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Daks AW15

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After I left Felder Felder I had just over half an hour to run down to Somerset House for Daks. This time I made haste so as to be at the front of the queue. Unfortunately it turned out despite being at the front of the line I was actually in the wrong line.

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Manicurist: Wendy Rorong

I am very excited to share some amazing nail art by fellow makeup artist Wendy Rorong. Wendy and I are on the Maybelline Canada team for World Mastercard Fashion Week Toronto. Read the interview below to see how being a makeup artist lead Wendy to being a multi-talented manicurist:

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Unique Nail Art

Here’s some stand-out nail art seen on this season’s runways.

There was lots of gold. Norman Ambrose featured gold leafing with black tips. Gold and silver studded nails were seen backstage at Jill Stuart and golden fish scales at Lacoste. One of my favorites was the beautiful clear lucite tips with hand painted lace designs seen at Joy Cioci.

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The Beauty Book for Brain Cancer

The Beauty Book for Brain Cancer was shot by photographer Darren Tieste. It features numerous famous faces all in very stylized makeup–highly arched brows, lots of contouring, and some pretty fab nail art.

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Runway Nails AW11

There were plenty of natural nails on the runway for fall winter 2011 but at Nina Ricci, Rodarte, and both Chanel and Valentino Couture we saw that short and painted completed the look. The deep dark navy at Chanel Couture is my favourite–less intense than black and more unexpected than a vampy maroon.

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Nails Inc. Magnetic Polish

We are always fans of nail polish and nail art here at Smudge. So the Nails Inc. Magnetic Polish caught my eye a couple of weeks ago and I finally checked them out on Friday. So this is how they work, the polish contains metallic particles and the lid of the polish has a magnet on the top.

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Nail Art

Over that last few years nail trends, and nail art have become a fashion must-have for any well groomed girl. The latest nail polish colours are just as important to each new season as makeup is. Drugstore products like nail art pens and stick-on designs are pretty fool-proof. 

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Sally Hansen Real Nail Polish Strips

I’ve always wanted to try the nail art that was made oh so popular last year by Minx. Of course there wasn’t anywhere locally I could get it done, which was so frustrating. The metallic nails where everywhere on celebrities like Beyonce to McQueen’s runway show.

As with most trends,

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