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Ep. 9: Nailed It – with Celebrity Manicurist Thuy Nguyen

Thuy opens up on how she got her start in the nail industry, how deeply personal her work as a celebrity nail manicurist is, and shared her longtime love for KISS Products.

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Janene Mascarella (EIC of Beautify.tips by KISS) + Vanessa Coppes (EIC & CEO of BELLA Magazine) chat about this week’s hottest beauty and fashion trends. From ‘Syrup Nails’ to pinstripe power suits to the new The Beachwaver Co. Catwalk Collection to get the most luscious curls, which they both are obsessed with! Vanessa revealed her very special coverstars for the last issue of 2023, listen in to learn who will be gracing the Nov/Dec issue. Janene shares details about amazing event she recently attended in NYC: The Dress for Success Women Who Inspire Power Luncheon, in which imPRESS Beauty was a proud sponsor. 

Special Guest: Celebrity Manicurist Thuy Nguyen


Meet Thuy Nguyen

Thuy Nguyen is a celebrity manicurist and lash stylist with over 11 years of industry experience.  She works with numerous celebrities, companies, and events and her A-list clientele includes Reese Witherspoon, Oprah Winfrey, Mindy Kaling, Nicole Kidman, Jessica Biel, Elizabeth Arden, Ava DuVernay, Ava Phillippe, The Golden Globes, the Oscar’s…just to name a few! In the episode, Thuy opens up on how she got her start in the nail industry, how deeply personal her work as a celebrity nail manicurist is, and shared her longtime love for KISS Products.

Watch Thuy’s Recent KISS Masterclass

Thuy Nguyen demos a revolutionary way to get gel nail extensions at home. The KISS gelPRESS Starter Kit has pre-sculpted gel nail extensions and everything else you need to prep, cure, and more. Application is easier than salon extensions, you customize your nails how you like it, and results last up to 21 days!


Shop Pink to Make a Difference

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a powerful month when the country focuses on breast cancer prevention and research, celebrates the survivors, remembers those who lost their brave battles with the disease and tries to raise money to help fund the cause Today, breast cancer is the most common cancer worldwide. 1 in 8 U.S. women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. In the U.S., a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer every two minutes. We love how so many of our favorite brands go big for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Not only do they offer some of the coolest, limited-edition merchandise (in the best shades of pink), but they also donate a portion of the sales to various breast cancer charities. KISS and imPRESS Beauty, two of our favorite brands, have proudly partnered with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF)  in order to support their mission of funding innovative research in finding both a cure and cutting-edge treatment of breast cancer. KISS and imPRESS are featuring AH-MAY-ZING pink-focused collections and donating a portion of the proceeds to the BCRF. 

Read the full article HERE

Manicure Trend: Syrup Nails

In the ever-evolving world of nail art, it seems that creativity knows no bounds. The latest sensation to sweep across social media platforms is none other than the mesmerizing “Syrup Nails.” This trend, which has taken the beauty world by storm, has seen an astonishing increase in Google searches over the last few weeks. Yes, you read that right – ‘Syrup Nails’ is a social media sensation perfectly poised to stick around for fall and elevate any autumn outfit.

What Are Syrup Nails?

Syrup Nails, also known as #syrupnails, are all about replicating the delectably shiny glossiness of syrup. Picture this: nails that almost appear to be liquid, oozing with an irresistible allure. While the name may be new to some, this captivating aesthetic actually made its debut in Japan back in 2015 before making its way to the vibrant streets of Seoul, Korea, and subsequently, enchanting beauty enthusiasts around the world.

In today’s digital age, trends catch fire faster than ever, and Syrup Nails are no exception. With 8.1 million views on TikTok, this trend has taken the platform by storm, leaving users mesmerized by its sheer brilliance. The secret behind its allure lies in its ultra-glossy finish, creating a jelly-like appearance that’s reminiscent of our favorite breakfast condiment – syrup.

What makes Syrup Nails even more enchanting is their remarkable versatility. These nails are a canvas for creativity, offering a spectrum of possibilities when it comes to color and design. From elegant one-tone options to eye-catching ombré masterpieces, there’s something for everyone. The trend revolves around achieving that signature glossy finish, making the design possibilities virtually endless.

Read the full article HERE. Shop Ready-to-Wear Syrup Nails HERE and HERE

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Janene Mascarella