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Everything you need to know about cosmetics labels – and why they matter.

We might not be able to help you figure out the meaning of life, but when it comes to the icons on your cosmetics labels, we’ve got you covered.

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Everything you need to know about cosmetics labels – and why they matter.

We might not be able to help you figure out the meaning of life, but when it comes to the icons on your cosmetics labels, we’ve got you covered.

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Zodiac nail colours

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Your perfect nail colour is written in the stars.

We can’t tell you what the future has in store, but we can tell you the perfect nail polish colour to match your Zodiac sign.

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Zodiac nail colours

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Your perfect nail colour is written in the stars.

We can’t tell you what the future has in store, but we can tell you the perfect nail polish colour to match your Zodiac sign.

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Christmas nail ideas for the girl who has it all.

Whether you’ve been naughty or nice (we don’t judge), here’s how to get the perfect Christmas nails on everyone’s wish list this festive season.

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Christmas nail ideas for the girl who has it all.

Whether you’ve been naughty or nice (we don’t judge), here’s how to get the perfect Christmas nails on everyone’s wish list this festive season.

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Nail art designs geometric

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The nail art designs you need in your life this spring.

Already treated yourself to some of our essential spring nail colours? Go girl. You’ve got the goods – now here’s what you need to do with them.

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Nail art designs geometric

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The nail art designs you need in your life this spring.

Already treated yourself to some of our essential spring nail colours? Go girl. You’ve got the goods – now here’s what you need to do with them.

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spring nail colours

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Spring nail colours are here!

Spring is here! The most exciting part? Changing up our nails with 2018’s best Spring nail colours, natch.

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spring nail colours

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Spring nail colours are here!

Spring is here! The most exciting part? Changing up our nails with 2018’s best Spring nail colours, natch.

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Eirian Chapman

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Mani-Q&A with Eirian Chapman, illustrator and graphic designer.

We talked shop with one of Jackie Winter's finest illustrators Eirian Chapman. In exchange for a KB manicure and coffee, Eirian shared with us her tips for up and coming creative professionals and her new-found appreciation for Kanye West.

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Eirian Chapman

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Mani-Q&A with Eirian Chapman, illustrator and graphic designer.

We talked shop with one of Jackie Winter's finest illustrators Eirian Chapman. In exchange for a KB manicure and coffee, Eirian shared with us her tips for up and coming creative professionals and her new-found appreciation for Kanye West.

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How to choose the perfect red nail polish for your skin tone.

Red nails: classic. But with so many shades of red in the rainbow, how do you choose the right one for you? Here’s your foolproof guide.

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How to choose the perfect red nail polish for your skin tone.

Red nails: classic. But with so many shades of red in the rainbow, how do you choose the right one for you? Here’s your foolproof guide.

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Homie

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ManiQ&A with Ellen Jacobsen, Social Impact Manager at HoMie.

Let us introduce you to Ellen Jacobsen, the woman with totally enviable job satisfaction.

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Homie

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ManiQ&A with Ellen Jacobsen, Social Impact Manager at HoMie.

Let us introduce you to Ellen Jacobsen, the woman with totally enviable job satisfaction.

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Winter nail colours

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Essential Winter nail colours of 2018.

This Winter, nail colours are going to pop and shimmer ‘til there’s buds on the trees again.

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Winter nail colours

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Essential Winter nail colours of 2018.

This Winter, nail colours are going to pop and shimmer ‘til there’s buds on the trees again.

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Kester Black does the Cannes Film Festival.

We’re so inspired by this years Cannes Film Festival jury we thought we’d colour match our favourite looks.

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Kester Black does the Cannes Film Festival.

We’re so inspired by this years Cannes Film Festival jury we thought we’d colour match our favourite looks.

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Your Kester Black mani just did the planet a huge favour!

Big news: Kester Black is officially carbon neutral certified!

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Your Kester Black mani just did the planet a huge favour!

Big news: Kester Black is officially carbon neutral certified!

