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A Brief History Of Nail Polish

Anything can become weird if you think about it too much. Like how if you say your name over and over again, it begins to sound like nothing but weird…

Leonora Epstein | July 28, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Why Is It So Hard To Make A Non-Cheesy “Gossip Girl” Collection?

The time has come to sadly admit it: “Gossip Girl” has jumped the shark. We know, we know. It had so much potential back in the days when uhh-mazing people…

Leonora Epstein | July 27, 2010 - 11:50 am

Forget Plain Matte Nails, Texture’s Where It’s At

I had a hard time comprehending matte nails when the trend took off last year. I mean, isn’t the point of a manicure to make your nails shine? Then add…

Annika Harris | July 20, 2010 - 2:50 pm

MAC/Rodarte Responds: They Will Donate A Portion of Proceeds To Crime Victims In The City

We spoke; MAC and Rodarte listened. After my post yesterday about the MAC/Rodarte makeup collaboration which I think tastelessly names new nail polishes “Juarez” and “Factory,” MAC has released a…

Jessica Wakeman | July 16, 2010 - 7:10 pm

MAC/Rodarte Makeup Collaboration Names Nail Polish After Impoverished, Murdered Women

My favorite makeup brand, MAC, has teamed up with Rodarte designers for a September 2010 collaboration based on their fall collection— but it’s gone horribly wrong. Drawing inspiration from the…

Jessica Wakeman | July 15, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Cop Her Style: Morticia Adams’ Nails

Macabre though it may sound to call Morticia Adams a major fashion inspiration, that bitch was fierce. And her return to pop culture in “The Adams Family” musical has brought…

Lily Q | July 12, 2010 - 6:20 pm

Do You Like Men With Painted Toenails?

Cristiano Ronaldo has been poolside during the NYC heat wave, which means his black toenail polish had been on display. Cristiano, who enjoys shopping at Gucci and Armani, probably knows…

Annika Harris | July 8, 2010 - 5:20 pm

World Cup Nails!

Hey Simcha, are you reading? We know you love nail art like Perez loves posting celebrity crotch shots. Check out these World Cup nails — they come in handy if…

Jessica Wakeman | June 17, 2010 - 6:20 pm

Will You Try These 5 Nail Trends This Summer?

If there was ever a time to indulge in manicures and pedicures, it would be for the long, hot days of summer. Gloves and closed toed shoes are no longer…

Bianca Posterli | June 16, 2010 - 8:50 pm

Next In Nails: YSL’s Punchy French Mani

For the past few years, the French manicure has been on the style fence as a slightly tacky favorite. We predict that Yves Saint Laurent’s “couture manicure” nail polish set…

Leonora Epstein | June 16, 2010 - 11:40 am

Viva La Nail Polish

As summer heats up, so do our nail polish colors. Orly’s Viva Collection includes four vibrant, Latin-inspired shades to celebrate the season. Head to the beach with dark blue La…

Lauren Gold | June 11, 2010 - 1:50 pm

Revlon Offers Nail Polish You Can Sniff

When I was a kid, I loved those smelly markers so much that I refused to color with them for fear they would run out of scent. Obviously, they eventually…

Bianca Posterli | June 2, 2010 - 4:40 pm

Which Celebrity Paints Her Dog’s Toenails?

Celebrities like their pets as glamorous as themselves. Who painted her pooch’s toenails hot pink? Read more … …

StyleList Home | May 27, 2010 - 8:15 pm

How To Give Yourself A Great Pedicure

Beauty-wise, there are two really great things about winter: 1) you don’t really have to shave, and 2) the state of your toes is largely irrelevant because they’re so often…

Lily Q | May 27, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Think Twice Before Drying Your Nails At Salons

Personally, I loathe the little hand dryers at nail salons because I see them as a breeding area for germs. But most of the time, I’ll suck it up in…

Bianca Posterli | May 26, 2010 - 4:20 pm

Cheery Nail Polish For Sunshine-Filled Seasons

Put away all your dark nail polish until next fall, because just like last year, J. Crew has anointed two colors of Essie nail polish as the shades of spring…

Catherine Strawn | May 4, 2010 - 1:50 pm

Upgrade Your Clear Nail Polish With Iridescence

My childhood nail-biting habit returns from time to time, especially if I’m not wearing any polish. So, on one particularly rough day at work a couple weeks ago, I decided…

Catherine Strawn | April 21, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Remember Peel-Off Nail Polish? It’s Still Around …

If you’re like me—a nervous nail and cuticle biter—you know that manicures, although they sound nice in principle, are inevitably a waste of money because you chip them to pieces…

Leonora Epstein | April 20, 2010 - 2:40 pm

Would You Paint Your Nails Shrek Green?

Everyone’s well aware that the Shrek creators are putting out yet another film about the ogre, but what’s up with the recent fashion world love for the stinky dude? His…

Bianca Posterli | April 16, 2010 - 3:40 pm
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