Metallic nails chrome nails

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This season, we’ve taken a shine to metallic nails.

Why we’re skipping the semi-precious metals and going straight for gold, silver and bronze - and how you can, too.

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Metallic nails chrome nails

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This season, we’ve taken a shine to metallic nails.

Why we’re skipping the semi-precious metals and going straight for gold, silver and bronze - and how you can, too.

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Your essential summer nail colours are here!

We like nail polish when it sizzles. Keep it fresh and light this season with our new range of colours formulated especially for the summer.

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Your essential summer nail colours are here!

We like nail polish when it sizzles. Keep it fresh and light this season with our new range of colours formulated especially for the summer.

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Christmas Gift Ideas

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Nail your Xmas pressies with these Kester Black stocking stuffers.

Only give a gift if you’re happy to receive it yourself. That’s a saying, right? If not, it should be. Read on for our round up of stocking stuffers for the nail obsessed this silly season.

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Christmas Gift Ideas

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Nail your Xmas pressies with these Kester Black stocking stuffers.

Only give a gift if you’re happy to receive it yourself. That’s a saying, right? If not, it should be. Read on for our round up of stocking stuffers for the nail obsessed this silly season.

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wedding nails

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Wedding nails: 8 fresh nail ideas that aren’t a French Manicure.

As the ring slips over your finger you look down and an unexpected thought flashes through your mind; ‘Damn, my nails look good’.

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wedding nails

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Wedding nails: 8 fresh nail ideas that aren’t a French Manicure.

As the ring slips over your finger you look down and an unexpected thought flashes through your mind; ‘Damn, my nails look good’.

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Cruelty free cosmetics

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Cruelty free cosmetics: we’re taking on the horse racing industry.

137 racehorses died on the track in the lead up to last year’s Spring Racing Carnival. That's 137 racehorses too many. To help shine a light on this needless loss of life, we're taking a stand. And we're doing it the best way we know how - with colour.

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Cruelty free cosmetics

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Cruelty free cosmetics: we’re taking on the horse racing industry.

137 racehorses died on the track in the lead up to last year’s Spring Racing Carnival. That's 137 racehorses too many. To help shine a light on this needless loss of life, we're taking a stand. And we're doing it the best way we know how - with colour.

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nail salon melbourne

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The 4 best nail salons in Melbourne for a mani.

Getting a killer mani in Melbourne is easy. Deciding which if these four salons to visit first, not so much.

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nail salon melbourne

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The 4 best nail salons in Melbourne for a mani.

Getting a killer mani in Melbourne is easy. Deciding which if these four salons to visit first, not so much.

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Luxe Nails

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We've gone full luxe with our Soirée collection.

You don’t need a pet superyacht or a cosy spot on the Forbes Rich List to live a luxe life with our latest collection.

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Luxe Nails

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We've gone full luxe with our Soirée collection.

You don’t need a pet superyacht or a cosy spot on the Forbes Rich List to live a luxe life with our latest collection.

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New look Kester Black, OG formula.

Nothing makes you feel like taking over the world like a whole new look. And we just got one! AND it comes just in time for some super exciting news.

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New look Kester Black, OG formula.

Nothing makes you feel like taking over the world like a whole new look. And we just got one! AND it comes just in time for some super exciting news.

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Nail art tutorial: Red carpet nails.

A French AF, red carpet-inspired nail art tutorial for the fashionistas, Francophiles and film buffs among us.

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Nail art tutorial: Red carpet nails.

A French AF, red carpet-inspired nail art tutorial for the fashionistas, Francophiles and film buffs among us.

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nail art tutorial

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Nail art tutorial: geometric pink grids.

Get your grid on with this super easy nail art tutorial.

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nail art tutorial

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Nail art tutorial: geometric pink grids.

Get your grid on with this super easy nail art tutorial.

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Mardi Gras

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Cher the love this Mardi Gras..

Australia’s LGBTQI+ community has always known how to celebrate in style. This Mardi Gras there are more reasons to celebrate than ever before.

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Mardi Gras

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Cher the love this Mardi Gras..

Australia’s LGBTQI+ community has always known how to celebrate in style. This Mardi Gras there are more reasons to celebrate than ever before.

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ettitude

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Kester Black supports: ettitude.

ettitude is a socially aware organic bedding company based in Melbourne, Australia. They make bed sheets from bamboo - a natural and sustainable resource.

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ettitude

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Kester Black supports: ettitude.

ettitude is a socially aware organic bedding company based in Melbourne, Australia. They make bed sheets from bamboo - a natural and sustainable resource.

