Kiss and Broadway Nails sent me a big box of goodies recently including a bunch of nail art supplies and few sets of artificial nails. I honestly have never thought of myself as the faux-nail type but I was intrigued. The imPress Accent Press-On Manicure sets look an awful lot like real nails and they come pre-polished with an included accent nail. I’m in a rush so zero drying time is pretty amazing.
Curiosity aside, my nails were having a situation. The frigid temps and dry air here in Chicago along with all the house cleaning I’ve been doing lately have destroyed my nails. My last one nice nail, my thumb nail, lost a battle with a stuck purse zipper.
I was not happy but what a fantastic excuse to try out an imPress Press-On Manicure! You guys — I love these nails. They are so easy to apply and they last really well. One of the most fun aspects is that you can paint or embellish these nails any way you want before they are on your fingers!
Lead manicurist, Gina Edwards, painted a gorgeous feather pattern on one nail and added a pearl to the others for Bibhu Mohapatra‘s Fall 2015 show at New York Fashion Week…
…and embellished them with gold accents after painting them a soft mauve for Erin Fetherston’s show.
I borrowed Edwards’ idea and added an embellishment from Kiss Salon Secrets Rococo Veil Kit to one nail on each hand. The step-by-step application instructions are after the jump! Continue readingby