manicures

What Are Hump Nails & Why Are They A Thing?

I am shocked and I am horrified. I have no words for what I have just accosted my eyes with. Hump nails, also called bubble nails, are created by layering…

College Candy | August 4, 2015 - 4:45 pm

Beauty IRL: It’s Okay To Feel Bad About Your Manicures

Luxury is never cheap.

Megan Reynolds | May 13, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Governor Cuomo Orders Emergency Measures Against Nail Salon Hazards

Just days after the New York Times’ devastating and illuminating two-part opus on the nail salon industry in New York, change is already afoot. Now, the Times reports that on Sunday,…

Megan Reynolds | May 11, 2015 - 10:40 am

#Problematic: Cheap Pedicures, Dad Bods & Sugar-Bombing Adam Levine

It’s almost mid year, and you know what that means? This is the moment we all shine. Half of a year is pretty much extinguished, you are aging, the cat…

Chloe Stillwell | May 8, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Beauty Test Drive: Dermelect’s “ME” Nail Lacquer Is Chip-Free (For A While Anyway)

I have a mild obsession with any type of nail “system” that involves magic combinations of top coats and secret polish formulas. While I happily fork over cash for pointless purchases in other…

Claire Hannum | April 1, 2015 - 10:00 am

30 Hideously Festive Manicures That Are Ruining Christmas

Hey girl. Bad news. Your heavily decal-ed, excessively red-and-green, badly doodled nail art is ruining Christmas. Not to be a Scrooge, but that melty-faced Santa on your thumb might as…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 11, 2013 - 10:00 am

34 Festive Holiday Manicures That Aren’t Hideously Tacky

It needs to be said: nail art, especially around the holidays, goes too far. Little pinky Santas and toe-thumb Rudolphs or all 10 fingers painted to look like wrapped presents,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 9, 2013 - 9:00 am

Well Played: Julianne Hough & Olivia Munn Get Their Nails Did

If you were worried about how Julianne Hough was doing since the end of her contractual relationship with Ryan Seacrest ended, well, worry no more. By all accounts, she seems…

Julie Gerstein | April 4, 2013 - 4:20 pm

Oh Great, UV Lights Used For Gel Manicures May Cause Skin Cancer

Gel manicures are fairly new, and like many things, they come with a host of pros (like staying glossy and chip-free for over 2 weeks) and cons (we know…

Rachel Krause | March 9, 2013 - 1:00 pm

30 Easy Ways To Ruin Your Manicure

I consider myself something of a connoisseur of ruining manicures. Super cheap salon manicures, at-home manicures, high-end spa manicures: no matter how I acquired my freshly painted nails, I’ve smeared,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 26, 2013 - 9:00 am

An Inner Monologue For Every At-Home Manicure I’ve Ever Done

The scene: 8:30 p.m pretty much every Tuesday, my living room.

Alright, I’ve got my glass of wine poured, yoga pants on, “Parks & Rec” cued up on…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 5, 2012 - 9:00 am
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