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Go-To Skincare

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Kester Black supports: Go-To Skincare!

Kester Black announces a collaboration with cult skincare brand, Go-To!

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Go-To Skincare

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Kester Black supports: Go-To Skincare!

Kester Black announces a collaboration with cult skincare brand, Go-To!

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New moon, new you. Introducing Aquarius & Luna.

The stars align in our Fortune Teller range.

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New moon, new you. Introducing Aquarius & Luna.

The stars align in our Fortune Teller range.

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Glitter Nail Art Tutorial

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Glitter nail art tutorial.

Hard to get wrong, but so easy to get just right. We've put together a tutorial on how to bank the best glitter mani you cani.

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Glitter Nail Art Tutorial

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Glitter nail art tutorial.

Hard to get wrong, but so easy to get just right. We've put together a tutorial on how to bank the best glitter mani you cani.

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Cruelty Free Cosmetics

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Cruelty-free: why are we still testing cosmetics on animals?

The beauty industry is anything but beautiful. Animal testing is a barbaric practice that still goes on to this day. How can you trust that your cosmetics are cruelty-free?

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Cruelty Free Cosmetics

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Cruelty-free: why are we still testing cosmetics on animals?

The beauty industry is anything but beautiful. Animal testing is a barbaric practice that still goes on to this day. How can you trust that your cosmetics are cruelty-free?

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Spring nail art tutorial

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A spring nail art tutorial, ya'll!

Seeyalaydah winter, it's finally springtime and we're celebrating with a burst of fresh nail colour.

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Spring nail art tutorial

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A spring nail art tutorial, ya'll!

Seeyalaydah winter, it's finally springtime and we're celebrating with a burst of fresh nail colour.

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spring nail art tutorial

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We heart spring colour: a nail art tutorial.

Mix 'n match your favourite Spring colours in this colour blocking nail art tutorial.

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spring nail art tutorial

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We heart spring colour: a nail art tutorial.

Mix 'n match your favourite Spring colours in this colour blocking nail art tutorial.

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Ethical Purchasing

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The ins and outs of ethical purchasing.

Ethical purchasing has a feel-good factor that goes way beyond the initial rush you get when you treat yourself. But how do you know who is truly ethical?

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Ethical Purchasing

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The ins and outs of ethical purchasing.

Ethical purchasing has a feel-good factor that goes way beyond the initial rush you get when you treat yourself. But how do you know who is truly ethical?

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International Womens Day

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Our 'Raspberry' release for International Women's Day.

Who said love couldn’t come in a bottle? Going into March, we’re extending the warmth of love from last month and releasing our limited edition Raspberry nail polish.

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International Womens Day

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Our 'Raspberry' release for International Women's Day.

Who said love couldn’t come in a bottle? Going into March, we’re extending the warmth of love from last month and releasing our limited edition Raspberry nail polish.

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Manicure At Home

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5 steps for your best manicure at home.

Love a DIY manicure? These 5 easy steps will have you sporting the perfect mani every time.

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Manicure At Home

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5 steps for your best manicure at home.

Love a DIY manicure? These 5 easy steps will have you sporting the perfect mani every time.

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The Future Is Female

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Kester Black believes ‘The Future Is Female’.

It only seems fitting to launch our final colour of 2016, 'The Future Is Female'. The key inspiration behind the light pastel pink shade was born from the integrity, spirit and power of strong women from all across the globe.

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The Future Is Female

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Kester Black believes ‘The Future Is Female’.

It only seems fitting to launch our final colour of 2016, 'The Future Is Female'. The key inspiration behind the light pastel pink shade was born from the integrity, spirit and power of strong women from all across the globe.

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B Corp Certified

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Kester Black is the first and only make-up company in the world to be B Corp Certified!

We’re raising the bar again. Our world first B Corp certification sets a new global standard for ethical cosmetics. Say goodbye to the ugly side of the beauty industry.

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B Corp Certified

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Kester Black is the first and only make-up company in the world to be B Corp Certified!

