Paint the Town Red!

A Touch of Magic Happened when Nail Guru CND paired up with Swarovski crystals, and Idiosyncratic Fashion Designers the Blonds to Celebrate CND’s Ruby Anniversary.

The nail gurus at CND have plenty to shout about – 40 years at the pinnacle of the nail industry, for one thing. To celebrate their ruby anniversary, they’ve partnered with Swarovski crystals and fashion design duo The Blonds to create a jaw-dropping crimson corset that will simply blow you away…

CND celebrates 40th anniversaryCND™ (which aptly stands for Creative Nail Design) is the brand that put gel manicures on the map with the creation of CND™ SHELLAC™. The flawless, high-gloss gel polish revolutionized the nail industry, and provided nail artists an essential new tool to create manicure magic. Led by Co-founder and Style Director Jan Arnold, the brand has established themselves as the global leader in today’s professional nail sector.

CND celebrates 40th anniversaryIn celebration of a milestone year for the brand, CND™ has chosen Swarovski® crystals as its exclusive nail embellishment for their 40th anniversary celebrations throughout 2019.

CND celebrates 40th anniversaryTo kick-off the partnership, CND™ enlisted the help of New York-based designer duo, The Blonds. David and Philippe Blond, the whimsical creative couple behind the brand, are renowned for their gem-encrusted bodysuits, crystal-embellished minis, and corsets wickedly studded with spikes and chains. The pair fashioned a custom bejeweled crimson corset made entirely of ruby nail tips created by CND™ Nail Professionals using CND™ SHELLAC™ in Red Baroness and Decadence and embellished with over 17,000 hand-applied Siam-colored Swarovski crystals in sizes SS10, SS9, SS7 and SS5.

CND celebrates 40th anniversaryAs CND’s exclusive nail embellishment partner, Swarovski® crystals will be working with the brand on special products, events and social activities throughout the year. In the meantime, Nail Professionals can join in on the fun with a special 40th anniversary CND™ SHELLAC™ Brand prepack that includes a custom-made Ruby Crystal mix, available exclusively for Nail Professionals.

One thing is certain: CND’s 40th anniversary will definitely sparkle!