Those of us with the dexterity of an inebriated giraffe are prone to rejoice at innovations that make at-home manicures less of a catastrophe. The Nailbot, a new machine from San Francisco-based company Preemadonna, is one such invention — it enables you to apply nail art simply by using your smart phone. But CEO and…
If you know this woman please put her in a shipping container and send her to our offices post haste. She’s hired.
You know how it is: one day you’re following Amber Rose on Instagram because she is perfect and your kids are the same age and you live near each other so *fingers crossed* you’ll be ready when you bump into her at Whole Foods. Ready for what? Ready to hit the heart button in real life! Anyway, so there you are…
No one wants to hear about Coachella any more, so we’re not going to tell you what inspired this nail art, only that you’ll need two types of tape to achieve it: Scotch and striping. This variety pack of striping tape was half off at Sally’s which made the gold roll we’re going to use about $.50. Excellent. Aside…
As we talked about last time, color choice is key to nailing this look. We're going to use polish and rhinestones, in a simple way, but the trick is to choose ones that are just barely a shade different from each other. This will create an almost imperceptible depth to your design. So chic.
Welcome back to "Jane Marie Has Some Repulsive-Ass Cuticles." Today we're going to do one of the easiest-to-create nail art looks using glitter. The great thing about this technique is that you can be totally messy and, sure, maybe individually your nails will look a little wonky, but as a set they'll be perfect.
Here are a few promises about the nail art tutorials you're going to see around here:
We were hoping to start this series with a tutorial on how to do a basic mani-pedi at home, but then this shit happened. Here's how to save a broken nail.
Christian Louboutin, the luxury shoe brand that's a favorite among reality stars living beyond their means, is entering the beauty industry with a line of exorbitantly-priced nail polish. It's actually a natural move for the company as its shoes' infamous red bottoms were initially designed using a coat of nail polish.
Among a slew of new shows coming to Oxygen is Nail'd It, hosted by Adrienne Bailon (whom you may remember from 3LW and The Cheetah Girls). The premise: top nail designers will compete against each other for a $100,000 prize. Like Project Runway, for fingertips.
Have you ever snapped a picture that was so creative and beautiful, you thought this totally belongs on my fingernails? Ever wondered if you could get that awkward photo of your cat sleeping upside down on your boyfriend's head archived forever as nail art? Well now you can!
Alert! Alert! The New York Times, in its typically timely manner of trend reporting, has finally gotten hip to the intense online world of nail polish enthusiasts. Next up: An illuminating article on women who constantly ask their friends if they should cut bangs.
Snoop Dogg got a house call from his nail artists at Hey Nice Nails!, who, incidentally, hail from the LBC. He received a duo-chrome French with pot leaf and dollar sign decals.
Pour one out for ornate Zooey Deschanel-inspired nail art designs, because it looks like that beauty bubble just popped.
M.I.A. had some SWV-length, jewel-encrusted nails done for the photo shoot for her new album Matangi. Except that the final album artwork was so stylized that no one got to see them.
The astronomical increases in nail polish consumption (no, not eating it) have been unprecedented in the last 4 years. In 2011, the industry reported a 67% growth, with a 42% increase in 2012. And though sales have grown by 19% so far in 2013, everyone is eager to put the nail in nail art's coffin. NYMag reports that…
Katy Perry launched her new fragrance Killer Queen yesterday, and we couldn't help but noticing that the conical bottle—propped up by a small, gold base, giving it a floating effect—looked a lot like the bottle of magical youth serum that Isabella Rossellini sells Meryl Streep in Death Becomes Her. If this was an…
Today in Holy Shit, Why Has This Not Happened Sooner/Get On My Hand At Once: a nail artist has taken a botched Spanish Jesus fresco restoration and turned it into nail art so beautiful the pictures of saints on my walls are crying tears of blood-red OPI polish.
When historically female-centric practices—like cooking, baking, hair styling, clothing design, etc.—have been legitimized into celebrated careers, men typically end up being the stars who dominate those industries. Look at Emeril Lagasse or the Cake Boss guy or Vidal Sassoon or Karl Lagerfeld. Whenever there is money…