Treat Your Nails To Holiday Cheer With a New Polish

The easiest way to try a new beauty trend is by changing up your nail look.  This holiday season, try a rich, glittery, magnetic polish or maybe even a printed nail decal.  Try one of the below and get ready for compliments, party girl!

Perfect Formula Perfect Color nail polish ($15.00 USD)  is formulated with “Instant Strength Technology” to give instant strength and thickness to the nail. The custom designed brush along with the perfectly pigmented polish ensures a smooth even application on the nails every time.  2011 Holiday colors include Black Tie (gunmetal), Caviar (deep red), Invite Only (dark plum), and Tulle (soft nude).  Perfect Color is Toluene, Formaldehyde, and Dibutyl Phthalate free.  Available at

Layla Nails Magneffect ($15.50 USD) —  This extremely cool and fun to use polish give a decorative look by the use of magnets.  This is available in 12 rich colors.

Apply one coat of magneffect on a single nail. Put the nail immediately near the magnet on the cap or an alternate magnet for 5 seconds. Enjoy magnetic nail art and continue with the rest of the nails. Purchase at or

Forget diamonds!  This winter China Glaze introduces a nail industry first: utilizing 3-D glitters in its new “Eye Candy” collection.  Inspired by Marilyn Monroe and her timeless allure, this innovative new glitter technology provides a knock-your-eyes-out, super sparkly effect to your manicure.  Multi-sized and differently shaped glitter particles are cleverly combined to create a sexy, super decadent, 3-D finish in six bright, eye-popping shades.  Whether you prefer gleaming gold or glamorous smoky grey, China Glaze’s “Eye Candy” collection adds a dazzling finish to your holiday look with a glimmer that is sure to catch everyone’s eye! Colors in this collection include:

·       Love Marilyn: Vivacious Red with Shimmering Silver Particles

·       Blonde Bombshell: Glistening Multidimensional Gold Flecks

·       Lorelei’s Tiara: Sterling Silver Infused with Blue Sprinkles

·       Material Girl: Posh pink with Holographic Bubblegum Glitter

·       Some Like It Haute: Graphite Gray with Holographic Glitter

·       Marry A Millionaire: Alluring Amethyst with Multi-tonal Fibers

Celebs like Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Ivanka Trump, Rosario Dawson and Emmy Rossum regularly rock China Glaze and now you can get your bling on with “Eye Candy.”   China Glaze is free of DBP, toluene, and added formaldehyde.  China Glaze nail lacquers are available through salons and professional beauty supply stores nationwide. For more information, or follow China Glaze on Twitter:

A fun idea is the limited-edition holiday prints of Sally Hansen’s hit, Salon Effects Real Nail Polish Strips (9.99 USD). When Sally Hansen first introduced its peel-and-apply nail polish strips, the manicure breakthrough took the world by storm. Now Sally Hansen introduces trendsetting prints exclusively for the holidays, putting the spirit of the season at your fingertips. Like all the prints in the Salon Effects Real Nail Polish Strips collection, the five festive prints let you peel, apply, file, and go, delivering a real-polish manicure without mess or stress. Whether you’re playing Santa and stuffing a stocking or heading to the party of the moment, these seasonal strips are the ultimate accessory.

The new prints include Plaid About You (red and black plaid), Peppermint Twist (red and white candy stripe), Snow Bunny (white with red snowflakes), Prep’s Cool (black and silver argyle), and Winter Funderland (black, silver and blue glitter).  Each Salon Effect Real Nail Polish Strips kit includes 16 nail polish strips, a cuticle stick, mini file/ buffer and instructions for easy at-home application. When you’re ready to change your nail strips, simply swipe nails with your favorite Sally Hansen polish remover for an instantly clean slate.  Sally Hansen products are available at chain drug stores, food stores and mass merchandisers nationally.

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