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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(…)

Calgel Pedicures: Beach Tested and Power Animals Approved

As you know, Power Animals love gel manicures, especially Calgel. Calgel is the best for your nails, lasts the longest, and comes in tons of awesome colors. I’ve had a bunch of Calgel manicures and am always impressed with their durability and resilient shine. This summer, I decided to try a Calgel a pedicure for(…)

The Best Japanese Calgel Manicures in New York City

We love ourselves a good gel manicure here at Power Animals.  With nine of us traipsing about the city trying out various nail salons, we are able to present a fairly exhaustive review of Calgel options in NYC. We’ve tried CND’s Shellac, OPI’s Axxium, Gellish, and Gelebration and none stand up to the quality and(…)

I Am Addicted to Sakura Nail and Spa

Yes, it’s true. As you know from my previous post about gel manicures, I am a huge fan. I’ve gotten a few gel glitter gradations from various nail salons, but I am becoming more and more convinced that Sakura Nail and Spa in the East Village is the place for me.  They are artistes! Nail(…)

Japanese Nail Art and Gel Polish: Changing Manicures Forever

Last spring, PA Nina sent me this article from the New York Times about the new availability of a manicure that will last weeks.  Amazing!  A manicure that doesn’t chip and lasts three weeks?  I was sold, but for some reason didn’t get around to getting one of these amazing manicures until June.  Perhaps I(…)