Nail Polish

MAC, Hey Sailor, swatches, eyeshadow, Crystal Avalanche, Barefoot, Jaunty, Feeling Fresh, Nautical Navy, nail polish, Vestral White, Touch of Red, pigment, Old Gold, Naval Blue, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Sorry for breaking MAC's Hey Sailor collection into two posts, but I didn't want to subject you to    >>

Butter London, Knackered, swatchse

Profound thanks to AlexandraRC of Sparkly Vernis for sharing her gorgeous swatches of Butter London's Knackered (new for    >>

Dior, summer 2012, Croisette, swatches, Addict Lipstick, 354, Palace, 414, Casual Gold, 544, Jet Set, Ultra Gloss, 432 Brown Panema, 542, Orange Pareo, Diorshow Waterproof Liner, 258, Turquoise, 401, Saint Tropez, 231, Bikini, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Dior's summer collection is called Croisette (little cross) — named, I think for the Promenade de la Croisette,    >>

Sally Hansen, Prabal Gurung, Barely Blue Bell, swatches, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

For the past few years, Sally Hansen has made fabulous custom colors for shows at New York fashion    >>

Deborah Lippmann, Lippmann Collection, swatches, spring, summer, 2012, Mermaid's Dream, On the Beach, Ray of Light, Sweet Dreams, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Deborah Lippmann just released a quartet of new shades (well technically two for spring/resort and two for summer,    >>

Butter London, Lillibet's Jubilee, swatches

Tremendous thanks to AlexandraRC of Sparkly Vernis for her guest swatches of a very topical color: Lillibet's Jubilee    >>

MAC, Reel Sexy, lipstick, Cremesheen Glass, swatches, Watch Me Simmer, Pink Popcorn, Heroine, Private Screening, Cinestyle, Star Quality, Colour Saturation, Color Saturation, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

MAC's Reel Sexy collection is a flashback to last summer's Nordstrom anniversary collection, Cinematics (and the widely available    >>

Sephora, Pantone Universe, 2012, Tangerine Tango, swatches, eyeshadow quad, Scallop Shell, Carnelian, Sparrow, Pavement, lipstick, lipgloss, Vivid, Luminous, Opal, Glaze, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

In a move that was absolutely brilliant for both brands, Sephora and Pantone teamed up to create a    >>

Butter London, Tart with a Heart

Tremendous thanks to AlexandraRC of Sparkly Vernis for her latest Butter London swatches, Tart with a Heart. This    >>

Butter London, No More Waity Katie, swatches

If there are two things you can count on with Butter London, it’s pretty nail polish and a    >>

Tom Ford, spring 2012, swatches, Gold Haze, Silver Smoke, Burnt Topaz, Burnished Rouge, Guilt, Platinum, Spice, Illicit, Gold Dust, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

A few months ago, my Tom Ford sales associate tipped me off that the line would release a    >>

Butter London, Henley Regatta

Tremendous thanks to AlexandraRC of Sparkly Vernis for allowing me to share her amazing swatches. This is the    >>

NCLA, Hollywood and Vine Starlet, swatches, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Of all of NCLA's polishes, Hollywood and Vine Starlet is probably the most photographed on the web. But    >>

Le Metier de Beaute, LMdB, spring 2012, Northern Lights, Aurora, swatches, kaleidoscopes, lip kit, eye kit, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Le Metier's spring collection is on counters now, their inspiration: the cold, spectacular north, and the phenomenon of    >>

NCLA, Miss Sunset Strip, Pick Me Up at Melrose Place

Sometimes I can't help myself. I look at a manicure and I think, "I like that, but can    >>