Monday, November 1, 2010

Temptalia Reviews nubar's Finest Silks

In Temptalia's recent review of nubar's Finest Silks Collection, Christine was just as impressed with nubar's smooth formula as other expert reviewers. She says, "Application was stellar on all of the creams: two coats for creamy, smooth, even color. The formula isn’t too thick or thin, and the rubber cap makes it easy to hold when applying."

She reviewed the collection in two parts, swatching Organza, Taffeta, Marabout, and Pekin in Part I, and Sateen, Charmeuse, Moire, and Chiffon in Part II. Christine found her favorite Finest Silks shade in Charmeuse, which she calls, "a wearable, modern pink–not bright, not utterly girly, and not pastel."

nubar Charmeuse Nail Lacquer
Temptalia's Photo of Charmeuse

Finest Silks Collection received an overall score of 29/30 from Temptalia, and the collection is available now at

Friday, October 29, 2010

nubar's Finest Silks Are a Hit with Scrangie

When Scrangie reviewed nubar's Finest Silks Collection, she was especially impressed with nubar's smooth formula. She said, "The formula on these was just perfect. Dreamy. Flawless, effortless application... Drying time is good and I experienced no problems with the texture, application or brushes. The formula was really, really great, I am impressed with it more than I am with the colors."

Of the collection as a whole she said, "The press release states that they were aiming for a collection of timeless colors for every skintone with the benefit of a two-coat coverage formula, and that's exactly what they've created."

nubar Pekin Nail Lacquer
Scrangie's Photo of nubar Pekin

nubar's Finest Silks Collection is available now at

Friday, October 15, 2010

nubar's Finest Silks Released

Traveling the Silk Road for inspiration, nubar introduces Finest Silks on October 15th, a collection of eight luxuriously silky shades which provide complete coverage in two coats. Effortlessly feminine with a thoroughly modern palette, these lovely new shades flatter every finger and lend themselves to the fluid, graceful silhouettes see on runways around the world.

Just as women love the shine and drape of silk, the love the sophistication of a classic nail polish. The shades of Finest Silks collection range to be universally appealing and beautiful on every woman.

Always free of formaldehyde, phthalate and toluene, the nail lacquers in Finest Silks are:
NS280 Organza - an intense pearl white
NA281 Taffeta - a pale peachy brown
NS282 Marabout - a deep muted brown
NS283 Pekin - a rich dark red
NS284 Chiffon - a muted brown
NS285 Moire- a light reddish brown
NS286 Charmeuse - a neutral blush
NS287 Sateen - a deep vivid red
The collection has been reviewed by Also Known As and The Hungry Asian. On Also Known As, Kellie says, "I think everyone can find something they love in this collection," and she was impressed with Organza, while The Hungry Asian favored Sateen.

nubar Organza Nail Lacquer
Also Know As Photo of nubar Organza

nubar Sateen Nail Lacquer
The Hungry Asian's Photo of nubar Sateen

The Finest Silks Collection will be available today on

Saturday, June 26, 2010

nubar's Venetian Glass Collection Coming June 30

nubar's Venetian Glass Collection will be available at on June 30, 2010, and it's already a hit in early reviews.

Stephanie at Steph's Closet swatched all eight glass flecked shades on paper to show her readers the full collection, and told them, "You need Verde if you love unique greens!"

nubar Venetian Glass Collection
Stephanie's Swatches of nubar's Venetian Glass Collection

nubar's exceptionally pigmented formula was noted by several reviewers.  Scandously Polished says, "These are so packed with glass-fleck I think I'd almost call them semi-foil...I LOVE glass fleck! Its so smooth...The formula on these was great, the standard I've come to anticipate from Nubar...I like it that Nubar breaks out of the box and releases collection other companies don't. "  Brooke at Getcha Nails Did adds, "...these colors just scream leaves changing colors and autumn weather... These have vivid hues and a strong glass flecked shimmer with rich color saturation."  Siobhan at The Nailphile was impressed too, stating that, "I was excited about opaque glass flecked polishes, since most glass flecked are pretty sheer on me."  These ladies photographed all eight shades on the nail, and here are some highlights from each of them.

nubar Bronzo Nail Polish
Scandalously Polished in nubar Bronzo

nubar Rosso Nail Polish
Brooke in nubar Rosso

nubar Oro Nail Polish
Siobhan in nubar Oro

nubar Caramello Nail Polish
Siobhan in nubar Caramello

Other reviewers are also impressed with our Venetian Glass Collection.  Black Nail Polish and Lip Gloss says, "Vino is a sexy vampy wine with copper shimmer *I did squee when I saw this one*."

nubar Vino Nail Polish
Black Nail Polish and Lip Gloss in nubar Vino

She also likes Arencia, "a vivid orange with yellow/golden glowy shimmer."

nubar Arencia Nail Polish
Black Nail Polish and Lip Gloss in nubar Arencia

Beautopia enjoyed Vaso, calling it, "a light and delicate shade that contrasts nicely with the brash and bold fiery tones in this collection."

nubar Vaso Nail Polish
Beautopia in nubar Vaso

The standout favorite shade amongst the reviewers from nubar's Venetian Glass Collection seems to be Verde, about which Beautopia says, "This one is AMAZING! It's got a blue base and it's full of green and golden foil shimmer that floats on top. It's super pigmented and applies like a dream. This is just beyond words!"

nubar Verde Nail Polish
Beautopia in nubar Verde

Retailing for $7.49 each or $49.95 for the collection of eight shades, nubar's Venetian Glass Collection will be available at on the 30th of June.

