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Sally Hansen’s ManiMatch App Takes the Guesswork Out of Polish Selection


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Choosing the perfect shade to paint your nails can be somewhat overwhelming. You can’t always tell what a particular shade is going to look like until you dab some on. And with the gazillion of color options available at salons or drugstores, the task of finding the right hue to suit your skin tone, your mood or your outfit is made that much more difficult. There are too many options, yet so few fingernails available to try them on.

[ See: The Most-Wanted Nail Colors for Your Fall Manicure ]

Sally Hansen has solved this quandary with its new ManiMatch mobile app. The app allows you to try on a virtual rainbow of over 200 Sally Hansen polish shades on your nails before you buy. A simple scan of your hand from your smartphone enables you to instantly view your color choices. And with its personalized skin tone color suggestions, the app senses and analyzes the pigments in your hand, then matches its polish shades to the ones that best flatter your complexion, so there’s no guesswork involved. There’s no uploading, picture taking or manual data entry involved as the app works in real time. And with the process so easy, we guarantee you’ll end up experimenting with shades you’d never normally try.

[ See: 51 Cool and Easy Nail Designs That Anyone Can Pull Off ]

To kick off the app’s launch, Sally Hansen has opened up a pop-up shop in New York City this weekend. Stop by the SoHo spot at 120 Wooster Street to try out virtual manis at a polish-dispensing kiosk or sit down for a free mani with one of the manicurists on hand.

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Sienna Miller Gives Marie Claire Its Best Cover of the Year (Forum Buzz)

Marie Claire gave Miley Cyrus a makeover to remember for its September cover. Now, as we move on to October, the American title serves up actress Sienna Miller, who currently fronts U.K. Vogue‘s October edition as well. Sienna was shot by photographer Txema Yeste and, to our delight, looks terrific wearing an eye-catching creation from Louis Vuitton.

US Marie Claire October 2015 Sienna Miller by Txema Teste


Members of our forums were left pleasantly surprised. “Sienna somehow made the styling work!? I’m by no means a fan of her’s,” confessed Cosmic Voices.

Also fond of Sienna’s presence was RanThe: “I love this cover! I don’t really like Sienna but she’s bringing fashion to Marie Claire which is a boring magazine month after month!”

“I love it. Is MC trying a different look? This doesn’t feel like a typical cover for them,” shared MyNameIs.

Miss Dalloway was also quick to declare, “One of the best covers they have had, in a very long time!”

Sharing the same attitude was Benn98. “Love it!! Their covers for 2015 have actually been looking pretty good. I see there’s a new re-design as well. Sienna looks great, and brings a lot of much-needed fashion drama to this cover,” he applauded.

“I like this a lot. I agree that she makes the styling work, even that hairpiece…” acknowledged kokobombon.

You must see the accompanying cover story, so take a peek and share your opinion here.

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Brant Brothers Launch a Makeup Collection for Guys and Gals with MAC Cosmetics

The Brant brothers are fashion’s resident bros about town and now they’ve got their very own makeup collection, courtesy of MAC. Harry and Peter are serving up a unisex beauty edit, capitalizing on fashion’s obsession with genderless everything. For their effort with the cosmetics brand, the brothers curated basic but crucial products you need to make sure your look is 100% flawless.

On tap, there is the Cream Colour Base, which MAC describes as a pale gold with icy shimmer, a Brow Finisher that helps wayward brow hairs stay in place and one of MAC’s Studio Conceal and Correct Palettes in medium. Now the Brant boys can say they truly have it all: money, connections and a makeup collection bearing their names. 

Ah to be young, wealthy and beautiful.

[h/t Telegraph]

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Naughty Boy’s New Track with Beyoncé and Arrow Benjamin Is Everything

Any day we get a chance to hear new music from Beyoncé is a good day, so let’s just say our Friday is off to an excellent start. British artist and DJ Naughty Boy has blessed us with the full music video for his duet featuring Arrow Benjamin and the Queen Bee, “Runnin’ (Lose It All)”, in which neither party actually appears. But! The song is still great and Bey is singing her ass off, once again giving us another classic ballad that is just waiting for an epic karaoke rendition with your BFF. 

[ See: 10 of Beyoncé’s Best #OOTDs ]

As for the video, we see two apparent lovers running and swimming under water, which is kind of how we feel every Friday before it’s time to clock out and get into the weekend. But listening to this gem over and over is enough to get us through.

Get into the latest from Bey and Naughty Boy in the video above.

[via Naughty Boy VEVO]

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Kendall Jenner’s First Solo Vogue Cover Has Landed! (Forum Buzz)

We called it a few months back that Kendall Jenner would soon be scoring the cover of Vogue Japan and our suspicions were confirmed earlier today. Kendall has indeed scored the cover of the Japanese title’s recently unveiled November issue. It was about time the Esteé Lauder spokesperson and world’s highest paid model landed a solo cover, having previously only shared the cover of Vogue with BFF Gigi Hadid, who already has three major solo Vogue covers under her belt. Shot by photographic duo Luigi and Iango, Kendall was sure to go down a treat on our forums, right?

Vogue Japan November 2015 Kendall Jenner by Luigi and Iango


Our forums soon erupted — just in the worst way possible. “It’s such a shame that every photo she takes is absolutely terrible. If she’s going to be everywhere I’d rather her actually look good,” slammed a disinterested jnobis.

[ See: Kendall Jenner’s 10 Best Model Moments So Far ]

“She looks like a victim of some sort. Awful photo,” commented a disapproving TREVOFASHIONISTO.

Marc10 wasn’t willing to show much enthusiasm either, adding, “Really don’t know what’s worse, her expression or that hat.”

“Her sad Bambi expression paired with that roadkill on her head is priceless,” Melancholybaby mocked.

Also not having any of it was justaguy: “Once again, Jenner with the same old expression as she’s had on every other photo.”

“That’s so bad! I will never understand why they keep working with her,” said Oxymore, airing the same uninterested attitude.

Ouch. Await the content of Vogue Japan’s November 2015 issue and get in on the action here.

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Watch: Lady Gaga’s Powerful Music Video PSA About Campus Rape

We’ve been hearing a lot about the problem of campus rape in the news and Lady Gaga is doing her part to bring awareness to the issue with a new PSA music video, “Til It Happens to You.” The video was made in tandem with The Hunting Ground, a documentary which explores rape on American college campuses, which came out early this year.

The video depicts several scenes of campus rape in different videos, which can be very graphic and upsetting, so watch at your own risk. Diane Warren worked on the song with Gaga, which is available for download and streaming on Apple Music. Part of the proceeds from purchasing the song will go to organizations that help rape survivors. It’s certainly a heavy subject, but it is a necessary one to discuss and it’s great that Gaga, who was a victim of sexual assault herself, is using her platform to thrust the issue further into the spotlight.

Watch the powerful video above.

[via Grazia]