As sales soar 54 per cent in a year, how nail polish replaced lipstick as women"s favourite recession-proof luxury


As sales soar 54 per cent in a year, how nail polish replaced lipstick as women”s favourite recession-proof luxury

6:03 PM on 30th September 2011

Little luxury: Nail polish has replaced lipstick as the most recession-proof cosmetic

Little luxury: Nail polish has replaced lipstick as the most recession-proof cosmetic – sales have soared by 54 per cent over the past year

Innovative: Nails Inc has launched a magnetic polish with iron particles that develop into a wave design when a magnet is held near the nail

Innovative: Nails Inc has launched a magnetic polish with iron particles that develop into a wave design when a magnet is held near the nail

Particuliere Jason Wu

Setting trends: Chanel”s Particuliere (left) was a bestseller across the globe, while OPI has collaborated with fashion houses including Jason Wu (right)