Artistic Nail Design - Vogue
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Essie - Go Overboard
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Zoya - Katherine
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Butter London - Best of Butter London Sparkle Collection
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Illamasqua – Faithful
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Sephora Trend Tips - Ikat
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Ciaté Caviar Manicure™
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Want to know what your fingers will be wearing this fall? These seven polishes and treatments are the latest and greatest in the manicure world!
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Even if you normally struggle to perfect the latest nail trends, brush stroke nails are so easy they will instantly become your new faves. The idea is to mimic paintbrush strokes on your fingernail, and the result is a funky yet chic look that will make everyone think you're a pro.
These cool blends of smooth matte-finish polishes with slick chrome details have been catching our eyes lately and we had to share. Sexy and sophisticated, the matte/chrome look is a must-wear any time you want to steal the spotlight with a flick of your finger.
You might not be able to hear the ocean, but at least you can kind of see it with this gorgeous seashell mani.
Painting your the nails on your right hand (or left for you lefties) just got so much easier.
Nail polish strips are awesome. They let you have fun, festive nails even if you have nary a shred of artistic ability. Once you get the hang of it, it's actually really, really simple! And once they're applied properly, they last a long time and give you infinite options for fierce nails. “Nail polish strips are so trendy right now that you can find all sorts of different colors and different patterns,” says Sephora PRO team member Sara Biria. Here's how to apply polish strips--the right way.
If you're like me, a manicure is not a long-lasting beauty treatment. As hard as I try to keep my nails looking pretty, dishes, work and well, life, often leave my nail color chipped and in disarray within a few days of a salon visit. But with the influx of new at-home gel nail kits on the market, you can now have a salon-quality manicure for up to two weeks for a fraction of the price it would cost in a salon. And it's easier than you think.
This nail trend involves applying real, dried flowers to your nails. Sign us up!
OPI's Euro Centrale Spring 2013 collection trends toward rich, dark, and creamy. (And, as usual, a fondness for puns.). It may seem counterintuitive when most are moving toward brights and pastels, but these shades will set your paws apart from all the other manicures out there.
Want to take your nail game to the next level? Consider trying the next big nail trend -- powder nail polish. Boasting longer wear and simple application, nail powder is any beauty guru's next big thing.
A South Korean salon has introduced the futuristic-looking "wire nails" trend to the world, and it's pretty freaking cool.
Do you ever find yourself lingering in the nail polish aisle at Ulta only to walk away with a ho-hum color or nothing at all? Finding the cutest on-trend color that suits your personal style preferences can be tricky and tiring. Why not let someone else do that work for you--and deliver it to your door? We've rounded up the best monthly subscription boxes that will do just that--deliver adorable polishes and nail tools right to your front door each month.
These see-through nails are a surprisingly cool way to rock your next mani.
Move over unicorn macarons and makeup because unicorn horn nails are about to take the stage as the best unicorn trend around.
The cost of getting and maintaining a professional manicure can be expensive, and DIY nail art is time-consuming and requires skill. Luck for you, many brands offer nail strips in myriad designs and colors. Check out the brands that make the best at-home nail wraps.
Never underestimate the power of a cute manicure. When LHJ.com editors asked readers and bloggers to show off their fave polish shades, the rainbow of photos they sent brightened our day and made us want to run home and do our nails!
We talked to celeb nail artist Debbie Leavitt about what nail trends will be ruling the runway and the red carpet this season--and it's all about the art of negative space. Even better, it's totally DIY.
If it seems like you just paid for that mani-pedi and the polish is already chipping or flaking, then you'll want to try these pro solutions for making nail polish last longer. A few tweaks to your nail care routine is all it takes to extend the life of your manicure.
These Instagrams are every nail-lover's dream come true. Follow these accounts to get your daily dose of acrylic heaven.
Known as the “First Lady of Nails” and the woman responsible for such classic polishes as I'm Not Really a Waitress and Tickle My France-y, Suzi Weiss-Fischmann is the Executive VP, Artistic Director, and all-around creative force behind OPI's legendary and coveted nail lacquers. She does it all--from creating the shades to bestowing on them their unique monikers, that, let's face it, keep us coming back for more as much as the new colors do. We caught up with Suzi for a Q&A about choosing collections and names, as well as which polish is her all-time favorite.
Nail polish remover is truly a lifesaver, but this video proves there's more than one way to use your acetone.
Cross your makeup-obsessed BFF off your shopping list, we have 25 beauty products that they are sure to love. Everything from the newest holiday lipsticks to the latest highlighter palettes, we have all the up-and-coming trends you need to find the perfect gift (and maybe a new makeup obsession of your own).
No, you shouldn't just peel it off. Learn the right, damage-proof way to remove shellac or gel nail polish between salon visits.