As most independently owned business owners can agree, (to some extend) starting a business is never an easy task. Placing all one’s energy into something can be viewed as a gamble to life, as heights of an adrenaline rush occur not knowing if that business can be a hit or a miss. While life continues to school itself, good luck and success has hit a well-deserved home run for entrepreneur, Annie Pham of Cirque Colors nail polish brand.Celebrating her years of hard work, it is now the two-year anniversary of Cirque Colors!
Making yet another appearance on the high-end fashion and beauty scène this season, nail art is noticeably not going anywhere!! Designers from all different realms embraced the art of making the statement on nails a continuing trend, which shows the market of the high nail art demand. However, this season the nail designs were not about over exaggerated prints and patterns that were seen last season! For Fall 2014, designers took a more classic approach by doing more shorter nails in two-tones polishes as seen on the runways by some designers such as; Adam Selman, Peter Som, and Tess Giberson. I was anticipating to see a bit more over the top nails designs on the runways as seen on runway at The Blonds show, but I guess designers wanted to keep the focus more on the garments and letting the minimalistic nail art be that little extra accessory to finish off their collection. Nonetheless, still appreciative! And shout-out to all the designers who welcomed nail art back onto the runways for another season!(The nail gods are smiling from above):
Other Related #NYFW14 Nail-Art: (Ohhh girl lemme see your nails!) Even though the majority designers for Fall 2014 kept their nail-art looks simple, here are (2) gals that were spotted giving me life!!! :
In 2012, nail polish sales zoomed sky high due to consumers just wanting to have nice-looking manicures. Now in 2013, sales are still climbing but with a twist- nail art. With major help from the entire nail art community; adding artful details with those alluring nail polish colors has been one of the trendiest things to do.
With nail art in high demands- it is no better time for the, Master Class do-it-yourself kit to be introduce to the growing nail crave market. This three part kit developed from the collaboration of Forsythe Cosmetics’, Marlyuemoren Roq and Cunnt Claw’s cunnt artist, Shelley Burns to encourage nail lovers to become their own nail artist and master skills that would usually be accomplished by a professional.
To get a bigger and better understanding of what you can do with this must-have product, it is only right to test it first hands on! The three different parts to the Master Class kit are; Gemology, Metal Shop, and Geometry. All hand models are friends who offer their time to experience the, Master Class manicure from yours truly, Cunnt Claws! (Shout-out to all the participatory hand models that actually opened up to trying nail art for the first time!!)
Kit 1: GemologyKit 3: Geometry
The entire experience made it easy to get hooked on , DIY manicures. It is also therapeutic to the soul. Our favorite is hands down, the Metal shop and experts Shelley Burns prefers the, Geometry kit. According to Shelley, “The base color is so, glamorous and the one brush stroke application is to DIE FOR!!”
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Yikes! ohhhhh boy. Everyday at, Cunnt Claws there is a daily routine check for the latest nail art news. However, today was different. As I was doing our usual press clippings for the day , I stumble across an article from freelance writer, Kristin Booker that really captured our full attention. Below, is the story of a women who claims she hates nail art and is totally over it, hmmmmmm. Guys please read through, and tell us your thought by commenting or shooting an email to (SEE BELOW) :
As an editor who works in the beauty space, I have seen my fair share of trends come and go. You want to rock neon streaks or ombre hair color? Great. Feel like you want to reconnect with your crimping iron? I’ll hold the cord while you enjoy an ’80s staple. Flowing Raphaelite waves and the white girl weave phenomenon? Still cute, but hopefully ending its time on the red carpet. But, there is no other beauty trend that makes me stabby like nail art on a grown woman.