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We tried it: OPI Don’t Speak Pure 18K Gold Top Coat

- December 2nd, 2014

While most people would wear 18k gold on their fingers in the form of jewelry, Gwen Stefani and OPI want you to paint your nails with it.

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Rosalyn tries out OPI Don’t Speak Pure 18K Gold Top Coat by Gwen Stefani.

As part of their holiday collection, OPI release Don’t Speak Pure 18K Gold Top Coat inspired by the musician Gwen Stefani. The polish has 18 karat gold leaf and glitter and is meant to go over any OPI product. The brand also released the Gwen Stefani for OPI holiday collection with 18 shades that can coat underneath this sparkly polish.

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We tried it: Essie Resort 2014 collection

- April 3rd, 2014

The calendar says Spring, but we’re still wrapped in parkas. For a little warm weather inspiration (and pick me up) we try out Essie’s resort collection for 2014.

With four vibrant colours made for a beach vacation, we gave our nails the vacation treatment – even if we’re sadly stuck in the cold.

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Essie Resort Collection available at mass retailers. $9.99 per polish

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Toronto fashion week: Get a runway-ready manicure at home

- March 18th, 2014

The first day of World MasterCard Fashion Week in Toronto was a mix of toughness and softness: Biker jackets and tight midi skirts in pretty pastel colours at Mikhael Kale and LINE Knitwear, leather textured with a rose pattern at Beaufille, and long gowns slashed with cutouts at VAWK.

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Runway-ready: Natalia’s manicure by the Essie team at World MasterCard Fashion Week in Toronto.

Those details were echoed right down to the manicures: Tough-girl cutout shapes at Mikhael Kale and a dark-to-light ombre looks at LINE, created by the team at Essie Canada.

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