We’re raising the bar again. Our world first B Corp certification sets a new global standard for ethical cosmetics. Say goodbye to the ugly side of the beauty industry.

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Non toxic

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What’s the deal with non toxic nail polish?

Traditional nail polish is packed with seriously harmful chemicals. The weird thing is, there’s actually no need for them to be there. So why aren’t we all wearing non toxic nail polish?

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Non toxic

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What’s the deal with non toxic nail polish?

Traditional nail polish is packed with seriously harmful chemicals. The weird thing is, there’s actually no need for them to be there. So why aren’t we all wearing non toxic nail polish?

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We chat with Vanessa and Caro from Be An Unfucker.

Have you heard of the Unfuckers? These ladies are changing the world, one tiny, simple thing at a time. All they need is recruits. A big bunch of Unfuckers.

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We chat with Vanessa and Caro from Be An Unfucker.

Have you heard of the Unfuckers? These ladies are changing the world, one tiny, simple thing at a time. All they need is recruits. A big bunch of Unfuckers.

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New 2015 colour

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New Kester Black nail polish colours for 2015!

Part 1 of 2 of our annual colour collection for 2015 has officially been released, and it showcases a 4-piece range of unique and inspiring nail polish shades.

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New 2015 colour

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New Kester Black nail polish colours for 2015!

Part 1 of 2 of our annual colour collection for 2015 has officially been released, and it showcases a 4-piece range of unique and inspiring nail polish shades.

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Camphor in nail polish

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Camphor is toxic! So what’s it doing in your nail polish?

Camphor is used in most standard nail polishes, but the stuff is toxic with a capital T, so what's it even doing in there? Here's the lowdown.

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Camphor in nail polish

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Camphor is toxic! So what’s it doing in your nail polish?

Camphor is used in most standard nail polishes, but the stuff is toxic with a capital T, so what's it even doing in there? Here's the lowdown.

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Chinese New Year 2019

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Good fortune is coming your way with our Chinese New Year 2019 colours.

Make your own luck with two new Kester Black polishes formulated specially for the Year of the Pig.

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Chinese New Year 2019

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Good fortune is coming your way with our Chinese New Year 2019 colours.

Make your own luck with two new Kester Black polishes formulated specially for the Year of the Pig.

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healthy nails nail care

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How to get healthy nails, the hottest accessories this summer season.

You know what goes great with a new tan? Healthy nails. Keep your nails looking fancy fresh this season with our summer nail care tips.

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healthy nails nail care

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How to get healthy nails, the hottest accessories this summer season.

You know what goes great with a new tan? Healthy nails. Keep your nails looking fancy fresh this season with our summer nail care tips.

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Dry nails quicker

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Can cold water dry nails quicker?

It’s a question every time-poor gal has asked herself. But can cold water really dry nails quicker, or is there a better way?

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Dry nails quicker

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Can cold water dry nails quicker?

It’s a question every time-poor gal has asked herself. But can cold water really dry nails quicker, or is there a better way?

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Vegan Cosmetics

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Vegan Cosmetics. What are you waiting for?

Are you trying to transition your cosmetics and body products to ethical brands and get rid of the guilt that goes with buying non vegan cosmetics? Then boy do we have the blog post for you!

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Vegan Cosmetics

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Vegan Cosmetics. What are you waiting for?

Are you trying to transition your cosmetics and body products to ethical brands and get rid of the guilt that goes with buying non vegan cosmetics? Then boy do we have the blog post for you!

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Sydney’s top 3 nail salons for mani.

We’ve rounded up the to 3 spots in Sydney to get a mani as pretty as the harbour city herself.

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Sydney’s top 3 nail salons for mani.

We’ve rounded up the to 3 spots in Sydney to get a mani as pretty as the harbour city herself.

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strong nails

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The 5 best foods for healthy AF nails.

Diet plays a huge part in our wellbeing, but did you also know that our diet affects our nails as well?

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strong nails

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The 5 best foods for healthy AF nails.

