|ZOYA -Nail Polishes come in a range of colors-and finishes-including Pixie Dust, Glitter and Matte. Big FIve Free +Vegan friendly $9-$10. Love the way the website allows for searches...|
|VALERIE STAR-Makeup/Hair/Nail-at Caravan Stylist Studio-showed off her Jean-Michel Basquiat inspired nails...|
|we chose this---use white nail polish over base coat-let dry a bit-then drop two other colors on nail beds-two per-separately...then take a cuticle stick to smudge them around-for a swirling water color effect. Apply top coat=DONE.|
Big Sexy Hair), makeup/skin care (Kryolan, Simple, MD Complete, FAKE BAKE, Bullet Acne Aid stick) and nail (ZOYA Polishes and Nail Treatments).
Lucky us, we scored an invite to a tutorial-on 3 new nail polish looks-that even we could manage…all made 'easy' by the resident head-to-toe stylist expert, Valerie Star.
FOR leopard spotted nails-first select a color trio---our 'classmate' a beauty intern at Good Housekeeping chose yellow (Darcy $9) her primary shade…one regular coat was enough ---applied over GET EVEN Ridge filling base coat.
Rocky $9), was dotted on in random fashion-4-7/nail bed, then, thin black nail polish (try Claudine $9) was in super thin strokes- applied to surround around the dots-no super straight fines needed..but the key is using a very thin pair/nail brushes to do this.
|ZOYA's ARMOR TOP COAT (UV blocking/anti-yellowing) and afar a few minutes- Fast Drops (anti-bubbling)-completed the look.|
|tools of the trade...|
|nails get a base coat-then one coat of Zoya's white polish Purify $9 -let it completely dry|
|regular ole' rubbing alcohol…gets used…dip a piece of the newsprint (pre=shredded) into it---saturate---kind of like applying a fake tattoo onto skin...|
|other eBay purchases-the pink thing on the left securely holds a nail polish bottle.|
|hair station…and makeup brushes galore...|
|Fake Bake-comes in sheer sprays and mousse-for longer lasting self-tanners-different tonal ranges for all skin shades.|
|Kryolan-a pro's makeup line-including special effects for artists like those on the SyFy channels' Face-Off reality tv show competition- is making a big play for the consumer market. Priced above mass merchant-but below luxury brand-the quality is tops-packaging functional-not glitzy. We have been fans for years-since discovering them a the line at The MAKEUP SHOW and backstage-NYFW.|
|High-Definition ready for a flawless finish|
|liquid and creme foundations-are true to every skin tone on earth. Ditto the concealers. The Dermacolor camouflage collection of foundations/concealers--- waterproof|
|casual-contemporary wear that looks pulled together -not sloppy, super soft fabrics-that drape well is the key to this-by LA based Designer Kara Lusardi's - Bobi. Loved this deep v neck grey T with black leather pocket ...|
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