Nail Art

The Professional

Jin Soon, Owner, JINsoon

"Manicurists and their clients can have really special relationships. If you understand the language and have an open mind, you can do it—seriously."Read more >

The Extras

Gelcream Curates Your Fall Nail Looks

The best hand on Instagram adorns herself with lacquer and alcoholic beveragesRead more >

ITG ♥s

Essie Clambake Is The Nail Color Of The Summer—Win It Now!

Enter to win your very own bottle—fo' free—so you can have summer all the timeRead more >

The Look

The Manicure Of The Future Is Polish-Free

Instead: foils, appliqués, and, fine, maybe a tiny bit of polishRead more >

The Top Shelf

Audrey Gelman, Co-Founder & CEO, The Wing

"I know that when I’m taking care of myself and engaging in self care, even if it’s just making sure to shower consistently, it actually has a real impact on my mood. That’s mainly the reason why I do it."Read more >


Tomorrow: The Glossier Showroom Hosts Paintbox

Would you like a side of free manicure with your Glossier purchase?Read more >


The Minimalist’s Guide To Good Nail Art

Moving on from the neutral-only trend, Madeline Poole instructs on the best designs even the most reticent of polish users can get behindRead more >

Open Thread

How Do You Pedicure?

Painting your toenails is like shaving your legs—made quickly relevant again by the presence of warm weatherRead more >

The Extras

A New Kind Of Gel Manicure

Kelly McPherson's Bakeneko Nails takes gel art to the next level, reminding us that nail art never left...we just weren't looking hard enoughRead more >

The Review

Why Are You Not Using These Drugstore Nail Wraps?!

Why Sally Hansen nail polish strips might wean you off the bottleRead more >

The Review

Why Adults Should Embrace Glitter Nail Polish

Tips on not looking like you're desperately clinging to your youth, as you desperately cling to your youthRead more >

The Technique

DIY: 3 Metallic Leaf Nail Looks

Who needs metallic polish when you can use real gold, silver, and copper?Read more >

The Makeup

Red Nails Now

Think less Olympia Dukakis in 'Steel Magnolias,' and more Daria Werbowy in the new Céline adsRead more >

The Technique

Pointilist Nails

A spotty, dimension-defying manicure inspired by Georges SeuratRead more >

The Extras

American Flag Nails

In honor of our country's 237th birthday, wear your heart on your sleeve and the flag on your nailsRead more >

The Technique

Sol LeWitt Nails

A half-matte, half-glossy manicure inspired by the famed Minimalist (we're art-history nerds, what can we say...)Read more >