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Long nails: pretty, feminine... repressive?
16 September, 2014
Why I'm Growing My Nails Long (And Probably Overthinking It) In A Never-Ending Quest To Feel More "Ladylike"
9 Fall Nail Art Ideas That Are More Exciting Than Your Basic Orange Manicure
10 September, 2014
Some are super easy (as easy as a glitter top coat), while others call for more intricate brush strokes.
Why Nail Polish and Airplanes Don't Mix
09 September, 2014
Virgin America also cited "comfort" as its reason for recommending against applying top coats in flight.


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  • Black & Neon Water Marble Nail Art Tutorial


Tie-dye Nails With Wet Paint Jelly Polish
08 September, 2014
Follow this step-by-step using Wet Paint’s Top Coat Jellies and find out how to execute a tie-dye design.
The 3D Watercolor Nail Art At Rebecca Minkoff's Spring/Summer 2015 Show Is Surprisingly Easy To Recreate
07 September, 2014
Below, some helpful tips to recreate the look yourself.
Nail-biting! Show your football team support with a Premier League manicure
07 September, 2014
CALLING all Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur fans! Proudly cheer on your team with our football nail art
18 Radiant Ways To Get Your Glitter Mani On
31 August, 2014
You have inner glitter. Here’s your outer.
See Our Guide to Rocking a Blinged-Out Swarovski Manicure
28 August, 2014
A little sparkle certainly goes a long way, especially in the manicure world, but it’s easy to go overboard if you’re...