American beauty doesn't necessarily translate into red, white & blue. Sure, a classic crimson pout adds instant glamour from coast-to-coast and beachy waves say signature California chic, but Estee Lauder thought being an American Icon was more about taking your beauty and making it pop - Introducing the Pleasures Pop American Icons Collection!
butter LONDON's Global Colour Ambassador Katie Hughes created true nail art Monday night, using delicate lace and stones from Emmy Rossum's Met Ball gown to embellish her tips. The design, while gorgeous, also happened to be the most original beauty tribute to the Met's "Punk: Chaos to Couture" theme that I saw. Here's why ... I expected loads of black liner, dark nails and lips, and even something like SJP's mohawk. That's all great, but punk style was built around DIY fashion, artistic expression, and using unconventional materials in new ways. The fab Katie Hughes managed to capture all that with one killer manicure (on nude nails no less) - it's brilliant! More important, here's how you can make the look your own.
I'm sure you're already rocking rouge to show your support for the American Heart Association, but in case your forgot, it's lacquer to the rescue! To help inspire your "Go Red" tips, here are four polish pairings sure to turn your crimson mani into a main attraction.
Lady Gaga, is likely the Queen of having a coveted & costume-worthy wardrobe! Whether you want to replicate the elegant attire (pictured here) at the launch of her Fame Fragrance or go full-force in a Muppet-loving Kermit Dress, you can't go wrong with a Gaga-inspired look. But if you're going to be "paws up" all night, don't forget the most important detail, your digits! Here's everything you need to get started on your lacquered up Little Monster look for Halloween.
In preparation for Thanksgiving Day, I decided to try my hand at the latest phenom to sweep the beauty scene - nail art. I'm definitely not a pro, but I polished off a few looks that have gotten quite a lot of attention. These D.I.Y. nail designs are the perfect way to fill your post-turkey lounging time and get your digits in tip top shape for fighting your way through the Black Friday frenzy. Gobble Gobble!