Posts tagged "manicures"

A Top Notch Top Coat

A Top Notch Top Coat

Having a manicure is kind of “my thing.” I very rarely have bare, unpolished nails for longer than a day or two, and my bathroom cabinet is stocked with polish…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 15, 2012 - 11:40 am

The Soapbox: Let’s Take The “Man” Out Of Mani/Pedi

I boldly venture into sexist territory. I move we take the “man” out of mani/pedi. Why? Because sitting next to someone of the opposite sex in my nail salon is…

Lorraine Duffy Merkl | December 29, 2011 - 1:00 pm

20 Incredibly Festive Christmas Manicures

Happy Christmas Eve! I fell down an insane nail art rabbit hole and have emerged covered in tinsel, Christmas lights, and gilded snowflakes. People are serious about their nail art,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 24, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Shrewd New Marketing Scam: Male-Specific Nail Polishes

It seems like no corner of the beauty industry will be left unturned when it comes to finding ways to market to men. The newest beauty trend for guys? The…

Julie Gerstein | November 1, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Nail Tattoos: A New Thing You Can Do To Your Nails

Manicures and nail decals are so over. Enter the next big thing: Nail tattoos. Our Philadelphia buddy Jacci, who runs the blog Being Perfect is Hard, hit upon the idea…

Julie Gerstein | July 28, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Sephora Will Do Your Nails Now, Too

Need a quick nail pick-me-up? Then head to your nearest Sephora, because soon the cosmetics giant will offer manicures and nail art, via a partnership with XpresSpa, the company that…

Julie Gerstein | July 18, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Shattering Our Expectations: An Ode To OPI’s Shatter Nail Polish

OPI’s recently released “Shatter” nail polishes are the new black in the world of manicures. Our initial encounter with them was less than moving. At first we thought, Won’t it

Kamilah Black | June 24, 2011 - 10:40 am

The Great Manicure

Because a great manicure should tell a story, literary ladies may want to consider this classy mani based on the cover of The Great Gatsby. [The Nail Pro]…

Ami Angelowicz | June 11, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Snakeskin Nails: Would You Pay $300 For A Manicure?

You may tote a boa handbag or strut around in python pumps, but now your nails can get in on the reptile action. Nail artist Terri Silacci has created…

StyleList Home | May 22, 2011 - 4:30 pm

Wu-Tang Hand

Much respect to the lady willing to wear the Wu-Tang Clan on her hand. This is one gangsta mani. Represent. [Rodawfoe]…

Ami Angelowicz | May 2, 2011 - 3:20 pm

A Manicure For Misanthropes

Make a sarcastic statement without saying a word with this Daria Morgendorffer manicure. Scoff … French tips are for popular girls. [Radiant Hour]…

Ami Angelowicz | April 8, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Who Wants Hypercolor Nails?

Speaking of things from the ’90s having their comeuppance, do you remember Hypercolor t-shirts? I absolutely loved them, in theory. In practice, I didn’t like that people took it…

Kate Torgovnick/ | March 22, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Lesson Learned: Probably Not A Good Idea To Call 911 After A Bad Mani

OK, we get the disappointment and annoyance when you get a crappy manicure. Most of the time, however, we just shut up, begrudgingly hand over the 15 bucks and live…

Leonora Epstein | December 30, 2010 - 2:10 pm

Nicole By O.P.I. To Release Liquid Metals Collection

It’s probably a little early for you to start thinking about next year, but come January, you’re going to want to sport Nicole by O.P.I.’s Liquid Metals nail polish collection.

Annika Harris | November 28, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Beauty Test Drive: O.P.I. Avoplex High-Intensity Hand & Nail Cream

As the temperature drops, so does the moisture in my hands. This happens every year, but instead of complaining about my dry, cracked hands in January and trying too late…

Annika Harris | November 16, 2010 - 6:20 pm

In Defense Of Press-On Nails

Today there’s something a little different about my look. I haven’t cut my hair or decided to wear bright red lipstick. No, I just have on press-on nails. “Why?” you…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 27, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Get Nail Tips From Celebrity Manicurist Deborah Lippmann

Deborah Lippmann is a celebrity manicurist who has managed to keep her fingers on the pulse of the hottest nail trends — literally!

From lacquering up the digits of…

StyleList Home | October 24, 2010 - 2:30 pm

Should We Start Training For The Nailympics?

Manicures are the next thing to go “fantasy.” Here is one of the fierce competitors at the 2010 Nailympics, held in the U.K. Yes, there really is an Olympics for…

Ami Angelowicz | September 24, 2010 - 3:10 pm

How To Get The Chevron Stripe Manicure At Jose Duran

Ignore the alien-like makeup from the Jose Duran spring 2011 fashion show, and instead focus on the black and white chevron stripe nails. Pattie Yankee and the Dashing Diva team…

Annika Harris | September 14, 2010 - 2:50 pm

DIY: Get Dashing Diva’s Abstract French Manicure From The Cushnie Et Ochs Show

Nail guru Pattie Yankee worked with Dashing Diva Nails to create the gold, abstract French manicure above for the Cushnie et Ochs spring 2011 fashion show. The gold foil mimics…

Annika Harris | September 11, 2010 - 4:00 pm