Halloween is approaching, which means it is socially acceptable to sport the most outrageous nails ever! If your nail art skills are anything like mine (nonexistent), you might want to get a head start. Here are 13 spooktacular (GET IT?!) ideas to get you in the nail art spirit.
1. Candy Corn Glitter Bomb Polish: Perfect for a simple, easy nail. Apply black nail polish, and once it's dry, coat it with this crazy awesome ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine in Crafty on Feb 07, 2013 |
A simple floral print nail art design, perfect for spring! This eye-catching design will surely bring a vintage look to any outfit.
Step 1:Start by painting your nails with a nude beige nail polish.
Step 2:Using a small nail art brush, create a few circles on each nail. The circles don’t need to be perfect.
Step 3:Using a thinner brush and a dark red nail polish, carefully outline each rose, then do several smaller C-shapes within the circle to suggest ... Read More
BY Katrina Pallop in General on Dec 17, 2012 |
When I was a kid, there was a woman in my neighborhood called The Nail Lady. I’m sure that she had a proper name, but to my five-year-old self, her epic and ever-present nail art eclipsed any of her other characteristics. Every time I ran into The Nail Lady on the way to the school bus, I took careful note of her inch-long acrylic tips, which were always decked out with a new design. And while The Nail Lady’s seasonal nails were fascinating to me as a ... Read More
BY Genevieve Bleidner in General on Oct 08, 2012 |
Remember a little while back when I talked about Katy Perry’s slammin’ Daria-inspired nails? And how jealous I was of her nail art in general? (Let's be real--all of us would do some despicable things for access to her manicurists.)
Well, she’s upped the ante this week with a freaking PRO-BAMA MANI for her debut performance for Mr. President, complete with tiny portraits of the commander-in-chief himself. Katy ain’t playing when it comes to ... Read More
BY Genevieve Bleidner in General on Sep 27, 2012 |
Love her or hate her, everyone has to admit that Katy Perry always seems to be ON POINT with her nails. Most recently she has me (and scores of her fans) wishing for a personal fingernail artist with the photo she tweeted of her Daria inspired manicure.If you don’t know who Daria is we can’t be friends. Just kidding, but please go on YouTube right this second and watch an episode; you won’t be disappointed (though you might be hooked.)
The ... Read More
BY Intern Lauren in Style File on Jul 30, 2012 |
Big fan of gold? Then OPI has fantastic news for you. Inspired by “the world of 007,” according to the company's Facebook page, OPI will be releasing their newest shade, “The Man with the Golden Gun.” But this polish is a bit different than your average metallic gold shimmery topcoat—OPI’s version contains real 18-karat gold.The polish is shown as a topcoat, painted over a contrasting deep red to show off the gold flecks. ... Read More
BY Intern Lauren in Crafty on Jul 20, 2012 |
How many times have you come across a cute tutorial on Pinterest and thought to yourself, “Wow, that looks so easy! I’m totally going to try that!”—only to have it result in an atrocious stinking pile of failure? Personally, this happens more than my ego will let me admit. But now, thanks to the Pintester who spends her free time “fucking up Pinterest pins so you don’t have to,” there’s a way to tell which ... Read More
BY Intern Lauren in Style File on Jul 16, 2012 |
It’s always a grand ol’ time drooling over pretty nail art pictures scattered across the wonderful World Wide Web, even if you and your shaky hands have no intention of duplicating the designs. Nail art fanatics, cue the hallelujah chorus now, because the folks over at theBERRY have compiled a gallery of pop culture-inspired nail art done by personal bloggers and/or fellow fanatics from every corner of the internet. Cute and quirky as opposed to a ... Read More
By nightfall tomorrow, there will undoubtedly be someone near you lighting things on fire. But it won't be scary arson or a boy scout gone rogue; it will be patriotic. The fourth of July is the one day out of the year on which we all collectively decide that blowing things up in the sky, purely for amusement, is one hundred percent okay. Unless you live in a state where it's only sort of okay. How un-American!
I live right on the border between New Jersey and ... Read More
BY Intern Lauren in Style File on Jun 22, 2012 |
A high fashion runway is something you either love or hate. For some, the looks can be captivating and inspiring in that “How did they even think of that?” kind of way. But for others, the clothes can simply look like the aftermath of a closet explosion that somehow found its way onto the body of a model, a look that is seemingly impossible to relate to. Self-taught nail guru Miss Ladyfinger challenges the latter by translating these intricate looks ... Read More