Skyfall 007 OPI Lacquer Vancouver

12 Nov

As the holiday season approaches, so does one of the hottest movies. James Bond is back and bigger than ever! Once again OPI has partnered with Mr. James Bond himself and the results won’t disappoint. What’s the name of the latest collaboration? Skyfall 007, after the film’s title.

The collection includes 12 shades and a bold topcoat. Each variety is named after a James Bond film in celebration of 50 years of the dashing spy’s silver screen run.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Get Gelished Nails!

27 Jul

Summer is here and it’s the time of year when all the ladies are hitting up the salon or the beach. But what about salon divas who don’t have time for both? We have the solution to your dilemma.

We’re so excited to introduce Hand & Nail Harmony’s Gelish Soak-Off Gel Polish! Indulge in color that cures in five to 30 seconds under an LED or UV lamp and get this…it can last for up to 3 weeks without chipping or peeling! Manicures now take half the time. You can schedule a day at the beach and have your nails done! It’s like having your cake and eating it too! Read the rest of this entry »

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The Art of Nails

28 May

Oh you fancy huh? Alright, we all love our perfectly manicured nails but let’s take things to another caliber. Let’s add some bling, jewels, and get bedazzled. Let’s give our hands a chance to shine.

Manicures have become the hottest fashion accessory of the season. This love affair with glam nails is not going anywhere. Nail beds are a manicurist’s canvas to get creative and a way for you to show off your personality. At the end of the day, it’s just nail polish. So let’s spice things up a little and get creative at THE Salon Beauty Bar!

The art of nails has gone from a niche thing to a major trend. Women of all ages are now rocking unique fingertips. Mercedes Benz Fashion Week was full of manicure masterpieces. Kate Spade showed off her love for polka dots on the runway with models sporting black nail polish with light peach dots. Read the rest of this entry »

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Spring’s Hottest Nail Trends

30 Apr

The warm weather, the reemergence of toes, and the flowers in bloom bring out that mani/pedi spring fever. We went from understated neutral nail color trends to the bold, the bright, and the beautiful.

We are loving the hottest spring nail trends and bright colors just automatically make us happy. Think lime green, hot pink, bright fire engine red, Big Bird yellow, bright coral, and royal purple. You may also notice fashionable fingertips drenched in cobalt blues and bright shades of green. The juicy colors range from pastels to extreme metallics. Actress AnnaLynne McCord recently rocked a bright blue manicure and the nail queen Katy Perry has been seen out and about with nails in every spring shade, from bright yellow to hot pink. Nicki Minaj was on to something with her OPI collaboration. Shades like her yellow-toned green Did it on ‘Em truly fit the bill. Read the rest of this entry »

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Spring 2012 Trends: Orange with a Twist

29 Feb

I am loving spring 2012! I see bright colours and beautiful patterns. It looks like retro is making a huge comeback. So put on your hot coral Louboutins and let’s go to the disco!

If I had to choose a character to be from Sex and the City, I would be Carrie Bradshaw. Hands down. Just like her, my love for shoes has become quite the fetish. As I cruised the Resort 2012 Collections on the Internet seeking the perfect footwear, everything that popped up featured bold, beautiful colors. The runways were full of life and one of the colors that stuck out in my mind was a beautiful orange. It looks like it’s going to a be bright spring.  Read the rest of this entry »


5 Reasons for a Winter Manicure

20 Feb

Now that the holidays are over, put the bling aside and let’s talk about the Perfect Pink Polish. How appropriate, as we are in the midst of the month that symbolizes love. Love is in the air. So don’t forget to show your hands some affection too and top off your nails with the perfect pink polish.

Here are 5 reasons to indulge in a winter manicure:

  1. As winter rages on, you’ve probably noticed that your cuticles have sustained a beating from the cold weather and dry winds. Manicures are the perfect way to revitalize those cuticle safely. Your aesthetician will include a cuticle clean-up to remove all of that dry, dead skin. A little TLC goes a long way. Read the rest of this entry »
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