essie Gel Setter Top Coat - $11.99 - an unstoppable top coat that offers the rock hard shine of a gel that you can apply at home. With a formula featuring acrylates copolymer - a new technology that provides a thick, plush coating with intense shine and anti-chip properties that can be brushed over any colour polish with all the glass-like quality of a gel with no LED or UVB light required - so it's also easy to remove.
Available now at drugstores and other beauty destinations across Canada.
Guerlain Nailift La Base - $29 - a protecting and perfecting base coat that penetrates the top layers of the nail to help fortify and strengthen nails. It nourishes and protects with essential fatty acids rich argan oil and hydrating vitamin E to regenerate and fortify brittle nails; DMU acts on the keratin of the nail and makes it stronger; and DSB, a derivative or organic sillica - to hydrate and help regenerate tissues.
Available now at Guerlain counters across Canada.
CND RescueRXx Daily Keratin Treatment - $29.99 - strengthens nails while restoring moisture to dramatically reduce peeling and white spots - with keratin protein - bonds to natural nail to help strengthen the nail plate; jojoba oil - conditions and moisturizes the nail plate and surrounding skin; and sweet almond oil - moisturizes and softens the skin - for healthier, more beautiful nails in just 4 weeks.
Available at salons across Canada - check out www.cnd.com to find one near you.
Lisamarie - the happiest day of my life was the day Sephora opened it's first store in Canada (thankfully in Toronto), second happiest day was before this when Sephora finally started shipping to Canada, third I guess would be my wedding day (but don't tell my husband where he ranks please!)
*** Christelle - I enjoy shoe shopping and drinking martinis...preferably at the same time!