Nail-related items that have been bestowed on me over the last year--So many options!
Cosmopolitan Magazine image from the Dec. 1936 issue [photo credit: Refinery29]
1940's Chen Yu ad with nail color options [photo credit: Elegant Musings] / Screenshot of Essie's extensive product offerings
Uma Thurman in Pulp Fiction (1994) with Chanel Rouge Noir nail polish [source] // Top Left: Rihanna (2008) [source], Bottom Left: Lady Gaga with dark and sharp nails [source] // Top Right: Lil' Mama [source], Bottom Right: Katy Perry (2013) [source]
Since 2000, a bit of science added to style and imagination have turned nails into custom canvases like never before. Between magnetic nail polish, marbling, flocking, gels, stamping, tattoos and assorted 3-D embellishments, nail art has reached a whole new level of sophistication! Minx changed the playing field in 2007 with a wide assortment of stick-ons and Creative Nail Design introduction of the first gel polish a year later. Since the turn of the century, nail art has reached its heyday with expanding options. Given the chance at the mani-makeover of your dreams, what would you you choose? Stay tuned for an interview with blogger Katy from blognailedit.