Feeling a bit rebellious or in need of something luxurious? No need to look further because if you’re aspiring to achieve these looks for the second half of the year, the key is all in your hands, literally. If you ask us for one beauty product that you can have the most fun with, only one thing comes to mind, nail lacquers. Heavy metals, jewel tones, alluring neutrals, and a few punchy brights make up this flashy list even we can’t wait to try. Go ahead, scroll down and take the plunge with these pretty little bottles ready for your picking.
In case you haven’t heard, we announced last July that favorite shoes brand, Louboutin is finally giving beauty a shot beginning with bottles of nail polish. Number one on our must-try list is the Rouge Louboutin, which is said to be the exact hue used on the famous soles of their coveted steppers, then the Me Nude because it looks oh-so-elegant, and finally the Mula Lisa from the Pops line as it's perfect for the beach.
You know what October means, right? Sembreak! Of course, for us working girls, such a thing does not exist anymore. But for all the students out there, Anny’s new offerings will remind you of enjoying the rest with these pastels inspired by a luxurious yachting escapade. Bring out your tan with a complementing soft pale pink hue via naked venus, a refreshing minty polish in Green Ocean Trip, and finally, a top coat like no other because of its added glitter effect, the Sexy Nails. Anny nail polish and top coat, P580 each.
In Hollywood, it’s quite common for celebrities to do collabs with different nail polish brands. This year, Teen Queen Kathryn Bernardo partnered with Chic Centre to release a line of bad ass concoctions with the collection called Edgy. Our favorites? The dark blue Raven, glittery Mystique, and the enthralling Shadow. See what she wore to the launch here.
Speaking of collaborations, OPI decided to release a fun line of nine limited edition lacquers inspired by Coca-Cola’s various flavors. Not only are the colors from the OPI X Coca-Cola line exciting, they’re also wittingly named. Our top three would have to be, the Coca-Cola Red which is, of course, inspired by the classic Coke; Today I Accomplished Zero, a dramatic black with effervescent red sparkles inspired by Coke Zero; and Green on the Runway, inspired by what else, Sprite!
Our favorite lippie in a tube is now in a bottle! How can we resist grabbing a bottle or two of MAC's Rebel? What makes it better is that MAC invites us to play around by combining our favorites with six glowing topcoats (including green and pink pearl as seen above) that will magically transform the look of your lacquers into even more attractive shades. Try it and see for yourself. MAC Nail Lacquers, P750 each.
Inspired by “the colors that exist in shadows”, Nars in collaboration with Philip Lim came up with nine rich hues that are absolute must-haves for the colder days ahead. A deep shade of green we're obsessed with, Shutter, and the metallic beauty, Wrong Turn are two of our current faves. We also spotted Moody Navy to complete the trio. Nars X Philip Lim P1050 each.
Deborah Lippmann Fall 2014 New York Marquee is all about shimmer. The colors take inspiration from the expensive fabrics of the 1940s—think silk charmeuse gowns—that can only be brought to life by a luxe spin on chrome. We want to try the rosy magenta chrome, 12th Street rag; a buttery yellow gold chrome, Autumn in New York; and a silky indigo chrome, Harlem Nocturne.