Beauty LaunchPad - November 2012 - (Page 124)

LOOK OF THE MONTH The Tipping Point The “Mani Cam” at this year’s Emmy Awards proves it: Nail art is here to stay. In honor of nail art going mainstream, we showcase digit designs that nailed it and those that missed by a mile. The Good Rihanna has long been a pioneer in glamming up nail art, as evidenced in this photo from 2008. The Bad We love the look, but with the economy still sputtering, we can’t love the price of Kelly Osbourne’s $250K manicure. ong gone are the days of dowdy soccer moms asking for cutesy Frosty the Snowman nail tips. Today, celebs like Beyoncé, Katy Perry and Rihanna are constantly doing up their digits, and at this year’s Emmy Awards, Zooey Deschanel sported super cute TVs on her thumbs. E! News even jumped on the nail bandwagon at the Emmys by having a Mani-Cam on the red carpet. Perhaps host Giuliana Rancic asking celebs to walk their fingers down the red carpet “like a runway” was a bit much, but the move underscores the importance of nails completing an overall look. “Nail art is here to stay because it’s an easily obtainable runway statement,” shares Jan Arnold, co-founder of CND. “In the past few years, the widely acknowledged definition of ‘nail art’ has morphed from literal stars and rainbows to more sophisticated designs, which are now considered nail fashion!” —Amy Dodds 11.12 The Ugly LiLo looking like a hot mess at her probation hearing in 2010 was bad enough; even worse was the expletive painted on her middle finger. Justice isn’t that blind, Lindsay! 124 Images: Zooey: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Entertainment; Rihanna: Jon Furniss/WireImage; Kelly: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Entertainment; Lindsay: David McNew/AFP/Getty Images L

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Beauty LaunchPad - November 2012

Beauty LaunchPad - November 2012
Table of Contents
Editor’s Notebook
In Touch
Runway Report
Star Struck
First Look
Inside Story
Brand New
Free Launch
Tool Talk
My Way
20 Questions
Salon of the Month
Beauty 911
Only Hue
Dye It Right
Vintage Glam
Quick Tips
Advertiser Index
Look of the Month

Beauty LaunchPad - November 2012