Nail Trends: 2012 Trend Report
Unlimited Shades of Everything: Expect a slew of new gel color shades from CND, OPI, China Glaze; and a new color collection from Seche Vite. CND has six new Shellac shades for fall, bringing Shellac’s total shade count to 42. For fall 2012, OPI is partnering with the new James Bond 007 film “Sky Fall” with new shades of gels, lacquers, magnetizers and nail appliques. OPI is also launching an 18K Gold Lacquer Top Coat containing real gold leaf, to sell for $30. China Glaze is launching half a dozen new shade collections for the back half of 2012 including On Safari, New Bohemian and Cirque Du Soleil 3D. The brand is also launching its first ever Real Nail Polish Appliques. Seche Vite, the best-selling Fast Dry Topcoat brand is launching a 33-color collection in September 2013. It will utilize Seche Vite’s fast drying technology and only require one coat for maximum color.