Saturday, January 30, 2010

nubar's Sparkles Collection

nubar's Sparkles Collection became available today, after receiving exceptional reviews in previews.

Of the collection, Scrangie said, "I am totally over-the-moon in love with this collection... Love love love love love..." and The Nailphile told her readers, "They are... more than I'd hoped for." Brooke at Getcha Nails Did was equally excited about the Sparkles Collection, and the exceptional photographs from these reviews show why there's so much enthusiasm.

nubar Hyacinth Sparkle
Scrangie says of Hyacinth Sparkle, " totally blew me away. It's not dull or sheer at all, it's sparkly and colorful! Pretty unique shade as well, vibrant purple glitters are *very* rare."

nubar Petunia Sparkle
The Nailphile's favorite is Petunia Sparkle.

nubar Star Sparkle
Brooke says Star Sparkles is, "Super duper gorgeous!! I love this polish with a passion."

nubar Meadow Sparkle
The Nailphile in Meadow Sparkle

nubar Sky Sparkle
Srangie says, "Sky Sparkle. Bright turquoise-ish blue. It's mostly blue but seems to have something a little extra..."

nubar Fire Sparkle
Brooke says of Fire Sparkle, "This is one of the nicest OPAQUE red glitter polishes I have used... Perfection!"

nubar Night Sparkle
Brooke's comment on Night Sparkles is: "Whoooohoooo baby is this one pretty! I kept thinking this is what Dorothy Who? should have looked like."

nubar Sky Sparkle
Scrangie says, "Violet Sparkle. Saved the best for last. This is AMAZING. I can't even tell you how incredible this is. I have been waiting for a glitter like this forever, it seems. It is a super colorful, bright, bold, vibrant, saturated PURPLE!!! glitter. It's a little more sheer than the others so I did three coats here, but it is well worth it. This could be my favorite glitter of all time. I can't even tell you how excited I am that this polish exists."

The Sparkles Collection is available now at for $49.95, or the colors retail for $7.49 each.

Monday, January 25, 2010

WhoWhatWear: nubar Is Ahead of the Curve

WhoWhatWear recently featured nubar's Sandstone Nail Lacquer as a top pick for this season's trend of taupe nails, noting that nubar is again ahead of the trend in color creation.

Taupe Nail Polish
WhoWhatWear Features nubar's Sandstone as a Top Taupe Nail Polish Pick

Editor Liza Kaplan says:
Nubar's Nature's Touch Collection may have been a jewel derived from fall, but the inclusion of Sandstone with their richer reds meant they were truly ahead of the curve. Like all of Nubar's polishes, is it formaldehyde and carcinogen-free, and it offers the perfect true taupe tone to accessorize your spring essentials. As if this isn't enough, the polish also has a hint of subtle shimmer to add a touch of glamour to the hands of any pretty young thing.
nubar's Sandstone Nail Lacquer is available now at, and retails for $7.49.

Friday, January 1, 2010

nubar's Prism Collection

nubar's Prism Collection is released today, and has received a warm reception in reviews.

Kelly of Vampy Varnish says, "Nubar’s formula is most excellent these are all just top notch, I had no issues whatsoever. They are very holographic also, not just a little bit," and Anne at Beauty Xpose notes that, "All of the nail polishes glide on evenly without chunky glitter poking through the top as you might expect; the glitter lies flat, resulting in a smooth, glass-like finish." Scrangie's enthusiasm for the collection was clear when she said, "I was way too excited to wait for appropriate lighting for swatches, so I snapped a few pics in the dark of the Nubar Prism samples that just arrived."

Various reviewers have skillfully photographed the Prisms, previewing the eight holographic shades.

Beauty Judy shows Jewel and says, "The brown goes so well with the colors of the rainbow. I blurred this pic a bit so you could see those glitters!"

Vampy Varnish shows Brilliant

Scrangie shows Absolute

Beauty Xpose shows Treasure

Getcha Nails Did shows Spark and tells her readers, "I'm loving this sable colored holo shimmer. Even though I would consider this a "mature" color I really, really liked it on. I think this would be a great polish for those of you with job's that restrict your nail polish colors."

Steph's Closet shows Essence

Polish or Perish shows Gem, saying, "I think this is my favorite one of the collection. There's something really unexpected about this polish."

Steph's Closet shows Prize

The Prisms retail for $9.49 each, and are available now at