NYFW Nails: Bare Is the New Black

All through Fashion Week, designers sent neutrals down the runway – and not just on clothes. Nails were opting out of color, too. Take a peek and see which looks were most popular. Polish-Free Sure, we all love our manicured tips – but it’s good to let nails breathe every once in a while. And this season, it’s in style. Everyone from Leandra Medine of The

Pedicure Polishes to Avoid (and Flaunt)

Let’s face it – toes are weird. And putting a bad polish color on them is, well, just a recipe for disaster. So this summer, before slipping on your favorite sandals, get to know which hues are pedicure-approved and which shades to skip. Skip Them French Yes, a French manicure is classic, but on your toes… not so much. No need to visually elongate your toenails with

Nautical Nails

Beaches, barbecues, and fruity beverages – that pretty much sums up my agenda for the Fourth of July weekend. And this year, I’m letting my fingers get in on all the festive action with this easy-to-recreate nautical manicure. To do it yourself, simply check out the steps below. What You’ll Need: White nail polish Colorful Sally Hansen Nail Art Pens (I used blue for the anchor and red for the

A Father’s Day Manicure

This Father’s Day, show Dad (and every father figure you know) how much you care with this DIY tie manicure. Just follow the simple steps below. What You’ll Need: White and blue nail polish (I used Sally Hansen’s “White On” and O.P.I’s “What’s with the Cattitude”) Sally Hansen’s Nail Art Pens (in any bright colors) Toothpicks Metallic nail polish (in gold or silver) Clear top coat The

Nail Shapes: Which One Fits You Best?

Squoval, round, almond. The nail-shape options are seemingly endless. But which one looks best on you? Check out the guide below to find out. (From left to right) Almond While this shape isn’t the most practical choice (unless, of course, you’re Lady Gaga), it sure is fun – and it makes the fingers appear slender and long. Use light colors, as darker ones might look a

How-To: Water Marble Nails

Channel your inner Monet and Van Gogh with the artistic water marble manicure. This latest nail craze has me wearing fingerless gloves (even on those freezing New England days) just to show off my creative work. Become your own artist with the steps below. What You’ll Need: 2 – 4 bottles of your favorite nail polish (I used essie’s Bahama Mama, Lady Like, and Merino