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The 15 Best Nail Art Blogs

One of the best things about being online editors is that we get to spend hours perusing the web for inspiration (even though this may not be best for our eyesight or posture). Nonetheless, there are tons of budding makeup, hair and skincare ”experts” sharing their straightforward reviews and in-your-face tutorials. Impressed by their serious skills and online superstardom, we’ve decided to round up the best beauty blogs.

This week, we’re kicking things off with the crème de la crème in DIY nail art. From Miss Ladyfinger (who can transform any runway design to her digits) to London’s WAH Nails (famous for their mani mash-ups), you’ll get motivated to switch up your average manicure.

Click through the 15 best DIY nail art blogs. Read more…

Your Must-Read List: 26 Ladies To Read And Follow On Twitter

Look, we know you love The Frisky — and we love you too! Which is why we’d like to introduce you to some very special friends of ours; hilarious and smart ladies we recommend you start following on Twitter. After the jump, a short list of some of our readin’, writin’, bloggin’ and critiquin’ faves. 

And please, share your favorite Twitter frayuns in the comments!

(Of course, you can always follow us, too: @xoamelia, @havethehabit, @amibeth78, @winonarose and @jessicawakeman.)

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9-Year-Old Blogs Her School Lunches, World Is Horrified

10 Girly Imaginary Foods
Will someone please make these real already? Read More »
Foodie Fight!
The trivia game for food nerds. Read More »

If you’re feeling less than enthusiastic about the tuna sandwich waiting for you in the office fridge, you might want to take a look at NeverSeconds, a food blog curated by nine-year-old Martha Payne. For the past month, Martha has borrowed her father’s camera and diligently documented the lunch offerings at her Scottish primary school, including important stats like health ratings and how many hairs she found in her food. She also often complained of not feeling full: “I’m a growing kid and I need to concentrate all afternoon and I can’t do it on 1 croquette. Do any of you think you could?” Her daily musings soon gained an international following (over 1.5 million pageviews so far), a Twitter shoutout from Jamie Oliver, and school lunch photo submissions from other kids all over the world. It also effected a major change in her school’s policy: yesterday, Martha announced that her cafeteria was now allowing unlimited side dishes. Martha, keep doing your thing, and if you ever visit the States, we’re totally taking you out to lunch. [NeverSeconds]

Yo, Relationship Advice Is Now Available On Tumblr

"Savage U" Sex Advice
This sex advice from "Savage U" is great. Read More »
Crotch Sniffer?
The weirdest relationship advice question we've ever seen. Read More »

I feel a responsibility to let you know when I spend a stupid amount of time on any given Tumblr. Today, I have dedicated myself to Yo, Should I Dump This Asshole? It’s pretty self explanatory: people ask if they should dump the asshole they’re dating and Yo responds. I’ve compiled a few of my favorites here. The guy who likes Ayn Rand but gives good BJs? Yo says dump. Not so sure I agree. The guy who doesn’t like trees or sun? DUMP FOR SURE. The guy who’s convinced he’s a vampire? Who’s asking? I can’t even. I wish this site was around when I went out with the guy who said all he needed in life was the company of his cat. I would have loved to see Yo’s response. Obviously, I dumped this man. I hate cats. [The Hairpin]

Tumblr Blog Of The Day: Bon Iver Erotic Stories

What happens when you allow your imagination to fantasize about soulfully smug indie singer songwriter Bon Iver? The perfectly twee — heirloom tomatoes and spiderwebs! — erotic snippets compiled on the just launched “Bon Iver Erotic Stories” blog. This blog is hilarious because, as Julie explains, sex with Bon Iver would probably be the worst. “The room would smell like cedar and it would be SO COLD,” Julie just shuddered. “I bet he would, like, smell faintly of sardines and there’d be a corner of his bedroom reserved for his ARTISINAL KOMBUCHA OPERATION.” Anyway, see more Bon Iverotica after the jump…

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The Soapbox: Gizmodo’s “Pinterest Is Tumblr For Ladiez” Is Insulting To Everyone

Soapbox
Thoughts on the OK Cupid/Magic the Gathering controversy. Read More »
Downton Glamour
Our imagined gossip mag inspired by "Downton Abbey." Read More »
Skills For Women
Here are 15 skills every woman should master. Read More »

I’m not a big fan of the tech blog Gizmodo. While I am a self-professed geek-girl who loves technology, I often find their tone to be a little too snarky, a little too condescending, and the comments to be some of the worst the troll world can offer. And after the nasty Magic the Gathering article last year, it was all the incentive I needed to move on to other tech sites.

That is, until my husband sent me a link. “Pinterest is Tumblr for Ladiez”! And I officially hit the ceiling. Keep reading »

Downton Abbeyoncé: Where “Downton Abbey” Meets Beyoncé Lyrics

Downton Abbey: A-Z
An alphabetical guide to our favorite new show! Read More »

To the person who created the Downton Abbeyoncé Tumblr:

I bow down to you. I am humbled by your brilliance. If this was 1914, and you were a member of nobility, I would serve you with pride and honor, like Mr. Carson serves the Earl of Grantham. 

Yours,

Amelia

P.S. Click through to see some more selections from the Downton Abbeyoncé blog

Check Out The Hottest Guys Of The 19th Century

If you’re a photography enthusiast you might know that the daguerreotype was the first widely used photographic process, invented in 1839. If you’re a cute boy enthusiast you should probably know that the Tumblr blog “My Daguerreotype Boyfriend” documents some of the hottest dudes ever captured on copper plates. With substantial mutton chops and swagger, most of these guys would look right at home ordering a PBR in a modern-day hipster bar, but I’ve gotta say, skinny jeans and hoodies have got nothing on a nicely pressed Civil War uniform. Keep clicking to check out a few more… [My Daguerreotype Boyfriend]

How To Get Featured On _________ [Insert Style Blog Name]

There was a time a couple years ago when getting featured on The Sartorialist was a goal for many a stylish New Yorker. I got lucky early and was snapped the week after I moved to the city, but friends and workmates alike were left scheming, stalking and plotting to run into Scott Schuman while wearing the right outfit. Now, it’s not just The Sartorialist, it’s a whole plethora of blogs that demand serious planning if you want to make it onto their [web]pages. From the embarrassing to the awesome, click through for tips on how to end up everywhere from Jak & Jill to Lesbians Who Look Like Justin Bieber.

It’s All Kate News All The Time On Katebook

Kate On The Frisky!
All of The Frisky's posts about Kate Middleton! Read More »
Calvin On Kate Moss
He hired her for her "natural, always thin" look. Eek. Read More »
Kate Is A Hero
Kate Winslet rescues woman from fire. Read More »

Kate is only the 838th most popular name in the US, but to former Frisky staffer, Kate Torgovnick, it felt like number one sometimes. She often commented how it blew her mind how many freaking Kates there were out there. Maybe that’s what prompted her to start signing her emails K8. Anyhow, we miss her terribly, but she is doing groundbreaking work in the Kate-o-sphere with her new blog, Katebook. As you may be able to guess by the name, the blog is for Kates, by Kates and about Kates. Whether your name is Kate or not, it’s impossible not to enjoy reading up on the latest Katelines all expertly penned by our favorite Kate in the world.

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