KFC, a popular American chain enjoyed primarily by the very young or the very stoned, has an exciting new offering in Hong Kong: Edible, chicken-flavored nail polish. Please hold your questions until the end, at which point you undoubtedly have even more.
In a bit of news Essie should probably jump on as an endorsement, an unidentified gentleman entered a Midtown Duane Reade, shoved 192 bottles of Essie nail polish into a backpack—their entire stock—and dipped.
Mentality Nail Polish, an indie brand with a seemingly faithful following, has become the subject of a fairly damning allegation: it destroys your nails.
“The Church of Cyan-tology”
If you thought it smelled a bit like acetone and bullshit, you were right. That innovative nail polish that promised to detect date rape drugs has been the subject of both praise and scrutiny over the last week, but this tidbit should change the tenor of the conversation a bit: an exasperated-sounding pharmaceutical…
Four undergrad engineering students have banded together to create a nail polish that changes color when it comes into contact with drugs such as Rohypnol, Xanax, and GHB as a way for women to prevent potential date rape.
Tell me, when you first read The Giver back in fifth grade, did you think to yourself: "I'd really love some red nail polish inspired by this powerful work of young adult fiction!" If so, today is your lucky day.
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.
There's always something happening in nail world, and right now it's texture. The "hot" look for summer is "beachy" statement nails, in which "beachy" means grainy and jacked-up looking.
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.
Facebook isn't content to solely live on your screens, it must also cover the digits you use to communicate with the master in its Social Butterfly Blue.
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…
A new app from China Glaze promises to match one of its nail polishes to anything you take a photo of with your phone and OH MAN does it deliver.
Why do nail polishes have names? Not brand names — color names, like Essie's Ballet Slippers? Sure, naming polishes is a fun way to add personality to the products and make them memorable, but unless it includes a word that clearly describes the color, they're ultimately arbitrary and have absolutely no bearing on…
Much unlike many a magazine editor who recommends you buy all sorts of crap that they most likely got for free, your Jezebel staff doesn't get jack shit (other than books, unsolicited). And that's how it should be. But on our own time, in our personal lives, we still buy stuff. So this is Worth It, our recommendation…
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.
Olympic double gold medalist and cute-as-a-button living American Girl doll Gabby Douglas led the Democratic National Convention in the Pledge of Allegiance yesterday. She did not flip onto or off of the stage, and despite the fact that NBC gymnastics analyst Elfi Schlegel speculated in a concerned, hushed voice that…
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…
Science has now given us the means to paint the claws on our dogs' feet with (non-toxic!) nail polish. Science has, however, not yet provided us with a reason to do so.
Many nail polish brands claim that their offerings are free of certain toxic chemicals. The California Department of Toxic Substances Control put those claims to the test in a lab — and the findings are, well, concerning.