From the super-chic shades to the cheeky names (hello, 'Blowing Money Fast!'), there's nothing we don't love about Ginger + Liz Nail Lacquer. But don't just take our word for it — the trendy polishes, owned by two fierce nailistas, H. Ginger Johnson and S. Liz Pickett, have garnered a cult following among celebs like Selita Ebanks, Kelly Rowland and Queen Latifah. Here, we caught up with Ginger and Liz to hear about their favorite spring 2011 nail trends and their glam company...
As every Black woman knows, nothing ruins a sleek hairdo like fuzzy roots and an unruly "kitchen." Seemingly sent from hair heaven to answer our prayers, RSession's genius Root Control tool combines a ceramic barrel with a double comb to smooth roots without burning your scalp! Perfect for in-between relaxers and transitioning hairstyles, this tool grabs even the tiniest hairs that your flatiron can't reach. We know it's a bit on the pricey side, but believe us, the sleek, unbelievably smooth results make it worthwhile! RSession Tools Root Control, $179.99, available at rickysnyc.com
This just in: One of our favorite holiday offerings, Dolce & Gabbana's totally lustworthy "Lip Jewels" palette, is being re-launched for spring! Created by legendary makeup artist Pat McGrath, the jeweled compact includes four deliciously luscious lip shades, from red carpet ruby to a creamy nude. The best part? Even though the lipsticks are deeply pigmented, they never bleed, smear or smudge — you'll get the same intense shade six to eight hours later (no wonder Veronica Webb is such a huge fan). Pre-order your compact now! Dolce and Gabbana The Lip Jewels, $60, saks.com
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