From dark vampy oxblood and rich sapphire to softer, muted tones like desert clay and creamy rose, find the exact nail polish shades all the cool girls will be wearing this winter, ahead. Nail pro and Tenoverten founder Nadine Abramcyk reports that the winter season is the best time to bring out your dark, rich polishes. "Essie's Bobbing For Baubles is a fun transitional polish," says Abramcyk.
Think back to being a 7-year-old, when your mom plopped you at the kitchen table with your favorite coloring book and handed you a fresh, unopened box of crayons. Even if you don't recall being a particularly artsy kid, that never-been-touched, freshly sharpened rainbow of Crayolas was very exciting — even more so if you unfolded the box cover to find that it was a glitter pack.
To get the scoop, we consulted three celebrity nail artists: Tracylee Percival, Elle, and Michelle Saunders, who've dolled up the hands of A-listers like Olivia Munn, Blake Lively, and Mandy Moore. Scroll through for a peek at our fall nail color trend report, which includes the exact polishes to shop before you see them all over everyone's apple-picking Instagrams.
The Moscow salon chain has become famous worldwide for its Instagram and YouTube videos of outrageous nail art — but for October, the technicians go even more all-out.
At a New York City charity dinner with Alex Rodriguez, Jennifer Lopez wore sky-high stilettos that revealed a shocking white nail polish.
Paris Hilton and Disney villains ruled the runway with intricate nail art at the Blonds show during New York Fashion Week.
If we had to describe our perfect shopping scenario, it would look a little something like this: a beauty aisle all to ourselves fully stocked with the latest and greatest in hair, makeup, and skin-care products. That, and a friendly budget on someone else's dime — because, duh. Can you tell we're excited about revamping our beauty stash this fall?
I should start off by saying I am a complete acrylic-nail virgin — so getting a major set of talons like these was a big thing for me.
SZA stepped out on this evening's VMAs red carpet in a neon pedicure hue that clashed purposefully with her soft blush pink palette.
Beauty with Mi, hosted by Refinery29's beauty writer Mi-Anne Chan, explores the coolest new trends, treatments, products, and subcultures in the beauty world. From there, nail aficionados have experimented with different shapes, textures, and trends from the tame (French manicures and minimalist designs) to the outlandish (fur nails, weed nails, and snow globe nails). Lately, enthusiasm for 3-D nail art has increased thanks to a hoard of celebrities and fashion designers embracing the style.
After a woman with cerebral palsy was denied a manicure at the indie nail salon in a Michigan Walmart, a Walmart employee gave up her lunch break to do it herself.