I have a very soft spot in my heart for the name “Jessica,” as it was my twin sister’s name, and she helped me start The Advice Sisters. Jessica was also known as “Advice Sister Jessica.”
But Jessica Vartoughian, Founder and CEO of Jessica Cosmetics and also known as “The First Lady of Nails,” has touched the nails of celebrities such as Demi Moore and Tyra Banks, who flock to the Jessica Nail Clinic in Beverly Hills.
You can get some of Jessica’s cute and affordable gift sets of her famous nail lacquers and it’s not too late to get them for the holidays, They make perfect gifts for the nail-obsessed people on your gift list, or just for yourself as a little splurge.
The JESSICA Heritage Collection of nail colours that evoke trendiness and glamour.
I love Jessica’s Heritage Collection 5 piece set $19.95. A cute display box with a “pinup girl” in a red, polka-dotted dress stands guard over a peek-a-boo box framing three trendy colors: “Antique” – Gunmetal Metallic; “Estate” – Royal Shimmery Blue; “Tradition” – Crème Pine Green and two nail must-haves: Plus Reward Base Coat for Normal Nails, and a Brilliance Top Coat to add shine and protection to your newly-painted nails.
I am really embracing the green and blue trend this season, and I particularly like Tradition, a creamy pine green that looks elegant, not gaudy. The semi-sheer “Estate” is fun for parties and while it might seem a bit cheesy, I love the look of blue nails, with blue jeans! “Antique is also semi-sheer leaving a starry wash of shimmery glitter on a grey background on your hands. It is very pretty and festive, but like other glitter/high-shimmer polishes, be sure you have a good nail polish remover to get it off your nails when you’re not feeling the “party vibe” anymore.
If you have a sandwich and a soda budget, you can still “Go Hollywood” with Jessica’s Gift of Colour 3 Piece Set for just $12.00. The nicely boxed trio of Nail colors comes in a box with peek-a-boo frame and a photo of a very happy girl with presents. Inside are three must-have colors for the holidays: “Heirloom” – Silver Metallic; “Legacy” – Red and “Fortune” – Gold. All are infused with shimmering sparkle. Whether you choose the lipstick red, or the gold or silver, you’ll have the perfect fit for your fingertips.
Who says you can’t get something wonderful on a budget?! JESSICA Heritage Collection is available at salons nationwide and at http://www.jessicacosmetics.com/ . Click Here for Jessica’s Salon Finder and you’ll still be able to complete your gift list, tonight!
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