Posts tagged "nails"

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

Beauty How-To: Get Rid of Foot Odor

Our worst nightmare? Stretching out on our bed with the latest Mr. Frisky, asking for a foot massage, and seeing his face turn green. Sure it’s a long running joke…

The Frisky | March 31, 2010 - 11:45 am

How Do We Feel About Chocolate Brown Nails?

This has definitely been the year of embracing off-beat nail polish colors, and, generally, we were pretty open to the taupes, grays, and jades that caught our eyes on the…

Leonora Epstein | March 18, 2010 - 11:40 am

Sugar Buzz Without The Headache

CND’s Colour & Effects line of nail polishes made to layer is genius, and since spring is all about bright colors, we’re happy there’s “Sugar Buzz,” a limited-edition combo that’s…

Catherine Strawn | March 15, 2010 - 1:50 pm

Beauty How-To: Score Soft Feet

There’s nothing worse than kicking your shoes off after a long day only to gawk at your cracked heels and rough toes. Our little piggies take a lot of hits…

The Frisky | March 5, 2010 - 4:05 pm

Hang Nails At Gareth Pugh

Models wore chain-embellished clothes at the Gareth Pugh show in Paris earlier this week, so nail pro Marian Newman for Creative Nail Design extended the look to their nails, too.

Catherine Strawn | March 5, 2010 - 3:10 pm

Beauty How-To: Get Rid of Corns

How can we be expected to wear fabulous shoes if nasty little callouses keep causing us pain? A combination of prevention and treatment will rid you of corns forever and…

The Frisky | March 5, 2010 - 2:31 am

Beauty How-To: Give Yourself a Foot Treatment

Pedicures at a salon are a thing of the past. Why pay someone to do what you can do for free, and in the comfort of your own home? Learn…

The Frisky | March 4, 2010 - 8:48 pm

Beauty How-To: Get Rid of Cuticles

To cut, or not to cut. That is the question. We’ve heard that we shouldn’t snip our cuticles, but the stragglers are a pain in the, um, manicure. Thankfully, there…

The Frisky | March 3, 2010 - 1:15 pm

Textured Nails: Cool Or Crazy?

During New York Fashion Week, we saw a couple of sets of textured nails, and the three-dimensional trend has continued at London Fashion Week. J. Maskrey, known for skin jewelry…

Catherine Strawn | February 22, 2010 - 2:20 pm

Do Not Attempt The Blonds’ Nails At Home

We take it back–technically, you could re-create the amazing nail look at The Blonds’ fun, wacky show, but we would recommend stepping away from the broken glass part. Creative Nail…

Erin Flaherty | February 18, 2010 - 6:39 pm

How To Make An At-Home Manicure Look Professional

While I was backstage at New York Fashion Week, I got to chat with Nonie Creme, the founding creative director of Butter London. (In case you’re not familiar, Butter London…

Catherine Strawn | February 16, 2010 - 8:00 pm

DIY Nails A La Cushnie Et Ochs Runway

Trend de la Creme has cutely dubbed the nail styles that came down the runway at Cushnie et Ochs’s New York Fashion Week Showing shrapnel manicures. I dig! Since it…

Leonora Epstein | February 12, 2010 - 8:45 pm

Beauty How-To: Apply Fake Nails

Making fake nails look real starts with choosing the right tips, and ends with a good application. You can have cat-worthy claws without dropping serious dough at the salon, just…

The Frisky | February 9, 2010 - 2:43 am

Beauty How-To: Make a Manicure Last

Nothing’s more frustrating than spending time and money to manicure your fingernails, only to find the color chipping off the next day. Avoid the second-day-scrapes with our tips for making…

The Frisky | February 9, 2010 - 1:54 am

Beauty How-To: Remove A Callous

For women with ticklish feet, a pumice stone scrubbing can feel more like torture than a treatment. Luckily, there are home remedies that can de-callous your feet without the invasive…

The Frisky | February 8, 2010 - 9:19 pm

Beauty How-To: Give Yourself a Manicure

Manicures are an easy way to drop a lot of dough on something you can do at home. No matter how unsteady you think your hand may be, with the…

The Frisky | February 8, 2010 - 5:50 pm

Beauty How-To: Give Your Hands a Moisturizing Treatment

Your hands always take the blunt of the day’s activities, but they’re also the first thing you show someone when you introduce yourself. Make a good first impression by treating…

The Frisky | February 8, 2010 - 4:29 am

Beauty How-To: Buff Your Nails

That flawless nail salon finish comes from the swipe-and-shine technique of buffing. With the right tools and instructions, you’ll be skipping the spa and cleaning up your own nails in…

The Frisky | February 8, 2010 - 3:38 am

Beauty How-To: Soothe Tired Feet

Let’s face it, all of those killer heels are, well, killer. When you don’t have time to get the massage your need, or have a nail tech take a pumice…

The Frisky | February 8, 2010 - 3:28 am
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