Diet plays a huge part in our wellbeing, but did you also know that our diet affects our nails as well?

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Chinese medicine strong nails

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Healthy nails according to Chinese medicine.

Chinese medicine believes your nails are the external reflection of an internal condition. What might your nails be reflecting?

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Chinese medicine strong nails

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Healthy nails according to Chinese medicine.

Chinese medicine believes your nails are the external reflection of an internal condition. What might your nails be reflecting?

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B Corp

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We’re ‘Best For The World’ for the second year in a row!

Every year B Lab, the people responsible for certifying all the amazing B Corps around the world, create Best for the World lists. And we’re on it for the second year in a row!

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B Corp

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We’re ‘Best For The World’ for the second year in a row!

Every year B Lab, the people responsible for certifying all the amazing B Corps around the world, create Best for the World lists. And we’re on it for the second year in a row!

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Sans Beast

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Mani-Q&A with Cathryn Wills, founder of Sans Beast.

We sat down with Sans Beast founder and director, Cathryn Wills, and asked her a bunch of questions over coffee and a manicure. Heads up, the resulting interview is next level inspiring.

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Sans Beast

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Mani-Q&A with Cathryn Wills, founder of Sans Beast.

We sat down with Sans Beast founder and director, Cathryn Wills, and asked her a bunch of questions over coffee and a manicure. Heads up, the resulting interview is next level inspiring.

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Award winning nails: introducing La Palme d’Or collection!

The impossible glamour of the Cannes Film Festival is here and we are feeling it. Bring on the fashions of the film glitterati, we say.

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Award winning nails: introducing La Palme d’Or collection!

The impossible glamour of the Cannes Film Festival is here and we are feeling it. Bring on the fashions of the film glitterati, we say.

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nail colours Autumn 2018

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Nail colours of autumn 2018.

Muted tones for the Autumn season? We've got a more vivid palette in mind…

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nail colours Autumn 2018

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Nail colours of autumn 2018.

Muted tones for the Autumn season? We've got a more vivid palette in mind…

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Nail Art Tutorial

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Beach waves: a nail art tutorial.

It's 100% Summer vibes with this Kester Black nail art tutorial inspired by the waves of the ocean and beach shores during the summer months.

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Nail Art Tutorial

Tutorials /

Beach waves: a nail art tutorial.

It's 100% Summer vibes with this Kester Black nail art tutorial inspired by the waves of the ocean and beach shores during the summer months.

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cuticle

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Cuticle care: to cut or not?

Your cuticles are the keepers of your nail health. But what are they, and where are they? And why are they important? Let's break it down.

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cuticle

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Cuticle care: to cut or not?

Your cuticles are the keepers of your nail health. But what are they, and where are they? And why are they important? Let's break it down.

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Introducing glitters: meet Comet & Dasher.

Too much? Never. Comet and Dasher are juuuust enough.

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Introducing glitters: meet Comet & Dasher.

Too much? Never. Comet and Dasher are juuuust enough.

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Yellow Nails

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How to fix and prevent yellow nails for good.

The betrayal is real. Your favourite dark polish has left you with yellowy nails. How could it do this to you? You were both so happy! Here’s how to fix yellow nails for good.

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Yellow Nails

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How to fix and prevent yellow nails for good.

The betrayal is real. Your favourite dark polish has left you with yellowy nails. How could it do this to you? You were both so happy! Here’s how to fix yellow nails for good.

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Spring Nail Polish Colours

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New kids on the block: Apricot Nectar and Coral Blush.

We're releasing two delicious new shades just in time for the Spring budburst.

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Spring Nail Polish Colours

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New kids on the block: Apricot Nectar and Coral Blush.

We're releasing two delicious new shades just in time for the Spring budburst.

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Nail shape

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Nail shapes : how to find the most flattering nail shape for your hands.

Nail shape inspiration is everywhere, if you’re looking. But your best nail shape inspo should be your own hands and fingers.

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Nail shape

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Nail shapes : how to find the most flattering nail shape for your hands.

