’s Lookin’ Bright | This purple-y fuchsia has the world at her hands.

Ladies in the Limelight | The most talked-about yellow-lime of our time!

Paparazzi Don't Preach

Paparazzi Don’t Preach | This pretty blush pink is doing just fine.

Strike a Pose

Strike a Pose | A totally camera red-y color.

  • Available: February 2012
  • Price: $7.99 each
  • Where: Exclusively at CVS stores and on

I really like the two “different” colors. I really want to see Ladies in the Limelight and Paparazzi Don’t Preach! I’m not the biggest fan of purples on me, and I used to be obsessed with purple, so I’m over it, but that being said, I really really want to see what Back to Reality…TV, One Big Happy Fame-ily, and Our Fuchsia’s Lookin’ Bright look like IRL. The “off purple” purples. 🙂

Which ones are you looking forward to? Let me know in the comments!

OPI Miss Universe Collection


Here I have for you today is the OPI Miss Universe Collection for Summer/Fall 2011. There’s four new colors, including a silver glitter, a gorgeous blue, and two beautiful pinks.


Crown Me Already! | A sassy silver sparkle that knows what it’s worth.

Swimsuit… Nailed It! | An itsy bitsy teenie weenie vibrant shiny-blue bikini.

Congeniality Is My Middle Name | And berry-wine shimmer is what I do best!

It’s MY Year | It’s about time for this champagne-rose to shine!


This is a limited edition collection available August 2011 at professional salons, including Beauty Brands, Beauty First, Chatters, Dillard’s, JCPenny, Pure Beauty, Regis, Trade Secret, and ULTA for $8.50 USD ($10.95 CAN) suggested retail.

Now, I don’t know if it’s clear yet… but I’m not the biggest fan of pinks… But It’s MY Year looks interesting, if it’s not a dupe for Zoya Faye.


News: Nicole by OPI will release a line of “texture coats”

WHAT THEY SAY: Nicole by OPI announces the launch of Texture Coat, a line of graffiti-style nail art products inspired by OPI’s bestselling Shatter. Available in six chic shades – Gold, Silver, Red, White, Turquoise and BlackTexture Coat offers a simple way to create unique, unpredictable patterns on nails with a quick, at-home application.

WHAT IS IT“Fans of Nicole by OPI are fun, fashion-forward women who love experimenting with trends and using nail lacquer as a form of self-expression,” explains Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, Nicole by OPI Executive VP & Artistic Director.  “Texture Coat offers an easy way to create your own completely customized nail art. Whether you choose pastels, darks, glitters, shimmers, or sheers to pair with Texture Coat, the endless options will accessorize every look.”

HOW TO USE ITTo use this product, start with Base Coat Plus, followed by two coats of any Nicole by OPI nail lacquer. Let the lacquer dry completely before applying Texture Coat. Complete the manicure with Top Coat Plus for a high-shine finish.

WHERE YOU CAN GET ITNicole by OPI Nail Lacquers and Nail Treatments contain no DBP, Toluene, or Formaldehyde.  Nicole by OPI formulas are long-lasting, fast-drying, and salon-quality, with products featuring the Perfect Stroke brush for streak-free, even coverage. Texture Coat will be available July 2011 for $7.99 each at ULTA, Target, Meijer, Harmon, Wegmans, Sears, and H-E-B. Texture Coat will be available in Canada at Shoppers Drug Mart, Walmart and Loblaw.

MY THOUGHTSSo… what sounds like more shatter? I’m hoping it’s not… only because OPI has all of these colors except gold.

OPI Press Release: Nice Stems! Collection

Whee! Spring and Summer always bring around such awesome nail art techniques and colors! The sky is blue, the grass is green, the weather is nice, and the flowers are in bloom! Speaking of flowers, here’s OPI’s press release on their Summer collection called Nice Stems!

The Fun Stuff:

Play The Peonies, Come to Poppy, Be a Dahlia Won't You?, I Lily Love You

Nice Stems! by OPI shades include:

Play the Peonies — We’d put our money on this lovely soft pink.

Come to Poppy — Surrender to shine with this shimmering coral-pink.

Be a Dahlia Won’t You? — Give the gift of fabulous fuschia- to yourself!

I Lily Love You — Fall head over heels with this light pink sparkle.

“Stop and see the flowers with summer’s Nice Stems!by OPI, a limited edition collection featuring four new nail lacquers in stunning shades of pink. With whimsical names based on their floral inspirations, these vibrant, flirty colors range from pale, frosty pink to rich fuchsia.  Nice Stems! offers fingers and toes a perfectly pink shade for all of summer’s looks.”

The Lowdown:

This limited edition Nice Stems! collection will be available beginning June 2011 at Professional Salons, including Beauty Brands, Beauty First, Chatters, Dillard’s, JCPenney, Pure Beauty, Regis, Trade Secret, and ULTA, for  $8.50 ($10.95 CAN) suggested retail for each Nail Lacquer.

  • OPI polishes contain no DBP, Toluene, or Formaldehyde, and feature OPI’s exclusive ProWide Brush for the ultimate in application.

My Thoughts:

While I’m not a pink fan, I do want all four of these colors! I could see myself wearing Play the Peonies, Come to Poppy, and I Lily Love You, and Dahlia looks too bright to be true. We’ll see once this collection rolls around whether or not I’ll be on the Dahlia train. :]

OPI Press Release: Glam Slam! England

It’s about time to roll out the Summer collections and that means PR, PR, and more PR! Which is always fun! I mean, who doesn’t like to see all the new collections coming out?! Here’s one of three OPI announced today, with the other two coming shortly!

The Fun Stuff:

Your Royal Shine-ness, Servin’ Up Sparkle, and Grape…Set…Match

OPI joins tennis superstar Serena Williams in announcing the latest three lacquers in the Glam Slam! collection.  To celebrate the world’s oldest, most prestigious tennis tournament, Glam Slam! England features two duo-packs filled with sparkle.

The first Lacquer set includes Your Royal Shine-ness, a metallic silver shade, paired with Servin’ Up Sparkle, a shimmer-packed silver glitter. The second Lacquer set also features Servin’ Up Sparkle, along with Grape…Set…Match, a metallic purple.

The Lowdown:

  • Glam Slam! England will be available beginning June 2011 at Professional Salons, including Beauty Brands, Beauty First, Chatters, Dillard’s, JC Penney, Pure Beauty, Regis, Trade Secret, and ULTA, for $14.95 ($20.95 CAN) for each duo-pack.
  • OPI is 3-Free (no DBP, Toluene, or Foraldehyde) and include OPI’s exclusive ProWide Brush “for the ultimate in application.”