Nail Polish

The Nail Polish That Detects Date-Rape Drugs

Becky Hopper | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Becky Hopper

Women certainly shouldn't have to do anything in order to 'avoid being raped.' A woman staggering around in a drunken stupor, no nail polish to be seen, isn't an open invitation for a man to just do whatever he fancies.

The Summer of Bubble-Gum Nails

Nicola Shaw | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nicola Shaw

The summer of bubble-gum nails: that's how my husband has christened this summer's fashion for brightly coloured nails -- try soigne botanique polish in Kyoto or Vodka if you want to see what we're talking about.

Let the Sunshine Into Your Wardrobe

Sarah McGiven | Posted 05.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

I love cold, winter weather but these never ending grey skies are getting me down. Yellow is one of those cheery colours that just makes everything a bit better and brighter. Associated with optimism, happiness and sunshine, it's a great pop colour to wear right now.

New Spring Nail Shades

Sarah McGiven | Posted 27.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

There's a nail colour out there for absolutely every mood, occasion and at all manner of price points so whether you're looking for on trend pastels, fashion forward neutrals, bold blues, or something else entirely, check out my suggestions for the latest, greatest nail colours of the new season.

Parlez-Vous Fashion: In Which I Go Nude

Eleanor Doughty | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK Style
Eleanor Doughty

I am very bad at painting my nails. As far as I can tell, painting the dominant hand with the non-dominant hand is as tricky as finding the perfect lipstick, jean or bobble hat, all tasks I wouldn't wish on an enemy. But I am particularly inept.

Weekend Shopping: We Want Gold

Sarah McGiven | Posted 03.10.2012 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

Seems there's a gold rush going on at the moment everywhere (even the Team GB trophy cabinet) with glistening, golden shades shining from shop rails, beauty displays and shoe stores. When it comes to metallics I'm usually a silver or bronze girl although I do love a rose gold, especially for eyeshadows and jewellery.

Weekend Shopping: Standout Silver

Sarah McGiven | Posted 26.09.2012 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

I love busting out a silver shimmer- it's my go-to, year-round shade for adding sparkle to an outfit and I'm never without my Elsa Peretti for Tiffany open heart hoop style earrings, one of many silver chains and my beloved Frank Gehry torque ring but it's not just for jewellery. My disco ball style silver nails have been drawing lots of unsolicited compliments of late and I would lend someone my kitten for a pair of the silver Isabel Marant wedge heel trainers, pictured below.

Why is it That When Share Prices Plummet, Sales of Cosmetics Soar?

Raconteur Media | Posted 25.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Raconteur Media

EVOLUTION OF BEAUTY Why is it that when share prices plummet, sales of cosmetics soar? When it comes to explaining economic theories, it's just a case of history, as Bethan Cole reports.

Weekend Shopping: Rediscovering High Street Beauty With Boots' No.7

Sarah McGiven | Posted 15.08.2012 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

Remember when you were little and your mum used to wear No7 make up and you thought it was SO grown up?

Why Nail Art Is So Popular Right Now

Katie Wright | Posted 02.07.2012 | UK Style
Katie Wright

Why the sudden craze for crazy nails? Maybe it's thanks to the fashion industry, because nail art is clearly having a fashion moment too. Unusual nails were big news on the autumn/winter 2012 catwalks, lead by the London designers.

Obama Campaign Spends $10K On Nail Polish - Find Out Why

MyDaily | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Style

The campaign to re-elect President Obama has spent $10,000 stocking up on nail polish which it will then sell to supporters in $40 branded gift sets....

Jazz Hands: Nails Get Glittery For Spring

MyDaily | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Style

Chanel isn't the only beauty brand to get glittery with their Las Vegas inspired collection this Spring. Topshop Makeup has launched a range of sparkl...

New Nail Polish Shades To Wear This Spring

MyDaily | Posted 27.03.2012 | UK Style

So you've picked out your Spring makeup palettes, but what will you be wearing when it comes to your nails this season?...

Weekend Shopping: DIY Nail Art (For Even The Most Cack-Handed)

Sarah McGiven | Posted 25.01.2012 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

Thanks to the likes of Sharmadean Reid, founder of WAH Nails, and Sophy Robson, creator of the legendary 'Eek' show nails for Giles and TopShop Unique's Dalmation design, nail art has come out from between the chicken shops and international phone card stores to take its place in the beauty spotlight.

Weekend Shopping: Metallics, Moleskines and Mini Breakers

Sarah McGiven | Posted 23.11.2011 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

As a Saturday girl on the tills in Waitrose, I used to love reading people's discarded shopping lists. For example, there was the glamour model who loved medicated toilet roll, the young celebrity couple of the moment who used to regularly buy their own weight in alphabetti spaghetti...

Preview: Topshop's Autumn/Winter Makeup Collection

www.mydaily.co.uk | Posted 24.10.2011 | UK Style

Autumn is just around the corner (or is it here already?) and while we'll miss wearing our maxi dresses and favourite sunglasses, Topshop's new makeup...