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Deborah Lippmann introduces GIRLS collection, inspired by the HBO hit comedy

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Deborah Lippmann introduces GIRLS collection, inspired by the HBO hit comedy

Posted on 14 January 2013 by DELCommInc

GIRLS-set (final)

Clockwise from top left: Hannah, Marnie, Shoshanna, Jessa

The first season of the HBO series GIRLS became an instant hit, garnering an Emmy® Award for (Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series) and a cult-following to boot. Along with the much-anticipated second season premiere on January 13, 2013, the New Year brings an exciting partnership between Deborah Lippmann and HBO: a limited-edition set of four nail lacquers inspired by each of the girls. Continue Reading

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Stuff we are ‘dye-ing’ over! Holidays 2012

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Stuff we are ‘dye-ing’ over! Holidays 2012

Posted on 15 November 2012 by DELCommInc

SWDO holidays 2012

Oh the weather outside is frightful… luckily, your hair, nails, and skin don’t have to be as well.  We compiled the coolest beauty products that would make anyone a little more cheerful this holiday season.

1. Make Up For Ever Holodiam Powder #302 & #303

What says “holidays” more than a little glitter?  Make Up For Ever packs on the punch with these limited edition Holodiam Powders in shades 302 (plum with pink, purple, and turquoise highlights) and 303 (white with blue, green, and gold highlights).  Sprinkle some of this “fairy dust” on your lids for a glamorous smoky look (302) or use it as a highlight to brighten up your day or evening (303).

Available at Sephora. 

2. The Man with the Golden Gun 18 Karat Topcoat by OPI

Show me your “goldfingers”!  As part of their limited edition Skyfall collection, OPI has released a special topcoat with real 18 karat gold flakes to layer over any mani.  Rock it on its own or layered over another colour.  Remember though, make sure it’s shaken, not stirred.

$37.50 at Chatters Beauty Supply and Salon.

3. Bangstyle Flexible Hold Spray                 

No, this grunge bottle isn’t a can of spray paint; instead, lock in style with a flexible hold with Bangstyle.    Create soft, touchable hold without the sticky residue.   Every hairstyle is a work of art with Bangstyle.

$20, available at select salons.

4. Joico K-PAK Revitalize Bio-Advanced Restorative Treatment

The winter weather can be harsh to your precious locks.  Joico’s K-PAK Revitalize Bio-Advanced Restorative Treatment actively repairs, restores, protects, and hydrates hair, correcting damage while protecting against future damage.

$24.95, available at Chatters Beauty Supply and Salon.

5. Deborah Lippmann She’s Always a Woman nail lacquer trio

The perfect shades for the holidays, this fab mini trio of Deborah Lippmann nail lacquer’s is perfect for any gal on your list.  From the taupe Putty In Your Hands, to the royal blue My Prerogative, to the festive and fabulous Raspberry Beret (complete with 3-D micro glitter), this set will have you looking at your nails all night long.

$26, available at Holt Renfrew and Murale.

6. Make Up For Ever All Eyes on You kit

From a smoky eye, to a subtle highlight, Make Up For Ever’s All Eyes On You kit is the must have for the season.  This five-piece set includes cult-favourites like their HD Microfinish Powder, Smoky Lash Mascara, and the incredible Aqua Eyes liners.  Oh, and let’s not forget the universal Aqua Cream in a gorgeous pink shade, perfect for any skin type.

$65 at Sephora.

7. It Factor Simply It Quick Blowdrying Smoothing Lotion

In a rush but you just washed your hair?  Instead of having frosted tips (the bad kind), apply this smoothing lotion to your freshly washed locks before your blowdry to speed up the process.  It Factor’s VaporBoost system speeds up drying time by up to 50 per cent while providing UV and heat protection. Get freshly dried hair in a flash!

$22 USD at Amazon.com

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OPI Launches Holland Collection for Spring/Summer 2012: OPI celebrates colour with the Holland Collection for Spring/Summer 2012.

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OPI Launches Holland Collection for Spring/Summer 2012: OPI celebrates colour with the Holland Collection for Spring/Summer 2012.

Posted on 15 January 2012 by DELCommInc

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Inspired by the country’s range of stunning shades – as seen in vivid tulips, windmill-dotted hillsides and bustling canals – the collection’s twelve shades offer a mixture of sophisticated neutrals and highly-pigmented brights.

“Holland has a very unique, vibrant beauty to match its open-minded nature,” explains Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, OPI executive VP & artistic director. “Spring is the season of colour, and the Holland Collection provides an array of pink, coral and orange hues that capture this energy. The bright lacquers are married with neutrals in new variations like red clay and sea green.”

A sequence of electric brights, including a sun-lit orange (A Roll in The Hague), a hot coral-red (Red Lights Ahead…Where?) and two perfectly pretty pinks (Kiss Me on My Tulips and a light-catching Pedal Faster Suzi!) complement their cooler counterparts in hues of glistening purple (Dutch ’Ya Just Love OPI? and Vampsterdam), while elegant neutrals (Gouda Gouda Two Shoes, Did You ’ear About Van Gogh? and Wooden Shoe Like to Know?) meet two shimmer-laced blues (I Have a Herring Problem and I Don’t Give a Rotterdam!) and a creamy sea green (Thanks a WindMillion).

“Wearing these colors on fingers and toes will accessorize the season’s hottest trends,” remarks Suzi. “The varied palette of colors accentuates the looks that walked the runway, from colored pants and ladylike frocks to long, blousysleeved tops and dramatic patterns.”

Holland by OPI includes the following shades:
A Roll in The Hague: Take advantage of this frisky little orange.
Red Lights Ahead…Where?: This coral-packed red is the hottest in the district.
Kiss Me on My Tulips: A smooch-worthy shade of hot pink.
Pedal Faster Suzi!: This pink lavender shimmer will have you “wheeling.”
Dutch ’Ya Just Love OPI?: All of Holland hollers for this crowd-pleasing plum.
Vampsterdam: A deep purple for a divine diva.
Did You ’ear About Van Gogh?: Rumor has it…this sandy bisque is a work of art.
Thanks a WindMillion: You totally deserve this breezy sea green.
Wooden Shoe Like to Know?: It’s no secret…everybody loves this shimmery chocolate-brown.
I Have Herring Problem: What’s that you say? I need to “sea” this shimmery green-blue?
I Don’t Give a Rotterdam!: This sassy steal-blue shimmer means business!
Gouda Gouda Two Shoes: Take a walk on the wild side with this robust rose.

Holland Collection nail lacquer shades contain no DBP, Toluene, or Formaldehyde, and each includes OPI’s exclusive ProWide™ Brush for the ultimate in application.

Holland Collection by OPI will be available February 8, 2012, at Professional Salons and Spas for $10.95 CAN suggested retail for each nail

For more information, please call 800-341-9999 or visit www.opi.com.

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As the world leader in the professional nail care industry, OPI is committed to providing high-quality products and services to both salons and their customers, along with a focus on industry safety and innovation. Known for its exceptional formula, fashionable colours and iconic names, OPI’s heavily-pigmented lacquers are super rich, long-lasting and chip-resistant – offering an affordable luxury to consumers. OPI nail lacquer is available in over 200 shades and contains no DBP, Toluene, or Formaldehyde. Each lacquer features OPI’s exclusive ProWide™ Brush for the
ultimate in application. Currently, OPI is available in over 100 countries and retails a full line of professional items, including nail treatments, finishing products, lotions, manicure/pedicure products, files, tools, gels and acrylics.

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