Nails

H and H Metal Nails for the Win.

H and H Metal Nails for the Win.

Enter these into the files of things that I really want but have absolutely no need for: beautiful metal nail sculptures that look gorgeous and deadly at the same time. Holly Silius and Hannah Warner are two East London-based artists (one a jewelry designer and once a makeup artist) who have collaborated to create reusable(…)

Animals Ask People: Ria Lopez of RiaNailz

Animals Ask People: Ria Lopez of RiaNailz

There are a lot of nail artists out there, but I always come back to RiaNailz. Whether it’s Henry + Karen’s house from Goodfellas or Beyonce’s Kenzo romper, she takes my weird ideas and makes them into an awesome nail reality (please see the collage below for evidence!). Every time she does my nails, I(…)

Nail Art Alert: Vanity Projects Is Poppin’ Off This Fall

Nail Art Alert: Vanity Projects Is Poppin’ Off This Fall

Holy crap! You read that flyer right, basically from now through the beginning of November you can get your nails done from some of the best nail artists from around the world at Vanity Project’s new salon! Like… Nail Swag! Britney Tokyo! Spifster! BKRuby! And Hana4! Alllll that amazingness right here in NYC! Book your(…)

The Scratch Monthly Mani Box feat. Nail Swag!

The Scratch Monthly Mani Box feat. Nail Swag!

  Love nail art? Can’t paint your nails for sh*t? Can’t always afford to stay laced in professionally-done nail art? If you answered yes to all of these, you are a lot like me! So, in those between-rad-mani times, you might also turn to nail wraps. The problem is that once you pick out the(…)

Vanity Projects: Nail Artists From All Over the World All Up in NYC!

Vanity Projects: Nail Artists From All Over the World All Up in NYC!

Ever want to get your nails did by nail artists whom you follow on Instagram but who don’t live in NYC so you can never get your nails did by them? Well, Vanity Projects, a soon-to-open nail salon and art gallery, will let you achieve those dreams! VP is the brainchild of  Rita de Alencar Pinto,(…)

Salon Cocoro: Calgel Nail Art in Williamsburg FINALLY!

Salon Cocoro: Calgel Nail Art in Williamsburg FINALLY!

It’s really true: there is FINALLY a nail salon in Williamsburg that does epic nail art with Calgel polish, and it is called Salon Cocoro. You guys know we looooove us some Calgel manicures, and so obviously we were quite interested to check it out. Calgel in the ‘hood is something we’ve been waiting for(…)

Primp & Polish: Now with Nail Art and Two Williamsburg Locations!

Primp & Polish: Now with Nail Art and Two Williamsburg Locations!

There isn’t too much more to say than what is in the post title, aside from the fact that the ladies of P&P have been stepping up their game! NAIL ART + Two Locations = Awesomeness. Bring in a picture of a design you want, and leave with a gel nail art mani that lasts(…)

Monochromatic French Manicures = My New Obsession

It’s been faaaar to long since I’ve had any action on this blog and to ease myself back in, I’m going with what’s easy… AKA posting about manicures. So here is my new nail obsession: Monochromatic french manicures. I love getting crazy intense sparkly manicures, but sometimes I feel like the higher ups at my(…)