Beauty LaunchPad - August 2013 - (Page 62)

Beauty/Preview Kit comes with three polish colors and a sparkly top coat! CHIC WEEK The newly launched Alessandro International offers a patented formula with a smooth, streak-free application and highgloss shine. Not only is the varnish quick-drying and chip-resistant, it’s available in 99 shades and lasts for one week. Score! MAKE THE GRADIENT Ombré nails are going strong—check out the subtle metallic tonal shift on supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio’s tips. Create your own neon, summer-worthy version with China Glaze Ombré Nail Kits in ranges like It’s All Peachy [above]. Each kit comes with 10 sponges and detailed instructions for creating the trendy fade effect. Alessandra Ambrosio at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival Hail to the Nail Treat her digits to some of the season’s best lacquers, treatments and adornments. Limeade VINYL REVOLUTION The Deep Blue Treatment Series from LCN activates the skin’s regenerative mechanism via algae extracts—perfect for turning back the hands of time, when she wants time to be a little less visible on her hands! She only wants her manicure to last one week—not two or three? Not a problem. CND’s breakthrough VINYLUX system consists of a self-adhering Color Coat and Top Coat with ProLight Technology, which increases chip-resistance and increases durability with exposure to natural light. With proper application, it’s perfectly formulated for weeklong wear. GLOW FOR IT IN GOOD CONDITION Don’t let her nails steal the thunder! Tend to her cuticles, too, with Cuccio Naturalé Professional Manicure Cuticle Conditioning Oil, available in three indulgent aromas: Pomegranate & Fig, Sea Kelp & Tea Tree and Milk & Honey (shown). Backstage at Ruffian; Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, spring 2013 HOUSE OF MOUSE When it comes to fashion inspiration, few are as iconic as a certain Ms. Mouse! Whether or not she’s an avowed Disney-phile, she’ll adore the fun and flirty shades in OPI’s Couture de Minnie collection, which includes the glittery Minnie Style (shown). We’re all ears! 62 | BEAUTY LAUNCHPAD | AUGUST 2013 Bronzed beauties know all about the summer glow, but a tan isn’t the only route to beachy brilliance. She’ll need to don a pair of shades when she sports Gelish Radiance Is My Middle Name, a pop of azure that rivals the bluest of tropical seas. IRRESISTIBLE CHARM If she’s looking to accessorize unconventionally, nail beds offer yet another canvas for decoration. Replicate the ornate detail of Ruffian’s runway nail art with Nail Veils, jewelry artist Su Laing’s semiprecious, reusable nail jewelry (left). ALESSANDRA: ANDREAS RENTZ/GETTY IMAGES ENTERTAINMENT; RUFFIAN: BRYAN BEDDER/GETTY IMAGES; ARMANDO SANCHEZ SEA HERE

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Beauty LaunchPad - August 2013

Beauty LaunchPad - August 2013
Log On
Editor’s Notebook
On The Cover
Salon of the Month
Head of the Class
Giving Back
Runway Report
Mood Board
In Sync
The Thick of It
Free Launch
Social Network
Advertiser Index
World View

Beauty LaunchPad - August 2013