Friday, October 16, 2009

What's the MATTE-r with a little color?

I have a standing date with my mom. Every Sunday we go to visit Esther, Kenny, Khloe and Karen at Golden Nails. They are super precious and we adore them. Having my nails done makes me feel complete and I’m always looking for the next new color to add to my growing collection.

I have my favorites…everyone does.

I love OPI’s “Russian Navy” and ESSIE’s “Wicked” or “Soul Mate”. I adore the burnt orange color of ESSIE’s “One of a Kind” and the nude shimmer of “Jackie Oh My!”, for when my nails want to feel a little more demure. This past summer I was all about the Bright Colors and Neon Hues. I’ve never been shy about painting my nails unconventional shades. I've religiously applied OPI’s “No room for the blues” and “A Grape Fit”. And wearing Essie’s “Punchy Pink” brought out my inner middle schooler.

This week, with a little beauty advice from the editors at Teen Vogue, I’ve decided that I’m going to jump head first into the new Matte Nail trend. Here are some colors I can’t wait to get my hands on. Try them and let me know what you think?

I’ve already used OPI’s “You don’t know Jacques”( Top Right) …heads up about using Matte color- you have to use Matte topcoat as well and the polish doesn’t stay on nearly as well as regular glossy color. It’s definitely worth the try if you are loving the trend as much as I am.



  1. I love it! I am pretty sure I have 3 or 4 of those shades up there. Have you seen their christmas mini's? They are awesome! Hope your having a great day! = )

  2. Fantastic colors! I have to run to the mall today - I might have to pick up a new nail color.