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Dumbo Feather

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Kester Black supports: Dumbo Feather.

Dumbo Feather is a leader in social awareness and sustainability. AND they're also B-Corp certified - just like us!

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Dumbo Feather

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Kester Black supports: Dumbo Feather.

Dumbo Feather is a leader in social awareness and sustainability. AND they're also B-Corp certified - just like us!

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Glitter Tip Nails

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Tutorial: sparkly festive glitter tip nails!

Get a little rose gold glitter glam in your life (and on your nails), just in time for the holidays.

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Glitter Tip Nails

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Tutorial: sparkly festive glitter tip nails!

Get a little rose gold glitter glam in your life (and on your nails), just in time for the holidays.

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French Manicure

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How to colour block your French manicure.

Because white and nude is cute and all, but colour is where it's at! Use any two contrasting colours you like - we've chosen our faves Raspberry and Impeachment.

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French Manicure

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How to colour block your French manicure.

Because white and nude is cute and all, but colour is where it's at! Use any two contrasting colours you like - we've chosen our faves Raspberry and Impeachment.

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Nail Art Tutorial

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Coral Blush & Apricot Nectar: nail art tutorial.

Get the low down on how to use our new colours with this fresh and fun Kester Black nail art tutorial! You'll be flashing your spring nails in no time.

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Nail Art Tutorial

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Coral Blush & Apricot Nectar: nail art tutorial.

Get the low down on how to use our new colours with this fresh and fun Kester Black nail art tutorial! You'll be flashing your spring nails in no time.

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TOM Organic

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Kester Black Supports: TOM Organic.

TOM Organic is changing the game for Australian women and our environment.

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TOM Organic

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Kester Black Supports: TOM Organic.

TOM Organic is changing the game for Australian women and our environment.

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breathable nail polish

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6 reasons your nails want breathable nail polish.

What if your manicure could make your nails healthier? Sound too good to be true? Please let us introduce you to the amazing benefits of breathable nail polish.

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breathable nail polish

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6 reasons your nails want breathable nail polish.

What if your manicure could make your nails healthier? Sound too good to be true? Please let us introduce you to the amazing benefits of breathable nail polish.

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Impeachment

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2017 calls for ‘Impeachment.’

We’re springing a good dose of triumph before particular international affairs shake things up in the world and The White House…

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Impeachment

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2017 calls for ‘Impeachment.’

We’re springing a good dose of triumph before particular international affairs shake things up in the world and The White House…

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Kester Black

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The story behind the name Kester Black.

The name Kester Black was inspired by an idyllic faraway bay in New Zealand.

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Kester Black

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The story behind the name Kester Black.

The name Kester Black was inspired by an idyllic faraway bay in New Zealand.

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Telstra awards

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Anna Ross wins the Telstra Victorian Young Business Women’s Award!

Anna Ross, founder of Kester Black, has been named the winner of 2016 Telstra Young Victorian Business Women’s Award.

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Telstra awards

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Anna Ross wins the Telstra Victorian Young Business Women’s Award!

Anna Ross, founder of Kester Black, has been named the winner of 2016 Telstra Young Victorian Business Women’s Award.

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nail polish remover

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New Nail Polish Removers have arrived!

We are thrilled to announce the arrival of our redeveloped nail polish remover bottle and our brand new nail polish remover wipes.

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nail polish remover

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New Nail Polish Removers have arrived!

We are thrilled to announce the arrival of our redeveloped nail polish remover bottle and our brand new nail polish remover wipes.

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Cuticle remover

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Cuticle remover!

We are very excited to announce the arrival of this highly anticipated product, which is sure to be a saviour for flakey cuticle skin everywhere.

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Cuticle remover

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Cuticle remover!

We are very excited to announce the arrival of this highly anticipated product, which is sure to be a saviour for flakey cuticle skin everywhere.

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Summer colour launch

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Part 2 – Kester Black summer nail polish colour launch!

In anticipation for the sunnier months, we have released Part 2 of our annual colour collection!

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Summer colour launch

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Part 2 – Kester Black summer nail polish colour launch!

In anticipation for the sunnier months, we have released Part 2 of our annual colour collection!

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How To Thin Nail Polish

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How to thin your nail polish and give it new life.

Waste not want not, beauties. We’ll show you how to thin out your nail polish and extend its life.

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How To Thin Nail Polish

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How to thin your nail polish and give it new life.

Waste not want not, beauties. We’ll show you how to thin out your nail polish and extend its life.

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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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Interviews /

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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