Posts tagged "nails"

Beauty Test Drive: Avon Nailwear Pro Nail Polish

Next time the Avon lady comes a-calling, I’m not going to buy any nail polish from her. Avon sent the Frisky office some of their spring/summer products and I have…

Jessica Wakeman | May 19, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Let’s Take Britney Spears For A Mani

This is what Britney Spears’ nails looked like at the recent FOX upfronts. No wonder she was  trying to keep her hands concealed. Those paws are all gnawed and busted.

Ami Angelowicz | May 17, 2012 - 8:30 am

Our Top 10 Nail Color Picks For Summer 2012

Every year I look forward to summer’s vivid, unabashed nail polish shades, but this season’s selections are especially blazing ā€” eye-searing, in fact. We’ve been seeing a major upswing in…

Rachel Krause | May 16, 2012 - 9:00 am

Duck Nails Must Be Stopped

Seriously, these things are making me GAG. Just in the same way that Bon Iver erotica gives me the major skeeves, these “duck nails,” as they’re being called, evoke a…

Julie Gerstein | May 8, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Your Neon Nail Polish Is Totally Illegal, BTW

Seems ridiculous, I know, but neon nail polish is illegal to produce in the United States. That doesn’t mean you’ll get ticketed for wearing it (if you get your grubby…

Julie Gerstein | May 1, 2012 - 8:30 am

Would You Wear: Pastel Nail Polish?

Colors are everywhere this spring, whether it’s eye-searing neon or soft, muted pastels. Though I’ve definitely been more adventurous with my sartorial choices as of late, I can mostly be…

Rachel Krause | April 11, 2012 - 10:20 am

Nail Company Brings Caviar To The Masses

Nails and nail art are getting a ton of action as of late, from celeb-favorite polishes and embellishments to Obama-backed color collections. I’ll admit that I’m a bit of a…

Rachel Krause | March 29, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Chart: Things That Actually Remove Your Nail Polish

Winona and I agree: Nail polish remover isn’t always the best at, you know, actually removing nail polish. Instead, we’ve found that your average quotidian activities like oh, typing, sleeping…

Julie Gerstein | March 28, 2012 - 9:40 am

Woman Arrested After Fighting With Flight Attendant Over Painting Nails During Flight

Southwest Airlines passenger Jeanie Daniels is butthurt because she was jailed for 10 hours after arguing with a flight attendant about painting her nails onboard. While flying from California to Texas,…

Jessica Wakeman | March 8, 2012 - 8:30 am

Get Nailed With Simcha: Straight Off The New York Fashion Week Runways

To my Frisky peeps, Iā€™m Simcha. But did you know I have a nail art alter ego? Yep, you can also call me Miss Pop. For the past couple of years,…

Simcha | March 1, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Bright Blue Nail Polish: It’s A Thing

If there’s any universally flattering color, it’s blue. There’s a shade to match anyone’s coloring and, done right, a really bright blue looks good on everyone. It sounds perilous, especially…

Rachel Krause | February 9, 2012 - 9:40 am

Makeup Bag: Nude Nails For All

I’ve never been one to adhere to “seasonal” nail colors ā€” neon pink in the dead of winter? Bring it on. Despite my best efforts to the contrary, I still…

Rachel Krause | February 5, 2012 - 2:00 pm

The Art Of The Manicure

Claire in Brooklyn runs the awesome nail art blog Fngrblstr and does really creative nail art projects. Like this tour through art history via her fingers. We’re not really sure…

Julie Gerstein | January 24, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Weekend Project: Marbled Nails

Looking for a fun project to while away the wet, cold weekend? Check out this awesome tutorial for marbled nails. The best part? No weird chemicals needed–just nail polish, water,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 21, 2012 - 10:00 am

Would You Wear … Translucent Nails?

Okay, so I’ll admit, I’m not totally sold on these translucent nails, which are being touted in a lot of the Spring 2012 ads. Mostly because they look an awful…

Julie Gerstein | January 13, 2012 - 3:20 pm

NCLA Nail Lacquer Hits The Cruelty-Free Spot

In the last few years, everyone and their mama — from big name beauty brands to small entrepreneurs — is getting in on the nail polish game. What’s shocking is…

Annika Harris | November 15, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Army Considers Ban On French Manicures And Earrings

I’m slightly baffled as to why Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond Chandler would take to Facebook, of all places, for input on changes to the Army grooming standards. Maybe…

Rachel Krause | October 27, 2011 - 9:40 am

Quick Tip: Moisturize Your Cuticles On The Cheap

Every fall, as the temperature drops, my cuticles begin to look cracked, ragged, and just plain dreadful. I’ve tried a few different products, but nothing has worked as well as…

Annika Harris | October 24, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Chanel’s Spring Nail Polishes Keep You Feeling Punchy

Can’t afford a Chanel bag? That’s okay, just wear the brand on your nails instead. Chanel’s just revealed three of its new colors for spring 2012–titled April, May and June.

Julie Gerstein | October 9, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Cheesburger, Cheeseburger, Nail Nail Nail

Darling nail and burger blogger Bret is stealing our hearts, one shiny, grease-dripping nail at a time. His blog, Burgers and Nails, is just that: great nails, and delicious burgers.

Julie Gerstein | May 26, 2011 - 11:40 am