Nail shape inspiration is everywhere, if you’re looking. But your best nail shape inspo should be your own hands and fingers.

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Remove nail polish

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How to remove nail polish from your carpet with pantry products.

You CAN cry over spilled nail polish, especially when it’s stained your carpet. We’ve got some quick tips to get that sorted right out. But hurry!

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Remove nail polish

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How to remove nail polish from your carpet with pantry products.

You CAN cry over spilled nail polish, especially when it’s stained your carpet. We’ve got some quick tips to get that sorted right out. But hurry!

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Nail Care

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The only nail care regimen you need.

Au revoir, brittle nails. We've compiled our top tips on how to care for your nails, so they look runway ready each and every time.

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Nail Care

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The only nail care regimen you need.

Au revoir, brittle nails. We've compiled our top tips on how to care for your nails, so they look runway ready each and every time.

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nude nail polish for skin tone

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How to choose the best nude nail polish for your skin tone.

Nude nails will always be in vogue. But which nude suits you? Here’s a simple guide to help you find the perfect shade to match your birthday suit.

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nude nail polish for skin tone

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How to choose the best nude nail polish for your skin tone.

Nude nails will always be in vogue. But which nude suits you? Here’s a simple guide to help you find the perfect shade to match your birthday suit.

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Kester Black release PANTONE™ Color of the Year.

Kester Black will be the first company ever in Australia to release a ‘PANTONE® Colour of the Year’ product. This limited edition nail polish, in honour of Pantone’s “Greenery”, will showcase the colour that will inform and inspire fashion, design and culture for 2017.

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Kester Black release PANTONE™ Color of the Year.

Kester Black will be the first company ever in Australia to release a ‘PANTONE® Colour of the Year’ product. This limited edition nail polish, in honour of Pantone’s “Greenery”, will showcase the colour that will inform and inspire fashion, design and culture for 2017.

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Elliot Costello

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Speaking with Elliot Costello, founder of The Polished Man.

Kester Black is proud to support YGAP’s 2016 Polished Man Campaign. Elliot Costello is a on a mission to end violence against children around the globe.

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Elliot Costello

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Speaking with Elliot Costello, founder of The Polished Man.

Kester Black is proud to support YGAP’s 2016 Polished Man Campaign. Elliot Costello is a on a mission to end violence against children around the globe.

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Water Permeable nail polsih

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Part 1, 2016 nail polish launch with NEW water permeable base.

We have just dropped our latest nail polish colour quad and with it the beginning of a new and improved water permeable nail polish – a breathable base that keeps your nails healthier for longer.

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Water Permeable nail polsih

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Part 1, 2016 nail polish launch with NEW water permeable base.

We have just dropped our latest nail polish colour quad and with it the beginning of a new and improved water permeable nail polish – a breathable base that keeps your nails healthier for longer.

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Summer Colours

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Kester Black releases new range of nail polish colours for summer 2016.

We have released four new nail polishes for summer 2016

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Summer Colours

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Kester Black releases new range of nail polish colours for summer 2016.

We have released four new nail polishes for summer 2016

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Products /

Water based nail polish remover is here!

In an attempt to maintain happy hands all over the world, we have released a kind alternative to the harsh nail polish removers that currently saturate the beauty market.

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Products /

Water based nail polish remover is here!

In an attempt to maintain happy hands all over the world, we have released a kind alternative to the harsh nail polish removers that currently saturate the beauty market.

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Neutral Nail Polish

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Neutral nail colours - Kester Black x Trophy Wife- the Birthday Suit collection.

Kester Black and Trophy Wife have created the ultimate neutral nail colour set. The Birthday Suit collection has a nude for every skin tone. Which is yours?

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Neutral Nail Polish

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Neutral nail colours - Kester Black x Trophy Wife- the Birthday Suit collection.

Kester Black and Trophy Wife have created the ultimate neutral nail colour set. The Birthday Suit collection has a nude for every skin tone. Which is yours?

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