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April 19 2014

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Team USA For OPI; Roberto Cavalli Wants To Do Makeup; And More…

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After the Summer Olympics basically became free advertising for a number of nail polish brands whose lacquer colors were worn by athletes across the globe in the name of competitive finger flair, OPI has found a way to capitalize on the buzz. The brand has just named gymnast Gabby Douglas and volleyball superstar Misty May-Treanor as spokeswomen for its GelColor line. [WWD]

Twilight star Ashley Greene has gone Rihanna red for fall—and presumably for the film saga’s final press junket, which begins next month. [E!]

Never mind what you’ve heard; nail polish should not be refrigerated to prolong its life. Apparently, the cold can cause it to thicken. Better to store your favorite varnishes at room temperature, away from direct sunlight. [Fox News]

“When are we going to start with the cosmetics?” Roberto Cavalli has reportedly asked Coty, which holds the designer’s beauty license. “They said we had to do the perfume first. But my world, my fashion, is colors,” Cavalli continued. We’re ready. [WWD]

Photo: Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings Take Nail Art Gold

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There was hardly a dry eye in the house as two-time defending gold medal champs Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings collapsed on the sand after clenching their third and final Olympic gold in women’s beach volleyball yesterday. It’s a bittersweet victory for the dynamic duo, with May-Treanor retiring from competition to start a family. During the medal ceremony, as we watched an emotional Walsh Jennings, we couldn’t help but notice her simple patriotic manicure. Walsh Jennings opted for a blue hue with a red accent nail while May-Treanor ditched her American flag decals from Minx for an au natural look. We have certainly seen our fair share of nail art during these summer Games, but for us, this platform and the powerful sentiment of their 11-year partnership is what truly solidifies this trend.

Photo: Getty Images Sport

Medal-Winning Nail Art; Five-Star Athlete Diets; and More…

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What does the ideal daily diet of an Olympic medalist look like? A lot prettier than you might expect when it’s artistically interpreted by Sarah Parker and Michael Bodiam. The creative duo arranged and styled five meal plans prescribed by Olympian nutritionist Dan Benardot—ranging from peanut butter and bagels for a gymnast to blueberries and chocolate milk for a triathlete—for a result that was visually striking. [Nowness]

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s passing, blowout mecca Drybar will be offering the “Old Fashioned,” a bombshell-worthy set style, and streaming classics from the “Forever Marilyn” collection throughout August. [Drybar]

It was only a matter of time until the inescapable nail art craze fused with Olympics zeitgeist. Beach volleyball star Misty May-Treanor scooped up American flag decals from Minx, which created over 200 designs for the games including the Union Jack emblems swimmer Rebecca Adlington sported on each of her digits when she took home the bronze medal for the 400-meter freestyle final. [Minx]

Photo: Courtesy of Minx