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Get into Spring with Essie’s Madison Ave-Hue Collection!

nail polish, spring 2013, georgetown avedaEssie’s newest nail colors have arrived at Georgetown Aveda! Get ready for warmer weather with these six luxurious colors.

georgetown aveda essie spring 2013 nail polishThe three pinks range from the more mod Go Ginza, to the lilac energized Bond with Whomever, and finally the collection’s namesake, Madison Ave-Hue. Blended with just a touch of shimmer, this chic pink is sure to brighten up those rainy March days.

georgetown aveda essie spring 2013The next three splendid spring colors are reminiscent of the flowers that start to bloom, the beautiful spring sky, and the occasional fog that can create inspiring scenery along the Potomac. The lovely orange infused red Hip-Anema, the bright blue Avenue Maintain, and a pale gray only befitting of spring time, Maximillian Strasse Her.

Let this new lacquer be your new inspiration for springtime!

*As always, Essie colors are formulated without DBP, toluene and formaldehyde.

 

 

 

Favorite Collection This Winter

We are crazy about nail polish and this winter we are in love with Essie’s Leading Lady Collection. Below are some photos of the colors. We are excited to wear them this holiday season. Our clients enjoy the mini bottles of these colors and we are not surprised. They make great stocking stuffers and holiday party gifts. We offer the normal bottles for $8 and the mini polishes for $4.

Essie Winter Collection

essie winter collection

snap happy essie polish

 

How to beautify your hands

Here are several products for your skin and nails that will make a difference in how your hands look and feel.

1. Cleanse: Rosemary Mint Hand and Body Wash

aveda rosemary mint hand and body wash

 

 

The refreshing aroma of rosemary and mint is not the only reason why we recommend this product. It cleanses  gently and your hands will not feel dry even after frequent washing.

 

 

 

2. Moisturize: Hand Relief Lotion and Beautifying Composition

Aveda hand reliefHand Relief has been voted by Allure magazine to be the best hand cream. It provides rich moisture therapy and offers relief for dry, chapped skin.

Beneficial ingredients:

1. Licorice – soothing anti-irritant

2. Medowfoam – highly moisturizing

3. Vitamins A and E

4. Plant emollients and humectants

 

3. Moisturize: Beautifying Composition

aveda beautifying compositionThis aromatic and conditioning body oil is an excellent solution for those of us who suffer from extremely dry skin. It is an after-bath oil. It leaves the skin hydrated and soft.

Beautifying Composition contains:

  • Bergamot
  • Jojoba
  • Lavender
  • Vitamin E

 

 

4. Nails

Our favorite nail care brands are OPI, Essie,  Zoya and Spa Ritual. Why? Because they are toluene-free, formaldehyde-free and DBP-free.

Spa Ritual nail care recommendations: Ridge filler, Moisture Repair and Base Coat.

spa rituals moisture ridge fillerSpa Ritual moisture repairspa ritual base coat