Nails
Tue 09.09
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NYFW Spring 2015 Trend Alert: Subtle Nail Art

Nail art – it’s not going anywhere! The difference is that this season the nail art is a lot more subtle than in seasons past.

Thu 08.28
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Nails Inc. Brings Us Kale-Infused and Alexa Chung Inspired Polish

Get these $15 babies now!icon Nails Inc. has just released two new collections, and they’re the most exciting polish happenings announced for fall by far. I had a chance to preview both the brand’s Nailkale and Alexa Chung lines and sure they may be a bit gimmicky but the colors and formulation quality are awesome.

Wed 06.18
3.1 Phillip Lim for NARS Nail Collection

3.1 Phillip Lim for NARS Nail Collection: Runway to Real Life

NARS has been doing the nails of Phillip Lim’s NYFW models for the last 14 seasons, so this collaboration is no mere whim but rather the result of a long and beautiful partnership.

Mon 06.16
Formula X Press Pods

Formula X Press Pods Review

Formula X just came out with one of the most genius beauty innovations, Formula X Press Pods ($39 for 24) – they’re single-use manicure pods!

Thu 06.12
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Snob or Slob: Glitter French Manicure

There are few nail looks as dated as the French manicure, but what about the latest twist on the outdated look – the glitter French manicure?

Tue 06.03
Jin Soon Choi Tulip Nail Art

Jin Soon Choi Tulip Nail Art: Beauty Bouquet

I’m not really one for nail art. To me, a simple manicure is generally the chicest. When I saw Jin Soon Choi’s tulip designs, though, I was impressed. Maybe it was because I was desperate for spring or that red is one of my favorite colors (it brings you luck!), but in reality, what’s so great about this nail art is that it’s subtle.

Fri 05.23
Nails Inc. Gel Effect Polish

Nails Inc. Gel Effect Polish

I love a gel manicure as much as the next person but, at least for me, it’s not worth the arduous removal process nor is it worth the risk of nail damage (or worse skin cancer…) because of the UV lamp. Now Nail Inc. has launched a safe alternative with their Gel Effect Polishes.

Wed 05.21
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Butter London Lolly Brights

I found this picture on Butter London’s Instagram and it does their new polishes way better justice than any of the ones I took! Called Lolly Brights, the brand’s new collection consists of six limited edition shades ($15 each), my favorite of which is Ladybird (top left).

Tue 05.06
Frugal Snob

Frugal Snob: (Very) Limited Edition Maybelline Bleached Neons Collection

I’m not gonna lie – my favorite polishes are Tom Ford. He’s got a killer color selection, you only need one coat, and they last forever…but $32 isn’t exactly conducive to buying up the whole collection. While Ford’s polishes are mostly staple, season-less colors, for something fun and fleeting check-out Maybelline’s new line of polishes.